Tag Archives: pueblo

Historic Entrance Restored To Pueblo City Park

City Park on Pueblo’s west side now has a newly restored historic entrance. Photos and story at krcc.org

Posted in History, KRCC | Tagged | Leave a comment

Once Listed In Green Book, Pueblo’s Coronado Motel Gains National Historic Status

The 1940s Coronado Motel in south Pueblo was once included the Negro Traveler’s Green Book, now the well preserved Pueblo Revival-style lodge is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. See photos and read more at krcc.org

Posted in History, Reported Story | Tagged | Leave a comment

#PuebloShines Nightly Beacons Of Light

Amid a statewide stay-at-home order, beacons of light are shining at night in Pueblo. Pueblo firefighters, law enforcement officers and families are pointing lights toward the sky each night, and they’re posting photos to social media under the hashtag #PuebloShines. … Continue reading

Posted in KRCC | Tagged | Leave a comment

From The Tricolour To The Lone Star, Why Are There So Many Flags On Pueblo’s Seal?

Listen to the story at cpr.org

Posted in Colorado Public Radio, History, KRCC | Tagged | Leave a comment

Pueblo Mountain Park Marks 100 Years

On Jan. 15, 1920 the city of Pueblo bought some 600 acres in the Wet Mountains about a half hour southwest of town. This forested land near Beulah became Pueblo Mountain Park. Read the story and see photos @krcc.org

Posted in KRCC | Tagged | Leave a comment

Peter Roper Retires After Nearly 30 Years At The Pueblo Chieftain

The longtime newspaperman reflects on southern Colorado, from moments in history to the best restaurant in Pueblo. Listen to Roper on Colorado Matters

Posted in Colorado Matters, Colorado Public Radio | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Million Dollar Restoration Planned For #Pueblo’s Historic Goodnight Barn

An old stone barn near Pueblo is about to get a million dollar facelift. It’s the last surviving structure of the northern headquarters of the Goodnight Cattle Company. The very real lives of old west cattlemen Charles Goodnight and Oliver … Continue reading

Posted in Colorado Matters, Colorado Public Radio, History | Tagged , | Leave a comment

New Study Explores Southwest Chief’s Economic Impact In Colorado

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

Posted in KRCC, Reported Story | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Measuring The Success of the Colorado State Fair

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

Posted in agriculture, KRCC, Reported Story, Rural Issues | Tagged , | Leave a comment

2018 @ColoStateFair In #Pueblo Winding Down Today

Labor Day marks the last day of the Colorado State Fair. Story to follow on KRCC later this week.

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , | Leave a comment