Local News in Weld County, Colorado

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'Kids Count' report: Child poverty dips while income goes up in Weld County
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 07:52:51 -0700

The 2013 floods affected some Weld County education statistics in the 2015 “Kids Count in Colorado!” report.

Weld County receives state funds to implement project aiding 30 long-term unemployed
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 23:01:42 -0700

A state grant of more than $110,000 could help 30 Weld residents who have been without a job for at least six months.

Weld County residents to get higher education boost thanks to recently signed legislation
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 06:21:31 -0700

Weld County Commissioner Sean Conway said recently passed legislation that would allow Colorado counties to establish scholarship funds and provide property tax breaks to folks who contribute is a “win, win, win.”

Weld County employment last year grew most in nation, fueled by oil and gas
Sun, 22 Mar 2015 04:32:31 -0700

Weld County’s job growth for the third quarter of 2014 did not translate to higher weekly wages, at least in comparison to other areas in the country. But, it did move Weld County above the Fort Collins-Loveland average weekly wage.

Is Colorado Primed To Become The Silicon Valley Of Agriculture?
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:10:59 -0700

Colorado is famous for its beer and its beef.

Conservationists warn of drilling boom in Arapahoe County
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 15:34:59 -0700

DENVER — Although Colorado’s drilling boom has largely impacted homeowners in Weld County and along the northern Front Range, conservationists issued a warning Monday to homeowners in heavily populated Arapahoe County: “you’re next.” Using existing public data of existing oil and gas leases, Conservation Colorado launched a new website showing the potential impact to residents […]

UPDATE: 27 coal cars jump tracks in Weld County train derailment; no injuries
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 05:38:31 -0700

HUDSON — At least two dozen train cars carrying coal spilled their load during derailment Sunday morning in southeast Weld County. No one was injured, authorities reported.

Weld Operation Predator suspect was a former Colorado lawman
Sat, 21 Mar 2015 06:46:01 -0700

One of the five men arrested during a recently completed Operation Predator sting in Weld County was a former Colorado lawman.

Weld oil production soars for 2014
Mon, 09 Mar 2015 06:03:19 -0700

Crude production in Colorado’s top county has gone off the charts since 2011, and three years later it’s still not disappointing.

Snowpack declining in valleys where Colorado River begins; Weld County officials not worried
Thu, 19 Mar 2015 06:06:05 -0700

DENVER — Snowpack in the mountains and valleys where the Colorado River originates has been shrinking since the beginning of March, a federal water expert said Tuesday.