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Tribune Opinion: Weld still thrives amid oil and gas cutbacks
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:53:58 -0800

A pair of oil and gas wells rises into the air on 71st Avenue in west Greeley recently.

Tribune Opinion: Governor’s oil and gas task force battled to a draw
Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:39:58 -0800

From front, members of the Oil and Gas Task Force Dan Kelly of Noble Energy, Weld County, Colo., Commissioner Steve Moreno and Lisa Winn of XTO Energy look on as the board meets to put the final touches on recommendations for Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper to consider in the settlement of disputes over oil and gas drilling, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Denver.

Railway company will invest $141 million in Colorado rails, including at several Weld County sites
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:53:20 -0800

BNSF Railway Co. will spend an estimated $141 million this year for railway maintenance and capacity improvement projects in Colorado, including at several sites in Weld County, the company announced in a news release Tuesday.

Tribune Opinion: Northridge, Greeley West impress with Special Olympics scrimmages
Sat, 28 Feb 2015 23:59:46 -0800

This was the Best of Show for this year's "Click! Weld County" photo contest, taken by Brian Kingston of Johnstown. "I had wanted a photo of the Milky Way behind the windmill. However, the lights from the oilfield were too bright.

New gadget lets deputies ID suspect in seconds
Tue, 17 Feb 2015 16:08:24 -0800

Weld County sheriff's deputies are testing a new handheld device that can confirms the identity of arrestees in seconds.

Weld County vulnerable if oil prices remain low, Wells Fargo warns
Wed, 04 Feb 2015 15:54:11 -0800

Colorado overall will fare better than other states in the oil patch if crude prices remain low, but the same can't be said for Weld County, according to a report Wednesday from Wells Fargo Securities.

Weld County patrol, jail deputies testing new ID technology
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 06:10:04 -0800

Weld County Sheriff's Deputy Shane Scofield, also a special deputy U.S. marshal, holds a device called a MorphoIdent used to scan fingerprints to confirm a suspect's identity.

Weld DA responds to Fallis’ Supreme Court bond appeal, urges state’s highest court to uphold prior jurisdictional ...
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 07:47:46 -0800

Tom Fallis leaves the Weld County Courthouse in Greeley last month following a bond hearing in District Court. Fallis was denied a bond modification that would allow him to return to his home in Indiana. Fallis appealed that order Tuesday in the Colorado Supreme Court.

Eric Berglund to leave Upstate Colorado
Sat, 31 Jan 2015 06:58:19 -0800

Upstate Colorado Economic Development is a privately led public-private nonprofit economic development corporation. It was founded in 1987. It provides services to all of Weld County.

Weld County Sheriff Offers Safe Zones To Complete Online Sales
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:00:55 -0800

A Colorado sheriff is offering people safe zones to complete sales brokered through online sites like Craigslist in response to the case of a Georgia couple who were killed last month after meeting someone to buy a vintage Mustang.