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Weld County reverses decision, will allow health department to post about COVID on social media

Weld County’s commissioners will continue to share information about COVID-19 on social media, reversing a decision made during a meeting in late November. The decision to prohibit the county, including its health department, from posting information about COVID-19 and vaccines was “not at the direction of the entire board,” a spokeswoman for Weld County said […]

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Thornton reverses Weld County denial of water pipeline. Property owners are not happy.

Thornton can start building a segment of a water pipeline in Weld County, even though the Weld County Board of Commissioners told the city “no” two months ago. Thornton City Council on Tuesday night unanimously approved a resolution that overrides Weld County’s denial of a permit to build a segment of the Thornton Water Project, […]

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2nd lawsuit challenging Colorado’s tough new oil and gas air pollution rules is tossed

A lawsuit challenging new air quality rules governing emissions from oil and gas operations was dismissed Tuesday by a Denver District Court judge who found Garfield County lacked standing to sue the state. Garfield County is one of nine counties in the Western and Rural Local Government Coalition to sue after the state Air Quality […]

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Colorado’s attorney general has sent 34 cease-and-desist letters cracking down on coronavirus spread

Colorado’s attorney general fired off two more coronavirus-related cease-and-desist letters this week, this time aiming to stomp out plans for upcoming concerts at a Weld County horse-racing center. The latest letters — the 33th and 34th cease-and-desist letters sent by Attorney General Phil Weiser during the pandemic to enforce Gov. Jared Polis’ executive orders — […]