Tag Archives: Saturday

Fritzler Corn Maze continues tradition of old-fashioned, American values with Wildlife Sanctuary theme

by Jack Minor   At a time when many Americans seem concerned and anxious as they see great American traditions, beliefs and values come under assault on an almost daily basis, they can take comfort that at the Fritzler Family … Continue reading

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Civil War Encampment to be held at Centennial Village

GREELEY, CO—  Centennial Village, 1475 A St., is hosting a Civil War Living History event on Saturday, Sept. 19 and Sunday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Museum visitors will observe the same daily offerings typical to the museum, … Continue reading

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Sterling man arrested following chase on I-76

Sterling Journal Advocate — A Sterling man was arrested Saturday after leading Logan County Sheriff’s deputies on a chase along I-76 and into rural Logan County. The LCSO responded to a REDDI (report every drunk driving incident) report on eastbound … Continue reading

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Greeley Ice Haus closed for resurfacing

The Greeley Ice Haus, part of the City of Greeley’s Culture, Parks and Recreation Department, closed on June 26 to begin the daunting task of resurfacing the ice rink. The process in which they create an ice rink is quite … Continue reading

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Greeley announces “fun in the sun” with Summer schedule

GREELEY, CO) – Traditionally, Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of summer and all the fun in the sun. Outdoor Pools and Splash Parks in Greeley open on Thursday, May 23 this year, the day after the last day of … Continue reading

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Weld officials to conduct emergency siren test

The Weld County Office of Emergency Management, in coordination with local communities, will conduct a test of the emergency warning siren system in Weld County at 10:00 AM on Saturday, May 18 2013. The test will last for several minutes … Continue reading

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What not to tell the kids about the Broncos’ loss

by Craig Masters With a home field advantage, an extra week of rest and preparation and a packed stadium of fans willing to sit outside in single-digit temperatures to cheer them on, the Broncos set a terrible example for kids … Continue reading

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Greeley Fire Dept. to offer CPR classes in January

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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UCCC $58 tickets to Taj Mahal for $29

Staff Reports —   GREELEY – This week’s deal gets you two tickets to Taj Mahal this Saturday, May 19,  at 7:30pm at the Union Colony Civic Center Experience Taj Mahal and his band for this onetime concert only. Describe … Continue reading

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King Obama I: President uses executive power

WASHINGTON — One Saturday last fall, President Obama interrupted a White House strategy meeting to raise an issue not on the agenda. He declared, aides recalled, that the administration needed to more aggressively use executive power to govern in the face … Continue reading

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GOP delegates choose conservative slate for Tampa

by Craig Masters Saturday, Colorado republicans gathered in Denver to finish the process of nominating delegates to their party’s national convention to be held in a few weeks in Tampa, Florida. Candidate Santorum won the majority of republican votes cast … Continue reading

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Crystal Cathedral “comes home” as Rev. Schuller resigns

  by Matt Lacy —   After years of financial struggles, the Crystal Cathedral is finally “coming home” as the congregation will be getting a new name after the facility became the property of the Roman Catholic Church last month. … Continue reading

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T.J. Maxx to open Greeley store

Staff Reports —   FRAMINGHAM, MA (March, 2012) — T.J.Maxx, the nation’s largest off-price retailer, will open a new store in Greeley on March 18th. The 25,000 sq. ft. store will be located at Centerplace of Greeley, 4110 Centerplace Drive. … Continue reading

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Randy Travis coming to Greeley

February 7, 2012 (GREELEY, CO) Randy Travis will celebrate his silver anniversary with a stop inGreeley, on his 30 city tour, at theUnionColonyCivicCenteron Saturday, February 18 at 7:30 pm.   Travis marked the beginning of his 25th year in the … Continue reading

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Blues Brothers coming to town

Staff Reports — January 19, 2012 (GREELEY, CO) It’s been almost thirty years since brothers, Jake and Elwood Blues, played by John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd, invited the world to join them on a ‘mission from God’ in The Blues … Continue reading

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Rodarte Community Christmas party to be held this weekend

Staff Reports — The Rodarte Community Center will host the 20th Annual Community Christmas Party on Saturday, December 10 from 10am-12pm. The event will be held at the Rodarte Community Center, located at 920 A Street in Greeley, and is … Continue reading

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Greeley Recreation Center kicks off holiday specials

Staff Reports — Are you looking for a unique holiday gift this year? Why not give the gift of health and family fun! December 15-January 31 you can get 10% off an annual membership at the Family FunPlex or the … Continue reading

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Firefighters for Santa Toy Drive held at “Greeley Grizwalds” house

    A group of Greeley Firefighters will be collecting toys on Saturday, Dec. 3rd, for the Firefighters for Santa program. The donations of new, non-gift wrapped toys, or cash will be accepted @ 354 50th Ave Ct, Greeley, from … Continue reading

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Greeley West High School presents “To Kill a Mockingbird”

Staff Reports —   Greeley West High School Theatre presents the classic play, “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Nov. 11, 12, 18 and 19.   This powerful drama, based on the 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, still prods our national moral conscience … Continue reading

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Occupy Denver protest turns violent for Gazette reporter

Greeley Gazette reporter, Craig Masters, found coverage of the protest in Denver Saturday evening to be more personal than usual. Police moved to clear the intersection of Broadway and 14th streets using batons to persuade the defiant protestors to return … Continue reading

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Tour de Fat returns to Ft. Collins

Festival bikers are ready to roll Thousands of fun seekers dressed up as everything from alligators and hot dogs to tacos and zebras as they mounted their bikes and took over the streets of Ft. Collins Saturday morning for a … Continue reading

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Greeley Police surprised with home cooked meal on busy work day

    by Jack Minor We have all done it. We’ve criticized the police department when someone is a jerk in traffic; we wonder, “Where is a policeman when you want one. Are they all eating donuts?” An act of appreciation … Continue reading

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City proclaims Saturday to be “play day”

  by Jack Minor – The city of Evans has declared Sept. 10, the same day as EvansFest, to be a designated “play day.” In issuing the proclamation, Mayor Lyle Achziger said, “Play is a valuable part of a child’s … 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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Oldest Woman to row across the Atlantic visiting Colorado

By Vanessa Dominguez Saturday, June 4th,Coloridoans are invited to meet Dr. Suzanne Pinto,  the olderst woman to ever row across the Atlantic Ocean. She will be sharing the story of her journey at Ridgen Farm located in Fort Collins at … Continue reading

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Police Officers Killed: 2011 vs 2010

By Mike Bauman  As of April 1, 2011, there had been 52 police officers killed in the line of duty in the United States this year.  Compare that to 48 by this time last year.  The Greeley Gazette salutes the … Continue reading

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Local man “carries his cross for Jesus”

Story and photo by Jack Minor   A local man has a unique way of showing people Christ’s love for them.  He carries a cross around Greeley.  Charlie Jones says he has been carrying the cross around for 5 years. … Continue reading

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Lakin to return home May 14

by Jack Minor   Lt. Col. Lakin, a former Greeley resident whose family has ties to the community is scheduled to return home after being released from a military prison on Saturday, May 14.   Terrence Lakin, a graduate of … Continue reading

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Frances Mae Vitt

Frances Mae Vitt November 26, 1913 ~ March 27, 2011   Frances Mae Vitt, 97, passed away Sunday, March 27, 2011, in Greeley, CO.  She was born November 26, 1913, in Fremont, Nebraska, the only child of Frank Smith and … 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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PIRATE RADIO SUPPORT

Saturday, January 8, 2011 I was surprised to see Greeley’s own Pirate Radio showcased on Denver Channel 9’s News. It seems that the reason for Channel 9’s interest in the radio station was a commentary that Pirate Radio’s owner, Brett … Continue reading

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Brownlee one of 154 officers killed in the line of duty this year

By Mike Bauman The death of Deputy Sam Brownlee has shocked our community. According to the website, Officers Down Memorial Page, Brownlee was one of 154 police officers killed in the line of duty so far this year. Gunfire was … Continue reading

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Ernest Dale Graham

Ernest Dale Graham, 67, of Greeley, Colorado died Tuesday, November 2, 2010, at Kenton Manor in Greeley after a brief illness.  He was sent home surrounded by his loving children. Dale was born January 2, 1943, in Rocky Ford, Colorado … Continue reading

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Monica Bustillos

Monica Bustillos 57, of Greeley, died on Saturday, October 30, 2010 in her own home. Monica was born May 30, 1953 to John Frank and Geneva Agnes (Valencia) Marquez in Rifle, Colorado.  She lived in the Greeley/Evans area for many … Continue reading

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Democratic Leaders, Labor Unions, and Celebrities Joining with Openly Socialist and Communist Organizations for March on Washington DC

By Mike Bauman The One Nation Working Together March  on Washington DC is scheduled to take place on October 2, 2010.  The organization (www.onenationworkingtogether.org), describes itself as, “A social movement of individuals and organizations committed to putting America back to … Continue reading

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