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Civil union bill could force churches to conduct same-sex ceremonies

by Jack Minor —   The civil union bill being debated in the Colorado state legislature discriminates against Christians and others and could open the door to churches being forced to allow same-sex ceremonies to be performed in their facilities. … Continue reading

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Is political ambition killing children?

by Craig Masters As quickly as the noise of gunfire fell silent in Sandy Hook Elementary, the voice of Barack Obama rang out across the transforming America crying for moral citizens to join him in the struggle to stop the … Continue reading

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EyeSee You and the Internet of Things: Watching You While You Shop

by John Whitehead   “I believe there is something out there watching us. Unfortunately, it’s the government.”—Woody Allen ~ Gifts have been bought. Presents wrapped. Now all that remains is the giving and receiving. Oh, and the tracking, of course. … Continue reading

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CU Marijuana case is only the beginning

by Craig Masters Although the details of how Colorado will control the legalization of marijuana are yet to be written, the hospitalization of victims has already begun. A CU Bolder professor and some students were recently poisoned by a couple … 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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Fed Thinking Links Policy to Unemployment Rate

by Mike McCune —   Have A Happy Thanksgiving. The normal Friday Rant is replaced by this one, three days early, as we will be taking a long holiday break. See you again, Monday, Nov. 26–Mike   Richmond Federal Reserve … Continue reading

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Was Petraeus blackmailed by Obama administration?

by Peter Grady –   Following news of an affair by CIA director David Petraeus just a few days after the election, some have speculated Petraeus may have been blackmailed into giving false testimony before Congress about the terrorist attacks … Continue reading

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D.C. Eyes Retirement Accounts To Meet Expenses

Debt, public debt to be exact, is no longer a problem in America–at least according to the Democrats following their big win last week. By their accounts the Earth’s orbit has been changed so we no longer need fuel to … Continue reading

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Government advice to storm victims without power: Go to Internet

by Matt Lacy –   In a move that has provided fuel for critics of government solutions to problems, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has been telling storm victims of Hurricane Sandy who are without power they should go to … Continue reading

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Voting choices for Food and Fuel

by Craig Masters Since Obama took office in 2009, fuel costs have more than doubled. We have seen the mandated increased use of ethanol and bio-fuels like E-85 and bio-diesel but still the prices at the pump continue to rise to … Continue reading

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Benghazi becoming rerun of “Fast and Furious”

by Peter Grady –   Congressman Darrell Issa’s investigation of the events surrounding the Benghazi attack which killed a U.S. Ambassador and three other Americans appears to be playing out like a rerun of the Fast and Furious investigation.   … Continue reading

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Fast and Furiously – Obama attacks Free Speech

by Craig Masters Did you see this one coming? Muslim leaders from all over the world setting aside their violence against each other for a week of unity – against Americans’ Freedom of Speech. John Irish writes it this way … Continue reading

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Rise in food stamp rolls causing problems for local revenues

by Matt Lacy –   The increase in food stamp recipients under President Obama’s economy is causing an unintended consequence as local municipalities find themselves dealing with the loss of tax revenue resulting from the purchases.   The number of … Continue reading

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Citing common themes, Fritzler Corn Maze goes with Peyton Manning

  by Jack Minor –       Citing common themes, Glenn Fritzler said they decided to go with a giant figure of Peyton Manning for this year’s Fritzler Corn Maze.       The 15 acre maze features a … Continue reading

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What is God-based counseling?

by Carol Clemans —   Some people cringe when they hear the word ‘counseling.’ I want to share what I do through God’s Word in my counseling sessions. Thomas Hardy Leahey stated, “Psychology means ‘psyche-logos’, literally the study of the … Continue reading

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City encourages people to cut back on watering lawns

GREELEY – The city of Greeley is reminding people to help conserve water by watering their lawns less now that school is in session.   To increase your efficiency and to save money, the City of Greeley Water Conservation program … Continue reading

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Dear city of Greeley and the neighboring towns

Dear people of Greeley and the neighboring towns, from the mountains to the prairies and north and south-bound, to any and all who can read this or hear,  to those who are hurting and cried many tears, to those not … Continue reading

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Healthy habits for going back to school

WELD COUNTY, CO – Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment offers health tips to students who will be heading back to school after summer vacation to keep them healthy.   School supplies: check.  New backpack: check.  Haircut: check.  … Continue reading

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District 6 to receive booklet on religious liberty

by Jack Minor –       School districts in America, including District 6 will be receiving a booklet advising them of the religious rights of students.       Liberty Counsel, a group that defends the religious rights of … Continue reading

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“Hobby Lobby got it right” group says

by Matt Lacy –   The head of an historical organization says Hobby Lobby was correct in its claims regarding America’s Christian heritage in a recent July 4th ad.   Hobby Lobby, a Christian based company which is closed on … 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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Globalists set to hit US sovereignty again.

by Craig Masters Those who keep a watchful eye on the never ending attempts to void the second amendment of the Constitution are again preparing for one of the most effectively planned attacks on our right to be able to … 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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Government using Spanish soap opera to encourage food stamp use

by Matt Lacy –     The USDA is continuing its program of encouraging greater numbers of Americans to sign up for food stamps with a new program aimed at Spanish speaking people.   During the Republican presidential primary season, … Continue reading

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Following Suthers snub, commissioners turn to senior water holders

by Jack Minor –   Following a refusal by the state attorney general to review a decision by a member of his office over allowing area farmers to use wells to prevent a possible economic disaster, the county commissioners are … Continue reading

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Govt. solution to flooded basements, pumping OK just not for dying crops

by Jack Minor—   In the latest twist in the issue around Weld farmers requesting to pump groundwater to save their crops and help lower excessively high groundwater levels, a government official said farmers can pump all day long to … Continue reading

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Weld requests reconsideration AG well decision, cites double standard

by Jack Minor –   Not taking no for an answer Weld County Commissioners have sent a letter to the state Attorney General asking him to review a memo issued by his staff that resulted in Governor Hickenlooper saying he … 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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Fireworks are for sale, not for setting off

GREELEY — The Greeley Fire Department would like to remind citizens that the Governor has issued a ban on all use of personal consumer fireworks in the State of Colorado. However, the City Attorney’s office has determined that the ban … Continue reading

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Gardner backs farmers, asks Feds for drought declaration

by Jack Minor –   In the latest move to help farmers in Weld County obtain access to groundwater to save their crops, Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CD-4) has asked the federal government to issue a drought declaration for the state. … 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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ACLU now worried about “magical” words

by Jack Minor —     While the American Civil Liberties Union is well known for attempts to prevent students from voluntarily praying at graduation ceremonies, it is now gone a step further in wants to ban the words  “invocation” … Continue reading

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LOST Sovereignty is not in Question

By Craig Masters Next month, the full US Senate will finally have a vote on a treaty that has been “kicked down the road” for more some thirty years. It is considered by all who have read it, including this … Continue reading

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District 6 to kids: “No more candy, cake for you”

by Jack Minor – Parents attending a parent-teacher organization meeting at Scott elementary school received some shocking news from the district, sweets of any kind are no longer permitted for the majority of students.   Jenna Raymond, with the district … Continue reading

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Conway clarifies “no man camp” remarks

by Jack Minor — Weld County Commissioner Sean Conway said previous comments by the media attributing him as saying the county would never allow man camps was a misunderstanding of what he was trying to say. “What I told the … Continue reading

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