On September 26th & 27th the Western Plains Historic Preservation Association (WPHPA) hosted displays of prehistoric artifacts and demonstrations at the old YMCA facility at the Sunrise Mine in Sunrise, Wyoming. The Longmont Archeology Society did not host its annual Stone Age Fair becau…
William (Bill) Erickson passed away on September 24, 2020. Bill was born to (William) Bill and Juanita (Russell) Erickson in Gill, Colorado on July 3, 1929. His family moved to the Galeton area in 1942. After graduating from Galeton High School in 1947, he attended Colorado A & M (now Co…
Over the last 20 years or so, we have observed the deep ideological divide that has evolved in our Country, driven partly by social media. Accusations of “fake news”, misogyny, racism, “science denial”, “deplorables”, “selfish bastards”, “libtards”, “baby killers” and other, similar invectives have become routine attacks by one tribe against another.
Instead, I would argue that the real missing link in our country today is leadership.
Officials encourage Greeley residents to take part in a nationwide challenge to conserve water, save energy, reduce pollution, and make a pledge to save water at mywaterpledge.com throughout August.
The Loveland Archaeological Society has announced the cancellation of the 86th Annual Loveland Stone Age Fair at the Budweiser Events Center at the The Ranch with was scheduled for September 26th and 27th due to the COVID-19 pandemic and Colorado health regulations.
If you have ever attended a land use hearing before the Weld County Commissioners, you will have observed a quasi-judicial, several step process concluding with a decision to approve or deny the application.
No matter what the new school year will look like this fall, one thing is for certain. The Colorado Foundation for Agriculture will continue its mission of connecting educators and students to their food, fiber, fuel, and natural resources through the Colorado Agriculture in the Classroom® program.
The first step to tackling any problem is seeing it, and that is especially true with COVID-19 — widespread testing is key to seeing the bigger picture in the fight against this virus. Our country’s wellbeing — medically and financially — relies on our ability to see where the illness is and…
GREELEY - Author Sherrie Peif - The pullout from a private/public financing option by the Weld County Board of Commissioners has some crying foul, claiming political payback, and others saying the program is just too big a risk to taxpayers.
Northern Colorado Regional Airport will receive nearly $17 million as part of the federal government's $10 billion CARES Act to help public airports address the coronavirus crisis.
High Plains Library District, in partnership with Colorado Humanities, are bringing in Chautauqua scholar and professional storyteller, Becky Stone, to the Greeley Active Adult Center on February 25 and Erie Community Center on February 26.
A brr kind of weekend, but that did not stop the Northern Colorado Model Railroad club from holding its Christmas season Train Show at the Larimer County Fairgrounds in Loveland.
The High Plains Library District (HPLD) Board has approved the purchase of the Greeley Tribune Building located at 501 8th Avenue in Greeley, CO. The transaction was finalized October 30.
The Colorado Association of Libraries (CAL) awarded Brenda Carns, Director of Eaton Public Library, the Jean Maio Award for Adult Literacy, and Lanny Clary of Northern Plains Public Library a posthumous Outstanding Trustee of the Year Award. Carns and Clary were recognized during the Association’s annual conference in Loveland last week.
The little Weld County town of Cornish, 17 miles northeast of Greeley, held the first Stone Age Fair in 1934 at the Cornish School, to display the amazing array of Native American artifacts which had been exposed by the Dust Bowl extended drought of the early 1930's and collected by the area residents.
This Youth Engineering and Science Festival – YES!fest promised to be a fun and educational festival for the whole family. Booths and Exhibitors from across many engineering fields were on hand to provide hands-on activities for all age levels. Yes!fest sought to create a change of attitude towards engineering as a meaningful potential career option and emphasize its relevance in our everyday lives. The inaugural community engineering festival took place at the Greeley Recreation Center in down Greeley. Was it a success? You judge, there were over 500 attendees! A tremendous success for a first time event.