Weld County


Thu February 13, 2014
Colorado Flood

FEMA Responds To Evans Mobile Home Clean Up Request

Piles of trash and debris outside an abandoned mobile home in the Eastwood Village mobile home park in Evans.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

On the heels of a plea to the Federal Emergency Management Agency by the city of Evans for funds to clean up two flood damaged mobile home parks; a statement from the agency outlines millions of dollars in past assistance to the city, but does not pledge additional funds.

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Wed February 12, 2014
Colorado Flood

Flooded Mobile Homes Languish As Evans Struggles For Clean Up Funding

County inspectors entered Eastwood Village, Jan. 30, 2014 and found trash and household hazardous waste throughout the neighborhood.
Weld County

There are 208 private mobile homes in Evans seemingly frozen in time. Ravaged by the September flood and now abandoned, the city was counting on Federal Emergency Management Agency money for clean up. The agency turned down that request in a letter sent in November.

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Mon January 6, 2014
Whooping Cough

69 More Whooping Cough Cases Reported In Colorado In Two Weeks

December saw the highest number of pertussis cases reported in 2013.
Credit Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Fri December 20, 2013

51st State Movement Now Looks To The Capitol

k.landerholm Creative Commons

Colorado legislators may see a revival of the 51st state debate under the dome in 2014. The subject of national curiosity, the movement continues after stinging losses at the ballot box—although with far less fanfare.

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Wed November 6, 2013
Election 2013

51st State Supporters Get Mixed Message At The Polls

Standing in the restored Fort Lupton, Weld County Commissioners Barbara Kirkmeyer and Sean Conway discuss returns following Tuesday's election.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

Just about half of the 11 Colorado counties with secession questions Tuesday gave approval for their county commissioners to continue with the effort. Voters soundly rejected the idea in Weld County where the movement began in July.

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