Longmont

12:31pm

Tue July 24, 2012
Business

DigitalGlobe To Buy Competitor GeoEye

Satellite Image taken by DigitalGlobe of KUNC's transmitter surrounded by the High Park Fire.
DigitalGlobe

Longmont-based DigitalGlobe Inc. and GeoEye Inc. of Herdon, Va. have finally agreed to merge. These two commercial satellite imagery providers began discussing the details of a merger back in February.

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11:38am

Wed July 11, 2012
Environment

Longmont Officials Signal Support for Tougher Fracking Regs

An oil and gas well near a school on the eastern outskirts of Longmont, Colo.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

City officials in Longmont are set to reconsider a retooled package of local regulations that could limit oil and gas drilling and the controversial process of hydraulic fracturing from occurring within the town's boundaries. 

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5:00am

Wed June 6, 2012

4:17pm

Tue June 5, 2012
Environment

Fort Collins City Council to Consider Oil and Gas Permit Moratorium

Kirk Siegler

Tonight Fort Collins City Council will give the final thumbs up or down on a temporary moratorium that would pause city processing of land use applications and permits for oil and gas extraction.

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1:40pm

Wed May 30, 2012
Environment

Fracking Opponents Want a Spot on Longmont Ballot

An oil and gas drilling site along the Colorado Front Range.
Photo by Kirk Siegler/KUNC

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