Tag Archives: Thursday

Judge jails Christian clerk for exercising religious freedom

A federal court judge who previously has sided with arguments for partial birth abortion and homosexual clubs in public schools on Thursday ordered a county clerk from Kentucky who refused to violate her faith and issue “same-sex marriage” licenses to … Continue reading

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Weld County Representatives sponsor bill to ban abortion

WND –  In a move that has stunned abortion-rights advocates who pushed through a repeal of state criminal penalties last year, Colorado lawmakers have proposed a bill that “prohibits abortion and makes a violation a class 3 felony.” HB 1133, … Continue reading

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White House, Dems compare GOP to terrorists over government shutdown

By Jack Minor –   While the traditional wisdom is that if the US government were to endure a shutdown over stalled negotiations in Congress, the Republicans would end up bearing the brunt of the blame. However, recent statements by … Continue reading

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Sept. 17 History Fest cancelled

Due to the intense rainfall over the last week, the City of Greeley History Museums has cancelled History Fest for Tuesday, September 17 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. The remaining days Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of History Fest will … Continue reading

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Sen. Bennet favors bombing Syria

  Fort Morgan Times — U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet favors military action in response to Syria’s use of chemical weapons but said the choices available to the United States range from “worse to bad.”   “This is about picking your … Continue reading

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Justice Department will not challenge state marijuana laws

Coloradoan — The Justice Department will not attempt to challenge state laws that allow for the medical and recreational use of marijuana as long as the drug sales do not conflict with eight new federal enforcement priorities. Those include the … Continue reading

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Colorado introduces new logo and slogan

Brush News Tribune – Fly the Colorado flag. Wave it. Love it. It’s a grand old flag. But the state flag couldn’t compete with a green triangle as the new Colorado logo. State officials will unveil the image and an … Continue reading

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51st state idea resulting from decades old issues

by Jack Minor —   While the move by residents in several Colorado counties to secede from the state has been described as frustration over recent moves by the legislature in Denver, a retired political scientist and author says the … Continue reading

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Thousands honor Elvis on anniversary of his death

Sterling Journal Advocate — Elvis Presley fans from around the world made their annual pilgrimage to Graceland on Thursday to pay their respects to the rock n’ roll icon with a solemn candlelight vigil on the 36th anniversary of his death. … Continue reading

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GPS tracking unavailable for Fort Collins mosquito spraying

Coloradoan — Online tracking information for Colorado Mosquito Control trucks spraying for mosquitoes in Fort Collins will not be available.   The tracking page was overwhelmed by traffic seeking GPS information on the trucks Wednesday, causing the city’s entire site … Continue reading

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Wellington bank robbed hours after Fort Collins bank

Coloradoan — A Wellington bank was robbed late Thursday morning, roughly 18 hours after a Fort Collins bank robbery that might be connected with several others in Denver. “The Brothers Bandits,” two Russian men suspected of robbing four Denver-area banks … Continue reading

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Semi hauling ice cream burns on I-25

Coloradoan — A semi-trailer hauling ice cream on southbound Interstate 25 rear-ended another semi-trailer, crashed and then burst into flames Thursday morning. The 11:30 a.m. crash, fire and ensuing diesel fuel cleanup kept southbound Interstate 25 closed for more than … 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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Lawmakers celebrate law giving special tuition rates for illegals

By Jack Minor –   Lawmakers who supported Colorado’s new law allowing illegal aliens in the state to receive a lower tuition rate than American citizens in other states are celebrating the registration of new students qualifying for the reduced … 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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Evans Senior Center Feb. 20, 2012

by Betty Grauberger —   With sights set high, we are eagerly awaiting the final verdict…..as of now we believe that we will be starting up our Friday Lunch Program with Weld County Senior Nutrition beginning on Friday, March 1st…..keep … Continue reading

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Senate Education Committee kills bill allowing freedom of choice

by Craig Masters Democrats have again ruled in their best interest instead of the public’s. Thursday, February 7, the Senate Education Committee killed a bill introduced by Ft. Collins based Senator Vickie Marble (R) which would have reinstated Freedom of … Continue reading

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“Through with chew” week encourages tobacco users to quit

GREELEY – Weld County residents who use smokeless tobacco products and have tried to quit know that quitting tobacco can be very difficult.  There are a couple of events going on to help those who use smokeless tobacco products to … Continue reading

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Obama’s Economy: Hostess to shut doors, lay off 18,500 workers

by Jack Minor –   An American icon announced it will be closing its doors and laying off 18,500 workers as Hostess, the makers of Twinkies and Wonder bread, announced they will be going out of business following a crippling … Continue reading

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Salvation Army seeks 300 volunteers to ring in Holidays at red kettles

Greeley, CO  – Bells at The Salvation Army’s red kettles are set to begin ringing Thursday, November 15, signaling the official start to the holiday fundraising season for the organization.  Local Army officials are appealing to Greeley residents to give … Continue reading

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Government again facing scrutiny over jobless claims

by Matt Lacy –   For the second time in less than a week the government is facing scrutiny and criticism over its job reporting after a new report omitted data from a large state.   On Thursday, the Labor … Continue reading

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Greeley “brown bag” session to be held

GREELEY — The Greeley Historic Preservation Commission continues the free History Brown Bag Series held on the 4th Thursday of each month that began in February and continues through October.  The eighth Brown Bag session will be on Thursday, September … Continue reading

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Obama speaks out against film showing at Carmike

by Peter Grady –   The Obama campaign has spoken out against a film currently being shown in Greeley, saying  it distorts the president’s  record and world view.   The film “2016: Obama’s America,” which is currently showing at the … Continue reading

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Rep. Gardner receives award for protecting small business owners

by Jack Minor –   WASHINTON D.C. – The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) awarded the Guardian of Small Business Award to 4th Congressional Rep. Cory Gardner on Thursday, Sept. 13.   In presenting the award, Dan Danner, NFIB … Continue reading

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Obama to Netanyahu: Campaigning takes precedence over meeting

by Peter Grady –   President Barack Obama has refused to have a meeting with Israeli Benjamin Netanyahu later this month because he is reportedly too busy with his re-election campaign which includes a campaign stop in Colorado this week. … 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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Obama guts welfare work requirement

by Peter Grady –   The Obama administration has quietly issued a directive that effectively guts a key requirement of welfare reform that places work requirements on those receiving benefits.   Fox News reported that the memo issued by the … Continue reading

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Jobless claims increases by nearly 70,000

by Matt Lacy –   The actual number of American applying for jobless claims increased by 69,971 from the previous week; however the Associated Press and other members of the media used adjusted numbers to claim the opposite.   On … Continue reading

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Supreme Court disapproval reaches new high following ObamaCare ruling

by Matt Lacy –   Following the Supreme Court’s upholding of ObamaCare, negative opinions about the court has reached an all-time high.   When the ruling upholding ObamaCare was upheld, a large segment of the population, including members of the … Continue reading

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Jeffco approves bond measure but money won’t go to students

by Peter Grady –   While Greeley/Evans District 6 has formed an exploratory committee about a bond issue this November, the Jeffco school district has already done so, however critics say very little funding will actually go to benefit students. … Continue reading

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Broncos caravan to stop in Greeley

GREELEY — The Denver Broncos will arrive in Greeley on Thursday, June 14 as part of their summer tour through Colorado which began in in Trinidad in May. As part of their tour, the team will make appearances at the … Continue reading

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Weld Farmers crops drying up, despite water being readily available

by Matt Lacy –   Glen Fritzler, who runs the popular and nationally known Fritzler Corn Maze will be hosting a meeting of farmers and local officials this Thursday to discuss the concerns of rising groundwater and government restrictions on … Continue reading

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Musuem to offer free classes about Greeley history

Staff Reports —   GREELEY – The Greeley Historic Preservation Commission continues the free History Brown Bag Series held on the 4th Thursday of each month from February through October, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., at the Greeley History Museum, 714 … Continue reading

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Dayspring to host local National Day of Prayer events

by Matt Lacy —   A local Christian school will be hosting this year’s gathering of Greeley and Evans Christians as  part of the nationwide events for the National Day of prayer. The event will be at Dayspring Christian Academy … Continue reading

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Blind Chinese dissident could soon be free

by Jack Minor — A blind  Chinese dissident who exposed China’s forced abortion policy, could soon  be free in the West if US and Chinese officials are able to successfully  iron out a deal to secure his asylum. Bob Fu … Continue reading

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