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Community Foundation for Greeley and Weld County releases annual report for 2016

June 26, 2017 — The Community Foundation for Greeley and Weld County released its annual report for 2016, detailing its distributions and contributions to the community. According to the report, the foundation distributed $1.5 million to various charities across 14 program areas. Of that $1.5 million, $200,000 went toward […]

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Performing Without Pain: Windsor therapist helps musicians avoid chronic injuries that once made her sister stop playing

June 26, 2017 — Anne Green was just starting to enter the world of physical therapy when her sister was just starting to revive her career as a pianist. Once again, Green was inspired by her sister. Janet Ashley Spencer was a successful musician, playing with orchestras and as […]

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Bond set at $250,000 for man accused of Sunday stabbing in Greeley Mall

June 26, 2017 — A 26-year-old man who police say stabbed another man in the back Sunday at the Greeley Mall never gave a reason for the stabbing, and made multiple disoriented statements, including threats against white people, according to some witnesses. According to an affidavit for his arrest, […]

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Business continues as usual at the Greeley Mall a day after stabbing incident

June 26, 2017 — Stores were open and bodies bustled through the Greeley Mall as usual the day after a man randomly stabbed a shopper in the back. Felipe Vigil, 26, is accused of stabbing 31-year-old Steven Matta. The stabbing happened outside the Journeys store in the Greeley Mall […]

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Weld County oil and gas spill report for June 26

June 25, 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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Random stabbing at Greeley Mall draws police response, potential attempted murder charge

June 25, 2017 — A 31-year-old Greeley man is in good condition after being stabbed in the back Sunday afternoon at the Greeley Mall. The victim, who police did not identify, was in the common area of the mall near the Journeys store when police say he was attacked […]

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Woman whose car rolled into lake near Severance identified as Pierce resident Natasha Reinert

June 25, 2017 — The 24-year-old woman who died when her car rolled into Woods Lake on Saturday morning has been identified as Natasha Reinert, according to the Weld County Coroner. Reinert, from Pierce, was found dead inside a 2002 Toyota sedan Saturday morning in Woods Lake, near Weld […]

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Rocky Mountain National Park Rangers deal with busy weekend, harrowing rescue

June 25, 2017 — A busy weekend for Rocky Mountain National Park's search and rescue team culminated in a highline rescue Sunday morning across the Roaring River above the Alluvial Fan, according to a Rocky Mountain National Park news release. That rescue happened after an 18-year-old man found himself […]

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Street Smarts: Greeley, Weld County and northern Colorado road closures for the week beginning June 25

June 25, 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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Windsor and Severance college and university graduates announced

June 24, 2017 — Summer has arrived, and Windsor and Severance college and university graduates and honors recipients are celebrating. The following graduates were announced in news releases from schools and parents. Graduates Kasey Benish received a Bachelor in Business Administration-Management and Bachelor in Business Administration-Economics from Colorado Mesa […]

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Windsor Lions Club Reverse Raffle winners announced

June 24, 2017 — Five Windsor residents won the Windsor Lions Club Reverse Raffle on June 3 at the American Legion Hall in Windsor. Jim and Amy Waterman won $200, Bob and Terry White won $300 and Vicki LaRoux won $500, according to a news release from the club. […]

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Vendors for this year’s first Windsor Farmers Market have been set

June 24, 2017 — Creating a space for the Windsor Farmers Market is a piece of the Windsor Town Board's strategic plan that is almost complete. Luke Bolinger, recreation supervisor with the town of Windsor, said the covered pavilion will allow a farmer's market to continue no matter the […]

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This Week for June 25

June 24, 2017 — TODAY Bookmobile, 10:45-11:45 a.m., Timberline Church, 360 Crossroads Blvd., Windsor. MONDAY BOOKMOBILE, 9:30-11 a.m., Windsor Gymnastics Academy, 687 Academy Court, Windsor. Toddler Tales Storytime, 10-10:30 a.m., Windsor-Severance Library, 720 3rd St. Developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to 3. PAWS for Reading, 10:30 and 11:30 […]

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Area teens “grind” hard at Friday’s skateboard and scooter competition

June 24, 2017 — Peyton Zikomski, of Johnstown, just learned to do the "double whip" last week, and Friday the 12-year-old came in second place during his first scooter competition. The double whip, a move where the scooter rider flips the tail around twice while riding, was not easy […]

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Windsor native aiming for Miss Rodeo Colorado title

June 24, 2017 — Doc, a "snotty sorrel gelding," was the reason Alex Hyland fell in love with horses. When Hyland was a little girl, she loved to ride him bareback in the pasture. And even though some of his habits — like trying to run back to the […]

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Pierce woman found dead in car in lake near Severance

June 24, 2017 — A 24-year-old woman from Pierce was found dead in a 2002 Toyota sedan Saturday morning in Woods Lake near Weld County roads 74 and 29, east of Severance. Colorado State Patrol Trooper Gabe Easton said State Patrol received a call at about 6:22 a.m. Saturday […]

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Pierce woman found dead in car in lake near Severance

June 24, 2017 — A 24-year-old woman out of Pierce was found dead in a 2002 Toyota sedan Saturday morning in Woods Lake near Weld County roads 74 and 29, east of Severance. Colorado State Patrol Trooper Gabe Easton said State Patrol received a call at about 6:22 a.m. […]

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New commander takes reins of 90th Missile Wing, which operates some nuclear forces in Weld County

June 23, 2017 — CHEYENNE, WYO. — The passing of the 90th Missile Wing guidon marked the transition to a new commander of the Air Force base here that operates a critical component of the world's most dominant nuclear force. Col. Stacy Huser assumed command of the "Mighty Ninety" […]

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New senior affordable housing development to begin construction on Monday

June 23, 2017 — West Greeley will soon be home to a new affordable senior housing development, which will break ground for construction Monday. Peakview Trails Apartments is a 103,307-square-foot, four-story, $19 million apartment complex being developed by Four Corners Development LLC, in partnership with Colorado Housing and Finance […]

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Drive Time: New Rogue Sport tests Platte River

June 23, 2017 — New models of sport utes and crossovers continue to roll our way — from all directions. Remember years back, "It's a fad, it won't last," many analysts were predicting, heh, heh, heh. Two events this week emphasized the continued importance the industry places on the […]

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