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‘Birther’ movement finds evidence in Kenya road sign

The so-called birther movement has gained steam again in past weeks as the story of Lt. Col. Terrence Lakin unfolds in capital. Greeley native...

Radio host Boyles: Birther Lakin no punk; O’Reilly a liar

Denver talk-radio host Peter Boyles interviewed Lietenant Colonel Terrence Lakin's spokesperson Margaret Hemenway Tuesday, the second day in a row as the "birther" showdown unfolds in Washington. Boyles has admitted he is fascinated by the story of Greeley native Lakin, a decorated 18-year Army medic who refuses to deploy for the second time to Afghanistan because he doesn't fully believe Pres. Obama is a natural born citizen of the United States. Lakin is the latest and highest ranking of a handful of soldiers who have subscribed to the mostly right-wing theory that Obama has hidden or falsified the usual documents that would prove his citizenship and that he has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars "lawyering up" to protect their secrecy. Boyles, at the very least a semi-believer in the conspiracy himself, clearly admires the man the media is now calling "Colonel Birther."

Enthusiasm for a Weld County oil and gas boom tempered by...

Weld County on Colorado’s northern Front Range is on the verge of another major oil and gas drilling boom, according to the Greeley Tribune,...

Greeley mayor intent on giving city pot revenue to Fort Collins

Nine years ago, the citizens of Colorado voted to make medical marijuana legal. The federal government for years ignored state laws by continuing to...

Afternoon News Nuggets: 17 July 2009

Dug up fresh, daily. OUTTA THE POOL: The major Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid at Swift & Co. in Greeley four years ago now seems...

Markey to House: Shepard, Zapata ‘two victims of hate crimes in...

An impassioned U.S. Rep. Betsy Markey invoked the brutal murders of gay college student Matthew Shepard and transgender Greeley woman Angie Zapata in her remarks Wednesday afternoon supporting federal hate-crimes legislation on the floor of the House of Representatives.

Buck poised to enter Senate race astride two controversial prosecutions

The day after Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck appeared before a roaring crowd on the steps of the State Capitol at a Tea Party protest, the veteran prosecutor was back in court, leading the charge on two of the more contentious prosecutions Colorado has seen in the last year.

Weld County DA Buck raises statewide profile ahead of U.S. Senate...

On April 15, the day federal taxes were due, Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck stood shoulder-to-shoulder with fellow GOP office-holders on the steps of the State Capitol in Denver and gave full-throated voice to the populist anger on display at conservative tea parties across the nation.

Greeley bank failure strains farm, dairy loans after old-fashioned bank run

The failure of the $2 billion New Frontier Bank of Greeley April 10 has left farmers and dairy owners struggling to find agriculture loans to finance the impending growing season, The Greeley Tribune reports. “This is the time of year when farmers need to rely on a line of credit,” said Tony Miller, president of First FarmBank of Greeley.

State shutters, feds seize Greeley bank in largest U.S. bank failure...

Colorado banking regulators shut down the $2 billion New Frontier Bank of Greeley Friday night and federal officials stepped in to cover insured deposits after no buyer could be found, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation announced. It's the largest bank failure in the nation so far this year and the second Colorado bank to go under following the failure last month of Colorado National Bank in Colorado Springs.
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