What would your answer be if asked which Colorado County has had the most reported tornadoes since 1950? Would it be a surprise to know that it is Weld County? Well, according to the National Weather Service, Weld County has seen 274 tornadoes from 1950 through 2018....
In late November last year, a gentleman brought in five ledgers for donation. These items turned out to be a treasure trove of information about O. T. Jackson.
Although many locals are familiar with Seely’s (Seeley’s) Lake, few are aware of its colorful history.
My favorite offer and story thus far in 2023, came from JJ Steele, who offered items related to Willie the trained Brahma.
Greeley’s dedication to its trees stems from the Union Colony’s earliest days.
The original Fascination prototype had an airplane propeller on the backend. Photographer Lew Dakan capture important moments in Greeley’s history such as this one.
In 1901, renowned Greeley doctor Jesse Hawes received a permit from the Board of Health in Hawai’i to visit the island of Molokai to conduct scientific investigation.
The focus of Peters Pop Corn was Chet’s own homemade popcorn and candies. During the Christmas holiday season, Peters Pop Corn helped spread holiday cheer around Greeley.
On November 1, 1955, the very first case of commercial airline sabotage occurred in our Weld County skies.
The idea of creating a public library in Greeley began in 1870. Our first public library was located on 8th Street in downtown Greeley in what was a meeting house for the Union Colonists.