Posts Tagged ‘Mark’

2014 Lexus IS-350 AWD F-Sport Sedan by Stu Wright

Lexus, Toyota’s luxury automobile division, has built and sold the IS series of sedans since 2006.  The cars are manufactured in the Tahara plant in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. For 2014, the model underwent an update in body styling, with the drive train carried over from 2013.  I recently tested a new IS350,  equipped with the 3.5-liter, […]

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Seeing the light: Vulnerable Dems now backing Republican changes to Obamacare

By Jack Minor –   Democrats who preferred to see the federal government partially shut down rather than support Republican proposals to delay the law and implement changes to the healthcare system are now calling for some of these same things.   Six Democratic Senators came out and have said they are going to propose […]

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Shakeup: Buck and Gardner switching places

By Jack Minor –   In a bizarre twist, Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck has announced he is pulling out of the race for the Senate nomination against Mark Udall and will instead run for the 4th Congressional District seat currently held by Cory Gardner, who is running for the Senate seat.   In […]

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Platteville Horse Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

A horse in Platteville sick with West Nile virus shows that humans are not the only species impacted by the disease. According to Colorado State University, horses infected with West Nile virus are not an infection risk for other horses, animals or humans. However, the same Culex mosquito bites that infect horses are also a […]

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Officials urge Congress to take action on Colorado River

(Brush News-Tribune) — Government officials are urging Congress to consider solutions to deal with possible water shortages in the Colorado River basin that could include finding ways to reduce demand, conservation and better management of water supplies. Other solutions being considered include reuse of water and augmentation from other water sources. At a congressional hearing […]

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Abortion providers now in crosshairs of trial lawyers

by Jack Minor —   In what has been called the worst child sexual abuse scandal in American history, the abortion industry could soon find itself by multiple lawsuits by trial lawyers representing hundreds of thousands of victims of statutory rape.   “The abortion lobby is engaged in a pedophile protection racket and protecting pedophiles […]

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A message from Senator Mark Udall

by Craig Masters This week Senator Udall sent out an email with the subject line: “Compromise isn’t a dirty word.” His message is that the Republicans need to be reprogrammed into believing that “compromise is not capitulation,” in working with the administration to solve the approaching budget crisis. Of course to those who pay in more […]

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Records show Obama administration played “fast and loose” with bin Laden access

  by Matt Lacy –       A government watchdog agency has revealed it has obtained documents regarding cooperation from the White House with a Hollywood filmmaker to help produce a film about the death of Osama bin Laden that was originally scheduled to be released in time for the November presidential election.   […]

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The Rant: Baby Boomers Present Huge Challenges for U.S. Economy

by Mike McCune —   Far too often in these degenerate days what passes for research is skewed because the research is biased towards the the outcome favored by entity funding the operation and the education given the researchers. As a result, non-logical answers are arrived at which fall apart under scrutiny. A paper released by Mark […]

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Salvation Army begs for help in Detroit amidst “gay” boycott

by Matt Lacy – The Salvation Army is facing a difficult season, first homosexuals are boycotting giving to the group and now donations in Detroit are so bad the organization is issuing an “urgent plea” for help. The Salvation Army in Detroit had set a goal of raising over $8.2 million this year to help […]

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Udall, ACLU attempted sleight of hand with opposition to military bill

by Peter Grady – The U.S. Senate passed a bill that the ACLU and Sen. Mark Udall said would allow the military to detain Americans on our own soil. S. 1867, the National Defense Authorization bill was opposed by President Obama, the American Civil Liberties Union and Colorado Sen. Mark Udall. Obama has threatened to […]

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Exposing secrets for better government

by Craig Masters — Transparency is a popular buzzword for politicians these days. But if the thick black smoke of the Wyoming state legislature’s transparency is allowed to spread south over Weld County – God help us all. According to a report posted October 26, on the website of the Wyoming Liberty Group by JP […]

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SchoolBoard, Prop.103, City Council….Here’s sound advice

  Staff Reports  — Evans Fire Protection District – unnecessary.  Evans still has efficiencies to find and fat to cut before asking for tax hikes in these times.   Proposition 103 – This one is simple.  No. For many reasons, but you can stop at the fact that the new tax money will not be […]

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Decision time for District 6

  By James Courant The current and future direction of our public schools has sparked much interest and not a little passion within our community in recent months. Now with the election of school board members fast approaching, voters have their choice of fourteen candidates vying for the four available director’s positions. The stark differences […]

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Roggy preparing Spartans for opener at Montbello

Story and Photos By Jim Merriott “We have just a little over 100 boys out for the football team this year,” said Greeley West High head football coach Mark Roggy. “I guess around 30-35 players at this point will see varsity action.” Roggy and the Spartans are coming off a 5-5 season and Tri-Valley Conference […]

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Sen. Udall signs letter opposing UN treaty regulating guns

  By Jack Minor   Gun rights supporters say Sen. Mark Udall’s signature on a letter that opposes a UN treaty regulating firearms is largely symbolic and an attempt to hide a pro-gun-control record. The United Nations Small Arms treaty would require signatories to “identify and trace, in a timely and reliable manner, illicit small arms and […]

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Pigeons cause 17,600 residents to lose power

by Vanessa Dominguez  – On July 29, electrical power was out for many Greeley businesses and residents, leaving them wondering, “How long will this last?” General manager Mark, of Del Taco, stated he personally had to turn away thirty drive-through customers and at least that many in the dining area due to a power outage […]

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Evans police officer honored for helping Denver Police Department close out six open cases, prevent armed robbery

  Story and photo by Jack Minor   An Evans police detective was recognized by the Denver Police Department, for her role in helping them close several unsolved cases and preventing an armed robbery at a Family Dollar store.   Detective Rita Wolf, was investigating an armed robbery that took place at the Family Dollar […]

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Citizens arrested reading Bible outside closed DMV office

by Jack Minor  In a scene reminiscent of the former Soviet Union, three Christians in California were arrested for simply reading the Bible on a public sidewalk.  An assistant pastor, and two elders from Calvary Chapel in Hemet, California were at a local Department of Motor Vehicles office prior to its opening for the day. […]

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How will Surging Gas Prices Effect the Economy

By Mike Bauman  As gasoline prices approach $4 a gallon, many people are wondering what the effect will be on the economy.  According to Mark Zandi, chief economist Moody’s Analytics, there is cause for concern.  Zandi recently told the AP, “The surge in oil prices since the end of last year is already doing significant […]

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Jessica Dawn “Jessie” Jerke

Jessica Dawn “Jessie” Jerke, 21 of LaSalle, Colorado went to be with her Lord and Savior on April 5, 2011.   She was born on November 13, 1989 in Greeley, Colorado, and delighted her parents William Harry and Jeannie Maurine (Randall) Jerke, every day of her beautiful life.   Jessie was a member of the […]

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Claudia Mae Elliott

  January 6, 1939 ~ March 29, 2011   Claudia Mae Elliott of Eaton went to be with the Lord Tuesday, March 29, 2011.  She was born on January 6, 1939 to Forrest Cleo and Margaret (Navratil) Kratzer at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Denver, Colorado.   Claudia was reared and educated in Denver graduating from […]

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Kansas pastor arrested for Gospel tracts at mosque

By Jack Minor A pastor was arrested for loitering after passing out Gospel tracts on a public sidewalk outside of a local mosque in Wichita, Kansas. Pastor Mark Holick, of the Spirit One Christian Center, told the Gazette he was with 14 members of his church passing out packets containing copies of the Gospel of […]

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School Board discusses ballot issues, rule changes

By Jack Minor During the first work session of the school year, the District 6 School Board discussed several issues including opposition to upcoming ballot resolutions, rule changes and a new format for public meetings. In her first work session as Board President, Linda Trimberger announced several rule changes. Among the changes will be members […]

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Sparks fly as District 6 passes budget

By Jack Minor Harsh words were exchanged as the Greeley-Evans District 6 School Board voted to pass the 2010-2011 Budget on Monday. The meeting began cordially as the board dealt with several items on the agenda; however when time came  to vote on the budget things began to heat up. Prior to major issues being […]

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Diana Sharon Kay Stanley

Diana Sharon Kay Stanley June 10, 1957 ~ June 22, 2010 Diana Sharon Kay Stanley of Greeley died June 22, 2010 in Greeley.  She was born June 10, 1957 at Rocky Ford, Colorado to Bonna Dee (Green) Riley.  She attended Otero Junior College.  She was employed as an LPN for 34 years. She married Mark […]

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Anyone want to play this hole?

Forget pitch and putt – this tee-off point on top of a 1,410 ft. mountain in South Africa is the hardest golf shot in the world, and more than $1 million awaits the player who can score a hole in one. Players must take a helicopter to the top to play the longest and highest par three on the planet. […]

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Is Christianity Just Another Religion?

By Ed Jordan We live in a culture that is deluged with knowledge, which can lead people to believe that because they have grown accustomed to something, they therefore know all there is to know about it. For example, people who take the same route to work each day, become oblivious to the things they […]

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