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2014 Volkswagen Jetta SE Review by Stu Wright

    Volkswagen was originally founded in 1937 by the German Labor Front, a Nazi trade union.  The venture included production of an inexpensive car for the common man along with state-sponsored financing (“five marks a week you must put … Continue reading

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2014 Toyota Venza AWD Limited Review by Stu Wright

The latest test car that was delivered to me recently was a 2014 Magnetic Gray metallic five-door with all-wheel drive and a V-6 engine.  Since the Venza was introduced into the Toyota line five years ago as a 2009 Camry … Continue reading

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Pets ‘n’ Popsicles at the Plumb Farm Learning Center

Pets ‘n’ Popsicles returns to the Plumb Farm with dozens of furry farm animals.  From August 5 – 18, a variety of domestic animals will be visiting the farm, such as goats, horses, pigs, sheep, ponies and rabbits. The event … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain Driving Experience – 2013

    This past week I had the pleasure of attending the Denver auto press association driving event in Denver for two days.  It started at Denver International Airport on Wednesday, June 19th, and that day’s activity was a ride to … Continue reading

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Greeley “brown bag” session to be held

GREELEY — The Greeley Historic Preservation Commission continues the free History Brown Bag Series held on the 4th Thursday of each month that began in February and continues through October.  The eighth Brown Bag session will be on Thursday, September … Continue reading

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NY officially bans “Big Gulps”

by Peter Grady –   Residents of New York will have to purchase twice as many soft drinks to get the same level of sugar now that the city has voted to officially ban large sugar-sweetened drinks.   On Thursday, … Continue reading

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Weld director of public works passes away peacefully at home

WELD COUNTY, CO – Today, Weld County government mourns for one of their own with the passing of long-time employee Pat Persichino. Persichino, who worked for the county for 32 years, passed away this morning peacefully at his home.   … Continue reading

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Evan Senior Center 7/8/2012

CALLING ALL VETS….Our next meeting will be August 4th at the Golden Corral in Evans/Greeley at 7:30 a.m.   Come and join us for fellowship, fun and breakfast. Since our caterer for Friday lunch will be out of town on the … Continue reading

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“Rocky Mountain Driving Experience” – 2012

Author at High Plains Raceway     This last week I had the pleasure of participating in the 2012 Rocky Mountain Driving Experience, which kicked off in Denver, near DIA.  It was the third annual edition of the affair, but my first.  … Continue reading

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2012 Toyota Prius V Auto Review

      The new, bigger, Toyota Prius V (vee) was introduced in our country in October of 2011. It was designed as a station wagon/multi-purpose vehicle to complement the Prius lineup.  The Prius has been around since 1997 and is … Continue reading

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Food police confiscate 4-year old’s lunch, bill parents

by Peter Grady – A pre-school in North Carolina has created a stir around the country after it was reported that officials forced a child to eat a school lunch and billed the parent because her lunch brought from home … Continue reading

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Greeley schools on track to comply with proposed legislation to eliminate all trans-fats

by Jack Minor – The Greeley/Evans school district would not have any problem meeting the requirements of a proposed bill that would be the strictest in the nation by banning all trans-fat from school lunchrooms and buildings. Sen. Lucia Guzman … Continue reading

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2012 Infiniti M56x Auto Review

              Infiniti is the luxury automobile division of Nissan Motor Company, and has been selling cars and light trucks in North America since 1989.  The history of the company goes all the way back … Continue reading

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Lexus ES350 Auto Review

  By Stu Wright   Lexus automobiles have been shipped to the United States since 1989.  The company is a division of Toyota and is in fact headquartered in Toyota City, Japan.  They initially shipped the highly successful LS-400 to our … Continue reading

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Veni, Vidi, Venza (Toyota Review)

Since Toyota gave their sedan/crossover/station wagon/SUV a somewhat innocuous name, I’ll put it in a Julius Caesar Latin phrase. I came, I saw, I drove a Toyota sedan/crossover/station wagon/SUV! And this Toyota Venza is not at all hard to look … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center by Betty Grauberger

 Evans Senior Center by Betty Grauberger  Betty Grauberger is going to Jail!  Yup…..on October 27th to raise money for MDA….please help by donating on line or by calling MDA and donating in her behalf.   You may also donate at La … Continue reading

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District to host citizens academy

Staff Reports —   Community members in Greeley and Evans who are interested in learning more about the operation of local schools and the school district are invited to participate in the 2011-12 District 6 Citizens Academy. The Academy begins … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center – October

Senior Breakfasts are back on the first Thursday of  each month at 9:00 a.m….of course that means October 6th for our next big one!  The Pikes do great things cooking for you and the cost is just $4.00 for all … Continue reading

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Local sub shops tell customers “Thanks” with $1 sandwiches

  by Jack Minor – During these difficult economic times  local Jimmy John’s sub shops offered a grand bargain for lunch September 22nd; 8-inch long subs for $1. The two Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwich shops; one at Centerplace and one on 11th … Continue reading

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2011 Volkswagen Jetta Review

      Volkswagen was originally founded in 1937 by the German Labor Front, a Nazi trade union.  The venture included production of an inexpensive car for the common man along with state-sponsored financing (“five marks a week you must … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center by Betty Grauberger

Senior Breakfasts are back on the first Thursday of  each month at 9:00 a.m….of course that means October 6th for our next big one!  The Pikes do great things cooking for you and the cost is just $4.00 for all … Continue reading

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City proclaims Saturday to be “play day”

  by Jack Minor – The city of Evans has declared Sept. 10, the same day as EvansFest, to be a designated “play day.” In issuing the proclamation, Mayor Lyle Achziger said, “Play is a valuable part of a child’s … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center by Betty Grauberger

    Senior Breakfasts are back……and you missed the one last Thursday!!   However, we do have more opportunities on the first Thursday of  each month at 9:00 a.m.   The Pikes do great things cooking for you and the cost is … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center

  Senior Breakfasts are back……and you missed the one last Thursday!!   However, we do have more opportunities on the first Thursday of  each month at 9:00 a.m.   The Pikes do great things cooking for you and the cost is just … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center by Betty Grauberger –

Dining Around with Dennis and Donna….Sunday, September 18th from the south parking lot at 9:45 a.m.  You will be heading for Dorothy’s Catering Buffe Brunch in Loveland.   Cost $5.00 for transportation……plus your brunch, of course.   If you plan to attend … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center

           Join us, please, for a wonderful western style BBQ right here at the Senior Center on August 17th beginning at 11:00 a.m.  Guaranty Bank will be co-sponsoring this event and it will be a “HOOT”! … Continue reading

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The Lexus IS-F

  By Stu Wright The high performance Lexus IS-F arrived at my house just before the Fourth of July, and I immediately grabbed it for a trip to Denny’s in Ft. Collins for lunch with my wife.  When you fire … Continue reading

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2011 Subaru Forester Review

The 2011 Subaru Forester was delivered to my house on Monday and I immediately headed to Cheyenne for lunch and an appointment.  The model that I had control of was the 2.5XT Touring, Subaru’s top of the line Forester.  Leather-trimmed … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center

      The next senior breakfast will be on May the 5th………the menu should be biscuits and gravy, eggs, hashbrowns and juice with all you can eat at $3.50 per person.   The company will be GREAT.   No reservations required, and … Continue reading

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Emma Smith

  March 10, 1920 ~ March 18, 2011   Emma Smith was born on March 10, 1920 in Sterling, Colorado to Alexander Schott and Amalia Maul Schott.  She attended Trinity Lutheran School in Sterling.  She married Ray Smith of Fleming, … Continue reading

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Reese School board Report

Reese School board report (mp3) Or, “The Monday Night Fights” When you elected me to serve you on the District 6 board of education, I knew I was the outsider and many board votes would be 6-1. But I now … Continue reading

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How to be Your Wife’s Hero

By Mike Bauman Most men would give just about anything to have their wife see them as a hero. To be afforded that respect and admiration is the dream of just about every married man. Some have been lucky enough … Continue reading

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District 6 seeks community members for Citizens Academy

School District 6 is pleased to announce the creation of a 2010-11 Citizens Academy for community members in Greeley and Evans who are interested in learning more about how our schools and district operate. Academy participants will tour elementary, middle … Continue reading

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Scott stars “beat the odds”, gets recognized by Board

Story and photo by Jack Minor Story and photo by Jack Minor Scott Elementary School was singled out for recognition by the District 6 Greeley Evans board of education at a work session last week. During the session, Dr. Dana … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center by Betty Grauberger

God willing and the creek don’t rise….we are heading for Nederland on Monday, September 20th for our Fall Color Trip and to visit the Carousel of Happiness. The Carousel is a 1910 Loof carousel with 58 plaful animals carved by … Continue reading

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