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Cutting trees for public health and safety.

A bear bones commentary on life in the wild. Byline: S.T. Bear Why did the Evergreen man who shot two bear cubs to death recently live in Evergreen in the first place? Why shouldn’t he have been restricted to living … Continue reading

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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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Licensed to Kill: The Growing Phenomenon of Police Shooting Unarmed Citizens

By John Whitehead —   Here’s a recipe for disaster: Take a young man (or woman), raise him on a diet of violence, hype him up on the power of the gun in his holster and the superiority of his … Continue reading

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Pets ‘n’ Popsicles at the Plumb Farm Learning Center

Pets ‘n’ Popsicles returns to the Plumb Farm with dozens of furry farm animals.  From August 5 – 18, a variety of domestic animals will be visiting the farm, such as goats, horses, pigs, sheep, ponies and rabbits. The event … 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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Feds investigating lightning strike on Wellington farm workers

(Coloradoan) — Federal workplace-safety inspectors are investigating after lighting struck nine farm workers in a field north of Fort Collins last week. The workers were in organic fields in Wellington when the massive storm rolled through Thursday afternoon. A bolt … 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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Liberals and Conservatives, Unite!

By Matt Barber  More often than not, when someone says, “I hate to say I told you so,” they love to say they told you so. Prepare to have a bucket of gloat dumped on your head. Still, there are … Continue reading

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The issue is Power not Safety

by Craig Masters Hundreds of citizens from across Colorado converged on the capital Monday, to deliver messages of opposition to the democrat politicians’ attack on private property rights and the U.S. Constitution by undermining its supporting document, the Bill of … Continue reading

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Nationally known expert on gun violence decimates Obama falsehoods about guns

by Peter Grady –   Nationally known academic, author and economist John Lott Jr. systematically decimated all the claims currently being used by president Obama and state lawmakers to argue for increased gun control, arguing that such laws actually decrease … Continue reading

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A message to send to Colorado Senators

submitted through Craig Masters You are urged to contact every Senator with this information. If the American Bill of Riights can be picked apart and destroyed line by line, then Freedom can not survive anywhere on Earth. Whether you care about … Continue reading

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Should hammer control be next?

  by Peter Grady –       While many liberals and media outlets are calling for restrictions on gun owners including national registration and a ban on assault weapons and handguns saying these weapons are used excessively in murders, … Continue reading

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CU Marijuana case is only the beginning

by Craig Masters Although the details of how Colorado will control the legalization of marijuana are yet to be written, the hospitalization of victims has already begun. A CU Bolder professor and some students were recently poisoned by a couple … Continue reading

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Obama administration cranking out regulations following reelection

by Peter Grady –   In the few days after President Obama’s reelection last week, the administration has wasted no time in continuing his agenda of stifling business with massive new regulations, by posting 408 new regulations over the past … Continue reading

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District “number ban” based on experience

by Jack Minor –   While the Greeley/Evans School District’s policy on banning certain numbers being displayed, including 18, which is the number of Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, officials said the reasoning is actually based on experience.   The … Continue reading

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Greeley Building Code Open House This Thursday

GREELEY – The Greeley Building Inspections Division is holding an open house meeting on Thursday, August 30th from 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m. at the City Hall Annex Building, 1100 10th Street, in the 4th Floor Conference Room concerning proposed … Continue reading

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Gardner says proposed farm regs show Washington needs reality check

by Matt Lacy — Congressman Cory Gardner has said that proposed regulations by the federal government that would bar young people from operating farm equipment shows that Washington needs a reality check “You get somebody who doesn’t understand agriculture and … Continue reading

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Custodians earn trust in schools

By Craig Masters An open letter To all Thompson School District custodial staff, families and friends: In response to dozens of requests since January, two articles have been published to bring attention to the failures of school districts across the … Continue reading

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Aging electrical system cause of fire, damages Greeley home

Staff Reports — At 10:00 this morning firefighters from the Greeley Fire Department were called to 1841 7th Av in Greeley on a possible structure fire. Upon arrival, fire crews found light smoke coming from the attic space of a … Continue reading

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Insurance companies expose Red Light money trees

By Craig Masters Greeley’s state senator, Republican Scott Renfroe, stepped up to the task of opposing the big money stream to city governments and proposed Colorado ban red light cameras. But, his efforts to get the bill out of committee … Continue reading

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Pedophiles in our schools!

Where is the line for saving money? Who will be inside your child’s school?  by Craig Masters Thompson School District is looking to make a major change in the way the students are protected from everything ranging from their everyday … Continue reading

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Indiana poised to ban “remote” abortions

by Peter Grady – In an attempt to protect women’s health and safety, Indiana is considering banning what are essentially abortions by remote control. Tele-med abortions are conducted by an abortionist at a remote location who never actually sees the … Continue reading

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“Government Motors” to “recall” all Volts

by Matt Lacy – Months after being made aware of issues with the Chevrolet Volt catching fire, the company is advising owners to bring their cars to dealers for modifications. In an announcement Thursday, General Motors has said it is … Continue reading

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Iraqi Christians express concerns over U.S. pullout

by Matt Lacy – While President Obama boasted that Iraq is stable amidst the withdrawal of all U.S. forces, Christians in the country fear that is far from the truth. Speaking at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Obama told troops that … Continue reading

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Muslim TV show loses advertisers

by Matt Lacy – The new show All-American Muslim does not appear to be the hit TLC and Muslim groups had hoped it would be. Several sponsors have pulled their advertising from the show after complaints from customers. All-American Muslim … Continue reading

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BLM backs off proposed regulations banning shooters from public lands

by Jack Minor – The government has reassured recreational shooters that they will still have access to areas for target practice after concern about the new guidelines was made public. The Bureau of Land Management has proposed new regulations that … Continue reading

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American taxpayers to foot the bill for safety recorders on Mexican trucks

by Jack Minor In an issue that will not die, government transportation officials signed an agreement to re-start a program to allow Mexican trucks travel on US highways, despite Congressional refusal to fund it. The three year agreement reinstates a … Continue reading

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Evans going green, city to get power from solar energy

  story and photo by Jack Minor         Evans has agreed to let a local alternative energy company install solar panels to provide electricity to the city. Greg Bohan, Chief Investment Officer for Renewable Social Benefit Funds, … Continue reading

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Government wants authority to conduct random inspections of tour buses and passengers

By Jack Minor Under the guise of safety, the federal government, which adopted invasive security procedures at airports, is now seeking permission to randomly pull over tour busses for roadside inspections.  Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration head, Anne Ferro, told … Continue reading

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Emails: ATF Encouraged Gun Sales to “Bad guys” Despite Gun Dealer’s Concerns

By Mike Bauman Emails released this week by congressional investigators have revealed that an unnamed firearms dealer involved in the ATF’s Project Gun Runner had repeatedly expressed concerns about participating in the program. Project Gun Runner was an ATF operation … Continue reading

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China Considers Drilling in Cuban Waters

By Mike Bauman  As crude oil prices continue to rise due to increased demand from emerging economies and decreased supply due to unrest in the Middle East, Americans are feeling the pinch at the pump.  Rules put in place after last … Continue reading

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“This is one of the last things I want to do”-Mayor Lyle Achziger of Evans

By Vanessa Dominguez The city of Evans has 20,000 residents and only one fire station. That one station houses three fire trucks, two of which are aging and in need of replacement. The suggested expiration date for a fire truck … Continue reading

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DOW to Request Relaxing of Fishing Limits at Bonny Reservoir

By Mike Bauman The Division of Wildlife has announced its intention to request that catch limits at Bonny Reservoir be lifted due to state plans to drain the reservoir. As part of an agreement with Kansas and Nebraska on the … Continue reading

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Evans Fire Department to hold fund raiser to assist victims

by Vanessa Dominguez The Evans Fire Department will have their annual pancake breakfast on May 7, 2011. The pancake breakfast will be held at 3918 Denver Street and proceeds go to the Evans Fire Safety and Assistance Fund. The Evans … Continue reading

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Greeley gang members post videos online

By Vanessa Dominguez  – The website YouTube has assisted police departments across the county in identifying gang members, illegal activity, and violent criminals assaulting innocent victims. Many gang groups require a new member to physically assault an innocent victim while peers … Continue reading

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