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Senate GOP sets sights on repealing gun laws

Brush News Tribune – This year’s statehouse battles over new gun regulations could all return next year with a renewed debate.   House and Senate Republicans are poised to present a series of bills in the 2014 session that look … Continue reading

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Cost of Colorado flood recovery begins to mount

Brush News Tribune – Throughout flood-ravaged communities, local, state and federal agencies are working together to restore normalcy and determine the extent of damage.   The repair estimate for state-owned roads and bridges alone is $430 million, according to Micki … Continue reading

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Colorado pot flooding nearby states

Brush News Tribune — Marijuana is flowing into the black market and out of Colorado in greater quantities than ever before, law enforcement officials say.   It’s going by car and by bus. It’s being packed up and shipped through … Continue reading

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Morgan County Sheriff’s office investigating teen drowning

Brush News Tribune — The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the apparent drowning of a teenager at a private pond northeast of the Fort Morgan City limits Monday afternoon. Deputies, Fort Morgan Police and Fire and Morgan County Ambulance … 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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Greeley vet ticketed for treating human patient

Greeley Tribune — A local veterinarian was ticketed Wednesday, accused of treating a man who came to him complaining of pain in his toes.   A medical professional at North Colorado Medical Center informed police in June that a man … 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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After 40 years, Bertha Lynn signs off KMGH 7 News

Brush News Tribune – Bertha Lynn will sign off from 7News on Friday after 37 years on Denver television, the last 29 with KMGH. Lynn will become executive director of the Children’s Diabetes Fund. The 11 a.m. broadcast on Friday … Continue reading

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Sheriffs speak out against gun control bills

(Brush News-Tribune) — Seven Colorado sheriffs, including Morgan County Sheriff Jim Crone, spoke passionately at a July 17 rally regarding a lawsuit recently filed by Colorado sheriffs against two gun control measures. The rally, held at Brush’s rodeo arena, drew … Continue reading

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Weather conditions keeping state uncharacteristically hot, humid

(Brush News Tribune) — It is hot and unusually humid, a rarity for Colorado that may last a couple more days.   A large high-pressure system over the eastern part of the country is keeping a low-pressure system over Texas … Continue reading

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Officials urge Congress to take action on Colorado River

(Brush News-Tribune) — Government officials are urging Congress to consider solutions to deal with possible water shortages in the Colorado River basin that could include finding ways to reduce demand, conservation and better management of water supplies. Other solutions being … Continue reading

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Isaia Aricayos to announce run against Young for HD 50

Republican Isaia Aricayos is formally announcing his intention to challenge Democrat Dave Young for the House District 50 seat following a series of votes in favor of controversial bills including restrictions on Second Amendment rights and a bill that would … Continue reading

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Tribune calls District 6 students “resources”

Recent revelations that District 6 will be letting nearly 20 percent of their new teachers has caused the Greeley Tribune to blame part of the problem on charter schools by categorizing students as “resources” that the district is losing.   … Continue reading

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Tribune takes Greeley voters to the woodshed over District 6 scores

by Peter Grady –   The head of a local political organization has taken issue with a recent editorial by the Greeley Tribune placing the blame for low test scores on voters.   In a recent editorial, District 6 needs … 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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Buck defends continuing prosecution of marijuana users

by Jack Minor –   Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck has defended his decision to continue prosecuting marijuana users saying despite passage of an amendment legalizing the drug’s use, it is currently still illegal and he has a duty … Continue reading

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Dem leaders with ties to Obama have incidents with press

by Jack Minor –   In recent days, democratic officials have butted heads with reporters for simply asking them questions as part of their job.   Dave Philipps, a reporter for the Colorado Springs Gazette, was doing a brief interview … Continue reading

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Lang defends administrator salary, says they work more than teachers

by Jack Minor –   District 6 Superintendent Ranelle Lang has responded to criticism that a teacher who has been teaching in district classrooms for over 25 years is making less than the new communications director by saying the amount … Continue reading

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District 6 has history of not being wise stewards of their finances

by Brett Reese —     I asked the editor of the Northern Colorado Gazette to reprint my letter of Feb 2011 to help us all decide whether or not to trust this administration…   As easy and fun as … 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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Federal Reserve Inaction Would Be Blessing In Long Term

by Mike McCune —   Market investors are expecting help from the Federal Reserve as the recovery stalls so the markets continue to move higher. But experts are suddenly divided on the question of the value of another helping handout … Continue reading

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District, Tribune ignores common sense solutions over John Evans issue

by Brett Reese —   After reading the Greeley tribune story of July 20th about raising property taxes to tear down and rebuild John Evans Middle school, I was convinced the three lattes a year sacrifice each of us would have … Continue reading

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Reese stymies critics by expanding business dealings

by Peter Grady –   A series of attacks by various groups over the years to destroy Brett Reese appear to have backfired as his holdings have actually increased over the past year.   Last week, Pirate 104.7 won the … Continue reading

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Well decision a no-brainer, give farmers the water

While others, including the Greeley Tribune may try to waffle on the issue of whether area farmers should be permitted to turn their Wells on to prevent an economic disaster and save their crops, we believe the issue is a … Continue reading

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Man Camp manager takes Trib to task for closure remark

by Jack Minor –   The manager of a local RV park says that contrary to the Greeley Tribune’s statement that a man camp at their facility was shut down by county officials, they are still open and moving ahead … Continue reading

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Civil Union bill does not provide enough protection for opponents

Supporters of the civil union bill currently being debated in the Colorado state legislature attempt to portray the issue as one of fairness, while opponents say it undermines traditional marriage; however there is a major issue with the bill that … Continue reading

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Vindication: Mainstream media discovers Reese right about Broadmoor

by Jack Minor –   Former Greeley/Evans District 6 school board member Brett Reese says a recent story by a Denver television station was a perfect example of the type of fiscal mismanagement he tried to fight while serving on … Continue reading

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Renter’s threats result in restraining order

by Jack Minor – A restraining order has been filed against a tenant of Brett Reese after he allegedly threatened physical violence against him for attempting to collect on a late rent payment. The restraining order was issued by Judge … Continue reading

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Feds Attack Family Farms. . . Again

The Feds plan to regulate children on the family farm by Craig Masters Was 1989 the Mother of All Changes, as the Moscow News wrote? Maybe not? That headline was the subject line of an email from Scott Baker (Glen … Continue reading

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Trimberger out, Lidiak in

  by Jack Minor   -– At the first meeting of the new District 6 school board, members wasted no time in setting a new tone and direction. After  all board members except Judy Kron and Julia Richard indicated they would … Continue reading

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The Greeley Tribune vs. The Greeley Gazette

 Journalism, as practiced by the Greeley Tribune, is often used as a vehicle to harass and defame Greeley citizens.  During Mayor Ed Clark’s term of office, the Tribune used the power of the poison pen to manipulate public opinion against … Continue reading

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Media: Cain must provide details of charges we brought up

by Jack Minor – A liberal news organization said it was Herman Cain’s responsibility to provide specific details on charges of sexual misconduct. Late Monday evening Politico.com issued a breaking news story claiming that in the 1990’s, while Cain was … Continue reading

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Candidates speak out on placement on Tribune’s “do not vote for” list

by Jack Minor – Three of the candidates the Tribune specifically said should not be elected to the school board say the newspaper’s statements reveal their bias to real and meaningful change for the district. In an editorial Sunday, the Tribune … Continue reading

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The Choices are very clear for education’s future

By Craig Masters Any one who has been exposed to the news and comments about the campers in New York who have named themselves Occupy Wall Street, must certainly understand the basic reasons these folks are there. They are frustrated, … Continue reading

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Gilcrest trustee stands firm in opposition to public documents in Spanish

by Jack Minor – A town trustee is standing firm amidst a media onslaught, stating that he is not a racist and his comments are actually intended to help Spanish-only speaking persons succeed in America. Recently the town of Gilcrest … Continue reading

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