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The Survey says… U.S. #2 – in Ignorance

Since 2009 nearly every indicator of a nation’s health has shown the U.S. is in decline compared to other major nations. It seems the “change” that was promised in the great campaign of 2008 has come about. But is unimaginable … Continue reading

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Transforming America’s Schools into Authoritarian Instruments of Compliance

By John Whitehead —   “To the degree that we take away play, we deprive children of the ability to practise adulthood, and we create people who will go through life with a sense of dependence and victimisation, a sense … Continue reading

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Weld DA tells how cancer helped his family draw closer to God, each other

In an exclusive interview with the Northern Colorado Gazette, Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck explains how his recent bout with cancer and what he terms a miracle in being cured of the disease.   I think it helped my … Continue reading

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Colorado voter bill recipe for disaster, Gessler says

Democrat-controlled Colorado, which has served as Barack Obama’s testing  ground for a number of extreme legislative proposals, is on to a new election  strategy: eliminating the voter category of “inactive” to boost  participation.   The Democrats propose simply not listing … Continue reading

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2013 Fiat 500T Turbocharged Sport Hatchback

When my brothers and I were growing up (there were four Wright brothers), we had a suite of little plastic cars of all makes to play with.  They were quite small, perhaps 1.5 inches long, and had the names imprinted … Continue reading

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Windsor Lake closed after complaints of illness

The Town of Windsor on Monday closed Windsor Lake until further notice after swimmers there reported becoming ill. Melissa Chew, director of Parks, Recreation and Culture for the Town of Windsor said samples taken from the lake outside the beach … Continue reading

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County has free Radon kits during January for Radon action month

Staff Reports —   When we hear the term environmental pollutant, several images may come to mind. An image of your home is probably not one of them. Your home, however, can be a source of a very harmful environmental … Continue reading

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Fracking, Fluoridation, Birthers – Which to fear?

By Craig Masters On December 8, the EPA issued a report possibly linking the chemicals which might be used by oil companies in the process of hydraulic fracturing (fracking). The report was the result of three years of Federally funded … Continue reading

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Emissions testing commission caught red-handed in Weld County’s pocketbook.

Tea Party Supporters do more than wave flags – they work hard to keep Americans free According to an e-mail released to Loveland 9-12 subscribers, the Estes Park Tea Party Patriots were @#!*% and ready when the Colorado Air Quality … Continue reading

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Government remedy for low CSAP scores: Just eliminate requirements

    by Jack Minor  — The federal government has proposed a remedy for the low CSAP scores in District 6, just eliminate the testing requirements. State CSAP scores were released last Wednesday. The results showed a 4 percent drop … Continue reading

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Study Guide: How to pass emissions test

by Vanessa Dominguez   – Due to new legislation, vehicles in Colorado are subject to an emissions test. Although there is no solution to help you with another tax, oops, ‘fee’ increase, a few self-checks on your vehicle will help assure your … Continue reading

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Labor unions force down what otherwise could have been expanded.

If you haven’t renewed you vehicle registration yet this year, you will soon learn that Weld County car owners have to hand government another fistful of their money. This time it goes for “Clean Air Clean Jobs”. That’s the “name” … Continue reading

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State to Consider School Testing Requirements

By Mike Bauman  Colorado lawmakers are considering offering legislation that would greatly reduce the amount of standardized testing conducted in public schools.  Colorado State Representative, Judith Solano of Brighton, has stated she will introduce legislation that would end all non-mandatory … Continue reading

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Release of Obama’s birth certificate shows power of alternative media

It’s finally happened. After three years of Americans asking one simple question, he finally answered us.  “Where’s the birth certificate?” had been asked by millions of Americans. The request was for information that each member of the  public is asked to … Continue reading

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Incoming Heath principal chases, catches vandals

Story and photo by Jack Minor  Scott school principal, Dr. Blakley Wallace, showed she takes her job seriously when she chased three middle school students on foot who were vandalizing her school the evening of May 3.  Wallace was attending the … Continue reading

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Did local official have conflict of interest in approval of emissions testing for Weld County?

By Jack Minor Critics are asking if a controversial emissions program affecting Weld County might have been unduly influenced by a government official with ties to the company that was awarded the testing contract.  Nancy Reubert currently works as the communications … Continue reading

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House Bill 1082 will cost Weld and Larimer families

If your car was in good working order, would it make sense to have it fixed anyway? The government is trying to fix something that isn’t broken by forcing costly and time-consuming vehicle emission tests on residents of Weld and … Continue reading

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Planned Parenthood helps a “pimp” with underage sex children

Story and photo By Jack Minor – A series of Planned Parenthood clinics have reportedly tried to gloss over underage sex-trafficking in violation of mandatory reporting laws. LiveAction has recorded a series of undercover videos at Planned Parenthood clinics in over … Continue reading

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Emissions testing tougher, more inclusive, than it used to be

Story and photo By Jack Minor Vehicle emissions tests are nothing new to Weld County residents however, there are some things different about the new inspections. Previous inspections simply involved bringing your vehicle in and having the test performed with … Continue reading

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School Board Applicant Stan Kerns

By Mike Bauman The Greeley Gazette contacted School Board applicant Stan Kerns and asked him to comment on his vision for District 6.  Kerns provided his original letter of interest to the board and answered some specific questions from the … Continue reading

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Evans gets new tornado warning siren

By Jack Minor The City of Evans has been awarded a new tornado warning siren from the Weld County Siren Grant Program. This siren will replace an existing siren at 2100 37th St., Fire Station 2. The new siren will … Continue reading

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City water main break-fire department testing nearby

By Vanessa Dominguez, For the Greeley Gazette Thursday afternoon traffic on 29th St west of 23rd Ave had to be redirected due to a break in a city water main. Several businesses in the area were without water for more … Continue reading

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