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Colorado Public Utilities Commission to host public hearing on Xcel Energy proposal to update technology

February 27, 2017 — Xcel Energy officials want approval for a $562 million initiative that would update the company's technology and potentially raise customers' bills by as much as 2 percent per month. The Colorado Public Utilities Commission will hold a public hearing on Xcel's proposal today in Denver. […]

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Proposed import tariff on Mexico could present trade issues for local ag producers

February 26, 2017 — Weld County is more than 700 miles from the closest Mexican border, but a proposed import tariff on the United States' southern neighbor leaves local agriculture commodities in a state of uncertainty. At the end of January, President Donald Trump suggested a 20 percent tariff […]

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Street Smarts: Weld County, northern Colorado road closures for the week beginning Feb. 26

February 25, 2017 — Street Smarts keeps readers up to date on major road construction projects in northern Colorado and the Greeley area to allow drivers to plan their routes around construction. Here's a look at this week's road construction projects: In Greeley » Lincoln Park Annex, major construction […]

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Windsor Charter Academy students paint special event recycling can for town of Windsor

February 25, 2017 — Three Windsor Charter Academy students knelt on painting tarps Thursday morning as their brushes brought to life fantastical trees on a green metal barrel. The service project was a part of the charter academy's second annual leadership skills workshop, this year at the Windsor Readiness […]

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Windsor local makes dean’s list at Iowa Lakes Community College

February 25, 2017 — Windsor local Ashton Kazmierski made Iowa Lakes Community College's fall dean's list. Valerie Newhouse, president of Iowa Lakes Community College, released Wednesday the fall honors list of full-time students who demonstrated academic excellence by earning a grade point average of at least 3.25 or higher, […]

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This week in windor

February 25, 2017 — Today Bookmobile, 9:45-11 a.m., Timberline Church, 360 Crossroads Blvd., Windsor. Monday BOOKMOBILE, 9:30-11 a.m., Windsor Gymnastics Academy, 687 Academy Court, Windsor. Toddler tales story time, 10 and 10:30 a.m., Windsor-Severance Library, 720 3rd St. Developmentally appropriate for children from birth to 3-years-old. Dance, Rhyme, & […]

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Tributes for Feb. 26

February 25, 2017 — William Robert "Garland Lee" Stewart passed away peacefully at the age of 81 on Feb. 21, 2017 in Greeley. Garland was born April 29, 1935, in Windsor. He spent his boyhood working on the family strawberry farm in Stillwell, Okla. He returned to Windsor at […]

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GOOD FOR YOU: Windsor town officials celebrate Quiet Zone designation

February 25, 2017 — Windsor and railroad officials Friday afternoon formally cut the ribbon on the town's completed Quiet Zone project. "This project has increased the quality of life for residents of Windsor," Mayor Kristie Melendez said. Melendez, Windsor Town Manager Kelly Arnold, Federal Railroad Administration Regional Administrator Steven […]

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Key witness in Tina Tournai Sandoval murder case dies

February 25, 2017 — A key witness in a longstanding Greeley murder case died this week. Jesse Martinez, 52, died Tuesday in Greeley. Martinez was the cousin of John Sandoval, 52, who was convicted in 2010 of murdering his estranged wife, Tina Tournai Sandoval, 15 years prior. She disappeared […]

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At telephone town hall, Rep. Ken Buck promises to fight to keep pre-existing condition requirement in health care reform

February 25, 2017 — Rep. Ken Buck held an hour-long telephone town hall Thursday night, fielding questions from constituents on health care, immigration and tax reform. About 60 callers signed up with questions for the Windsor Republican, but there was only time for 21. "The difference between health care […]

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Windsor-Severance Re-4 School District officials focus on high school projects

February 25, 2017 — Since the bond issue passed in November, Windsor-Severance Re-4 School district officials have focused most of their efforts on planning the remodel of Windsor High School and the construction of High School No. 2. High School No. 2 — the working name for the district's […]

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Tolmar expands more into Windsor, plans for 300 employees by early 2019

February 25, 2017 — Fort Collins-based pharmaceutical developer and manufacturer Tolmar will start moving a few hundred employees to Windsor this year. In April, about 100 administrative jobs, ranging from members of their engineering group to their clinical science team, will start moving into a building the company bought […]

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Windsor FFA holds annual hired hand auction Wednesday

February 25, 2017 — The Windsor High School FFA chapter's annual hired hand and silent auctions will pair food with fundraising at 5 p.m. Wednesday in the Windsor High School Auxiliary Gym, 1100 Main St. in Windsor. One of the student organization's largest fundraisers, the hired hand auction lets […]

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Pueblo South pulls away late to end Windsor’s season in the Class 4A boys basketball second round

February 25, 2017 — PUEBLO — Windsor's boys basketball team remained within striking distance all game but couldn't execute that final opportunistic strike Saturday against powerhouse Pueblo South. The second-seeded Colts maintained modest leads throughout the game to top No. 34 Windsor 56-47 in the second round of the […]

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Pueblo South pulls away late to end Windsor’s season in the Class 4A boys basketball second round

February 25, 2017 — PUEBLO — Windsor's boys basketball team remained within striking distance all game but could never quite execute that opportunistic strike Saturday against powerhouse Pueblo South. The second-seeded Colts maintained modest leads throughout the game to top No. 34 Windsor 56-47 in the second round of […]

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Windsor dominates the numbers game in lopsided girls basketball player opener against familiar foe Erie

February 24, 2017 — WINDSOR — Saying Windsor has Erie's number would be at least a slight understatement. In reality, Friday night at Reg Figal Gymnasium, the Wizards had all the numbers. Shooting percentage, rebounding, steals, assist-to-turnover ratio — you name it. The Wizards dominated every statistic imaginable. The […]

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Weld sheriff’s deputies lay urn containing infant’s ashes to rest after a year of investigation

February 24, 2017 — Weld County Sheriff's criminal specialist Antonio Cano met Jamesha Janaya Swain for the first time Friday afternoon on his way to Linn Grove Cemetery. He was on his way to lay the urn containing her ashes to rest — almost a year after he started […]

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Drive Time: Hatch is back for Honda Civic

February 24, 2017 — The hatch is back; so, too, probably – miles of smiles among some Honda Civic drivers. The 2017 Honda Civic Hatch Sport, which came my way 10 days ago, is the first hatchback-styled Civic sold in the U.S. in 12 years. The fact Honda continued […]

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JM Smucker Co. will be required to hire Weld residents at Longmont plant

February 24, 2017 — Weld County residents have reason to celebrate a new manufacturing facility in southwestern Weld. Part of the many deals to bring the J.M. Smucker Co., to the Weld County side of Longmont is a bit of a quota to hire Weld residents. "Typically what we […]

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Return of winter weather drops about 2 inches of snow on Weld County

February 24, 2017 — The return of winter weather to Weld County left about 2 inches of snow on the ground around the county. The storm, which arrived Thursday and left Friday, came after several days of unseasonably warm temperatures. Forecasters expect skies to clear Saturday, and temperatures to […]

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