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- How Major General Maurice Rose Became Known As The ‘Immaculate Killer Of Nazis’ And Redefined WWII Tank Warfare
- Happy Colorado Day! Here Are The Stories Behind Our State Bird, Folk Dance And Fossil
- That Time We Met A Mermaid From Pueblo. No, Really. True Story
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- Colorado Forensic Anthropologist Helps Solve Murders and Missing Person Mysteries
- From Raspberry Problems To Battling Beetles, Answers To Your Most Pressing Gardening Questions
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- Colorado Author Nick Arvin’s “Mad Boy” Goes On A Strange And Fascinating Journey through the War of 1812
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- Mike The Headless Chicken Lives On, And On, And On, At Festival In Fruita, Colorado
- A Violent 1928 Bank Robbery In Lamar Made Forensics History
- Pueblo City-County Library District Receives National Medal
- Last Chance To Comment On Pueblo’s Arkansas River Levee Recreation Master Plan
- Pueblo Teachers Strike For Pay & Respect
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More than 444,000 people attended this year’s Colorado State Fair in Pueblo, which ended on Labor Day. Fair officials say that’s down slightly—about 7 percent—but the fair was a success by the standards that count. Listen to and read the … Continue reading
The Pueblo City-County Library District is receiving the nation’s highest honor from The Institute of Museum and Library Services. Pueblo’s libraries are among the 10 institutions being recognized for their community work. Jon Walker, executive director for the library district, … Continue reading
One of the last chances for the public to give input on future recreation along the Arkansas River levee in Pueblo comes during an open house at Pueblo City Hall Thursday, May 10 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. The city, along … Continue reading
Hundreds of teachers, students, parents and others picketed around the Pueblo School District D60 administrative offices at noon Monday as teachers and paraprofessionals went on strike. -Photo by Shanna Lewis Teachers will be on the picket lines again … Continue reading
The Environmental Protection Agency is requesting public comment on a proposed interim plan to begin clean up in the Colorado Smelter Superfund site in south Pueblo. The clean up addresses toxic lead and arsenic left behind when the smelter closed … Continue reading
Toxin levels at two south Pueblo parks within the Colorado Smelter Superfund area are normal, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Lead and arsenic were left behind when a south Pueblo smelter ceased operations in 1908. EPA toxicologist Charles Partridge … Continue reading
A postcard depicting members of the Red Cross searching ruins of the Ludlow tent colony. -Courtesy Jodene Parlapiano After a 90-year absence, a Rockefeller has returned to Pueblo. Once considered the wealthiest family in the world, the Rockefellers are often … Continue reading
While crews are out mopping up hot spots and reinforcing the Hayden Pass Fire perimeter in Fremont and Custer counties, there’s a diverse group of young people working behind the scenes to keep the base camp running.
A temporary city popped up when the Hayden Pass Fire base camp moved to Westcliffe last week. Big tan supply tents, eighteen-wheelers carrying kitchen and shower facilities and a slew of smaller blue and silver tents appeared in a dusty field at the Custer County Fairgrounds.
It’s part of the Boxelder Job Corps Center’s assignment to work at the camp. The group has more than a dozen students “trying to make everything comfortable for the firefighters, keep everything clean, maintain the camp, help out the mobile kitchen as much as possible,” says eighteen year-old Deavontay Small Bear of Mission South Dakota.
Job Corps is a joint U. S. Forest Service and Department of Labor no-cost program for underserved 16 – 24 year olds. Continue reading
Amtrak could start serving Pueblo’s Union Station by the end of next year by connecting to the existing Southwest Chief route between Los Angeles and Chicago. A special train would run between Pueblo and LaJunta twice a day. Pueblo passengers would stay … Continue reading
The low cost of living in Pueblo means minimum wage workers there fare relatively better than their counterparts in most other cites, according to a new study. SmartAsset.com compared minimum wage and cost of living numbers from 161 U.S. cities. … Continue reading