Tag Archives: October

Is Opting out of History possible?

Abraham Lincoln understood the importance of history in decision making for the future. He explained it this way, “History is a relentess master. It has no present, just the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is … Continue reading

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Irony: SNL numbers on Obamacare website dead on

In  a strange case of truth being stranger than fiction it now appears that a skit on Saturday Night Live was accurate in its portrayal of the HealthCare.gov website.   In the skit, a woman portraying Health and Human Services … Continue reading

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Weld holds “Let’s Talk Month” to foster sex-education dialogue

Fall is in the air—temperatures are dropping, leaves are changing and families are talking about sex.  (And if they aren’t, they need to be!)  October is Let’s Talk Month, a time to emphasize the importance of communication between parents and … Continue reading

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Rodarte Commmunity Center partners with Colorado Rapids, Noble Energy

The Rodarte Community Center, part of the City of Greeley’s Culture, Parks, and Recreation Department, is partnering with Noble Energy and the Colorado Rapids to provide some community outreach events. Players will be hosting a clinic for the Rodarte Community … Continue reading

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Voter fraud canard, really! Never in Minnesota.

By Craig Masters Did you hear about that democrat candidate who was ask to resign after it was learned she had repeatedly voted in two states? How about that congressman’s campaign manager who gives voter fraud instructions – on video! That … Continue reading

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Is Working Worth it anymore?

by Craig Masters Any economic recovery will have to overcome a resistance from the population created by the welfare system that depends on the very recovery it has now begun to destroy. An ever rising percentage of the half of … Continue reading

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Extended closure planned by airport for Weld County intersection improvements

WELD COUNTY, CO –  Beginning October 22, 2012, the Weld County Department of Public Works will begin working on road improvements at the intersection of County Road 53 (formerly State Highway 37) and County Road 60.5 (formerly State Highway 263). … Continue reading

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Red books Blue books, Good books Poll books

by Craig Masters Amazon.com updates one of the season’s most interesting polls daily. But in this poll there are no pollsters. This poll tracks no demographic, no ‘likely voters,’ no registered party members or other selected group. This poll tracks … Continue reading

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A Preview of the Ballot and some candidates

by Craig Masters The 2012 general election ballots will be mailed in just a few weeks. Here is a preview of some of what most Americans (and others who vote) will be seeing on those ballots. Under “Presidential Electors” the … Continue reading

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Greeley “brown bag” session to be held

GREELEY — The Greeley Historic Preservation Commission continues the free History Brown Bag Series held on the 4th Thursday of each month that began in February and continues through October.  The eighth Brown Bag session will be on Thursday, September … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center 9/16/2012

by Betty Grauberger–   EVANS — Dining Around with Donn and Bev on has been changed to October 3rd leaving at 10:00 a.m. to have lunch at the Mount Vernon Country Club.   Transportation $10.00 paid in advance upon registration and … Continue reading

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Greeley Fire Department to offer free CPR classes

GREELEY — The City of Greeley Heart Safe City Project and Greeley Fire Department will be offering free American Heart Association, Family & Friends CPR training to the citizens of Greeley and the Western Hills Fire Protection District. This is … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center 7/22/2012

Evans Senior Center by Betty Grauberger   Next dining around with Donn and Bev will be to the Little Bear Inn north of Cheyenne on Wednesday, July 25th leaving Evans at 3:40 p.m.   Cost for transportation is $10.00 with dinner … Continue reading

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Housing Market Still Shaky, FHA Problems Multiply

by Mike McCune —   Over the past few months the media has been painting a rosy picture of the housing market. The Administration has been suspiciously quiet and reticent about the housing sector though. That means trouble somewhere.   … Continue reading

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Musuem to offer free classes about Greeley history

Staff Reports —   GREELEY – The Greeley Historic Preservation Commission continues the free History Brown Bag Series held on the 4th Thursday of each month from February through October, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., at the Greeley History Museum, 714 … Continue reading

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October Baby lead actor says film was “eye-opener”

by Jack Minor – The lead actor for a movie that came to Greeley last weekend says the experience was an “eye-opener” for him. “October Baby,” starring veteran actor John Schneider, is a film about Hannah, a 19 year old girl … Continue reading

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“Oh, Lord,” – 2012 “Mercedes Benz” C350 Coupe

I left the hyphen out of the brand name of the car I drove last week because that is what Janis Joplin did when she wrote, and titled, her song in 1970.  Her lyrics read “Oh, Lord, won’t you buy … Continue reading

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Greeley Gazette reader 20 minutes ahead of CBS News release of Operation Ghost Click

By Craig Masters Monday afternoon February 20, the Greeley Gazette posted an informative article about the possibility that many computer users might lose their access to to the internet when, not if, the FBI shuts down servers it put into … Continue reading

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2012 Toyota Prius V Auto Review

      The new, bigger, Toyota Prius V (vee) was introduced in our country in October of 2011. It was designed as a station wagon/multi-purpose vehicle to complement the Prius lineup.  The Prius has been around since 1997 and is … Continue reading

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District 6 “bans” sodas from school lunchrooms

by Jack Minor – Parents have expressed concerns over a recent notice advising them not to allow their children to bring sodas to school. In a recent newsletter, parents were told that as, per a policy passed by the school … Continue reading

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Republican candidates commit to enforcing pornography laws

by Matt Lacy – While three of the Republican candidates have told an organization that fights against pornography they are committed to enforcing the current pornography laws, Obama has not yet made the same commitment. In October, Morality in Media … Continue reading

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DoD to investigate filmmakers’ access to bin Laden film

by Jack Minor – The Pentagon has opened an investigation into accusations by a member of Congress that a liberal Hollywood filmmaker may have been given access to classified information for a movie on the death of bin Laden. Rep. Peter … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Reapportionment an opportunity for more governmental control

Reapportionment web is being spun in Denver By Craig Masters After ten years of knowing they would have the job to do, Colorado legislators have finally reached the deadline for turning in their “homework.” The Supreme Court ruled October 31, … Continue reading

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Food Day event to be held at University schools cafeteria

Staff Reports — Greeley- Food Day, October 24, 2011, is a nationwide grass roots effort to promote healthy eating and raise awareness of food issues within communities. Each Food Day event is individual to its host site and no two … 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 by Betty Grauberger

 Evans Senior Center by Betty Grauberger  Betty Grauberger is going to Jail!  Yup…..on October 27th to raise money for MDA….please help by donating on line or by calling MDA and donating in her behalf.   You may also donate at La … Continue reading

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District to host citizens academy

Staff Reports —   Community members in Greeley and Evans who are interested in learning more about the operation of local schools and the school district are invited to participate in the 2011-12 District 6 Citizens Academy. The Academy begins … Continue reading

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VA to offer free flu shots for verterans

Staff Reports —   The Cheyenne VA Medical Center is conducting an aggressive seasonal flu campaign again this year. Free seasonal flu shots will be given to all Veterans on October 22 at the Fort Collins VA Clinic. The flu shot … Continue reading

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Greeley “monster maker” gets own reality show

    by Jack Minor – A local businessman who is well-known for masks and other monster paraphernalia has been featured in his own reality show. The show, “Making Monsters” is currently showing on the “Travel Channel,” Sunday evenings at … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center by Betty Grauberger

Betty Grauberger is going to Jail!  Yup…..on October 27th to raise money for MDA….please help by donating on line or by calling MDA and donating in her behalf so she will not have to stay there forever…..now, now…..I know some … 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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County to offer free men’s health screening

Staff Reports — The Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment (WCDPHE) will offer a second free Men’s Health Screening event that includes cholesterol, body mass index (BMI), blood sugar, and blood pressure. WCDPHE’s goal is to increase awareness … 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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“Win a Wedding” winners to be announced October 4th

Staff Reports A newly formed group of Greeley professionals, dubbed the “Greeley Events Group”, is sponsoring an on-line contest with the prize being a $ 15,000 wedding package for the winning couple.  The local couples entered the contest via Facebook, … Continue reading

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