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6 months 4 weeks ago

Environmental concerns over fracking during floods

There have been claims swirling around the internet, suggesting that the news media is covering up an environmental disaster in Northern Colorado. Those claims are on Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites, concerning possible fracking fluid and other chemicals contaminating the environment due to flooding in Weld County. ...

1 year 3 months ago

Drought relief for farmers in 43 Colorado counties

DENVER (AP) - Thirty of Colorado's 64 counties have been designated as primary natural disaster areas due to severe drought and heat, making farmers and ranchers there and in adjacent counties eligible for low-interest emergency loans from the Farm Service Agency. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Wednesday that overall, 43...

1 year 9 months ago

10 Public Trustees resign

Gov. John Hickenlooper, on Tuesday, accepted the resignations of the 10 public trustees he appoints. The trustees are in Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Douglas, El Paso, Jefferson, Larimer, Mesa, Pueblo and Weld counties, most of the largest in Colorado without Denver County. "We all have to stand for good government,"...

3 years 6 months ago

New Colorado Wildfire

KERSEY, Colo. (AP) - Weld County officials say a small grass wildfire is burning near Kersey and it's threatening at least one home. Weld County officials say the wildfire has burned about 100 acres, or less than a quarter of a square mile. Kersey is about 55 miles...

3 years 10 months ago

Man accused of throwing puppy into river

A 10-month-old puppy is missing and a man is in jail after police say he tossed the pup into the South Platte River after a fight with his girlfriend. Twenty-one-year-old Gary Carville is accused of throwing the puppy named "Midnight" from a bridge into the South Platte on Thursday...

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