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Windsor boys track team finishes third in Johnstown meet

April 23, 2017 — TRACK Windsor senior Luke Desmond helped pace the Wizards' performance at the Randall Hess Invitational on Saturday in Johnstown. He finished first in the boys 200 with a time of 22.50 and was first in the 400 with a time of 49.13, a meet record. […]

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Windsor boys track team finishes third in Johnstown meet

April 23, 2017 — TRACK Windsor senior Luke Desmond helped pace the Wizards' performance at the Randall Hess Invitational on Saturday in Johnstown. He finished first in the boys 200 with a time of 22.50 and was first in the 400 with a time of 49.13, a meet record. […]

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Swimming team stands out among giants at Mustang Invitational in Prep Roundup for April 23

April 23, 2017 — BOYS SWIMMING THORNTON — Windsor stood out among the giants on Saturday at the Mustang Invitational in the Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center. The Wizards finished sixth with 151 points, the best of all the non-Class 5A teams there. Fossil Ridge, Fairview, Boulder, Legacy and Broomfield […]

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This Week for April 23

April 23, 2017 — TODAY Bookmobile, 9:45-11 a.m., Timberline Church, 360 Crossroads Blvd., Windsor. MONDAY BOOKMOBILE, 9:30-11 a.m., Windsor Gymnastics Academy, 687 Academy Court, Windsor. Toddler tales story time, 10 and 10:30 a.m., Windsor-Severance Library, 720 3rd St. Developmentally appropriate for children from birth to 3-years-old. Dance, Rhyme, & […]

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Windsor High School indoor percussion ensemble finishes fourth in first year of competition

April 23, 2017 — In its first year, Windsor High School's newly formed indoor percussion team managed to snag fourth place at the all-state level competition earlier this month in Colorado Springs. The competition pits the top percussion ensembles in the state against each other, said Windsor percussion ensemble […]

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Skyview Elementary celebrates Arbor Day with assembly and tree planting ceremony

April 23, 2017 — Members of Skyview Elementary's Roots and Shoots program braved the cold Friday to plant three trees in the school's outdoor classroom in anticipation of Arbor Day. The after-school program teaches students about environmental learning and is popular at Skyview, with 80 students from first through […]

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Street Smarts: Greeley, Weld County and northern Colorado road closures for the week beginning April 23

April 22, 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 » Lincoln Park Annex, major construction impacting […]

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Ag experts, farmers say immigration needs ‘fresh start’

April 21, 2017 — The H-2A visa program is designed to provide foreign workers with a temporary visa for seasonal agricultural work, but many people in the agricultural industry are saying it doesn't work. "From Farm Bureau's perspective, the H-2A agriculture worker program is pretty much unworkable and broken," […]

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Tribune Opinion: We hope Buck doesn’t stop with his book

April 21, 2017 — We say this knowing Rep. Ken Buck, R-Colo., has a book to sell: We are glad someone is talking about the money in Congress. "Drain the Swamp," his book, is not exactly subtle, and the remarks he's making to publicize the book aren't, either. Buck […]

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Drive Time: 2017 Ram Rebel a joy to drive

April 21, 2017 — A "For Sale" sign in an old coupe along the way as I cruised the countryside south of Johnstown in the 2017 Ram Rebel raised in my mind the question, "What's a 1940 Chrysler worth?" I parked the Rebel and walked around the old car, […]

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Colorado wind industry ranks high for jobs

April 21, 2017 — Colorado's wind industry continued to fare well in 2016, ranking among the top 10 states for wind-power related jobs, and electricity generation and growth, according to an American Wind Energy Association report out this week. The Rocky Mountain state held its No. 4 ranking for […]

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Milliken man who pleaded guilty to menacing in connection with officer-involved shooting sentenced to 10 years in prison

April 21, 2017 — At 28, Evans Police officer Josh Desmond knows he will probably wear a hearing aid for the rest of his life. The alternative is to deal with the ringing he will never shake from his ears. That ringing started in the early morning hours of […]

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Weld County Farm Service Agency announcements: 2017 contract enrollment, acreage reports for spring planting

April 21, 2017 — Annual Enrollment for 2017 Contracts Producers can enroll farms into the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) contracts until Aug. 1, according to news release from the Weld County Farm Service Agency. Although the choice between ARC and PLC is completed […]

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Residents encouraged to buy Fallen Hero license plates

April 21, 2017 — The Weld County Sheriff's Office is asking residents to help make the Fallen Hero license plates a permanent option for vehicle registrations in Colorado. The only way to do that is to sell 3,000 such plates by July. As of January, 2,815 had been sold, […]

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Unemployment rate in Weld County drops to 2.4 percent in March

April 21, 2017 — Weld County's unemployment rate just keeps getting lower. The unemployment rate dropped yet again in March, sinking to 2.4 percent, according to numbers released Friday by the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. March's rate was nearly two percentage points lower than in March 2016, […]

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Boys swimming team has 15 state-qualifying performances in Prep Roundup for April 21

April 20, 2017 — BOYS SWIMMING Longmont — Windsor had 15 Class 4A state-qualifying performances as it topped Silver Creek 101-84 on Thursday. Among those performances, freshman Josh Dodrill had his first state-qualifying performance in the 100-yard butterfly, placing third with a time of 59.29 seconds. His Wizards teammate […]

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Spellbound: Windsor baseball stays undefeated in league play with win over Frederick

April 20, 2017 — Over the course of a 19-game high school baseball season, a team is going to face teams with more talent and teams with less. For Windsor (8-0 Class 4A Tri-Valley Conference, 10-1 overall), they have played a lot more of the latter. After a 5-2 […]

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Sheila Jordan tells musicians, artists: Don’t give up

April 20, 2017 — Sheila Jordan is known for her unique jazz singing, but she said she doesn't really consider herself a singer. "I'm really not a singer. I'm a frustrated horn player," she said. "I don't phrase (like a singer). I don't hear that way." Jordan sang Thursday […]

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Clock specialist works to fix stalled clocks in Weld County Courthouse

April 20, 2017 — When 10,000 people attended the dedication of the Weld County Courthouse on July 4, 1917, the building's eight clocks ran on a cutting-edge system considered to be more reliable than electricity. Today, the clocks are an endangered species. They kept time as the crowd wandered […]

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Greeley mother sentenced to eight years in prison for Greeley baby’s 2015 death; two other defendants appear in court

April 20, 2017 — Defense attorney Stephanie Stout has handled more than 8,000 criminal cases in Weld County, but she said Thursday the case of Angelica Chavez, 30, was one of the most tragic. That statement came during Chavez's sentencing hearing Thursday afternoon. At that hearing, a Weld District […]

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