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Colorado attorney general and counterparts widen probe into opioid manufacturers and distributors

Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman and more than three dozen of her counterparts have widened their probe into what role opioid manufacturers and distributors might have played in sparking the U.S. prescription pain medication and heroin epidemic. The coalition of 41 attorneys general has ser

THE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

At UN, Trump threatens 'total destruction' of North Korea

UNITED NATIONS - President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threatened the "total destruction'" of North Korea if it does not abandon its drive toward nuclear weapons. Trump, who has ramped up his rhetoric throughout the escalating crisis with North Korea, told

THE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Forecasters: Extreme fire danger likely today in Weld County, eastern plains

In this 2015 file photo, grassland northeast of Nunn burns. Forecasters warned Tuesday of extreme fire danger in Weld County and the eastern plains. Forecasters are warning of critical to extreme fire danger today along the Front Range and in Weld County. According to a red flag warning from the Nat

THE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Here's how to get around the construction project on Colo. 60 in Milliken

This map provided by the Colorado Department of Transportation depicts the best way for motorists to avoid the construction project on Colo. 60 in Milliken. The Colorado Department of Transportation and Coulson Excavating Co. crews are working on Colo. 60 in Milliken, causing some delays for motoris

THE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Huffing may have caused Monday's fatal north Greeley car explosion, police say

Inhaling compressed air from aerosol-type canisters is known colloquially as "huffing." It can produce a high, as well as hallucinations. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, such substances are known as "inhalants," and are very toxic. They can cause extensive brain damage and even co

THE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Northeast Greeley traffic crash Wednesday claims one life

A 26-year-old Fort Collins man died Wednesday night after a traffic crash in northeast Greeley. According to Colorado State Patrol Trooper Nate Reid, Trygve Butler about 7:47 p.m. was driving west on AA Street in a 1998 Honda Civic. Troopers believe Butler failed to stop at a stop sign at AA Street'

MYWINDSORNOW.COM - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Greeley Area Daily Planner for Sept. 19

TUESDAY REDEYE ROTARY CLUB MEETING, 6:45 a.m., Egg and I, 2305 27th St., Greeley. Details: http://www.facebook.com/GreeleyRedeyeRotary. TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY, 9:15 a.m., First United Methodist Church, 917 10th Ave., Greeley. Details: (970) 352-1064. TALES FOR TOTS, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., Farr Regio

THE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Greeley weather forecast and conditions for Tuesday

Today will be another warm and summer-like day along the Front Range. We'll see highs in the low- to mid-80s, with a gusty southwest wind. Winds are picking up ahead of a cold front that will roll through Wednesday. Temperatures will cool into the 70s on Wednesday and remain a little closer to norma

THE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Former Greeley resident hopes WWII letters find a home

Sandy Hoyman had every intention of trying to find someone who would want the letters. But life, as it does for so many of us, got in the way. She found them in a box, in the top shelf of the kitchen cupboard, in a house she was renting at 2523 9th Ave. Court. This was in 2000, when she moved to Gre

THE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Greality: Greeley resident featured in national LEADER magazine; Poudre River Young Marines visit annual Navajo Code Talkers Day in Arizona

Loyal Kelsey, who served as a colonel in the Air Force and has traveled the world, was recently featured in LEADER, a national magazine. Kelsey lives at Life Care Center of Greeley, a nursing and rehabilitation center run by Life Care Centers of America. The company manages more than 200 centers aro

THE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-17 07:00:00

First Wish For Wheels event in Greeley provides 50 Dos Rios elementary students with free bicycles

Wish for Wheels is a Denver-based nonprofit that gives new bikes and helmets to kids in low-income or rural communities. For more information on the organization, click here. Gabriel Braun-Balderas hopped on a lime-green bike Sunday morning, smile stretched across his face. It was the first bike h

THE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-17 07:00:00

Greeley woman stepped up when Weld Food Bank's Mobile Food Pantry needed volunteers

In 2016, the Mobile Food Pantry distributed 2.3 million pounds of food across Weld County. It makes stops at sites in Greeley, Windsor, Milliken, Pierce, Keenesburg, Gilcrest, Kersey, Mead, Hudson, Dacono, Fort Lupton, Frederick and Lochbuie. In Weld County, one in four children and one in five adu

THE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-17 07:00:00

Not handpicked to run, Greeley Life Chain topics of Mailbox for Sept. 19

Not handpicked to run Regarding your "Best of Intentions" editorial, I request you look at your own use of language in the intentions you presented. First of all, your language, "seems to have handpicked two candidates to run" is completely false. I chose, on my own, to run for office. I am personal

THE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

The greenhouses will be completed this fall

Every sixth grader in Jefferson County Schools spends a week at one of the districts two outdoor labs, Mt. Evans or Windy Peaks. Soon, those students will be learning in new greenhouse classrooms set for completion this fall. "Our whole mission ... This item is available in full to subscribers. Dav


Food safety resources available for Colorado produce growers

BROOMFIELD, Colo. - Colorado produce growers can benefit from a grant the Colorado Department of Agriculture received from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The Department has partnered with Colorado State University Extension to offer a variety of resources to help farmers comply with the newl

FENCE POST - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

All About Windsor: Some tips on how to avoid the stress of wedding planning

The summer months are ideal for romance, love and weddings. Carly Koppes, Weld County clerk and recorder, said 1,925 marriage applications were issued in 2016. From Jan 1 to June 20 this year, there were 823 marriage applications issued with an increase in the summer months. One of the most popular

MYWINDSORNOW.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Police investigate multiple cases of smashed windshields in west Evans

Police are looking for more information related to multiple reports of broken windshields in west Evans. Cmdr. Jason Phipps of the Evans Police Department said officers received two reports of broken windshields late Saturday night and early Sunday morning from neighborhoods in the area of 47th Aven

THE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Take a walk in refugees' shoes

Two local non-profits will host a refugee simulation event Sunday afternoon. According to a news release, the Global Refugee Center and Right to Read have organized an event titled "A Walk in Their Shoes," which was created by the UN Refugee Agency. For $25 per adult and $15 per student, participant

THE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Thomasson: Switch-hitting Trump throws a curveball

WASHINGTON - Republican voters who held their noses and voted for Donald Trump out of loyalty to the party may be having second thoughts now that he has begun forsaking the Grand Old Party and cutting deals with Democrats for the sake of expedience. For starters, President Trump, rather than follow

THE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Weld Food Bank wins $10,000 award from First National Bank

The Weld Food Banks Weston Edmunds sifts through frozen turkeys in recent years at the Weld Food Bank during its annual Turkey Drive for Thanksgiving. The Food Bank just won a $10,000 grant from First National Bank. Get crafty in reducing hunger The Weld Food Bank will hold its Fall Hungry For a Cr

MYWINDSORNOW.COM - 2017-09-18 07:00:00