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Audits presented at Weld County Council meeting amid drama, turmoil

August 21, 2017 — Weld County Council Chairman Brett Abernathy had a point to prove Monday night at the county council's regular meeting. It went something like this: The council-approved audit of Weld County commissioners and the Weld County Clerk and Recorder's office was thorough, transparent and unbiased. It […]

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Local veterinarian experts say unusual behavior by animals during eclipse is normal

August 21, 2017 — Roosters crowed. Dogs howled. Squirrels ran and birds stopped flying. These were some of residents' observations of animals' reactions to the brief moment of shaded darkness during Monday's solar eclipse, according to comments on The Greeley Tribune's Facebook page. But these animals' reactions aren't anything […]

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Total eclipse brings eerie silence to Casper, Wyo., sense of community across the country

August 21, 2017 — Usually 2 a.m. is my favorite time to drive, especially when I embark on a long road trip. The night is quiet and the roads are clear. This was different. Monday, even at 2 a.m., red taillights lit up the dark night. The long trail […]

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First look: Weld County releases potential ballot language for disbanding watchdog board

August 21, 2017 — An early draft of ballot language that would disband a Weld County oversight board removes all reference to that board in the more than 40-year-old Weld County Charter and assigns the majority of that board's duties to existing state statute. The language, developed by Weld […]

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Hundreds gather in front of UNC library to watch eclipse

August 21, 2017 — Hundreds of UNC faculty, staff, students and Greeley residents gathered outside the Michener Library to watch what was called the "Great American Eclipse" and celebrate the first day of classes, even if they were eclipsed by the event. The moon covered 95 percent of the […]

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UPDATE: Eclipse begins as traffic counts increase to more than 200,000 vehicles in Wyoming

August 21, 2017 — UPDATE – 10: 30 a.m. – The United States' first complete coast-to-coast solar eclipse in more than 100 years began at 10:23 a.m., but the eclipse will not reach its peak until 10:47 a.m. The eclipse is predicted to last 2 hours and 51 minutes, […]

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Weld County oil and gas spill report for Aug. 21

August 20, 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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Street Smarts: Greeley, Weld County and northern Colorado road closures for the week beginning Aug. 20

August 20, 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 » 9th Avenue, between 11th and 12th […]

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Red Tail Garden Market to host grand opening today

August 20, 2017 — The grand opening of Red Tail Draw's Garden Market will take place today. The market, 7178 49th St. in Greeley, will open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today. 49th Street is a dirt road between 65th Avenue and Twin Rivers Parkway. There will be […]

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Northern Colorado spice shops offer tasty alternatives to salt

August 19, 2017 — Susan Kirkpatrick was a customer at a Savory Spice Shop in Denver for years. She loved to cook and wondered what she could do to bring the flavors she loved to northern Colorado. She decided to open up a shop in Fort Collins. Kirkpatrick, a […]

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Your last-minute guide to Monday’s eclipse

August 19, 2017 — You may have heard North America will experience a total solar eclipse Monday, the first coast-to-coast eclipse over the United States in a century. The Tribune published a how-to of watching the eclipse several weeks ago, but if you missed that, here's a last-minute guide […]

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Artifacts wanted for Chicano movement exhibit

August 19, 2017 — Organizers for the Northern Colorado Chicano Movement exhibit are looking for artifacts of the Chicano movement in Greeley and the surrounding areas. Al Frente de lucha, UNC's Mexican-American studies and UNC's Michener Library worked together to host the exhibit, which runs through Sept. 29. in […]

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Eclipse science: University of Northern Colorado students look for cosmic particles with NASA balloon device during solar eclipse

August 18, 2017 — University of Northern Colorado students John Ringler and Josh Fender have sunk thousands of hours into a small package no larger than a shoebox. They've thrown it off the roof of UNC's Ross Hall. They've had other students kick it down a flight of stairs. […]

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Drive Time: Civic Si Coupe livens Honda lineup

August 18, 2017 — New cars and trucks flourish with bright colors these days. Energy green pearl is this week's hue, showing up on the 2017 Honda Civic Si Coupe. The spirited Si, removed from the Honda lineup for 2016, returns with stiffened suspension, a horsepower boost and quick-shifting […]

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North Range Behavioral Health offers free mental health first aid training

August 18, 2017 — North Range Behavioral Health will offer mental health first aid trainings free and open to the public. There is an adult course and a youth course. The adult course is for anyone 18 years and older who wants to learn how to help a person […]

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Candlelight vigil set Sunday to honor victims in Charlottesville

August 18, 2017 — Area residents are planning a candlelight vigil Sunday night to honor Heather Heyer, who died during this past weekend's riots in Charlottesville, Va., and other victims of the incident. The event, which may have speakers and songs, will begin at 8 p.m. Sunday, at Lincoln […]

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Rain Barrel 101 workshop will teach residents about newly legalized practice

August 18, 2017 — Greeley's Water Conservation program on Aug. 30 will offer a Rain Barrel 101 workshop, detailing the rules and regulations of the newly legalized practice. The workshop, part of the city's free landscape lecture series, is at 6 p.m. Aug 30, at the Family FunPlex, 1501 […]

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Wyoming law enforcement officials: Plan ahead, drive carefully during eclipse next week

August 18, 2017 — CHEYENNE — As thousands of people get ready to travel to Wyoming or nearby states for Monday's solar eclipse, law enforcement officials are warning people to drive safely and allot more travel time than usual. The Wyoming Highway Patrol will distribute officers throughout the state […]

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Weld County’s unemployment rate sinks again

August 18, 2017 — Weld County's unemployment rate sunk to 2.4 percent in July, slightly lower than June but more than a full percentage point lower than the same time in 2016. According to the survey of households released by the state Department of Labor and Employment, the Greeley […]

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Here’s what you should know about how Colorado’s new sexting law will affect Weld schools

August 17, 2017 — Officer Chris Darcy, the Windsor Police Department's school resource officer, is only about a week into his new assignment, but he already has more discretion than some of his predecessors. In the past, if a school resource officer became aware of a teen couple sending […]

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