Global Refugee Center in Greeley planning youth program to keep kids in school

To volunteer Global Refugee Center Inc. is always looking for more volunteers to help refugees in Greeley. The center is open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and can be found on the third floor of the First United Methodist Church, 917 10th Ave. in Greeley. Abdirashid Noor, a community navigator at the center, […]

Japan’s nuclear-power fears might spur exports of U.S. natural gas

TOKYO — Living only nine miles from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, which melted down in March 2011, dairy farmer Masami Yoshizawa said he was angry after he and his herd were exposed to high levels of radiation. “About 200 cows died,” said Yoshizawa, 60, who’s even angrier now that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants […]

Japan’s nuclear-power fears might spur exports of U.S. natural gas

TOKYO — Living only nine miles from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, which melted down in March 2011, dairy farmer Masami Yoshizawa said he was angry after he and his herd were exposed to high levels of radiation. “About 200 cows died,” said Yoshizawa, 60, who’s even angrier now that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants […]

Tributes for Jan. 26

John G. Chlanda Oct. 23, 1937-Jan. 22, 2015 Age: 77 Residence: Greeley John G. Chlanda (nickname Ted E. Behr), 77, of Greeley, passed away Jan. 22, 2015, at Hospice of Northern Colorado. John was born Oct. 23, 1937, in Greeley to Ralph F. “Mike” and Ada B. (Giese) Chlanda. He married Ridge Hoover on Sept. […]

Tributes for Jan. 26

John G. Chlanda Oct. 23, 1937-Jan. 22, 2015 Age: 77 Residence: Greeley John G. Chlanda (nickname Ted E. Behr), 77, of Greeley, passed away Jan. 22, 2015, at Hospice of Northern Colorado. John was born Oct. 23, 1937, in Greeley to Ralph F. “Mike” and Ada B. (Giese) Chlanda. He married Ridge Hoover on Sept. […]

Mead racks up nine blocks to hand Windsor its first conference loss

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UPDATE: Weld Coroner IDs Sunday night crash victims

The Weld County Coroner’s Office has identified the four victims of Sunday night’s fatal vehicle crash near LaSalle. Rigoberto Marquez, 44, of LaSalle, was driving his Dodge pickup on U.S. 85 when about 9:30 p.m. he lost control at Weld County Road 48, about a mile and a half southwest of LaSalle, and crashed into […]

University of Northern Colorado women’s basketball team buries Idaho in a heap of 3-pointers

Kyleigh Hiser could lay down three times in succession and she wouldn’t hit the 3-point arc. Saturday afternoon, the compact 5-foot-9 University of Northern Colorado junior guard laid it on the line to lead the Bears to a 70-52 victory over the University of Idaho. The victory helps the Bears move up the ladder four […]

University of Northern Colorado women’s basketball team buries Idaho in a heap of 3-pointers

Kyleigh Hiser could lay down three times in succession and she wouldn’t hit the 3-point arc. Saturday afternoon, the compact 5-foot-9 University of Northern Colorado junior guard laid it on the line to lead the Bears to a 70-52 victory over the University of Idaho. The victory helps the Bears move up the ladder four […]

County Schools Notes: Windsor girls hoping to bounce back from rare loss

Around the county » Headin’ south: Last week, Valley senior Carter Chacon signed to play baseball next school year with Lamar Community College in Lamar. Lamar has one of the top junior college baseball programs in the nation. Last season, the Runnin’ Lopes went 40-18. Pitching and playing third base a year ago for the […]

County Schools Notes: Windsor girls hoping to bounce back from rare loss

Around the county » Headin’ south: Last week, Valley senior Carter Chacon signed to play baseball next school year with Lamar Community College in Lamar. Lamar has one of the top junior college baseball programs in the nation. Last season, the Runnin’ Lopes went 40-18. Pitching and playing third base a year ago for the […]

Coach K gets 1,000th win as No. 5 Duke tops St. John’s 77-68

NEW YORK — Coach 1K. How grand. Mike Krzyzewski earned his 1,000th career win Sunday, making him the first NCAA Division I men’s coach to reach the milestone, when No. 5 Duke surged past St. John’s in the second half for a 77-68 victory at Madison Square Garden. Tyus Jones scored 22 points and the […]

Crews find crashed plane in Routt County

ROUTT COUNTY, Colo. – Search crews found a small plane that went down south of Rabbit Ears Pass and rescued the pilot. The pilot was the only person on board the Cessna 172F. The pilot was able to use his cell phone to call emergency dispatch around 11:15 a.m., according to Cpl. Ryan Adrian, a spokesman […]

Volunteers educate kids at Stock Show exhibit

DENVER – The National Western Stock Show and Rodeo shattered attendance records this year. And a pair of 7Everyday Heroes can take some of the credit. Stephen and Anne Haskew help make education fun in an area known as Pony Trails. “We set it up every year at the beginning of the Stock Show,” said […]

Woman shot and killed by Denver Police

DENVER – A young woman was shot and killed by police in Denver early Monday morning. The officers were responding to a call of a suspicious vehicle in the alley behind 2521 Newport Street a little after 7 a.m. Police Chief Robert White says the officers ran the license plates and determined the vehicle was […]

Woman shot and killed by Denver Police

DENVER – A young woman was shot and killed by police in Denver early Monday morning. The officers were responding to a call of a suspicious vehicle in the alley behind 2521 Newport Street a little after 7 a.m. Police Chief Robert White says the officers ran the license plates and determined the vehicle was […]

Credit card interest cap before Colorado lawmakers

MGN Online <!– Test info: story.storySidebarDisable: false | cms.hierarchyField("storySidebar"): OAS_url = ‘http://oascentral.datasphere.com'; OAS_sitepage = ‘kjct/article'; OAS_pos = ‘Frame2′; try { OAS_query = ‘KJCT_COMMUNITY=’+__dsns_.GetCookie(‘dsnscomm’); } catch(e) { OAS_query = ”; } var OAS_RN = new String (Math.random()); var OAS_RNS = OAS_RN.substring (2,11); document.write(”); –> DENVER (AP) Democrats want to see finance charges on credit cards from […]

60s and 70s in store this afternoon

DENVER – Get ready for another gorgeous afternoon!  An incredible warm-up has moved into the state and today looks to be about 10 degrees warmer than yesterday.  On Sunday, Denver hit 61 degrees for only the third time this month.  This unseasonably warm air will hold strong through the middle of the week.  Look for […]

Air Force Academy cadet killed in skiing accident

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Elderly couple walking dog pinned by pickup

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – The Colorado State Patrol says an elderly man and a woman walking a dog were seriously injured when they were hit by a pickup truck in Clifton. They were pinned between the truck, bushes and a fence Saturday afternoon and were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. The patrol told […]

Wife of the man hit by vehicle on Horizon Drive speaks out

<!– Test info: story.storySidebarDisable: false | cms.hierarchyField("storySidebar"): OAS_url = ‘http://oascentral.datasphere.com'; OAS_sitepage = ‘kjct/article'; OAS_pos = ‘Frame2′; try { OAS_query = ‘KJCT_COMMUNITY=’+__dsns_.GetCookie(‘dsnscomm’); } catch(e) { OAS_query = ”; } var OAS_RN = new String (Math.random()); var OAS_RNS = OAS_RN.substring (2,11); document.write(”); –> GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. Matthew Bandelin, the man that was hit by a vehicle on […]

Wife of the man hit by vehicle on Horizon Drive speaks out

<!– Test info: story.storySidebarDisable: false | cms.hierarchyField("storySidebar"): OAS_url = ‘http://oascentral.datasphere.com'; OAS_sitepage = ‘kjct/article'; OAS_pos = ‘Frame2′; try { OAS_query = ‘KJCT_COMMUNITY=’+__dsns_.GetCookie(‘dsnscomm’); } catch(e) { OAS_query = ”; } var OAS_RN = new String (Math.random()); var OAS_RNS = OAS_RN.substring (2,11); document.write(”); –> GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. Matthew Bandelin, the man that was hit by a vehicle on […]

Nordic council to keep fat-tire bikes off area Nordic ski trails

Fat bike specific trails in the works while Rio Grande trail open to riders The Aspen Snowmass Nordic Council rejected a proposed “experiment” that would allow fat-tire bikes on select Nordic trails in the area at its meeting on Wednesday. John Wilkinson, president of the council, went before the city of Aspen and Pitkin County […]

Truck ploughs through pedestrians, sends two to hospital with serious injuries

<!– Test info: story.storySidebarDisable: false | cms.hierarchyField("storySidebar"): OAS_url = ‘http://oascentral.datasphere.com'; OAS_sitepage = ‘kjct/article'; OAS_pos = ‘Frame2′; try { OAS_query = ‘KJCT_COMMUNITY=’+__dsns_.GetCookie(‘dsnscomm’); } catch(e) { OAS_query = ”; } var OAS_RN = new String (Math.random()); var OAS_RNS = OAS_RN.substring (2,11); document.write(”); –> GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. Two elderly patients were transported to an area hospital with serious […]

Close friends mourn sophmore CMU student who fell to his death

<!– Test info: story.storySidebarDisable: false | cms.hierarchyField("storySidebar"): OAS_url = ‘http://oascentral.datasphere.com'; OAS_sitepage = ‘kjct/article'; OAS_pos = ‘Frame2′; try { OAS_query = ‘KJCT_COMMUNITY=’+__dsns_.GetCookie(‘dsnscomm’); } catch(e) { OAS_query = ”; } var OAS_RN = new String (Math.random()); var OAS_RNS = OAS_RN.substring (2,11); document.write(”); –> GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. The college community is mourning the loss of CMU sophomore Spencer […]

Nordic council to keep fat-tire bikes off area Nordic ski trails

Fat bike specific trails in the works while Rio Grande trail open to riders The Aspen Snowmass Nordic Council rejected a proposed “experiment” that would allow fat-tire bikes on select Nordic trails in the area at its meeting on Wednesday. John Wilkinson, president of the council, went before the city of Aspen and Pitkin County […]

Police report fivefold increase in pot contacts at Buttermilk during X Games

ESPN reports new record attendance of 115,000 Law enforcement contacts related to marijuana at the Buttermilk X Games venue saw a more than fivefold increase this year compared to last, spiking from 38 to 199. Police also reported an increase in alcohol contacts from 117 to 211, and 23 arrests compared to 10 last year. […]

Police report fivefold increase in pot contacts at Buttermilk during X Games

ESPN reports new record attendance of 115,000 Law enforcement contacts related to marijuana at the Buttermilk X Games venue saw a more than fivefold increase this year compared to last, spiking from 38 to 199. Police also reported an increase in alcohol contacts from 117 to 211, and 23 arrests compared to 10 last year. […]

Aspen Institute crafts conflict of interest policy

Document aimed at donors who may seek to influence institute’s content As the Aspen Ideas Festival has grown, Aspen Institute CEO Walter Isaacson said the organization has had to do more pushback on sponsors that felt their donations should lead to speaking roles for their people at the annual summer event, or influence over the […]

Aspen Institute crafts conflict of interest policy

Document aimed at donors who may seek to influence institute’s content As the Aspen Ideas Festival has grown, Aspen Institute CEO Walter Isaacson said the organization has had to do more pushback on sponsors that felt their donations should lead to speaking roles for their people at the annual summer event, or influence over the […]