A fracking boom and a highly productive agriculture sector in Weld County are both competing for water. Right now, one side can afford to pay more.
Many people consider farming to be a risky endeavor. Earlier this week one Colorado farmer took it to the next level.
Weld County Commissioners will now float two ideas at upcoming community meetings aimed at addressing what they say is a growing feeling of rural disenfranchisement from the political process.
What do you get when you mix rural counties, urban legislators and a whole lot of animosity?
When you think of the richest counties in Colorado, Weld County isn’t necessarily the first to come to mind.