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TSD Teachers’ behavior criticized by State Senator

by Craig Masters At the March 19, meeting of the Thompson School District Board of Education a notable observer, State Senator Kevin Lundberg, was in the audience. After witnessing first hand the disgraceful behavior of too many district teachers, Senator … Continue reading

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Fracking for oil through Common Core

by Craig Masters I attended the Coloradoans for Responsible Energy Development (CRED) fracturing event held at Colorado School of Mines this past Wednesday evening. Even though the venue is probably one  of the most industry friendly venues in the country, … Continue reading

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Dems kill bill preventing public aid cards at pot shops, strip clubs

In what could be an early sign that Democrats are planning on continuing to push their liberal agenda again this year, a bill that would have prohibited state residents from using ATMs in Colorado marijuana dispensaries and strip clubs was … Continue reading

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Sheriffs booted from gun control lawsuit

Fox News — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Colorado sheriffs suing the state over new firearm restrictions don’t have standing to proceed with the case as a group, but the legal battle is far from over. The ruling from … Continue reading

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UN Treaty Now Supercedes 2nd Amendment

by Craig Masters The United States signed the UN Arms treaty. The 2nd Amendment of the U.S. Constitution is now officially void – according to the United Nations and President Obama. From The United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs: small … Continue reading

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Report says Colorado flooding “likely a 100 year flood”

Coloradoan – The flood that ravaged Colorado earlier this month was “unprecedented,” according to a preliminary assessment issued by government and university scientists Wednesday. The report, which also stated that the flooding was “probably unmatched in at least 35 years,” … 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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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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Loveland celebrates start of new $15 million service center

Reporter Herald — For those in the Loveland public works department, the shovels hitting the ground and dirt flying on Wednesday morning was final confirmation that the long-awaited expansion of the service center was happening at last.   Before that, … 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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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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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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Longmont police officer jailed in Fort Collins

Fort Collins Coloradoan – A police officer has been arrested and accused of sexually assaulting a woman in Loveland. Longmont police Officer Chris Martinchick turned himself into the Larimer County Jail in Fort Collins on Wednesday morning. He faces possible … Continue reading

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Emergency personnel help boy trapped under wood pile

Emergency responders were requested to a rural residence near the intersections of WCR 41 and WCR 8 on Wednesday evening. An 8 year old boy was found by his parents pinned under a pile of wood that he had been … Continue reading

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Weld Peace Officer’s Memorial Ceremony to be held Wednesday

On Wednesday, May 15, 2013 a ceremony will be held at the Fallen Officer’s Memorial at Bittersweet Park located at 16th Street and 35th Avenue .   The event will be held at 10:00 a.m. and will recognize seven dedicated … Continue reading

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Weld county to recognize Northern Water’s 75th anniversary

WELD COUNTY — The Weld County Board of Commissioners will recognize the 75th Anniversary of Northern Water at the Wednesday, September 19, 2012, board meeting at 9:00 a.m.   The Commissioners will read a resolution into the record and present … Continue reading

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Romney calls for Boy Scouts to admit “gays”

by Peter Grady –   The Romney campaign has given skeptical conservative voters another reason for concern by recently saying the Republican presidential candidate wants the Boy Scouts to permit “gays” to serve and openly participate in the organization.   … Continue reading

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Pallet fire causes spectacular light show for Greeley residents

by Jack Minor —   In what was described as “a giant bonfire,” flames and smoke were seen over east Greeley as  city firefighters fought and successfully contained a wooden pallet fire Wednesday afternoon.   The fire was located at Et&t … Continue reading

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Impending Volcker Rule Never Approved By Congress

by Mike McCune —   Governments continue to churn out regulations, many allegedly enacted to protect the average person from his greatest enemy–himself. Enforcement of the myriad regulations is becoming increasingly hard to achieve since there are many subtle conflicts … Continue reading

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Pain in Spain Comes Mainly From the Drain

by Mike McCune —   The sucking sound of money going into the debt wasteland is coming from Europe again. This time the sound has shifted to the Iberian Peninsula but it has a eerily familar sound and carries the … Continue reading

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Board of Health to hear public input about free needle program for drug users

The public will have just one chance, today at 5:30, to tell the members of the Larimer County Board of Health whether or not to spend public money supporting drug dealers and users in Northern Colorado. A plan for enabling … Continue reading

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Aging electrical system cause of fire, damages Greeley home

Staff Reports — At 10:00 this morning firefighters from the Greeley Fire Department were called to 1841 7th Av in Greeley on a possible structure fire. Upon arrival, fire crews found light smoke coming from the attic space of a … Continue reading

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Public input sought for access control plan along US 34 business route

Staff Reports– Fort Collins, Colorado—The North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Organization (NFRMPO) is pleased to announce the second open house to discuss preliminary design concepts for the 34 Business RouteAccess Control Plan (ACP). The plan will cover the stretch of … Continue reading

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Firefighter, resident burned in early morning fire

  by Jack Minor –   Two people, including a firefighter, were burned in an early morning fire caused by a burning propane cylinder.   The fire occurred at 1723 Montview Road in Greeley and firefighters were called at 1:35 … Continue reading

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Live nativity scene to be displayed at United States Supreme Court

by Matt Lacy – Faith organizations will be displaying a live nativity scene, which will include animals in front of the United States Supreme Court, Wednesday morning. The display is part of “The Nativity Project,” a nationwide campaign to share … Continue reading

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Great American Smokeout – Thursday, Nov. 17th

Staff Reports — Weld County – This year the community will join together to celebrate the Great American Smokeout on Thursday November 17, 2011.  Millions of people make the pledge to quit tobacco every year during the Great American Smokeout, … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center by Betty Grauberger

 Evans Senior Center by Betty Grauberger  Betty Grauberger is going to Jail!  Yup…..on October 27th to raise money for MDA….please help by donating on line or by calling MDA and donating in her behalf.   You may also donate at La … Continue reading

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Greeley 9/12 Group to host school board candidate forum

by Jack Minor The District 6 school board candidates will be available for questioning at the Greeley 9/12 group this coming Wednesday. The meeting will be moderated by Brian Britton, head of the group. Britton will ask the candidates several … Continue reading

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President issues ultimatum to Congress: Give me plan to raise debt limit in the next 24-36 hours

              by Jack Minor   President Obama issued an ultimatum today, telling Congress they need to come up with a serious proposal for rasing the debt limit and cutting the budget in the next … Continue reading

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Dr. Norman Henry “Norm” Laber

Dr. Norman Henry “Norm” Laber, 74 of Eaton, Colorado died on Friday, June 10, 2011 at the Poudre Valley Hospital in Ft. Collins.   Norm was born on February 18, 1937 in Longmont, Colorado to David and Elizabeth (Seader) Laber. … Continue reading

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Police Officers Killed: 2011 vs 2010

By Mike Bauman  As of April 1, 2011, there had been 52 police officers killed in the line of duty in the United States this year.  Compare that to 48 by this time last year.  The Greeley Gazette salutes the … Continue reading

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Christian DeBaun

Christian DeBaun, 46 of Longmont, Colorado died on Tuesday March 15, 2011 in Wellington, Colorado.   He was born on August 17, 1964 in Cooperstown, New York to Peter & Patricia (Burger) DeBaun.   Christian graduated from Canon City High … Continue reading

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Wyoming Passes “Vermont Style” Concealed Carry

By Mike Bauman On Wednesday, March 2nd, Wyoming Governor, Matt Mead, signed a law permitting Wyoming residents to carry concealed handguns without obtaining a permit.  Wyoming is now the fourth state to allow what’s commonly known as “Constitutional” or “Vermont … Continue reading

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Brownlee one of 154 officers killed in the line of duty this year

By Mike Bauman The death of Deputy Sam Brownlee has shocked our community. According to the website, Officers Down Memorial Page, Brownlee was one of 154 police officers killed in the line of duty so far this year. Gunfire was … Continue reading

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