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Watford City is still booming even though oil growth has slowed down in western North Dakota. Check out how our community reinvested in their city by building a state-of-the-art events center and high school. You’ll also see how McKenzie

Fun surprises have been popping up on Watford City’s Main Street this winter. From a coffee shop to a children’s boutique, residents are excited about more unique shopping and dining experiences in town.

Open for business on January 26th is …

Watford City has seen huge changes in the past several years as the oil industry drove the community to a record population estimated at more than 7,000. And now with oil prices plummeting from a high of $140 per barrel, …

Before the oil boom exploded in the Bakken, Watford City was a bedroom community of approximately 1,500 people. Today, the city’s population has multiplied six-fold with expectations of continued growth over the next 10 years.
Watford City boundaries embraced 882 …

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With oil prices less than half the level they were at two years ago, the number of drilling rigs in North Dakota has sagged.
Instead of close to 200 rigs in action at one time, the number is …

Watford City Veterinary Center officially opened the doors to its new 32,000-square foot state-of-the-art veterinary facility last Monday, March 9, after breaking ground in the summer of 2013.
It was only two and a half years ago that local Watford …

Welcome to the first, official blog entry on the Voices of Watford City website, where you can stay up- to-date on the exciting changes the oil development is bringing to our expanding community!  It’s no secret that the mainstream media …

“People always ask us what it was like to grow up in a hotel. I don’t know how to answer,“ says Lindsey Ybarra, shrugging her shoulders and looking across the table at her younger sister.

“It’s all we ever knew,” …