What first seemed like a far-fetched idea in Weld County is now being referred to local voters so they can express their opinions on the matter.
As challenging logistics and history loom, Colorado's 51st State Initiative has moved another step forward with finalized wording of a ballot question.
Weld County commissioners wrapped up the fourth in a series of meetings Wednesday night about whether the county should pursue forming a 51st state.
More than 50 turned out for the second of four public meetings focusing on whether Weld County should band together with Eastern Colorado counties and form a 51st state.
About 50 people gathered in Fort Lupton Thursday to weigh in on whether Weld County should band together with several other Colorado counties and form a 51st state.