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Don’t Stop Believin’ – It’s Ryan Time!

by Craig Masters After a short concert by country music star, Jamie O’Neal, Vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan kept spirits high of the enthusiastic crowd that packed the manufacturing facility of the Walker Implement Company in Fort Collins Wednesday morning. Like he … Continue reading

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Teachers union suffering decline

by Matt Lacy –   While some were portraying the recall election in Wisconsin as a referendum on unions, the National Education Association has far bigger problems facing them.   Over the past two years the organization has lost over … Continue reading

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Calif. Prop. 8 headed to Supreme Court

by Matt Lacy –   Following the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals  rejection of an appeal that overturned California’s constitutional amendment declaring marriage to be between a man and woman, the issue finally appears to be headed for the United … Continue reading

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Pro-life voters helped Walker survive recall

by Matt Lacy –   While union supporters claim Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker survived a recall because of outspending his opponents, what is overlooked is the effect pro-life voters played in the election. “Hundreds of thousands of right-to-life people understood … Continue reading

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Wis. Gov. Scott Walker faces recall over balancing budget

by Matt Lacy — Following intense efforts by unions, first-term Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will face a recall election for signing a law that was needed to balance the budget in the state. On Friday, the Government Accountability Board voted … Continue reading

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Longmont, Denver mayors join group supporting same-sex marriage

by Jack Minor – The mayors of two major cities along the Front Range are part of a group calling for legalization of same-sex marriage throughout the country. At the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Washington D.C. on Friday, a … Continue reading

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Sponsors of Prop. 8 have right to defend it, court rules

by Jack Minor –   The California Supreme Court has ruled that sponsors of Proposition 8 and other ballot measures have the right to defend them in court if the state refuses to do so.   Proposition 8 was a … Continue reading

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School district turns deficit into surplus after Wisconsin passes balanced budget

by Jack Minor Wisconsin’s budget battle has ended for now. It ended with the passage of a balanced budget that has helped one school turn a deficit into a budget, despite critics saying it would “devastate” education. Like Colorado, Wisconsin requires the … Continue reading

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Secret ATF program to sell guns to Mexico backfires

By Mike Bauman Senator Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, has sent a letter to BATFE Director, Kenneth Melton, decrying the contents of an email Grassley obtained in which the ATF told its employees that they are not under any obligation to answer … Continue reading

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“I don’t like it and I’m not going to do it!”

Attorney Paul Clement by Jack Minor  Recent actions by both the federal and state governments have indicated they will simply ignore their responsibilities by refusing to defend or enforce laws they do not like.  In 1996 Congress passed the Defense … Continue reading

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Judge rules constitution unconstitutional, reigniting culture war for midterm election

By Jack Minor With midterm elections looming a California judge has reignited the culture wars by declaring Proposition 8, a constitutional amendment declaring marriage as being only between a man and a woman, unconstitutional. The constitutional amendment was passed by … Continue reading

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Claude Harvey

Claude Vernon Harvey, 71, of Greeley, CO passed away July 11, 2010 at Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, CO. Claude was born April 25, 1929 in Ogallala, NE to Allie and Evelyn (Spoeneman) Harvey. He grew up on a farm … Continue reading

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Conrad “Coony” Meyer, Jr.

Conrad “Coony” Meyer, Jr., 80, of Greeley died on Sunday, June 13, 2010 at the North Colorado Medical Center Hospice Inpatient Unit.  He was born May 24, 1930 in Greeley to Conrad and Elizabeth (Walker) Meyer. He graduated from College … Continue reading

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Evans Fireman Suits Up to Teach Kids

By  Mike Bauman Children have long idolized firefighters.  They are awestruck by the shiny trucks and the uniforms and the equipment.  Unfortunately, when it comes to teaching fire safety, sometimes the flash outshines the message and children remember the sirens … Continue reading

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Esther Schmidt

August 6, 1915 ~ May 15, 2010 Age: 94 Residence: Greeley, Colorado Esther Schmidt of Greeley died Saturday, May 15, 2010 at North Colorado Medical Center.  She was born August 6, 1915 in Loveland, Colorado to Jacob and Henrietta (Walker) … Continue reading

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Michael P. “Mike” Campbell

Michael P. “Mike” Campbell, 55, of Greeley, died April 21, 2010.  Mike was born December 7, 1954 to Paul E. and Agnes Lorraine (Walker) Campbell in Durango, Colorado. Mike graduated from Brighton High School in 1972 and after graduation he … Continue reading

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