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Administration uses freezing temperatures to push Obamacare

While much of the nation was in a record cold spell with multitudes of school closings, the Obama administration is taking full advantage of the situation by encouraging people snowed in to sign up for Obamacare.   The Health and … Continue reading

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2013 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid FWD Limited

 The Hyundai Sonata Hybrid has been on sale in America for about 18 months, and shares its drive train and some design elements with the KIA Optima Hybrid.  The two cars combine to occupy second place (in America) in hybrid … Continue reading

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Police detain 5, arrest 1 in Friday drug raid

(Coloradoan) — Fort Collins police detained five men and arrested a sixth following a series of drug raids around the city Friday morning.   Five men were taken into custody and held on behalf of the U.S. Marshal’s Service. They … Continue reading

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Crossover Comparison – Nissan Rogue/KIA Sorento

I recently was fortunate enough to end up with two nice crossover SUV’s in the my driveway at once, so I took turns running around in them for the week and taking notes on how they stacked up.  They were … Continue reading

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Sheriff candidate says office needs to shift focus from tickets to catching bad guys

by Jack Minor —   A local law-enforcement official, who is one of the candidates in the running to replace Weld County Sheriff John Cooke says he believes the department is more concerned with raising revenue from writing traffic tickets … Continue reading

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Army told evangelicals #1 religious extremist threat

by Jack Minor —   Soldiers in the U.S. military have been told in a training briefing that  evangelical Christians are the No. 1 extremist threat to America – ahead of  groups like the Muslim Brotherhood, KKK, Nation of Islam, … Continue reading

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Greeley church raises money for soldier’s equipment in Afghanistan

Greeley church raises money for soldier’s equipment in Afghanistan   by Peter Grady –   A Greeley church with a history of helping local police and firefighters has now expanded its ministry by raising money to provide one of its … Continue reading

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Loveland police to crack down on Loveland Trail pet owners

Based on recent complaints, the Loveland Police Department will be enhancing enforcement along the Loveland Recreation Trail and lowering their tolerance level when it comes to irresponsible pet owners. That’s according to Loveland Police Sgt. Bob Shaffer, who heads the … Continue reading

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Sexual assault up in Army

by Peter Grady —   A military watchdog organization says recent reports reveal that sexual assaults and crimes have increased dramatically over the past few years in the US military.   The Center for Military Readiness (CMR) recently released a … Continue reading

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“Shock and Aww…” – 2012 Chevy Volt Review

        This past week I had the pleasure of test driving a new 2012 Chevy Volt  four-door sedan.  The Volt was painted “Viridian Joule,” the silvery green color that is the official color of the car. The … Continue reading

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Did Air Force decision to remove “God” from patch make phrase better?

by Matt Lacy – While a group of Republican lawmakers is urging the Air Force to put the word “God” back into a service patch, one retired officer says he believes the new motto still references the divine and is … Continue reading

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Group wants “affirmative action” for gays in military

  by Jack Minor  — Not being content with the military allowing homosexuals to serve, activists are now pushing for the government to actively recruit “gays” and open the service to bi-sexual and transgendered individuals. OutServe, which bills itself as … Continue reading

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Report on “gays” in the military indicated troop support prior to actual survey being conducted

  by Jack Minor   A report by the inspector general for the Department of Defense, says a draft  report leaked to the media claimed there was widespread support among service members for lifting a ban on homosexuals serving openly, prior … Continue reading

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The Rant

  Guest Column  By Mike McCune Most economists’ jobs depend on finding the silver lining amongst the ever-darkening storm clouds hanging over America. Economists charged with finding that sliver of silver are getting discouraged and beginning, after two years of promoting … Continue reading

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Antero G. Alaniz, Sr.

  January 1, 1929 ~ April 22, 2011   Antero G. Alaniz, Sr. of Greeley died Friday, April 22, 2011 in Hospice of Northern Colorado inpatient unit.  He was born January 1, 1929 in Cameron, Texas to Lucas and Juana … Continue reading

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The 7

By Air Force Master Sgt. Cheresa D. Theiral, Colorado National Guard Public Affairs    Remains of a green sedan following a fiery, one-car crash on Airport Road in Aurora, Colo., March 6, 2011. Seven Soldiers and Airmen rescued two victims … Continue reading

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Young Marines complete 18 mile march as a graduation requirement

Story and photo – -By Jack Minor – Many parents who have concerns that School District 6 has lowered its requirements for graduation might be interested to know the graduation requirements of the Young Marines  are a little stricter. Members of the Young … Continue reading

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Wikileak’s information may affect ban on gays in military

By Jack Minor While the lame-duck session of Congress persists in attempts to repeal a Revolutionary War era ban on homosexuals serving in the military, some have used the Wikileaks controversy as proof the ban should be upheld. Supporters of … Continue reading

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Former Navy Chaplain analyzes Pentagon report of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Former Navy Chaplain Gordon James Klingenschmitt just read the full Pentagon report on repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, and here’s his analysis: “Don’t believe the phony liberal media reports that 70% of troops support open homosexual service, because that … Continue reading

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Marines honor their own with ceremony at Bittersweet Park

Story and photo by Jack Minor Marines from across the Rocky Mountain region came to Greeley to honor two of their own in a wreath-laying ceremony at Bittersweet Park this past Sunday afternoon. Colorado Springs Marine Sgt. Jason Smith, who … Continue reading

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The Rant

Guest Column By Michael McCune The hard-hit housing market is like a coastal town getting hit by an incoming hurricane, the news just keeps getting worse and worse for this key economic barometer. The first hint of the storm, gusty … Continue reading

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Tips for Cooling your Home

By Mike Bauman As temperatures soar, so do electric bills.  Here are some tips to help you stay cool at home while saving money on your cooling bills. Close Your Curtains.  Heavy curtains or shades on the windows on the … Continue reading

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George Metcalf

Within the Greeley, Evans, Weld County area, nearly one thousand units of tax exempt housing exists.  These units are owned by government agencies , charity organizations, and private investors.  Not all units are fully tax exempt, some have a reduced tax rate. … Continue reading

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Evans Fire

Early the morning of July 4th, Evans Fire Rescue responded to a report of a structure fire at 3006 Denver Street.  Firefighters arrived to find heavy fire in a lower level apartment of the two story multi-unit apartment building.  The … Continue reading

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Four Legged Additions to the Greeley PD Arrive Soon

By Mirada Hill You may have seen the amazing agility, courage, and intelligence of the police dogs on TV.  And, the bond between officer and canine, in real life and on-screen, is legendary.  Finally, after years of debating, planning, and … Continue reading

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