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1 hr ago | Greeley Tribune

Woman's civil rights lawsuit against Greeley heading to June 2015 federal jury trial

A Greeley woman who spent 49 days behind bars before felony charges against her were dismissed will have her civil rights lawsuit against the city heard by a jury in federal court next year, and she's seeking a maximum of $500,000 in damages.

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Related Topix: Greeley, CO, Criminal Defense Law, Law

9 hrs ago | Greeley Tribune

Colorado's non-citizen driver's license law launches Friday

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.

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Related Topix: Colorado, US News, Illegal Immigration, Fort Collins, CO, Aurora, CO

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Denver Post

Champion goat missing during Weld County Fair

The grand champion goat from the Weld County Fair was reported missing Monday morning, along with one of his two halters.

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Related Topix: Greeley, CO

KUAD-FM Windsor

Who Stole the Champion Goat From the Fair in Greeley?

I know that animals that are shown at fairs and win ribbons are worth more than just regular old farm animals, but that is usually in the case of pigs and cows.

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Related Topix: Greeley, CO

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Former teacher's assistant sentenced for sex assaults on teens

A former teacher's assistant at a Christian school in Greeley was sentenced to prison for sexually assaulting two teens.

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Related Topix: Greeley, CO

Greeley Tribune

Rains cause road closures in Weld but farmers welcome moisture

While the past days' rain has caused some road closures in Weld County, farmers are welcoming the moisture as a gift.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Vegetables, Windsor, CO, Weather

The Gazette

Prize-winning goat disappears from Greeley fair

Greeley police are investigating who has the goat - the Grand Champion who vanished from the Weld County fair this week.

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Related Topix: Greeley, CO

Greeley Tribune

Junior Livestock Sale at Weld County Fair breaks last year's record by almost $90,000

Below are the grand champion and reserve grand champion sales for each category.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Gill, CO

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Denver Westword

Single fracking waste well blamed for hundreds of low-level quakes

A single injection well in Weld County, used to dispose of millions of gallons of wastewater from fracking operations, has been linked to 500 minor earthquakes in the area over a seven-week period since early June, according to University of Colorado researchers who've been monitoring seismic activity around the site.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Greeley, CO, Boulder, CO, University of Colorado Boulder

Greeley Tribune

Weld residents voice concerns at state oil, gas hearing in Greeley

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.

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Related Topix: Greeley, CO, Longmont, CO, Windsor, CO

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Daily Camera

Boulder weather: Flash flooding expected

Rainfall began in Boulder after 4 p.m., while other Front Range areas have already seen several inches of rain and widespread flash flooding in streets.

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Related Topix: Weather, Boulder, CO, Boulder County, CO, Natural Disasters, Flood

Greeley Tribune

Firefighters in Windsor rescue stranded motorists after flash flooding

More rain is on the way, as showers and thunderstorms are considered likely, according to the National Weather Service.

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Related Topix: Weather, Windsor, CO, Gilcrest, CO, Milliken, CO

KUAD-FM Windsor

Heavy Rain Brings Flash Flooding for Larimer and Weld Counties [VIDEO]

There is a Flash Flood Warning in effect for both Larimer County and Weld County into the evening tonight, Tuesday, July 29, due to heavy rain, hail and wind.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Larimer County, CO, Fort Collins, CO

The Fort Lupton Press

Council approves flood repair costs

Repair costs linked to the September 2013 floods continue to linger even in Fort Lupton, where city council on July 21 approved a nearly $32,000 leak test mandated by the state.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Fort Lupton, CO

KUAD-FM Windsor

Five Tornadoes Reported Along The Front Range of Colorado Yesterday [VIDEO]

We saw the wall cloud while we were playing golf yesterday, but had no idea the severe weather was so close to us.

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Related Topix: Weather, Fort Lupton, CO

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Greeley Tribune

Bat in Firestone home tests positive for rabies

A bat found in a Firestone home has tested positive for the rabies virus, marking the 15th case of rabies in a Weld County animal this year.

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Related Topix: Firestone, CO, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Standard Blade

Tornado touches down; no early reports of damage

A tornado reportedly touched down near US 85 and Weld County Road 18 in Fort Lupton July 28, which prompted a tornado warning from the National Weather Service.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters, Weather, Fort Lupton, CO, Brighton, CO

The Commerce City Sentinel

Study shows lower auto insurance rates for Weld County

Car owners and drivers in Weld County pay some of the lowest annual auto insurance premiums in the state, according to a recent study by a national consumer finance website.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Fort Collins, CO

KUAD-FM Windsor

Batman Disappears at Greeley Arts Picnic - Brian's Blog

A kid and their action figures are hard to separate. My grandson Zander loves his action figures.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Greeley Tribune

Keenesburg teen wins Weld County Fair's Market Beef Show

Jason Campbell helps clean off his daughter's calf in preparation for the Weld County Fair's Beef Show on Friday at Island Grove Regional Park in Greeley.

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Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Keenesburg, CO, Greeley, CO

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