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Former Idaho gubernatorial candidate being investigated for 1984 Greeley cold-case murder of 12-year-old girl

A failed two-time Idaho gubernatorial candidate says he is being investigated in the disappearance and death of a 12-year-old girl in Greeley 35 years ago. Steve Pankey, who previously lived in northern Colorado, told the Idaho Statesman that the first time he heard about the murder case of Jonelle Matthews was the day after Christmas […]

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Despite costs, complications — and meltdowns — Colorado school districts power through full-day kindergarten

Jennifer and John Jones gave a sales pitch to Jazmyn, their youngest daughter, a few weeks before her world would change.  Yes, full-day kindergarten at University Schools in Greeley would be an adjustment. But Jordyn, a second-grader, would be there, too, and she would even have Ms. Nolke, the same teacher Jordyn had.  They would […]

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Greeley police say remains found at oil and gas site belong to a girl missing since 1984

The remains of a 12-year-old girl who disappeared in 1984 after performing at a Christmas holiday concert have been found by construction workers in Colorado, police said Thursday. Greeley police Sgt. Joe Tymkovich said the remains were identified as those of Jonelle Matthews, who was last seen being dropped off at her home by a […]