Greeley is growing so fast, it’s starting to run out of water
As a climate change-fueled megadrought engulfs the American West, some communities are going to extremes to protect their water supplies.
How Colorado counts kids eligible for subsidized lunch is a recipe for school budget disaster
As lawmakers sit down to reform the state’s school finance formula, they’re worried using help with meals as an indicator of poverty will cause districts to lose money dedicated for “at-risk” students.
JBS meatpacking plant in Greeley shuts down so workers can get COVID-19 vaccine shots
Workers at the plant where six employees and a corporate manager died from the coronavirus will receive 4 hours of pay plus a $100 bonus for getting the vaccine.
UNC program prepares students with intellectual, developmental disabilities for competitive jobs
Students are integrated into classes, dorms, jobs and community life at the University of Northern Colorado. “Let them show you what they can do,” one educator says.
Workers at Greeley meatpacking plant where 500 were sickened by coronavirus will be vaccinated
The major meatpacking companies — JBS, Cargill, Tyson Foods and Smithfield Foods — say a number of states plan to begin vaccinating meat plant workers this week, including in Iowa, Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas, North Carolina, Missouri, Kentucky and Michigan.
$5 million bond for man accused of killing 12-year-old Greeley girl in 1984
Prosecutors said that there was enough circumstantial evidence to charge Steve Pankey, 69, with the killing of 12-year-old Jonelle Matthews
“We’ll never do as much as he did”: Immigrant meatpacker in Greeley who died from coronavirus left legacy of compassion
Saul Sanchez spent decades working alongside other immigrants and refugees at a JBS meatpacking plant in Greeley that would become a coronavirus hotspot
JBS meatpacking plant in Greeley accused of negligence after COVID-19 outbreak
Hundreds of workers at the JBS plant in Greeley were infected with the coronavirus and at least six died
Workers protest $15,615 federal fine for JBS meatpacking plant in Greeley where coronavirus killed six
The United Food and Commercial Workers Union called the fine for the multi-billion dollar company “insulting” and “ineffectual"
More Colorado fishing holes have closed this year than in the past 10. Anglers are rushing to fill their freezers.
Bad algae, low water levels and even intake repairs are putting fisheries out of commission. And nobody wants perfectly fine fish to go to waste, leading to “salvage” declarations.
Colorado’s governor says state can still shut meatpacking plants down as union calls for protections
“If they need to be closed again we are confident that we have the tools to be able to do that,” Gov. Jared Polis told reporters on Friday.
From very busy to barely anyone: What Colorado businesses looked like as they reopened after a coronavirus pause
The Colorado Sun talked to businesses across the state to find out what they experienced on their first day back open after the stay-at-home order
How students stuck in Colorado dorms re-create college life by themselves
Only a few hundred students still are on campuses in Greeley, Grand Junction, Gunnison and Durango. And the road less traveled leads to a quiet, dreary dorm room, where online classes, reheated meals and longing for connection await.
Stopping coronavirus is a huge challenge at crowded U.S. meat plants, including in Colorado
At least four meatpacking plants in Colorado have seen outbreaks of the new coronavirus
Greeley pregnancy center loses website battle with abortion-rights activists calling it a “fake clinic”
The center claimed the domain name “Truth4Greeley” was too similar to its slogan, “Tests4Greeley”
Greeley beef plant to close until April 24 to stave off deadly coronavirus outbreak
The closure will allow for the plant to be cleaned and for staff to be tested for the virus.
Union demands better conditions at Greeley beef plant as coronavirus outbreak worsens, draws White House’s attention
Both President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence mentioned the outbreak on Friday during their daily briefing on coronavirus with the media.
Health officials investigate beef plant in Greeley after 30-plus employees test positive for coronavirus
On Tuesday, JBS USA CEO Andre Nogeuira told The Greeley Tribune he was confident workers inside the plant were safe from the virus
Coronavirus-related deaths among Colorado nursing home, senior-care center residents rise to at least 64
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is still not releasing the fatality data, citing jurisdiction and privacy issues
Deaths of at least 32 Colorado nursing home, senior living center residents linked to coronavirus
Six people have died of COVID-19 complications at Centennial Healthcare Center in Greeley alone. Four others from one Littleton assisted-living center, Libby Bortz, also have died.