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Weld unemployment rate drops slightly in March


The Weld County unemployment rate fell slightly to 4.2 percent in March, according to the state Department of Labor and Employment in its monthly look at the numbers. Throughout the year, Weld has seen job growth. In March 2014, the Greeley Metropolitan Statistical Area, or Weld County, saw an unemployment rate of 5.5 percent; 142,858 people were employed in March ...

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Weld County officials will hold Tuesday Oil and Gas 101 information session

The Weld County Board of Commissioners will host what they are calling an Oil and Gas 101 information session for Weld residents next week. From 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, staff from the Planning Services Department, the Weld County Attorney’s Office and the Weld County Extension Office will answer questions related to oil and gas development in the region. Two representatives from ...

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Farmers hope for moisture as winter wheat perks up for spring

As spring weather warms up, winter wheat fields across the plains have awoken with their first signs of life, almost two weeks ahead of schedule, Colorado Wheat reported. Alongside the green, however, have come patches of brown, struggling plants that could not weather sharp, sudden drops in temperature from early winter. With commodity prices remaining low, Roggen wheat farmer Jerry ...

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