Houston based gas firm Noble Energy has formally opened its Northern Colorado Headquarters. The building signals the latest expansion amid the drilling boom taking place across the region, and another financial windfall for Weld County.
José Garcia (left) a cabinet secretary from the New Mexico Department of Higher Education, along with Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia (right) sign the New Mexico –Colorado Tuition Reciprocity Agreement.
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Up to 500 Coloradans can now attend New Mexico universities and pay in-state tuition. That’s thanks to a reciprocity agreement signed by Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia today on the Colorado State University campus in Fort Collins.
The ongoing debate over fracking took another turn locally Tuesday when a group of northern Colorado moms opposed to the process took their case directly to an oil company that plans to drill near schools and homes.
Screencap from a video of the Meyer Womble Observatory damage from Wired.com
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Mt. Evans Meyer-Womble Observatory, taken on August 8, 2009 in Clear Creek County.
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Perched at 14,148 feet near the summit of Mt. Evans is the Meyer-Womble Observatory. In terms of optical observatories, it has the 3rd highest vantage point to the stars in the world. That vantage also exposes it to the winds.