Posts Tagged ‘Make’

A WWI vet writes on Gun Control

Questions on GUN CONTROL, an essay by Carl E. Smith History is learned best from those who made it as submitted by Craig Masters Carl E. Smith was born May 19, 1899.  A World War I veteran who served on the German front lines and later served as a German interpreter after the Armistice and Avid outdoorsman, […]

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County to host Community Water Night July 17th

The Weld County community health campaign, Make TODAY Count!, is hosting a free Community Water Night. It will be held on Wednesday, July 17th, from 6-8pm. It will take place at Ubuntu Community Gardens & Orchard at Family of Christ Presbyterian Church, 2410 35th Ave in Greeley.   The Make TODAY Count! campaign is a […]

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Government using Spanish soap opera to encourage food stamp use

by Matt Lacy –     The USDA is continuing its program of encouraging greater numbers of Americans to sign up for food stamps with a new program aimed at Spanish speaking people.   During the Republican presidential primary season, Newt Gingrich was criticized for referring to Obama as the “food stamp president.”   While […]

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Romney called racist for getting booed by NAACP

by Matt Lacy –   In an interesting twist, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has been accused of racism for being booed while speaking at the NAACP convention.   Appearing at the organization’s annual convention Romney’s message appeared to be one to appeal to all Americans rather than a select constituency as is often done […]

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Greeley gets “Make-Ogre, Shrek comes to town

April 2, 2012 (GREELEY, CO) — DreamWorks Theatricals and NETworks Presentations, LLC. are pleased to announce that SHREK THE MUSICAL with book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire and music by Jeanine Tesori, will play theUnionColonyCivicCenter inGreeley, on April 15 at 3:00 pm.   An entirely new musical, which opened on Broadway on December, 2009, SHREK […]

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Pro-abortion group calls for donations for Tebow touchdowns

by Jack Minor – While many in the media have criticized Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow for not being ashamed of his Christian faith, a poster on a pro-abortion web site is calling for supporters to make a donation for killing babies every time Tebow scores a touchdown. Sophia Brugato, writing for The Abortion Gang, […]

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District 6 removes video cartoon showing naked boy from Meeker library

by Jack Minor – An official with the district said they have removed a cartoon video from the Meeker Elementary school library featuring a naked boy swimming in a glass of milk. The video, titled “In the Night Kitchen” was based on the book of the same name by Maurice Sendak, author of “Where the […]

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Study Guide: How to pass emissions test

by Vanessa Dominguez   – Due to new legislation, vehicles in Colorado are subject to an emissions test. Although there is no solution to help you with another tax, oops, ‘fee’ increase, a few self-checks on your vehicle will help assure your vehicle will pass the test the first time. Air Care Colorado provides tips for ensuring […]

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Things My Grandpa Taught Me: How to Sharpen a Knife

By Mike Bauman There are certain life skills that many young people today don’t have.  They are the things my grandpa taught me.  They include values such as respect and work ethic.  They also include skills like shooting a rifle and building a fire. In this article, we will discuss the skill of knife sharpening.  […]

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A Step by Step Guide to Using the Legal System and Media to Harass Your Enemies

By Mike Bauman Let’s face it, people are annoying.  They can irritate you.  They can disagree with your opinions.  They can even act in ways that you think aren’t polite.  Unfortunately, laws have been put in place that prevent hiring thugs to rough them up.  Heck, you can’t even throw dead fish or horse heads […]

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5 Tips to Prevent Theft During the Holidays

By Mike Bauman As the holidays approach, thieves go into over-drive, looking for easy targets to fill their own stockings.  What follows are some tips to keep your treasures safe from these Grinches. 1)  Keep a radio and light on when you’re not home. Thieves like easy, safe targets.  They often approach houses in an […]

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Winter Blues? Try This!

By Mike Bauman As the days get shorter, people often struggle with the winter blues.  Are you feeling down in the dumps? Are you having one of those days that just seem like nothing goes right? Are you looking for some quick ideas to turn those blues around? Here are some things to try: Step […]

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Winter Driving; Save Your $$$ (oh, and Your Life!)

By Mike Bauman Don’t say you haven’t been warned. November 11th was the first real snow fall of the year in the Greeley area. While there were few problems for drivers, that snow, perhaps mercifully, put us all on notice. “Winter driving is coming, better get ready!” Here are a few tips to get ready […]

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Barking at the Doorbell

By Linda Kay Harms For The Greeley Gazette Q.           When someone rings my doorbell, my dog runs to the door and barks like crazy.  How can I stop this? A.            It is important to interrupt the behavior.  One way to do this is with water –  carry a small spray bottle of water with you, […]

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Concert Under the Stars

By Mike Bauman For this week’s date you will need to choose one of three free “Concert Under the Stars” events at the University of Northern Colorado.  The concerts are being held July 13th, 20th, and 27th at 8 p.m.  The location is 10th Avenue and 18th Street.  Check the UNC website for information on […]

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It’s Okay to Take a Break…Without Feeling Guilty

By Vanessa Dominguez Every moment with your little one seems like a little slice of heaven. However, you will need a break at times, and that’s okay. There are ways to take guilt-free time away from your little one. Most mommies go by the mantra stating that their baby is the most important one and […]

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Dinner for Two

By Mike Bauman This week’s date is another surprise. What You’ll Need: Your spouse’s favorite recipe and everything needed to prepare it exactly as they like it. Candles Soft, romantic music A willing collaborator who is a close friend of your spouse Before the Date: On the day in question, have your collaborator invite your […]

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The Me Quiz

By Mike Bauman This week’s date happens after the kids are in bed and Mom and Dad are winding down from a usually hectic day. You will need: Cheap champagne you both like Strawberries or a favorite fruit Chocolate Three six-sided dice Before the Date: You and your spouse will need to fill out a […]

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Fighting Back: Legal Use of Force by a Private Party

By Mike Bauman The Greeley Gazette article two weeks ago on the topic of Police Use of Force generated a number of questions on when, how, and why a private person can use force in Colorado. There are a number of instances in which a private party may legally use force against another person.  They […]

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Build Your Own Date Checklist

By Mike Bauman For some months now, the Dates on a Dime column has been working to provide ideas for the romantically challenged.  This week we will be discussing the elements necessary for a successful date. Gentlemen, please note what is NOT on the list.  Ladies, please remember what he wishes was on the list. […]

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