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Need an oil field job? ‘Interviews’ result in arrests for 15 fugitives

Greeley police and Weld County sheriff’s deputies on Wednesday arrested 15 fugitives with 18 misdemeanor and five felony warrants being served from municipalities in Weld and Larimer counties. A joint operation of the Greeley Police Department Patrol, Greeley Police Special Enforcement Team and the Weld County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit led to the arrests. The operation involved contacting wanted individuals ...

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Ruptured gas line causes large explosion in N Colorado

GREELEY, Colo. — A worker digging a trench on a northern Colorado ranch hit a high-pressure gas line, sparking an explosion that sent flames several hundred feet into the air and touched off a small grass fire. Sean Standridge, a spokesman for the Weld County Sheriff’s Office, tells The Greeley Tribune (http://goo.gl/UJiZAB ) an employee for DCP Midstream hit the ...

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Oil and gas task force to meet in Greeley

GREELEY, Colo. — The governor’s Oil and Gas task force is calling on the public for help with issues relating to the development of oil and gas in residential areas. The Greeley Tribune reports the task force will meet in Greeley on Monday to gather input on two recommendations, which include local government collaboration with oil and gas operators and ...

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Oil, gas slowdown may explain slight increase in Weld County unemployment rate, slowdown in Greeley tax revenues

Colorado’s oil and gas slowdown may be starting to chip away at regional employment numbers and tax revenues, according to state and local reports released this week. But now is probably a better time than many to weather a downturn, said Alexandra Hall, chief economist with the state Department of Labor and Employment, in a conference call with journalists Wednesday. ...

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Rising rivers lead to minor flooding in Weld County; waters expected to recede

Weld County’s waterways crested their banks in several spots Wednesday, leading to minor flooding in Kersey and LaSalle. Waters also rose in Greeley, prompting some renewed street closures. Rivers were expected to subside today, according to the National Weather Service. According to the state Division of Water Resources website, river gauges at three main waterways in Weld were at or ...

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Editorial: Fractivists threaten the poor

Anti-fracking crusaders claim they fight for minorities and the poor. They clearly do the opposite. On the legislature’s last day of the 2015 session, Coloradans Against Fracking set up a mock classroom on the Capitol steps and placed dunce caps on figures portraying Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper and the legislature. Each was given an “F” in “preventing harm to health ...

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