The heart of The Tribune is the people in Greeley/Evans and around Weld County, a county geographically larger than some states. Weld consistently ranks in the top 10 nationally for the amount of ag products sold. Built upon a rich history in agriculture’s leading practices and pioneers in water laws, agribusiness growth continues while business success grows into new industries. Today, we are home to a thriving energy industry utilizing new technologies in gas and oil procurement.
Greeley/Evans was one of the first planned communities in the country based on diverse resources and easy access routes. Thirty miles east of the Rocky Mountains and fifty miles northeast of Denver, accessibility supports what is now a midsize city at 130,00 with UNC, offering bigger city amenities to sustain homes across the region. Greeley has recently ranked 10th among 15 cities that are driving the U.S. by Business Insider.
While home to a Division I university and a flourishing community college, the true quality of life is built upon the unique and unexpectedly diverse residents. From authors, artists, athletes and musicians to choice medical centers, regional business headquarters and even internationally celebrated monster makers and hat makers, the community’s character and quality is undeniable. There is a pride in entertaining illustrated in culture, sports, concerts, rodeos and community events.