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Armed park rangers held tourists in lockdown after shutdown commenced

In what seemed like something out of a police state from Nazi Germany or the former Soviet Union, a new report has emerged that in the immediate aftermath of the shutdown, armed park employees engaged in what a tour bus … Continue reading

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Greeley’s Homestead park to be closed for construction

GREELEY –Beginning Monday April 15th Homestead Park located on 29th Street west of 35th Avenue will be closed for construction.  The park will be receiving a new playground, outdoor classroom, shelters, and concrete walkways and landscaping.   This Quality of … Continue reading

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2013 Lexus GS350 F Sport AWD Sedan

Lexus, the luxury division of Toyota, has been producing the GS series of sedans since 1993.  The new 2013 model that I drove this last week represented the manufacturer’s fourth generation offering, and it came in Riviera Red Metallic with … Continue reading

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Obama administration told officials to back off Occupy protesters

by Peter Grady –   Despite repeated claims to the contrary, newly released documents reveal that the administration told the General Services Administration (GSA) to go easy on Occupy Wall Street protesters in Portland last year. The documents include an … Continue reading

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Man Camp manager takes Trib to task for closure remark

by Jack Minor –   The manager of a local RV park says that contrary to the Greeley Tribune’s statement that a man camp at their facility was shut down by county officials, they are still open and moving ahead … Continue reading

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2013 Lexus AWD GS350 Sedan

            Lexus, Toyota Motor Corporation’s luxury car division, has been producing GS series automobiles since 1993.  The GS lies in the middle of the Lexus sedan lineup, between IS at the bottom and the LS … Continue reading

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Conway clarifies “no man camp” remarks

by Jack Minor — Weld County Commissioner Sean Conway said previous comments by the media attributing him as saying the county would never allow man camps was a misunderstanding of what he was trying to say. “What I told the … Continue reading

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Tea party leaders say “Occupy Wall Street” mirror image of group

photo courtesy of Ringo the Gringo by Jack Minor – Local leaders in the Colorado Tea Party movement have said the leftist group “Occupy Wall Street” is indeed a mirror image of the Tea Party, meaning it is an exact … Continue reading

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Potatos rule in Greeley

Saturday, September 10, 2011, Greeley’s Centennial Park will be center of the potato universe. No, the President won’t actually be there in person, but he does send his best wishes to the friends of the Greeley museums, who sponsor this … Continue reading

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Assault on Christians continues by Feds

Craig Master   – The idea that there is “separation of church and state” has again been interpreted to mean the government will endorse all religions except Christianity. This week the news services have reported three very obvious cases of governments … Continue reading

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Evans Council expresses concerns with Cave Creek

story and photo by Jack Minor   The Evans City Council expressed deep reservations about the Cave Creek mobile home park’s current compliance of existing regulations as they held a public hearing that would allow more homes into the area. … Continue reading

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New park facility opened June 4th

Staff Reports Bring your fishing pole and get in on the action as we celebrate the opening of Greeley’s newest park facility: Poudre Ponds Recreational Fishery! Poudre Ponds is located in the south east corner of the intersection of 35th … Continue reading

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Yellowstone Magma Pool Bigger than Originally Thought

By Mike Bauman In case you missed it, Yellowstone National Park is sitting on an enormous time bomb – albeit a very slowly ticking, naturally occurring time bomb. The amazing scenery that prompted Yellowstone’s designation as a national park is … Continue reading

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Local media gets it WRONG: Noble energy to add 30 jobs, NOT 300, NASA is NOT coming to town

by Jack Minor   A spokesman from Noble Energy told the Gazette that they are currently hiring  30 employees for a new field office in Greeley.  This  clarifies a Tribune article that implied the office would hire 300.  Based on an initial … Continue reading

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Three robbers caught in Cave Creek

by Vanessa Dominguez Neighbors watch and wait as police block off entrances in and out of Cave Creek mobile home park. There is speculation of an armed robber being boxed in to the park and neighbors state, “Seems like every … Continue reading

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Allowing dogs in city parks gets more bark than bite

Allowing dogs in parks has been a long-debated issue in Greeley and has caused a lot of bark from dog owners and those who are anti-dogs. There was a citizen initative that would allow all but three breeds of dogs in … Continue reading

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Mommy’s Corner

By Vanessa Dominguez There is nothing more priceless than looking into your toddler’s eyes and hearing her sweetly say, “Mama” or “Dada,” or experience those sweet hugs she has started to give. They give you that feeling that her life … Continue reading

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Road Maintenance Survey results are in

By Vanessa Dominguez 710 people took the City’s survey in regarding the road conditions in town and what should be done about them. The survey resulted in many comments and suggestions. The UNC Survey Research Lab had students dedicated to … Continue reading

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The Matt Pack: A Review

by Leksis Trebe Saturday night at Centennial Village in Greeley Matthew Arguello and his band the Matt Pack (www.jazzmattpack.com) put on a concert in the park. Among the tunes were Moondance, Mack the Knife and What a Wonderful World. Also … Continue reading

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Division of Wildlife Fishing Report

By Mike Bauman According to the Colorado Division of Wildlife, Dowdy Lake at Red Feathers was stocked with catchable trout. Fishing conditions in Northern Colorado lakes and rivers are as follows: Barnes Meadow Reservoir – Barnes Meadow has been fishing … Continue reading

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Stampede safer, still work to do

By Vanessa Dominguez Gangs, games, and greasy food all used to have on thing in common. They were all at the yearly Stampede. Not this year, one thing is missing, and it is not the greasy food. The Greeley Stampede … 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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Parts of RMNP closed on Friday

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Mexican drug cartels force authorities to close portion of US to Americans

By Jack Minor In a sign of the increasing power of the drug cartels in America, U.S. authorities have warned Americans not to enter sections of Federal lands near the Arizona border with Mexico. The initial report by Fox news … Continue reading

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Division of Wildlife Fishing Report

By Mike Bauman The following area fishing spots were recently stocked with catchable trout according to the Colorado Division of Wildlife. Bellaire Lake – Red Feather Carter Reservoir – Loveland Flatiron Reservoir – Loveland Pinewood Reservoir – Loveland Grand Lake … Continue reading

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Dog Days of Summer

By Rish Burkholder Most dog owners enjoy taking their dog along to run errands with them in the car. The dogs love it. There is nothing like hanging your head out the window in a moving car and letting the … Continue reading

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“Crate Debate” and Rattlesnake Season

By Rish Burkholder and Linda Harms Q: Why does my dog need a crate? Isn’t a crate just a cage? A: Crates would be more appealing to pet owners if they looked like little dog houses. Some crates do look … Continue reading

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