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- Health Care In The Borderlands of Southern Colorado
- Medical Aid In Dying: A Colorado Doctor’s Perspective
- Telluride poet Kierstin Bridger gives voice to prostitutes of the Old West in her collection, Demimonde.
- Colorado Spring Gardening Questions Answered
- Colorado Author Pam Houston’s Latest Book Is Deep Creek: Finding Hope In The High Country.
- A Growing Number Of Coloradans Asked For Medical Aid In Dying Prescriptions Last Year
- A 100 Years Ago Arthur Carhart Had a Vision For Both Wilderness and Recreation On Public Lands
- Million Dollar Restoration Planned For #Pueblo’s Historic Goodnight Barn
- Winter Gardening Tips From A Colorado Master Gardener
- Boulder Poet Andrea Gibson Writes Through Love And War In ‘Lord Of The Butterflies’
- New Study Explores Southwest Chief’s Economic Impact In Colorado
- How Did Colorado Supermarket Chain King Soopers Get It’s Name?
- Legal Pot Changes The Work Of Some Drug Detection Dogs
- In 1978 Activists Laid Down In Front Of Buses In Denver, Launching The Disability Rights Movement
- A New History Colorado Exhibit Spotlights Colorado’s Oldest Continuous Residents, the Utes
- On The 50th Anniversary Of Edward Abbey’s “Desert Solitaire,” A Former Park Ranger Honors The Iconic Book And Confronts Outdated Views
- Denver Turns 160 This Week. So, How’d The Mile High City Get Its Name?
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A new study says Amtrak’s Southwest Chief passenger rail line puts $49 million a year into Colorado’s economy. Last year Amtrak threatened to stop running the train through southeastern Colorado and use buses to cover that part of the route. … Continue reading
Widget (left) poses with $460,000 in contraband from a 2015 related bust. Sage poses with bags of heroin seized during a 2018 drug bust. Both are Pueblo Police Department Special Investigations / K9 Detectives. Photo courtesy of PUEBLO POLICE DEPARTMENT … Continue reading
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