Local News in Weld County, Colorado

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Rains cause road closures in Weld but farmers welcome moisture
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:43:59 GMT

While the past days’ rain has caused some road closures in Weld County, farmers are welcoming the moisture as a gift. The rains in Weld County will have a mostly positive effect, though it is causing some delays, said Nick Colglazier, the director of state affairs for the Colorado Farm Bureau.

Champion goat goes missing from Colorado county fair
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:19:32 GMT

An award-winning goat has gone missing from a Colorado county fair, leaving its teenage owner and organizers stumped, local media said on Thursday. Lanas Smith, father of the 18-year-old owner David Smith, said the family has no idea what happened to it.

Colorado’s non-citizen driver’s license law launches Friday
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 12:14:12 GMT

Colorado’s non-citizen driver’s license law officially goes into effect Friday, but undocumented immigrants in Weld County hoping to legally get behind the wheel will have to first make a trek to Fort Collins, and they may be forced to wait months before beginning the process.

Weld residents voice concerns at state oil, gas hearing in Greeley
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:59:30 GMT

Dozens of Weld County residents took advantage of a rare opportunity on Monday to voice their concerns to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, which came to Greeley for the first time this year to conduct its monthly meeting.

Grand Champion goat vanishes from Weld Co. fair
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:57:36 GMT

Greeley police are looking Rocky, the Grand Champion goat, after he vanished from the Weld County fair.

Weld County Residents Can’t Keep Up With Relentless Rain
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:01:11 GMT

This week's pounding rain showers in Weld County left many areas flooded.

Prize-winning goat disappears from Colorado fair
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:30:34 GMT

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Police in Greeley, Colorado, are investigating who's got the goat — a grand champion animal that vanished this week from a county fair.

Colorado finds link between quakes and wastewater wells
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 22:50:00 GMT

By Edward McAllister NEW YORK (Reuters) - Colorado regulators said on Thursday that the disposal of oil and gas wastewater at a well in Weld County likely caused a series of small earthquakes this year, in another sign that a U.S. drilling boom is contributing to higher seismic activity. The issue of wastewater disposal disturbing underground faultlines has become a national issue in the United ...

Tribune Opinion: Weld sheriff’s office, state patrol should work together to make Colo. 392 a safer drive
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:29:15 GMT

Members of the Platte Valley Fire Department examine the scene of a fatal crash July 8 on Colo. 392 and Weld County Road 57. One person was killed in the crash.

Who's got the goat? Police investigate disappearance of grand champion animal at Colorado fair
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:26:38 GMT

Police in Greeley, Colorado, are investigating who's got the goat — a grand champion animal that vanished this week from a county fair. The Greeley Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1m0UCoU) the red-colored Boer (BOHR') goat was reported missing Monday, hours before it was scheduled to appear at the Weld County fair's junior livestock auction. The goat is owned by 18-year-old David Smith of Niwot.