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Weld County

Colorado Governor: Secession Attempt Will Strengthen State

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

A failed secession attempt by 11 Colorado counties generated conversations that will make the state stronger, Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) said Tuesday....

51st State Of 'North Colorado' May Not Be Legal: Lawyers

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.24.2013 | Politics

Voting in 11 rural Colorado counties on whether or not they want to split off from proper Colorado and form the 51st state of "New Colorado" or "North...

Attorneys Question Legality Of 51st State Push By Weld Leaders

The Greeley Tribune | Analisa Romano | Posted 12.09.2013 | Denver

Three Greeley attorneys are questioning whether Weld County commissioners have the authority to initiate the 51st state movement, calling on the Weld ...

The 51st State? Rural Counties To Vote On 'North Colorado' Secession

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

In November, 11 of Colorado's rural counties will vote on whether or not they should secede from the state and form the 51st state, dubbed "North Colo...

2 More Colorado Counties To Vote On Secession

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics

Six of Colorado's 64 counties have now opted to put the 51st State Initiative on their ballots, asking voters if they want to secede from the state an...

Move To Create The 51st State Makes It Onto The Ballot

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics

To secede or not to secede from Colorado? That is the question that residents in Weld County will face in November after county commissioners voted un...

Energy Firm Drilling Next To Jared Polis's Property Could Be Fined

The Boulder Daily Camera | Charlie Brennan | Posted 09.30.2013 | Denver

The state agency that regulates oil and gas extraction in Colorado has ruled that the company that started drilling earlier this month near the Weld C...

Northern Colo. Secession: Most In Favor Of 51st State At Meeting

The Greeley Tribune | Whitney Phillips | Posted 09.25.2013 | Denver

Of the roughly 50 people who attended the first public meeting about a proposal to form the 51st state, nearly all indicated they are in support of se...

Polis Sues To Stop Fracking Next To His Colorado Property

The Boulder Daily Camera | Charlie Brennan | Posted 09.25.2013 | Denver

For U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, the battle over fracking just turned personal. Polis, a Boulder Democrat who represents Colorado's 2nd Congressional Distr...

July Rains Boosting Farmers' Outlook

The Greeley Tribune | Eric Brown | Posted 09.16.2013 | Denver

Weld County farmers requested rain after June proved to be a nearly bone-dry month. Ask and ye shall receive -- or at least that's been the case so f...

Weld Crop Rotations Help Avoid Widespread Corn Problem

The Greeley Tribune | Eric Brown | Posted 09.15.2013 | Denver

The diversity of crops grown in Weld County has helped most local farmers avoid a problem that's been making national headlines recently. Reports in ...

Rural-Urban Tensions Are Real In Colo., But Few Want 51st State

The Greeley Tribune | Analisa Romano | Posted 09.14.2013 | Denver

Jannely Portillo, 17, was at work when she heard on the radio that 10 northeastern Colorado counties were mulling the creation of their own state, Nor...

Weld County Water Being Tested For Effects Of Oil, Gas Drilling

The Greeley Tribune | Sharon Dunn | Posted 09.13.2013 | Denver

Two teams of researchers will soon begin testing water throughout Weld County to determine what effects or changes, if any, come from oil and gas indu...

Northern Counties Favor More Representation Instead Of Secession From Colo.

The Greeley Tribune | Analisa Romano | Posted 09.08.2013 | Denver

Officials with the 10 most northeastern counties on Monday shifted talks of secession to talks of how to increase their representation in the state Le...

One Of Colorado's Worst Counties For Underage Drinking Makes Progress

The Greeley Tribune | Whitney Phillips | Posted 08.17.2013 | Denver

Four years after Weld County was designated as one of the state's worst areas for underage drinking and earned federal funding to combat the problem, ...

North Colorado? Local Lawmakers Favor Secession Talk

Greeley Tribune, Colo. | Analisa Romano | Posted 08.11.2013 | Denver

With a few days under their belts to absorb the news that Weld County commissioners are serious about forming a new state with other northeastern Colo...

Rural Counties Threaten Secession From Colorado, Want New State

Posted 06.10.2013 | Denver

Several of the rural, predominantly Republican counties of North and and Northeastern Colorado are fed up with the left-leaning laws that Democrats pa...

Weld County Renews Decision To Ban Plan B At Health Clinics

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 05.09.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. Colorado’s Weld County Board on Monday renewed a 2010 policy that prevented county health clinics f...

Anadarko On Wattenberg Drilling: It's 'A Grand Slam'

The Greeley Tribune | Sharon Dunn | Posted 07.09.2013 | Denver

Oil production out of Weld County has continued to put smiles on corporate officials reporting earnings. Anadarko Petroleum Corp., one of the top two...

Worst Whooping Cough Outbreak in 20 Years

The Greeley Tribune | | Posted 06.23.2013 | Denver

Weld County is experiencing its worst outbreak of whooping cough in 20 years, according to county health officials. They report that since December 2...

Weld County Runners Accounted For In Boston Marathon Explosions

The Greeley Tribune | Sherrie Peif | Posted 06.16.2013 | Denver

Sheldon Stadnyk read with excitement the text message from his daughter. "I'm very proud of my time," Dawn Mathis told her father after completing he...

Frack Fluid Spill Contained After Nearly 30 Hours

Posted 04.16.2013 | Denver

A gas well just north of Windsor, Colo. leaked greenish-brown frack fluid for nearly 30 hours before being capped late in the afternoon on Tuesday. ...

Man Had Been Released From Jail Just Before Murder-Suicide

AP | DAN ELLIOTT and STEVEN K. PAULSON | Posted 02.17.2013 | Denver

LONGMONT, Colo. — A Colorado man who had just been released from jail on domestic violence charges shot and killed three people Tuesday, includi...

Man Sentenced After Pleading Guilty To Poisoning Neighbor's Dogs

Posted 02.11.2013 | Denver

A 73-year-old man has been sentenced to nine and a half years in prison after pleading guilty to poisoning his neighbor's two dogs and intimidating a ...

Paul Ryan: Five More Days

Posted 01.01.2013 | Denver

Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan and his wife Janna held a rally in Greeley, Colo. Thursday joined by country music star Lee Greenwood...