Please join Employment Services of Weld County (ESWC) and Aims Community College for a Student Job Fair on Monday, April 23, 2018 from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. at Aims Community College, Greeley Campus, Ed Beaty Theater, 5401 West 20th Street in Greeley, CO. Explore part-time and summer job opportunities. Plan to connect with potential employers and be prepared to put your best foot forward. Dress professionally and bring copies of
On Monday, April 16, 2018, the Weld County Sheriff's Office Mounted Posse Unit paid their final respects to long time Mounted Posse Team Leader Kenneth Wayne Ramsey at his funeral service. On May 18, 2017 Ken Ramsey was diagnosed with a Grade 4 Glioblastoma Brain Cancer that was considered terminal. On Friday, April 7, 2018, Ken Ramsey was presented with a lifetime achievement award from the Colorado State Posse's Association.
Today is the sixth day of Severe Weather Awareness Week for the state of Colorado, which wraps up tomorrow. The final topic for this week is Lightning. When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors! Lightning is the most dangerous aspect of thunderstorms; It kills and injures more people in Colorado than any other thunderstorm hazard. In 2016 there were two documented fatalities and six lightning strike survivors in Colorado. In addition, lightning
Community Assistance Requested – Identifying Two Suspects On Sunday, April 15, 2018, at approximately 8:00pm, Deputies with the Weld County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Weld County Road 31 and Weld County Road 76, west of Eaton, in unincorporated Weld County, on a report of an assault. When deputies arrived, they learned that the victim had been assaulted by two unknown males. The victim had dash cam footage
Stabbing – 5500 block of Two River Parkway On Thursday, April 19, 2018, at approximately 05:55 pm, Deputies with the Weld County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 5500 block of Two Rivers Parkway, near Evans, in unincorporated Weld County on a report of a male who had been stabbed. When deputies arrived on scene they found that a male patient had been stabbed multiple times. The male patient was transported
Saluting her many achievements in public service, Weld County Commissioner Julie Cozad was named a 2018 Northern Colorado Woman of Distinction by BizWest magazine. She was formally recognized at an awards ceremony this week. Created in 2009, the Women of Distinction award was created to honor women in Weld and Larimer counties for their achievements in business, philanthropic and government organizations. Eleven women are chosen annually for the award, and
SENTENCED: Man who used rifle to severely beat his now ex-wife will spend next 25 years behind bars. "He tried breaking her physically, mentally and emotionally. And though he almost succeeded, he lost. It’s actually the victim and the children who won. They won a new future where they can live a life of freedom and not live in fear anymore.” - ADA Robb Miller https://www.weldda.com/cms/One.aspx?portalId=23076&pageId=48136
Public Service Announcement - Be Wary of Paving Scams The Weld County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind the community as the weather gets warmer we need to be wary of paving scams. These scammers go soliciting homeowners in doing asphalt paving and driveway seal work. They are often referred to as “Traveling Scammers” or “Paving Scams” and senior citizens. These individuals will go door-to-door telling you that they have left
Thursday, April 19th is the fifth day of Severe Weather Awareness Week for the state of Colorado, which continues through Saturday, April 22nd. The topic for today is Downburst Winds and Hail! Strong straight-line winds and large hail are major weather threats in Colorado. Severe storms in Colorado include heavy rain, thunderstorms, tornadoes, straight line winds, hail, flooding, and lightning. Tornadoes are often the headline story, but damaging straight line
WELD COUNTY – ROAD MAINTENANCE, CONSTRUCTION and RECLAMATION CLOSURES: CR 29 from Hwy 392 to CR 70 3/26/2018 thru 4/20/2018 bridge re-deck, guard rail CR 41 from CR 72 to CR 74 5/8/2018 thru 5/11/2018 culvert replacement CR 45 from CR 40 to CR 42 4/24/2018 thru 4/27/2018 culvert replacement CR 46.5 from CR 19 to Milliken 4/17/2018 thru 4/19/2018 culvert replacement City Limits CR 49 from I- 76 Frontage
Tonight, Don Warden, Weld County’s Director of Finance and Administration, spoke to the Ad Hoc Home Rule Charter Review Committee about TABOR, the Gallagher Amendment and Weld County finances. There are three public meetings left: April 25 in Greeley, May 2 in Johnstown and May 9 in Windsor. Get involved and participate! Learn more at https://tinyurl.com/2018CRC
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Contract for Weld County Jail addition awarded to Roche Constructors The Board of County Commissioners meeting this morning was an interesting view of your County government in action. As you may be aware, the Weld BOCC had approved the construction of a much needed addition to the County jail, a project that will finally cost around $45 million. Of course, they staff issued a RFP, and several companies responded with
Today marks the fourth day of Severe Weather Awareness Week April 15-21st for the state of Colorado. Wednesday’s topic - Flooding---Turn Around, Don't Drown! Here is a public service announcement concerning Turn Around, Don't Drown: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eI6mIlHKrVY Major flooding in September 2013 resulted from over eight inches of rain that fell over a large area from northern Jefferson County to the Wyoming border. This rain caused considerable flash flooding, and runoff
Please join Employment Services of Weld County for a Job Fair. Industries to be represented include: Healthcare, Construction, Manufacturing, Transportation, and Information Technology. The event will be held on Thursday, May 3, 2018. From 3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. the job fair is open to U.S. Military Veterans Only and from 3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. the job fair will be open to the General Public. The event will be
The Agenda for the regular meeting of the Weld County Board of Commissioners for Wednesday, April 18, 2018, has been posted and is available to view at: https://www.weldgov.com/departments/commissioners/public_meetings/commissioner_agendas/ Commissioner Agendas - Weld CountyThe agendas in this section include the agenda for the Board of County Commissioners and the Housing Authority, which meets on the fourth Monday of each month.
FREE SAFE TEEN DRIVING CLASS FOR PARENTS Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death for teens due to lack of driving experience. On Wednesday, April 25th, the laws governing teen drivers and the Graduated Driver’s License will be explained by law enforcement, insurance, and public health representatives. The class will be held at Anshor Driving School, 2030 35th Ave. Suite A, Greeley, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. The
JURY TRIAL UNDERWAY: Opening arguments just began in the jury trial for an Evans man accused of sexually assaulting multiple underage girls from several states. The trial is expected to last 8 days.
If you would like to make a positive, life-long impact on our community’s most vulnerable and hurting members, please join us for an informational open house this Thursday, April 19, from 4:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m. at Zoe’s Café, located at 715 10th Street in Greeley. A short presentation begins at 4:45 p.m. and staff will be available to answer questions and offer guidance on the next steps for those ready to
Curlycup Gumweed is a native, biennial (two year) plant. It can grow one to two feet tall. Curlycup Gumweed can accumulate selenium and become toxic to livestock. However, it is seldom consumed because of the sticky resinous coating. An extract from the leaves and buds is used in today’s medicine to treat whooping cough and asthma. For more information on plants, go to www.weldweeds.org.