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Parody piece on Colo. Marijuana Deaths goes viral 75 years after “War of the Worlds” braodcast

Over 75 years after a radio broadcast through America into a panic over a fictional Martian invasion, a spoof piece showed achieved a similar thing by causing people to believe scores of people had died from pot overdoses.   The … 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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Conservationists, oil and gas officials come together on safety concerns

Greeley Tribune — The us-versus-them debate is over, and it’s time to deliver a new message to an ever-skeptical public about the safety of oil and gas drilling in Colorado, officials said Wednesday at the Rocky Mountain Energy Forum. “It’s … 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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“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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Obama begins Energy tour

by Craig Masters While Obama stumps near Boulder City, Nevada, in support of another solar energy company, taxpayers are learning more disturbing details about their losses in another Department of Energy backed solar panel manufacturer, First Solar of Arizona. USA … Continue reading

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Helene Marcia Fast Faulconer

Helene Marcia Fast Faulconer passed away June 12, 2011 at the age of 70.     “Honey,” as she was known by all her loved ones and friends, was born in Asbury Park, New Jersey March 28, 1941. She spent … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain National Park Free this Week

 Staff Reports  – Entrance fees at Rocky Mountain National Park will be waived until April 24.  The fees are being waived in observance of National Park Week.  All National Parks and Monuments will waive their entrance fees during this time. … Continue reading

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Outlook for Elk Hunters Good this Year

By Mike Bauman According to the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (www.Elk101.com), this year should be a good one for Colorado elk hunters. “The past two falls have been cursed with warm weather. In the northwest where many of the bigger … Continue reading

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Parents Lining up for West Ridge Open Enrollment

By Mike Bauman As early as 8:45 on Thursday April 14, parents were lining up to enroll children  into West Ridge Academy.  At that time, there were approximately a dozen cars with waiting parents sitting in them in the parking … Continue reading

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Excellence in Education: Sue Bridgman

By Mike Bauman Parents and students of Mountain View Academy will tell you one of their favorite imports from Canada is not a product, but a person; fourth grade teacher, Sue Bridgman. A naturalized US citizen, Bridgman is one of … Continue reading

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Local Figure Skater Shows Bright Future

By Mike Bauman Greeley’s own Nica Digerness, a 5th grader at Mountain View Academy, has shown an ability to excel academically and as an athlete. Described by her mother as a perfectionist, Nica comes from a family of top level … Continue reading

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Local residents overwhelmingly support charter school expansion

Story and photo By Jack Minor Residents at a public forum regarding the approval of two new charter schools overwhelmingly showed their support for the proposal on Monday, Nov. 8. The hearing was held regarding two new applications for charter … Continue reading

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Expert Speaks out on D6/MVA Direct Instruction

By Mike Bauman Much hay has been made of late by self-appointed experts in our community regarding two charter school applications before the School Board that propose the use of Direct Instruction curriculum.  Opponents have stated that D6 already uses direct … Continue reading

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Board of Education to hold listening session Oct. 25

Meeting to be held in the Greeley West High School library; is open to all Greeley and Evans residents 6:30—7:15 p.m.  Public comment regarding two new charter school applications 7:15—8 p.m.  Public comment on any education topic of interest The … Continue reading

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Northern Colorado Fishing Report: Week of October 4, 2010

By Mike Bauman According to the Colorado Division of Wildlife (http://wildlife.state.co.us), the following are the fishing conditions at major Northern Colorado fishing areas.  Barnes Meadow Reservoir – Barnes Meadow has been fishing decent. Most anglers are reporting catching some fish, … Continue reading

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Why Pay for What’s Free

By Mike Bauman Every member of the community pays for education through a variety of taxes and fees.  So why would some parents choose to pay hundreds of dollars per month extra to send their children to a tuition based … Continue reading

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Parts of RMNP closed on Friday

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Smoke Rises over Rocky Mountain National Park

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Planned Union Colony Charter Expansion Denied

By Mike Bauman This week parents of students at Mountain View Academy received a letter advising that, after nearly six months of waiting, the school District 6 Administration had denied Union Colony Preparatory School’s request to combine with MVA to … Continue reading

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Planned Union Colony Charter Expansion Denied

By Mike Bauman This week parents of students at Mountain View Academy received a letter advising that, after nearly six months of waiting, the school District 6 Administration had denied Union Colony Preparatory School’s request to combine with MVA to … Continue reading

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Where is the Beef?

By Jim Frazier On May 29th and 30th, expert judges will be coming to Greeley from over the west to judge young ranchers, farmers and their beef cattle as they compete for prize money. The 2010 Rocky Mountain Junior Beef … Continue reading

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Private school does more with less

By Mike Bauman, For the Greeley Gazette On West 20th Street sits an unassuming little school run by motivated teachers with a diverse population of students. Mountain View Academy was formed in 1994 by a group of teachers who had … Continue reading

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