Weld County Newswire

Weld County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Weld County, CO.

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  1. New numbers show Weld County lost jobs in 2016, despite initial...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Windsor Now

    The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment on Wednesday revised expected job growth numbers for 2016 in all major metropolitan statistical areas in the state. All except Fort Collins and Colorado Springs are expected to be revised down for the year from previous estimates: The downturn in the oil and gas industry took a much larger toll on Weld County's economy than state experts had previously thought.

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  2. Longmont City Council OKs Smucker's incentives package; resident criticizes productRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | LongmontFYI

    ... the incentives agreement between the city and Smucker's, which plans to construct its facility inside a Weld County portion of southeast Longmont, near East County Line Road and Ken Pratt Boulevard. The council's approval came over the objections of ...

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  3. Colorado House panel kills oil, gas compensation billRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | LongmontFYI

    A drilling operation is pictured near Weld County Road 5 and Colo. 66 between Longmont and Mead on Feb. 14. Windsor Republican Buck's bill died on a party-line vote, with the committee's Democrats opposing the measure and the panel's Republicans supporting it, House Republican spokesman Joel Malecka said in a news release.

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  4. Morgan Co. Sheriff's Reports, Feb. 10-16Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Brush News-Tribune

    ... of Highway 34. Bond set at $1,500. 11:24 a.m. Robert Pureco-Sanchez, 25, of Fort Morgan arrested on Adams and Weld County warrant in 16000 block of County Road 19. Bond set at $4,000. 1:06 p.m. Jacob Wells, 22, of Fort Morgan arrested on driving ...

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  5. Greeley Police Department to host its 2017 citizens' police academyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Greeley Tribune

    The Greeley Police Department will host its 2017 spring citizens' police academy beginning Mar. 6. The classes, which are free, will be from 6 to 9 p.m. every Thursday night through May 18. The department will host classes at its headquarters, 2875 10th St. The classes are designed to offer participants a look into the department's day-to-day operations in an effort to increase cooperation and understanding between the department and the community. Officers will teach classes on a variety of topics, including patrol operations, the K9 unit, the SWAT team and the Weld County Drug Task Force as well as others.

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  6. Controlled agricultural burn Wednesday southeast of LongmontRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | LongmontFYI

    Spokeswoman Summer Campos said the burn will be between 2:30 and 4 p.m. in the area of Weld County Roads 11 and 18. Smoke may be seen from Longmont and other parts of the county.

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  7. U.S. Rep. Ken Buck to hold telephone town hallRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | LongmontFYI

    U.S. Rep. Ken Buck is inviting constituents in Colorado's 4th Congressional District - which includes the Longmont corner of northeast Boulder County and all of Weld County - to a Thursday night telephone town hall meeting.

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  8. Burning trash blamed for grass fire near LongmontRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Denver Post

    ... officials said. The fire burned for more than two hours and forced people in 15 other houses to evacuate. The Weld County Sheriff's Office is investigating to determine whether charges should be filed against the individual who was burning trash, ...

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  9. Longmont council opposes oil, gas compensation billRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | LongmontFYI

    A drilling operation is pictured near Weld County Road 5 and Colo. 66 between Longmont and Mead on Feb. 14. Longmont City Council members voted 5-2 on Tuesday night to state their opposition to a proposed Colorado law that would make local governments liable for paying oil and gas mineral rights holders who lose income because of bans on local ... (more)

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  10. Rabbit Mountain Fire in Boulder County is 100% contained after burning 151 acresRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | LongmontFYI

    ... st 6 p.m. The Rabbit Mountain Fire broke out several hours after a 30-acre grass fire burned three structures in Weld County southeast of Longmont.

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  11. Burning trash ruled origin of fire in Weld County southeast of LongmontRead the original story

    Yesterday | LongmontFYI

    ... an individual burning trash, which spread due to high winds, the agency's spokeswoman, Emma Douglas, said. The Weld County Sheriff's Office is conducting further investigation to determine whether charges will be filed against the individual who was ...

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  12. Mead appoints first police chief to start new departmentRead the original story

    Tuesday | LongmontFYI

    ... of its first-ever police chief last week. For years now, Mead has been one of several municipalities paying the Weld County Sheriff's Office to provide at least one deputy per shift to patrol the town. Interim Town Manager Mike Segrest said the move ...

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  13. Red flag warning issued for eastern ColoradoRead the original story

    Tuesday | Washington Times

    ... but they are still cleaning up hot spots. They will also be watching for any flare ups because of the wind. In Weld County on Monday, a 30-acre grass fire burned a barn and an attached garage between Longmont and Frederick before being contained. ...

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  14. Red flag warning issued for much of Colorado's front rangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Gazette

    ... were able to keep the Rabbit Mountain Fire from spreading significantly overnight despite strong winds. In Weld County on Monday, a 30-acre grass fire burned a barn and an attached garage between Longmont and Frederick before being contained. ...

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  15. Two separate grass fires burn structuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | ReporterHerald.com

    ... fires over the next few days. The first grass fire on Monday - a 30-acre blaze that burned three structures in Weld County between Longmont and Fredrick at 348 Weld County Road 16 A1 2 - was contained after more than two hours. Later that afternoon, ...

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  16. Rabbit Mountain Fire only grows 1/2-acre overnight, despite high windsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | LongmontFYI

    ... m. today. The Rabbit Mountain Fire broke out several hours after a 30-acre grass fire burned three structures in Weld County southeast of Longmont.

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  17. Rabbit Mountain FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | LongmontFYI

    Boulder County crews had the Rabbit Mountain Fire at almost complete containment as of 11:45 p.m., Boulder County sheriff Sgt.

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  18. Fire danger rises along Colorado's Front RangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Estes Park Trail-Gazette

    Firefighters from multiple departments work to contain a grass fire that caught nearby structures on fire in Weld County on Monday.

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  19. Fire danger rises along Colorado's Front Range, fueled by record heat, strong windsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Denver Post

    Firefighters from multiple departments work to contain a grass fire that caught nearby structures on fire in Weld County on Monday. Several wildfires broke out in northeastern Colorado Monday and unseasonably warm, windy weather could spark an additional round of fires Tuesday.

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  20. TC Line: Conductor candidatesRead the original story

    Monday | LongmontFYI

    ... about the road over by Union Reservoir. I see it's very bad again. It's awful, just awful. I haven't seen Weld County do its job, either. I'd appreciate if someone would try to contact one or the other. I know my truck would sure appreciate it. Does ...

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