Tag Archives: Northern Colorado

2015 Toyota Hybrid SE Sedan

Toyota has been building Camrys since 1982.  The car was originally a compact sedan.  It has evolved into a midsize automobile, and year after year the company sells over 400,000 of them.  I drove a new 2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid during the past … Continue reading

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Financing the 51st State

By Weld County Commissioner Bill Garcia —   When discussing a 51st State, questions arise regarding finances and budgets.  An excellent point from which to begin this discussion is the findings of I-News, an arm of Rocky Mountain PBS, which … Continue reading

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Gypsy “scam” artists turned away from flood roadblock

By Jack Minor –   The Larimer County Sheriff’s office is reporting that it turned away a group from a U.S. Highway 34 roadblock over concerns they could be attempting to “scam” fraud victims.   On a statement posted to … Continue reading

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Water rights in 51st state will be protected

BY WELD COUNTY COMMISSIONER SEAN CONWAY Since discussion of creating a 51st State began, the most asked question I have had is how will the existing water rights our farmers and communities currently own be impacted? First and foremost, water rights … Continue reading

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Muddy Water: Some Pray for it

By Craig Masters Water has overwhelmed us here in Northern Colorado. But in only a few days the millions of gallons and tons of mud will be eastbound and down – toward New Orleans and the salty Gulf. While we … Continue reading

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Ft. Collins police pay better than other agencies

Ft. Collins Coloradoan – Police officers in Northern Colorado get paid pretty well, with rookies typically making more than $50,000 per year. Even accounting for inflation, officers make more than ever, but they’re expected to do more than ever at a … Continue reading

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Fracking critics driving up home heating costs state regulator says

(Ft. Collins Coloradoan)  — Colorado’s chief oil and gas regulator said critics of fracking and public officials trying to regulate the energy industry are working hard to drive up the cost of home heating and cooling. When residents “storm city … Continue reading

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District 6 students to get new principals

Four schools in Greeley-Evans School District 6 will have new leaders for the 2013-14 school year.   Insoon Olson will take the reins of Northridge High School. Olson comes to District 6 from Silver Creek High School in Longmont, where … Continue reading

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Building for the future of a free Northern Colorado

by Craig Masters This November the residents of Weld County will have the opportunity to cast a vote to decide to follow a path of their own choosing; not at all unlike the colonists in 1776 who chose to fight … Continue reading

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Board of Health to hear public input about free needle program for drug users

The public will have just one chance, today at 5:30, to tell the members of the Larimer County Board of Health whether or not to spend public money supporting drug dealers and users in Northern Colorado. A plan for enabling … Continue reading

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Riesberg to speak on health care reform Friday

Staff Reports —   Frontier House and Mental Health America will be sponsoring Northern Colorado LEAD Day 2011, this Friday. Colorado Insurance Commissioner Jim Riesberg will be speaking on health care changes as a result of “Obamacare” this Friday, Oct. … Continue reading

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Greeley Unites Against Abortion / Untold Post Affects

On October 2, 2011 at 2:00 in the afternoon, the annual Greeley life chain took place on 23rd street. About 200 pro-life advocates expanded the line. Mary Jane Kuhn, a District 6 paraprofessional has coordinated this event for ten years … Continue reading

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So the kids don’t like to swim…how about dance lessons?

  Berthoud Dance Company  Summer fun activities come in a variety of opportunities, from swimming and amusement parks to painting and pottery, to jazz and ballet dance lessons. David Mineo, Artistic Director of Berthoud Dance Company in Berthoud, Colorado has … Continue reading

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Northern Colorado Fishing Report: April 2011

By Mike Bauman The following fishing conditions for Northern Colorado Lakes have been reported by the Colorado Division of Wildlife. (Source: http://Wildlife.state.co.us) Antero Reservoir: This 2200 acre impoundment is located north of US Highway 24 between Antero Junction and the … Continue reading

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Another northern Colorado officer killed

By Mike Bauman Limon Police Officer Jay Sheridan, 27, was shot and killed as he and other officers served a fugitive arrest warrant at approximately 6:10 pm on March 9th. As the officers entered the mobile home where the subject lived, the … Continue reading

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“Chat at the Fireplace” holds meeting answering questions about family court

by Jack Minor   A local group assisting individuals with questions regarding family court issues will meet at the Farr library this Saturday, March 19 at 3 p.m..  The group began at a women’s retreat from a local church. The … Continue reading

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City of Greeley Ends Dance Classes

By Mike Bauman As of January 1, 2011, dance students are no longer able to enroll in the Greeley Recreation Academy of Dance Arts (GRADA).  Greeley Rec will no longer be offering dance classes.  Have no fear, however, dance classes will … Continue reading

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Many children go to bed hungry due to lack of food

— by Vanessa Dominguez — – The 9th annual Stone Soup dinner to benefit Weld Food Bank will be held Saturday, April 30  6:00pm – 9:00pm at University of Northern Colorado Ballrooms 10th Avenue and 20th Street in Greeley, CO. … Continue reading

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William Stanley Nelson

May 1, 1921 ~ December 31, 2010 William Stanley Nelson formerly of Ault, died Friday, December 31, 2010 at Bonell Good Samaritan Center in Greeley.  He was born on May 1, 1921 to William Arthur and Kathryn (Smith) Nelson in … Continue reading

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Northern Colorado Fishing Report December 2010

By Mike Bauman The following area lakes have been updated recently at Fishexplorer.com Big Thompson Ponds Status: Skim-Ice 11.24.10 Swigs Water Tmp: 38.5° 11.24.10 Swigs Water Lev: 100 11.24.10 Swigs view previous reports…   Conditions Report   11.24.10 from: Swigs … Continue reading

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Northern Colorado Fishing Report: Week of October 11, 2010

By Mike Bauman Here are the fishing conditions for Northeastern Colorado.  (Source:  http://wildlife.state.co.us) Barnes Meadow Reservoir – Barnes Meadow has been fishing decent. Most anglers are reporting catching some fish, but there has been a mixture of smaller and bigger … Continue reading

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Northern Colorado Fishing Report Week of September 27, 2010

By Mike Bauman The following Northern Colorado fishing spots were recently stocked with catchable trout: Bellaire Lake Red Feather Boyd Lake East of Loveland Chartiers Pond North of Brush East Wacker Pond North of Brush Lon Hagler Reservoir South of … Continue reading

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Bill Cahill

August 25, 1930 – September 20, 2010 Bill Cahill, 80, of Eaton, died September 20, 2010 at Hospice and Palliative Care of Northern Colorado Inpatient Unit, Greeley.  He was born August 25, 1930 in Evans, to Joseph and Mary (Wilkenson) … Continue reading

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Darlene Ward

Darlene Ward, 80, of Greeley, CO died September 10, 2010 at Hospice and Palliative Care of Northern Colorado. Darlene was born August 11, 1930 in Weld County, CO to Peter J. and Ferol (Kimbrel) Stoll.  She grew up in Greeley … Continue reading

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Northern Colorado Fishing Report September 20, 2010

By Mike Bauman Here are the fishing conditions for Northeastern Colorado for the week of September 20, 2010.  (Source:  http://wildlife.state.co.us) Barnes Meadow Reservoir – Barnes Meadow has been fishing decent. Most anglers are reporting catching some fish, but there has … Continue reading

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Northern Colorado Fishing Report: September 13, 2010

By Mike Bauman The following are fishing conditions in Northeastern Colorado according to the Colorado Division of Wildlife.  (Source:  http://wildlife.state.co.us/Fishing/Reports/StatewideConditions/) Barnes Meadow Reservoir– Barnes Meadow has been fishing decent. Most anglers are reporting catching some fish, but there has been … Continue reading

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Northern Colorado Fishing Report Week of September 7, 2010

by Mike Bauman According to the the Colorado Division of Wildlife, no local fishing areas were stocked this past week. Statewide fishing conditions were reported as follows (source:  http://wildlife.state.co.us/Fishing/Reports/StatewideConditions/): Barnes Meadow Reservoir – Barnes Meadow has been fishing decent. Most anglers … Continue reading

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Northern Colorado Fishing Report

The following Northern Colorado Lakes were recently stocked with catchable trout  (source:  http://wildlife.state.co.us/Fishing/Reports/StockingReport/): Dowdy Lake in Red Feather Lakes Mary’s Lake south of Estes Park Fishing conditions for Northeastern Colorado were reported as follows (source:  http://wildlife.state.co.us/Fishing/Reports/StatewideConditions/): Barnes Meadow Reservoir – … Continue reading

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Elfriede Nelson

Elfriede Nelson March 20, 1926 ~ August 21, 2010 Greeley, Colorado Elfriede Nelson of Greeley died August 21, 2010 at Hospice and Palliative Care of Northern Colorado.  Elfriede was born March 20, 1926 in Munich, Germany to Robert and Maria … Continue reading

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Northern Colorado Fishing Report

  By:  Mike Bauman According to the Colorado Division of Wildlife, Mary’s Lake near Estes Park was the only area lake recently stocked with catchable trout.  (source:  http://wildlife.state.co.us/Fishing/Reports/StockingReport/) Fishing conditions were as follows for Northeastern Colorado.  (source:  http://wildlife.state.co.us/Fishing/Reports/StatewideConditions/) Barnes Meadow … Continue reading

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Northern Colorado Fishing Report August 9, 2010

No new stocking activity was reported this week by the the DOW.  Fishing conditions are as follows:  (Source:  http://wildlife.state.co.us/Fishing/Reports/StatewideConditions/) Barnes Meadow Reservoir – Barnes Meadow has been fishing decent. Most anglers are reporting catching some fish, but there has been … Continue reading

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Northern Colorado Fishing Report; July 26, 2010

There was no stocking activity in our area this week.  (source:  http://wildlife.state.co.us/Fishing/Reports/StockingReport/) Fishing Conditions were as follows (source):  http://wildlife.state.co.us/Fishing/Reports/StatewideConditions/) Northeast Region Barnes Meadow Reservoir – Barnes Meadow has been fishing decent. Most anglers are reporting catching some fish, but there … Continue reading

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Northern Colorado Fishing Report: Week of July 19, 2010

By Mike Bauman According to the Colorado Division of Wildlife, there was no stocking activity in Northern Colorado this week. Fishing conditions were reported as follows: Barnes Meadow Reservoir – Barnes Meadow has been fishing decent. Most anglers are reporting … Continue reading

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Shirley Jean Smith

Shirley Jean Smith of Greeley, 81, died peacefully surrounded by her family on July 9, 2010 at Hospice and Palliative Care of Northern Colorado.  Shirley was born May 25, 1929 in Greeley, Colorado to Sim and Lottie Mae (Osborne) Lewis. … Continue reading

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Northern Colorado Fishing Report

By Mike Bauman The following area fishing spots were recently stocked with catchable trout according to the Colorado Division of Wildlife. Monarch Lake – Granby (closest I could find) Fishing conditions were as follows for Northern Colorado area lakes and … Continue reading

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