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‘Take Back The Second’ Gun Rights Rally Planned For Saturday At Colorado Capitol

Rally for our Rights Take Back the Second Event Flyer DENVER, Col. – -(AmmoLand.com)- Saturday, May 18th, 11am to 2pm, Rally for our Rights is hosting a TAKE BACK THE SECOND rally at the Colorado State Capitol. This event has been in the works since the Colorado Legislature passed HB19-1177 “Red Flag” Emergency Risk Protection Orders ERPO. Event speakers will include: Evan Todd – Columbine High School Shooting survivor Weld County Sheriff Steve Reams – leader in opposition to ERPO and Second...
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Colorado dad pleads guilty to murdering wife and two daughters

A Colorado dad convicted of murdering his pregnant wife and two daughters won't receive the death penalty. Weld County's district attorney agreed not to seek capital punishment in exchange for Christopher Watts pleading guilty to all nine counts.            [Author: 9news.com]
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Colorado man pleads guilty to killing pregnant wife and daughters

A Colorado man who killed his pregnant wife and his two young daughters pleaded guilty Tuesday as part of a plea deal that allows him to avoid the death penalty, the office of Weld County District Attorney Michael Rourke said.
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Colorado man pleads guilty to killing pregnant wife, daughters as part of plea deal

Chris Watts pleaded guilty Tuesday to the Colorado killing of his pregnant wife and his two young daughters as part of a plea deal that allows him to avoid the death penalty, the office of Weld County District Attorney Michael Rourke said Tuesday.
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Colorado prosecutors set to charge man for murdering family

Colorado prosecutors said they plan to formally file murder charges on Monday against a man accused of killing his pregnant wife and their two young daughters, days after he told police they went missing and pleaded on TV for their safe return. Christopher Watts, 33, has been held without bond in the Weld County jail since his arrest last week for the murders of his pregnant wife Shanann Watts, 34 and two daughters, Celeste, 3, and Bella, 4. Weld County District Attorney Michael Rourke will fo...
Tags: News, Colorado, Bella, Watts, Weld County, Celeste, Shanann Watts, Christopher Watts, Michael Rourke, Krista Henery


In Colorado, Fracking Is Back, and So Are the Battle Lines

In Weld County, a fracking boom is colliding with a population explosion, pitting communities against companies in a fight over which projects should be allowed.
Tags: News, Colorado, Shale, Hydraulic Fracturing, Weld County, John W, Hickenlooper, Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline, Workplace Hazards and Violations


24 Oil Wells in a School’s Backyard. How Close Is Too Close?

In Weld County, a fracking boom is colliding with a population explosion, pitting communities against companies in a fight over which projects should be allowed.
Tags: News, Colorado, Shale, Hydraulic Fracturing, Weld County, John W, Hickenlooper, Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline, Workplace Hazards and Violations, Oil Wells


Weld County poised to see another record oil year

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Weld County in northeast Colorado is poised to see a record for oil production. For 2017, production through November is sitting at more than 105 million barrels of oil. When December numbers are counted that could easily go up to 116 million barrels of oil produced out of the county, an […]
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Colorado woman gets 24 years for infant grandson’s death

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado woman who was convicted of child abuse resulting in the death of her infant grandson has been sentenced to 24 years in prison. A Weld County judge sentenced 55-year-old Sandy Archuleta on Thursday for the 2015 death of 4-month-old Donovan Archuleta. Over six days, the boy developed chemical burns […]
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Colorado man shot, injured after police chase

FORT LUPTON, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man was shot and injured after leading a sheriff’s deputy on a pursuit early Sunday in Fort Lupton, northwest of Denver. The Greeley Tribune reports a Weld County officer tried to stop 54-year-old Michael Dwayne Nash of Fort Lupton for speeding at about 2:40 a.m. Sunday. Nash led […]
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Court: Colorado county wrongly OK’d asphalt plant near homes

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado court has overturned Weld County’s approval of a $20 million concrete and asphalt plant currently under construction, saying the county had evidence the plant would violate noise standards. The Greeley Tribune reports the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday the county commissioners improperly approved the Martin Marietta Materials plant […]
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Colorado officers looking for vehicles in pedestrian fatal

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Law enforcement officers in northeastern Colorado are looking for the drivers of two vehicles that are believed to have struck a 21-year-old man on a Weld County road early Saturday. The Colorado State Patrol believes the man was struck and killed by a 1999 or 2000 purple Honda Accord. The patrol […]
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Kansas energy company plans new Weld County oil terminal

A Kansas energy company said it's going to build a new oil terminal in Weld County. Tallgrass Energy Partners LP (NYSE: TEP) said it will develop the Tallgrass Grasslands oil terminal complex in Platteville for an undisclosed amount of investment money. Tallgrass said "the Platteville Extension is expected to have an ultimate takeaway capacity of at least 80,000 barrels of crude oil per day and is expected to be in service in the second quarter of 2018." “The proposed Platteville Extension an...
Tags: Kansas, Tep, Weld County, Platteville, Tallgrass, Weld County Tallgrass Energy Partners LP NYSE, Tallgrass Grasslands, Platteville Extension


FASTER First-Responders to School Shootings ~ VIDEO

By Jeff Knox : Opinion FASTER : Faculty – Administration Safety Training and Emergency Response Firearms Coalition Buckeye, AZ –-(Ammoland.com)-  The first rule of first-aid is “Stop the Bleeding.”In tragedies like Columbine, Virginia Tech, and Sandy Hook, people died because qualified medical help couldn't get to them in time. The people who were present and responded first, didn't have the equipment or training needed to save those lives. And of course, the response of the trained profe...
Tags: Guns, Colorado, Faster, School Shootings, Weld County, Colorado Colorado, Competitive Shooting News, Ammoland TV, Firearms Training, Buckeye Firearms Association, Tactical Defense Institute, Jeff Knox, Firearms Coalition, Buckeye Firearms Foundation, Neal Knox, The Firearms Coalition


9News: 1 person killed in fire at Anadarko oil tank in Weld County (Videos)

By Allison Sylte, KUSA-9News One person was killed and three were injured when an Anadarko Petroleum Corp. oil tank battery caught fire Thursday afternoon near Mead in Weld County. It's Colorado's second fatal explosion in the last few links linked to Anadarko (NYSE: APC) oil and gas operations. The Weld County Sheriff's Office says that when deputies arrived at the scene near Highway 66 and Weld County Road 13 at around 3:15 p.m. Thursday, the battery was fully engulfed in flames. One unide...
Tags: Colorado, Weld County, Anadarko, APC, Mead, Anadarko Petroleum Corp, Weld County Sheriff s Office, Allison Sylte, Anadarko NYSE, Highway 66, Weld County Road 13


Anadarko, Noble, developer and builders named in suit over fatal Firestone explosion

Colorado’s two biggest oil and gas companies, Anadarko Petroleum Corp. and Noble Energy Inc., were named in a lawsuit filed Monday seeking damages on behalf of a family living near the Firestone home that exploded, killing two men, on April 17. The nine-page suit, case number CV-30382 filed in Weld County, also names the developer, St-Firestone LLC, based in Loveland, and two builders of homes in the Oak Meadows subdivision where the home that exploded, at 6312 Twilight Ave., was located. The…...
Tags: Colorado, Firestone, Weld County, Loveland, Anadarko Petroleum Corp, Noble Energy Inc, Anadarko Noble, St Firestone LLC


Anadarko Petroleum's top local exec is leaving Colorado

Anadarko Petroleum Corp.’s top executive in Colorado has been promoted and will moved from the oil and gas giant's Denver offices to Houston. Brad Holly's exit from the market is not related to last month's fatal home explosion in Weld County that investigators determined was caused by gas leaking from an underground Anadarko flow line, a company spokesman said. Craig Walters, Anadarko’s vice president for the Denver-Julesberg Basin since November 2014, now will be the company’s top executive…...
Tags: Colorado, Houston, Denver, Weld County, Anadarko, Anadarko Petroleum Corp, Denver Julesberg Basin, Anadarko Petroleum, Brad Holly, Craig Walters Anadarko


Anadarko Petroleum's top local exec is leaving Colorado following promotion

Anadarko Petroleum Corp.’s top executive in Colorado has been promoted and will moved from the oil and gas giant's Denver offices to Houston. Brad Holly's exit from the market is not related to last month's fatal home explosion in Weld County that investigators determined was caused by gas leaking from an underground Anadarko flow line, a company spokesman said. Craig Walters, Anadarko’s vice president for the Denver-Julesberg Basin since November 2014, now will be the company’s top executive…...
Tags: Colorado, Houston, Denver, Weld County, Anadarko, Anadarko Petroleum Corp, Denver Julesberg Basin, Anadarko Petroleum, Brad Holly, Craig Walters Anadarko


Anadarko Petroleum's top Colorado exec moving to Houston following promotion

Anadarko Petroleum Corp.’s top executive in Colorado has been promoted and will move from the oil and gas giant's Denver offices to the Houston area. Brad Holly's exit from the market is not related to last month's fatal home explosion in Weld County that investigators determined was caused by gas leaking from an underground Anadarko flow line, a company spokesman said. Craig Walters, Anadarko’s vice president for the Denver-Julesberg Basin since November 2014, now will be the company’s top… ...
Tags: Colorado, Houston, Denver, Weld County, Anadarko, Anadarko Petroleum Corp, Denver Julesberg Basin, Anadarko Petroleum, Brad Holly, Craig Walters Anadarko


Colorado lawmakers get first bill in response to fatal home explosion linked to gas line

The first move in the Colorado Legislature in reaction to the fatal home explosion in Weld County on April 17 surfaced today, when a bill giving public access to gas pipeline maps was introduced by House Democrats. House Bill 1372— sponsored by state Reps. Mike Foote, D-Lafayette and Steve Lebsock, D-Thornton — was given late-bill status, allowing it to be introduced so close to the end of the session next Wednesday. The proposal focuses on maps of flow lines carrying natural gas from the well...
Tags: Colorado, House, Lafayette, Weld County, Colorado Legislature, Mike Foote, Steve Lebsock D Thornton


Natural gas link to Colorado deaths likely will make regulation debate even louder (Video)

Colorado’s contentious debates over oil and gas operations near homes and businesses are likely to get even louder in the wake of findings by local fire officials that a fatal house explosion in Weld County last month was caused by a natural gas pipeline leak. Those findings also are delivering a hit to the market value of the energy giant linked by investigators to the tragedy. Tuesday, fire officials serving the Weld County town of Firestone linked a gas line connected to an old well owned… ...
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Another oil and gas company shuts down Colorado wells in wake of fatal home explosion

A second oil and gas company has temporarily shut down wells north of Denver this week in the wake of a house explosion that killed two and injured two in a Weld County community early last week. The action by Denver-based Great Western Oil & Gas Co. follows an announcement Wednesday by Anadarko Petroleum Corp. that it was shutting down some 3,000 gas wells. Authorities have not announced a cause of the blast, and nothing has been disclosed linking any oil and gas operations to the tragedy, bu...
Tags: Colorado, Denver, Weld County, Anadarko Petroleum Corp, Great Western Oil Gas Co


Anadarko Petroleum to shut down thousands of wells following fatal house explosion in Firestone

Anadarko Petroleum Corp. said Wednesday it has temporarily shut down more than 3,000 older, vertical gas wells across northeastern Colorado following a home explosion and fire in the Weld County town of Firestone on April 17 that killed two men and injured their relatives. Anadarko (NYSE: APC), the Texas company that’s one of Colorado’s biggest oil and gas operators, said it operates an older, vertical well — drilled by a previous operator in 1993 — near the home, which was built recently. The...
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Anadarko Petroleum shuts down thousands of wells following fatal house explosion in Colorado

Anadarko Petroleum Corp. has temporarily shut down more than 3,000 older, vertical gas wells across northeastern Colorado following a home explosion and fire in the Weld County town of Firestone on April 17 that killed two men and injured their relatives. The Woodlands-based Anadarko (NYSE: APC), one of Colorado’s biggest oil and gas operators, said it operates an older, vertical well — drilled by a previous operator in 1993 — near the home, which was built recently. The Colorado Oil and… ...
Tags: Colorado, Firestone, Weld County, APC, Anadarko Petroleum Corp, Anadarko Petroleum, Colorado Oil, Anadarko NYSE


Lawsuit claims new oil and gas wells will be too close to Weld County school

Environmental advocacy groups and the NAACP’s Colorado chapter have filed a suit over an oil and gas site they say is too close to a school near Greeley that has a large population of poor and minority students. The suite was filed Tuesday in Denver District Court against the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) by Weld Air and Water, the Sierra Club, the NAACP’s Colorado chapter and Wall of Women, a group that described itself in the lawsuit as a grassroots environmental advoca...
Tags: Colorado, Naacp, Weld County, Greeley, Denver District Court, Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission COGCC, Weld Air and Water the Sierra Club


Heartland Biogas sues Weld County over shutdown order

The operator of a $115 million Heartland Biogas facility ordered shut down last week has filed suit in a federal court against Weld County Commissioners. Heartland said the decision was a foregone conclusion before the commissioners' hours-long meeting even started. Heartland, in its complaint filed by the company’s attorneys at Denver’s Holland & Hart law firm, called the Dec. 19 hearing over its operations a “kangaroo court” and said commissioners’ decision to suspend the facility’s… ...
Tags: Denver, Holland Hart, Weld County, Heartland


Weld County shuts down big biogas facility over smells, paperwork problems

Weld County commissioners have shut down Heartland Biogas’ operations in northern Colorado after months of complaints from nearby residents over smells from the facility, which converts food and animal waste into natural gas. The three commissioners voted unanimously Monday to temporarily shut down the operations after a meeting that lasted more than eight hours, according to a story in The Greeley Tribune. Commissioners cited several reasons for their decision, including paperwork problems wi...
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Woman Robbed Bank While Babysitting Kids, Police Say

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Weld County native Jack Annan, aka 'Mr. NJC,' inducted into CSU Ag Hall of Fame

Jack Annan, Sterling, takes a phone call in his office in Walker Hall. Annan was one of the founding members of the Colorado Young Farmers Educational Association program and was Executive Secretary until last year.
Tags: Weld County, Jack Annan, CSU Ag Hall of Fame, Jack Annan Sterling, Walker Hall Annan, Colorado Young Farmers Educational Association


Elderly man seriously injured in Greeley apartment fire

The 82,069-square-foot building has 128 units. It was built in 1974. It is valued at $4.3 million, according to Weld County documents.
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