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Greeley Tribune Building

Added by yongli on 09/15/2015 - 12:54, last changed on 11/19/2019 - 10:20
The Beaux-Arts Greeley Tribune Building opened in 1929 to house the operations of the Greeley Tribune , Weld County ’s oldest newspaper. From 1937 until the mid-1950s, the building also contained the offices of the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District, which administered the Colorado–Big...

Irrigation in Colorado

Added by yongli on 02/03/2017 - 11:48, last changed on 11/11/2019 - 12:47
The tension between aridity and irrigated agriculture has been a defining characteristic of Colorado for much of its modern history. On average, the state receives less than fifteen inches of annual precipitation, making it the seventh driest state in the country. To complicate matters, the...

Weld County

Added by yongli on 12/29/2015 - 10:51, last changed on 11/20/2019 - 11:29
Weld County is the largest county in northeastern Colorado, covering 4,017 square miles of the Great Plains and the South Platte River valley. One of the original seventeen counties in the Colorado Territory , it is named for Louis Ledyard Weld, the first territorial secretary. The county is...
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