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2013 Toyota Camry XLE Hybrid Review by Stu Wright

  Toyota’s Camry Hybrid mid-size sedan has been available since 2006, and has, up until now, been available in its second generation configuration as a 2013 model.  Such a car was delivered to my house last month for testing, and … Continue reading

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2014 Scion tC 3-Door Liftback Review by Stu Wright

Recently a new 2014 Scion tC was delivered to me for testing.  Scion (descendant) is the name Toyota chose in 2002 for their new division that markets automobiles to North American members of Generation Y.  In other words, descendants of … 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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2013 Hyundai Elantra FWD SE Coupe

Hyundai, founded in 1967, is the fourth largest auto manufacturer on the planet.  The company owns Kia, and its own Elantra model was chosen North American car of the year in 2012.  The Elantra is the model of Hyundai I … Continue reading

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“Soul, Man” 2013 Kia Soul! Compact FWD Sedan

When I asked the press fleet manager what kind of vehicle was coming here for testing this week, he answered, “Soul, man”, and it brought to mind one of my favorite old songs by Sam & Dave – “Soul Man”.  … Continue reading

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“Beetlemania” 2013 Volkswagen Convertible

    I’m mixing metaphors on this date, February 7th, because 49 years ago today the Beatles (band) appeared on the Ed Sullivan show to perform their smash, “I Want to Hold Your Hand.”  The single had sold 1.5 million copies … 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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2013 Chevrolet Equinox LTZ AWD Review

This past week I was presented a new Chevy Equinox crossover to test.  It was painted Tungsten metallic (dark bronze) with a light titanium and black leather interior.  The combination resulted in a lot of compliments during the week, although … Continue reading

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“Evolution Orange” – 2012 Toyota Prius c 5-Door

    An evolution is taking place within the Toyota Prius lineup, most recently with the introduction of their Prius c (city), which occurred earlier this year.  It’s the smallest Prius, and is the fourth model that the company currently makes … Continue reading

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2013 Lexus GS450h 4Dr Hybrid Sedan

    I don’t know if GS means “guaranteed satisfaction” on this particular sedan offered by Lexus, but it would be OK with me.  That’s what the buyer gets with a car like this, which is the model I drove this … Continue reading

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2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in 5-Door Sedan

    My latest test car was a new Prius Plug-in that came in Clearwater blue metallic paint with dark gray SofTex (leather) seating.  The Plug-in is available in limited quantities and only in certain areas of the United States, and … Continue reading

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Romney called racist for getting booed by NAACP

by Matt Lacy –   In an interesting twist, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has been accused of racism for being booed while speaking at the NAACP convention.   Appearing at the organization’s annual convention Romney’s message appeared to be … Continue reading

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Jaguar Supercharged XJL “Saloon”

    I received my 42nd new car for review this past week, and it was a big one, the 2012 supercharged Jaguar XJL long-wheelbase rear-wheel drive sedan.  It came with jet black leather interior and the paint was an out-of-this-world … Continue reading

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Govt. solution to flooded basements, pumping OK just not for dying crops

by Jack Minor—   In the latest twist in the issue around Weld farmers requesting to pump groundwater to save their crops and help lower excessively high groundwater levels, a government official said farmers can pump all day long to … Continue reading

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2012 Toyota Yaris 5-Door Liftback Review

The car brought to me for review earlier this week was the Toyota Yaris. The model was the 5-door LE Liftback in Absolutely red paint.  And that is exactly what color it was, like a fire truck.  Well, not exactly.  … Continue reading

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2011 Scion tC Review

The most recent automobile that I received for review was the 2011 Scion tC, a product of Toyota Motor Corporation.  Scion (descendant) is the name Toyota chose in 2002 for their new division that markets to North American members of … Continue reading

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2011 Scion tC Review

The most recent automobile that I received for review was the 2011 Scion tC, a product of Toyota Motor Corporation.  Scion (descendant) is the name Toyota chose in 2002 for their new division that markets to North American members of … Continue reading

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Dorothy L. Lionberger

  June 22, 1920 ~ April 12, 2011   Dorothy L. Lionberger, age 90, of Joplin, MO, a former Evans, Colorado resident went to sleep at 11:40 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at Spring River Christian Village and woke up … Continue reading

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Carol’s Corner

Guest Column By Carol Clemans The holiday season is upon us. Some people have already put up their Christmas trees before we’ve celebrated Thanksgiving Day. Parents, grandparents, family and friends are thinking about the Christmas gift list and who wants … Continue reading

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Winter Blues? Try This!

By Mike Bauman As the days get shorter, people often struggle with the winter blues.  Are you feeling down in the dumps? Are you having one of those days that just seem like nothing goes right? Are you looking for … Continue reading

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Audrey Nix

Audrey Nix, 92, of Eaton, died on Sunday, September 26, 2010 at NCMC.  She was born May 12, 1918 in Richmond, Quebec, Canada to Harold S. and Grace May (Brooks) Smillie. She moved to Eaton in 1920 and graduated from … Continue reading

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Eleanore J. Griffith

Eleanore J. Griffith, 91, of Greeley, died August 10, 2010 at her home.  She was born July 13, 1919 in Delhi, MN to Peder A. and Clara (Rogers) Johnson. She graduated from Delhi High School in 1938 and then from … Continue reading

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Legal Consumer Fireworks OK to Use in Greeley

With Greeley’s adoption of the 2009 International Fire Code that went into effect January 1, 2010, Greeley residents are allowed to purchase and use consumer fireworks within the City of Greeley. Consumer fireworks are those that can be legally purchased … Continue reading

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