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“Just get more lobbyists,” opponent of 51st state says during forum

By Jack Minor –   Participants in a forum to inform voters about the pros and cons of a 51st state perfectly illustrated the reason Colorado’s rural residents feel  urban legislators are ignoring them.   “No one has been disenfranchised. … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs set to ban medical marijuana

(Coloradoan) – Colorado’s second-largest city is poised to ban recreational marijuana stores. The Colorado Springs City Council plans to vote Tuesday on allowing retail marijuana stores. Four of nine council members have said they’ll vote against retail pot, and even … Continue reading

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Business leaders becoming emboldened to speak out on Obama policies

by Matt Lacy –   Following Obama’s crushing debate in last week’s presidential debate business owners appear to now feel they can safely speak out about how the president’s policies are affecting their businesses.   On Monday, David Siegel, owner … Continue reading

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Young campaign accused of excluding clergy from debates

by Jack Minor –   The House District 50 race took an interesting turn last week when claims surfaced that Democratic Dave Young’s campaign has taken a position that members of the clergy should not be allowed to moderate political … Continue reading

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Congress addresses sexual misconduct by educators

by Matt Lacy —   A measure has been introduced in Congress that would help stop the problem of school personnel accused of sexual misconduct from simply being transferred from one district to another. Steve Gunn with the Education Action … Continue reading

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Hispanic groups at odds over House District 50 redistricting proposal

by Jack Minor — Groups claiming to represent the Hispanic community took opposite sides regarding a proposal to re-draw Colorado House District 50 borders that would  create a Hispanic majority in the new district. Citizens spoke for nearly three hours … Continue reading

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Finance 101: Congress educates Obama on how to pay bills

by Jack Minor After President Obama implied that Social Security beneficiaries might not get paid if he doesn’t get his way regarding the debt ceiling increase, three members of Congress introduced a bill helping him prioritize the bills. Presidential Candidate, … Continue reading

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Greeley Mexican teen wants to remain in US the right way

Story and photo by Jack Minor  A Greeley teen who recently discovered he is in the country illegally on an expired visa believes so strongly in following the law he is willing to return to Mexico to obtain a student … Continue reading

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Weld County has potential terrorist targets

by Jack Minor   A spokesman for the sheriff’s department warned that Weld County has multiple targets that could be tempting to terrorists. It was also pointed out that in the event of a catastrophic event citizens could be expected … Continue reading

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Howard William Pershing, Sr.

Howard William Pershing, Sr., of Greeley, passed away January 10, 2011.   Howard was born February 14, 1926 to Addison and Mabel (Zuhlke) Pershing.  Howard served in US Navy. He married Mary Hughes in Alaska.  He lived in Arizona before … Continue reading

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Carol Weitzel Lind

Carol Weitzel Lind, 71 of Eaton, died on Thursday, September 30, 2010 at the Hospice & Palliative Care of Northern Colorado Inpatient Unit. She was born on December 27, 1938 in Severance, Colorado to Henry and Lydia (Batz) Weitzel.  Following … Continue reading

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Carol Weitzel Lind

Carol Weitzel Lind, 71 of Eaton, died on Thursday, September 30, 2010 at the Hospice & Palliative Care of Northern Colorado Inpatient Unit. She was born on December 27, 1938 in Severance, Colorado to Henry and Lydia (Batz) Weitzel.  Following … Continue reading

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Republican Leaders Ditching Maes, Supporting Tancredo

By Jack Minor In a further sign of division in the Colorado governor’s race, several prominent Republicans have formally endorsed a third-party candidate over their party’s own nominee. Wednesday, the Tancredo campaign released a list of over 20 endorsements by … Continue reading

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Concerns raised over military votes not being counted in November

By Jack Minor While much of the media attention has been recently focused on the case involving the New Black Panthers and the Department of Justice’s handling of that case, another voting rights issue is raising concerns for this coming … Continue reading

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Donald J. “Don” Foster

Donald J. “Don” Foster, 54, of Greeley, died on Sunday, May 2, 2010 at Swedish Medical Center in Englewood. He was born on October 25, 1955 in Denver, Colorado to James Eddie and Clare (Steinhart) Foster. Don lived in Greeley … Continue reading

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Stephen L. Clifton

Stephen L. Clifton October 7, 1958 ~ April 16, 2010 Stephen L. Clifton of Greeley died Friday, April 16, 2010 in Estes Park.  He was born October 7, 1958 in Waco, Texas to Glenn and Dee (Joiner) Clifton.  He moved … Continue reading

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Evelyn Davidson Neave

Evelyn Davidson Neave, 68, of Johnstown, CO died Monday, April 12, 2010 at her home. Evelyn was born on May 24, 1941 in Dundee, Scotland, UK to William and Jane (Davidson) Alexander.  Evelyn grew up and attended schools in Dundee.  … Continue reading

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