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Tag Archives: Weld County

The ‘creepy clown’ phenomenon has come to Colorado

  Tyler Hill, the spokesman for the Weld County district attorney’s office in Colorado, never thought he would pen a press release like the one he put out today. […]...

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September 27, 2016 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Looking at another soft-focus fracking story from the gas patch

Full disclosure, reinforced steel pipes, food, gardens, kids, toy stores. What’s to worry about?...

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April 15, 2015 Just In, The Mix

Polis welcomes Exxon CEO to enraged-about-fracking club

"I would like to officially welcome Rex to the ‘Society of Citizens Really Enraged When Encircled by Drilling’ (SCREWED)," said Colorado's Second-District congressman....

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February 22, 2014 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: Never mind secession, we got sheriffs

Welcome to Colorado, where (some) gun laws are not laws at all. Really....

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December 17, 2013 Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Flood conditions overwhelm state oil-and-gas regulators

Intact oil and gas wells are alike. Damaged oil and gas wells are each damaged in their own way. Weld County, Colorado, is host to […]...

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September 17, 2013 Environment/Energy, Health, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats
Conservative Rep. Stephens Supports ‘Abortion Pill’ in Instances of Rape, Incest

Conservative Rep. Stephens Supports ‘Abortion Pill’ in Instances of Rape, Incest

Rep. Amy Stephens -- a Colorado Springs Republican who once worked for evangelical powerhouse organization Focus on the Family -- argued Tuesday against an anti-abortion proposal that would have made providing emergency contraception to victims of rape and incest a...

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February 7, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Weld County Vote Against Emergency Contraception Leaves Patients Looking Elsewhere

Weld County Vote Against Emergency Contraception Leaves Patients Looking Elsewhere

A controversial and unreported move by the Board of Weld County Commissioners to stop dispensing emergency contraception has forced low-income county health department patients to seek the drugs at the scant number of non-profit clinics in the area. ...

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January 18, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Anadarko’s billion-barrel oil boom stirs fracking fears along Colorado’s Front Range

Anadarko’s billion-barrel oil boom stirs fracking fears along Colorado’s Front Range

Revelations Monday that Houston-based Anadarko may be sitting on up to a billion barrels of oil along Colorado’s Front Range immediately raised concerns about the environmental impacts of hydraulic fracturing in an area of increased residential growth in recent years....

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November 15, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
GOP economic plan: ‘Foreclose, baby, foreclose,’ then ‘drill, baby, drill’

GOP economic plan: ‘Foreclose, baby, foreclose,’ then ‘drill, baby, drill’

One of the themes that emerged from last week’s Republican presidential debate in Nevada – the foreclosure capital of the United States – is that GOP candidates largely don’t think the federal government should do much to fix the ongoing...

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October 24, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
On-shore oil drilling booms in U.S., some areas of Colorado

On-shore oil drilling booms in U.S., some areas of Colorado

On-shore oil drilling in the United States is at its highest level since the Reagan administration in 1987, according to the Baker Hughes Rig Count – an industry tracking service. That same national boom is also occurring in Colorado, according...

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October 18, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories

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Colorado Gives Day is Dec. 6!

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Colorado Secretary of State asks judge how to deal with rogue electors

  Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams filed a legal motion Friday asking a judge to clarify what should happen to members of the Electoral […]

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