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12 dead in Washington Naval Yard shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) — As many as two gunmen launched an attack Monday morning inside the Washington Navy Yard, spraying gunfire on office workers in the cafeteria and in the hallways at the heavily secured military installation in the heart of … Continue reading

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UPDATE Greeley – High Water Updates 1:00 PM

New Information:   River Levels Overnight and into this morning river levels have dropped significantly.  Anticipate fluctuations throughout the day as a result of Sunday rain along the north Front Range now reaching Greeley.   Roads Reopened this morning 5th … Continue reading

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Loveland celebrates start of new $15 million service center

Reporter Herald — For those in the Loveland public works department, the shovels hitting the ground and dirt flying on Wednesday morning was final confirmation that the long-awaited expansion of the service center was happening at last.   Before that, … Continue reading

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Syrian conflict – Is U.S. on both sides?

by Craig Masters On April 23, the Gazette published an article which included this statement: Israeli security forces have determined with what they describe as nearly 100% certainty that the Syrian government forces, under the direction of President Bashar al-Assad, … Continue reading

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Wellington bank robbed hours after Fort Collins bank

Coloradoan — A Wellington bank was robbed late Thursday morning, roughly 18 hours after a Fort Collins bank robbery that might be connected with several others in Denver. “The Brothers Bandits,” two Russian men suspected of robbing four Denver-area banks … Continue reading

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Semi hauling ice cream burns on I-25

Coloradoan — A semi-trailer hauling ice cream on southbound Interstate 25 rear-ended another semi-trailer, crashed and then burst into flames Thursday morning. The 11:30 a.m. crash, fire and ensuing diesel fuel cleanup kept southbound Interstate 25 closed for more than … Continue reading

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Five Days with the Mazda6 Grand Touring FWD Sedan

    First  I was a little shocked when the Mazda showed up in the driveway.  Tom Cooney of STI, the press car company, pulled up at dusk and the Mazda Soul Red paint job blazed like the setting sun (which … Continue reading

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Lawmakers celebrate law giving special tuition rates for illegals

By Jack Minor –   Lawmakers who supported Colorado’s new law allowing illegal aliens in the state to receive a lower tuition rate than American citizens in other states are celebrating the registration of new students qualifying for the reduced … Continue reading

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Greeley Ice Haus closed for resurfacing

The Greeley Ice Haus, part of the City of Greeley’s Culture, Parks and Recreation Department, closed on June 26 to begin the daunting task of resurfacing the ice rink. The process in which they create an ice rink is quite … Continue reading

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Weld County Posse heading to Washington

The Weld County Sheriff’s Mounted Posse is embarking on a journey to the National Peace Officers Memorial Week in Washington D. C., May 2013. The Sheriff’s Posse will be traveling to Washington D.C. to honor the six law enforcement officers … Continue reading

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District 6 closure catches parents off guard

by Jack Minor –   Many parents who went to drop their children off at school today were surprised to learn that District 6 had cancelled classes on Tuesday.   At around 5 AM District officials made the decision to … Continue reading

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Rand Paul takes AP to task for amnesty claim

WASHINGTON – Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., the winner of the Conservative Political  Action Conference straw poll for 2016 only days ago, is denying an Associated  Press report that he supports a path to citizenship for illegal aliens. The AP’s Erica … Continue reading

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Five Days with the 2013 Mazda CX-5 AWD Crossover

     1st  The first impression of this car was good.  Front visibility!  Nimble and quick, I had to check the specs to see it had no turbo.  Black everywhere, but that’s OK; it looks pretty.  The leather front buckets are … Continue reading

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Will U.S. “Stand Down” again?

By Craig Masters BBC News from the Middle-East reports that the Palestinian Islamist group, Hamas, is reporting that the military leader of the group has been killed by Israeli air strikes during early morning hours there in the region. Hamas … 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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SCOTUS gives Him an inch… … …

by Craig Masters When you have a dollar in your hand and the government takes it at the point of a gun, does it really matter whether the Supreme Court names that action a “tax” or a “fine?” You no … Continue reading

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Thompson School Board needs to hear from Taxpayers Tonight!

By Craig Masters The following e-mail was distributed by the Loveland 9-12. It was titled, “Letter from Nancy Rumfelt regarding tonight’s meeting.” It is reprinted here to illustrate two very important points: 1) there are still people willing to step … Continue reading

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Greeley’s Pirate 104.7 – #4 in America

by Matt Lacy – A recent and extensive Federal Communications Commission report reveals that Greeley’s Pirate 104.7 FM is ranked number 4 out of 1,000 radio stations nationwide in its class. Several criteria and measuring mechanisms were used in the … Continue reading

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Impending Volcker Rule Never Approved By Congress

by Mike McCune —   Governments continue to churn out regulations, many allegedly enacted to protect the average person from his greatest enemy–himself. Enforcement of the myriad regulations is becoming increasingly hard to achieve since there are many subtle conflicts … Continue reading

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Indonesians fears possible tsunami following 8.6 quake

by Matt Lacy — Countries across the Indian Ocean issued tsunami warnings following a large earthquake in the waters off Indonesia this morning. Following the 8.6 magnitude quake which was centered a little more than 300 miles from Banda Aceh, … Continue reading

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Baptists to hold massive Easter egg hunt

Staff Reports — As part of their Easter services, Faith Bible Baptist Church will have an Easter egg hunt involving several thousand eggs on four acres of property. The church which is located at 320 35th Avenue will hold the … Continue reading

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Aging electrical system cause of fire, damages Greeley home

Staff Reports — At 10:00 this morning firefighters from the Greeley Fire Department were called to 1841 7th Av in Greeley on a possible structure fire. Upon arrival, fire crews found light smoke coming from the attic space of a … Continue reading

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Firefighter, resident burned in early morning fire

  by Jack Minor –   Two people, including a firefighter, were burned in an early morning fire caused by a burning propane cylinder.   The fire occurred at 1723 Montview Road in Greeley and firefighters were called at 1:35 … Continue reading

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Evans man sentenced to 24 years in prison for second degree burglary

Staff Reports —     GREELEY, Colo. – This morning in Weld County District Court, Richard Fleming of Evans (DOB 07/08/1978) was sentenced to 24 years in prison for second degree burglary, a class three felony. Fleming pled to the … Continue reading

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Greeley man sentenced to 18 years in prison

Staff Reports —   GREELEY, Colo. – On Wednesday morning, October 19, 2011, in Weld County District Court, Ernest Williams (DOB 06/15/83) of Greeley was sentenced to a total of 18 years in prison for two separate criminal cases. On … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center

Senior Breakfasts are back on the first Thursday of  each month at 9:00 a.m….of course that means November 3rd 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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East Memorial teacher wins award, school supplies

Staff Reports —   OfficeMax honored East Memorial Elementary School teacher Jennifer Gray today with an award and $1,000 in school supplies as part of the company’s “A Day Made Better” national school advocacy program.   Members of OfficeMax, along … Continue reading

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Tour de Fat returns to Ft. Collins

Festival bikers are ready to roll Thousands of fun seekers dressed up as everything from alligators and hot dogs to tacos and zebras as they mounted their bikes and took over the streets of Ft. Collins Saturday morning for a … Continue reading

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Creating a close family

by Vanessa Dominguez It’s never too late to start a family tradition. Many think because their children are older, the window for traditions has closed. No need to fret, there are many fun and creative activities families can do together … Continue reading

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DOW Insider: Mule Deer 101 Seminar (Plus some tips from Pappa)

by Mike Bauman The Colorado Division of Wildlife will be conducting a seminar on the basics of Mule Deer Hunting later this month (see press release at the end of this article.)  Whether you hunt with a .30-06 or a … Continue reading

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President issues ultimatum to Congress: Give me plan to raise debt limit in the next 24-36 hours

              by Jack Minor   President Obama issued an ultimatum today, telling Congress they need to come up with a serious proposal for rasing the debt limit and cutting the budget in the next … Continue reading

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Baptist church builds in midst of economic downturn

Story and photo by Jack Minor  At a time of economic turmoil; rising gas prices, uncertainty in the housing market and unemployment still high, one Greeley church is going against the grain with plans to build a new, larger facility. … Continue reading

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RR Donnelly to close Greeley plant

Story and photo by Jack Minor Economists have said the recession ended in 2009, however, RR Donnelly apparently did not get the news. The company announced they will close their Greeley plant in April. The company announced in a Feb. … Continue reading

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Church Humor: Actual Bulletin Notes

By Mike Bauman I received this in an email and thought you might enjoy it. Thank God for church ladies with typewriters. These sentences actually appeared in church bulletins or were announced in church services: ———————————————————— The Fasting & Prayer Conference includes … Continue reading

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Living Life

Because of a letter about Martin Luther King Jr. that I recorded three years ago, I have appeared on five Denver television stations and been contacted by The Associated Press and ABC National News. I’m Brett Reese. The real issue … Continue reading

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