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No injuries reported in Monday morning house fire in Windsor

October 23, 2017 — Two cats, a dog named Doug and a resident made it out of a house fire safely Monday morning in Windsor. More than 20 personnel from Windsor Severance Fire Rescue responded to the scene at 11:06 a.m. The fire appears to have been confined to

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Vehicle shot in Windsor on Monday morning

October 23, 2017 — A vehicle was shot Monday morning in Windsor, but no injuries were reported, according to the Windsor Police Department. The department responded to a criminal mischief call at 10:52 a.m. and found a vehicle was shot in the 900 block of Mesa Court, according to

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Weld County oil and gas spill report for Oct. 23

October 22, 2017 — The following spills were reported to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission in the past two weeks. Information is based on Form 19, which operators must fill out detailing the leakage/spill events. Any spill release that may impact waters of the state must be

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100 years ago: Police seek volunteer ‘watchers’ to ward off Halloween pranksters

October 22, 2017 — One-hundred years ago, from the pages of the Greeley Tribune-Republican newspaper, for the fourth week of October 1917. For Halloween, police are asking citizens to volunteer to be "watchers." That means people will be assigned to stand on the street corners in town and watch

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Cub Scout kicked out after asking Colorado lawmaker about gun control

October 22, 2017 — DENVER — A Cub Scout was kicked out of his den after he questioned a Colorado state lawmaker about her position on gun control and previous comments she made about African-Americans' health and eating fried chicken. It was the latest political flashpoint for the Boy

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Street Smarts: Greeley, Weld County and northern Colorado road closures for the week beginning Oct. 22

October 21, 2017 — Street Smarts keeps readers up to date on major road construction projects in northern Colorado and the Greeley area to allow drivers to plan their routes around construction. Here's a look at this week's road construction projects: Greeley » 31st Street, between Trinidad Street and

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Knitted Knockers helps soften the blow after Windsor woman gets double mastectomy

October 21, 2017 — The second time Kristy Leclair got breast cancer, she just wanted to heal. She endured a double mastectomy, and the treatment left burns on her skin. She wanted to go home and rest. Leclair, 62, of Windsor, opted not to get reconstruction surgery. So she

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CSU student was celebrating 22nd birthday before shooting

October 21, 2017 — FORT COLLINS — A Colorado State University student was out celebrating her 22nd birthday in the hours before being fatally shot by her boyfriend, an Air Force staff sergeant stationed in Wyoming. Savannah McNealy's friend, Hannah Foster, told the Coloradoan that McNealy and Sgt. Michael

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Ready for Halloween? Here’s what you can do in Greeley and northern Colorado

October 21, 2017 — As Halloween creeps ever closer, Greeley and Weld County residents have plenty of opportunities to join in on the seasonal fun. Here's a list of where to go for thrills, chills and — with any luck — plenty of candy. GREELEY EVENTS » Our Savior's

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‘Our community has experienced multiple tragedies in recent weeks and days’

October 21, 2017 — Fort Collins — Poudre Fire Authority officials are investigating the cause of an early Saturday morning apartment fire that left one man dead. Crews were dispatched at 1:58 a.m. to the Cammire condo complex, 2115 W. Plum St. Firefighters searched the second-floor apartment, where they

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How do you DIY the perfect Halloween costume?

October 21, 2017 — For some, Halloween tricks might entail tangling tree branches with toilet paper strands or involve cans of shaving cream, but for creative Greeley moms Katie Leigh Brown and Katie Perkins Diaz, the tricky part about the holiday is designing the perfect costume for their children

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Cold front brings wind gusts into Saturday evening across the Front Range

October 21, 2017 — A cold front that moved through the Front Range overnight has resulted in frequent wind gusts up to 40 miles per hour Saturday. Greeley residents can expect northerly gusts up to about 33 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service. The wind conditions

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Colorado health officials mull tougher rule for oil and gas facilities to cut smog

October 21, 2017 — Colorado officials under pressure to cut Front Range air pollution and meet federal health standards were weighing tougher rules Friday night for the oil and gas industry targeting smog. Fossil fuels production has emerged as the main source of volatile organic compounds, VOCs, and nitrogen

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Colorado’s beef producers see big chill ahead if NAFTA goes away

October 21, 2017 — If the North American Free Trade Agreement ends, it could mean a very big chill on one of Colorado's biggest industries: beef. Today, Colorado beef producers enjoy duty-free, unlimited access to Canada and Mexico, the state's top trade partners. The Colorado Cattlemen's Association estimates Colorado

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Hoppe: Closing the ‘knowing-doing gap’

October 21, 2017 — A few years ago, I read a book that tried to articulate why so many organizations struggle to get better at what they do. The book opened with this question: "Why does so much education and training, management consulting and business research — and so

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Weld Project Connect offers services, information to the needy in Weld County

October 21, 2017 — For the first time in several years, the Area Agency on Aging had a booth at Weld Project Connect. They had more than 25 seniors visit the booth looking for information. That's a huge jump from previous years, said Holly Darby, community outreach manager for

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Drive Time: Civic Type R Touring a powerful presence for Honda

October 20, 2017 — "Wow, what is this one," my longtime friend Trish asked, leaning from the drive-through window at Starbucks as I pulled up for my daily cup of bold coffee. It's the flashy 2017 Honda Civic Type R Touring and the fact she didn't recognize it is

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Woman uses texts to help police gather evidence against Dacono man they believe kidnapped and raped her

October 20, 2017 — The woman's memory of the street signs she glimpsed through the sedan's windows would later become paramount in the case police built against the man they believe kidnapped and raped her in Dacono early one March morning. That man, Socorro Chavarria-Arellano, 24, faces charges of

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Former Weld sheriff’s deputy accused of choking daughter appears in court

October 20, 2017 — Attorneys handling the case of a former Weld County Sheriff's deputy accused of trying to strangle his daughter said they are getting close to reaching a plea agreement in the case. Derek Kinch, 32, worked as a sheriff's deputy in the office's courts division. He

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Tickets go on sale for Stein Fjell Lodge Sons of Norway annual event

October 20, 2017 — The Stein Fjell Lodge Sons of Norway will host its 38th annual event Oct. 28 at Faith Church, 2707 N. Wilson Ave. in Loveland. The event will feature a lutefisk and meatball dinner with traditional foods such as herring, lingonberries, lefse and more. Dinner seatings

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