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Weld County man sentenced to 14 years in federal

Weld County man sentenced to 14 years in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine  DENVER – Victor Rangel, age 59, of La Salle, Colorado, was sentenced to serve 14 years in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine, U.S. Attorney John Walsh and ATF Special Agent in Charge Marvin Richardson announced. The sentence was handed down by U. S. District Court Judge Marcia S. Krieger on November 28, 2011. Following ... Full Story

Weld County organization has resources for senior

Senior Resource Services Offers Valuable Programs for Weld County Senior Citizens Senior Resource Services, a non-profit organization located in Greeley, CO, offers many valuable programs for Weld County Senior Citizens.  Founded in 2007 by DeeAnn Groves, the mission of Senior Resource Services is to help the elderly and their families in addressing the issues of aging.  Senior Resource Services strives to assist the elderly in remaining independent in the least restrictive environment for ... Full Story

Transportation In Weld County

Transportation In Weld County

  WELD COUNTY, Colo. – This month, the Weld County 150th Anniversary web site takes a look at the history of transportation in Weld County. From the surveyors who crossed the county on foot, measuring the West 66 feet at a time, to the railroads that linked Weld County to the rest of the state and the country, our county’s transportation history is interesting and unique. Leon Sievers, a professional land surveyor for the county, explains how the West, including Weld County, was mapped ... Full Story

Sentence in Murder-for-hire plan

EVANS MAN SENTENCED TO 15 YEARS IN PRISON FOR HIS PART IN MURDER-FOR-HIRE PLAN GREELEY, Colo. – Evans resident Jesse Rodriguez (DOB 10/20/89) was sentenced in Weld County District Court this morning to 15 years in prison for his role in a murder-for-hire plan. Rodriguez, who was originally charged with Solicitation of First Degree Murder After Deliberation (a class two felony) and Conspiracy to Commit First Degree Murder After Deliberation (also a class two felony), pled to the conspiracy ... Full Story

Weld County Celebrates 150 years

Weld County Celebrates 150 years

GREELEY, Colo. – In 1861, a new county was formed in the West in what was once the Territories of Nebraska and Kansas. One hundred and fifty years later, Weld County is still a thriving and growing community that will celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2011. In celebration of the sesquicentennial, the Weld County Commissioners have organized several opportunities to highlight, promote and share Weld County’s unique history. The Weld County 150th Anniversary Web Site: The web site ... Full Story

Thornton man formally charged in death of mother and

Thornton man formally charged in death of mother and infant

Weld County District Attorney's Office Nineteenth Judicial District GREELEY, Colo. – The Weld County District Attorney’s Office has formally filed eight criminal charges against Steven Ryan (DOB 6/29/87) of Thornton. Ryan is charged with: • Vehicular Homicide – DUI, two counts (class three felonies) • Vehicular Homicide – Reckless Driving, two counts (class four felonies) • DUI (unclassified misdemeanor) • Reckless Driving (class two traffic offense) • No Insurance ... Full Story

Ag Rally for Northern Colorado Water Project Set for

Ag Rally for Northern Colorado Water Project Set for July 15

Weld County, Colo. - Northern Colorado farm and ranch organizations and public officials have announced an ag rally to show support for the Northern Integrated Supply Project, a proposed water storage project that is a cooperative venture between agricultural ditch companies and growing northern Front Range communities. NISP would help prevent the aggressive dry up of thousands of additional acres of farmland in Northern Colorado while providing a responsible water management tool for growing ... Full Story

First Colorado case of West Nile confirmed

First Colorado case of West Nile confirmed

DENVER – The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has received its first confirmed case of West Nile virus in 2010. Heading into the holiday weekend, health department officials advise people to take precautions against West Nile virus by wearing insect repellent and using other methods to avoid mosquito bites when outdoors. Elisabeth Lawaczeck, state public health veterinarian, explained, “Although we can’t predict how severe the West Nile virus season will be this year, ... Full Story

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