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About Kara Mason

Kara Mason is a regular contributor to the PULP. She graduated from Colorado State University-Pueblo with a degree in journalism and a minor in political science. She serves as a board member for the Southern Colorado Press Club and the Society of Professional Journalists Colorado Pro Chapter.
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Pueblo receives two art grants to complete projects
1 year ago

Pueblo receives two art grants to complete projects

Pueblo has received two grants from the National Endowment for the Arts.

The Pueblo Arts Alliance was awarded $10,000 for unified signage throughout the Creative Corridor, which stretches from Main …
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On covering Pueblo’s Brain Drain
1 year ago

On covering Pueblo’s Brain Drain

By  •  Editorial

I should have had an inkling that the brain drain was bad long before this year.

Maybe when I was on the verge of graduating high school in 2011 and …
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The economic promise of Pueblo chile
1 year ago

The economic promise of Pueblo chile

By  •  News

Is that chile you’re eating really a Pueblo chile?

Pueblo County Economic Development Director Chris Markuson wants locals, and eventually consumers across the country, to ask that question as …
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Who decided the 2015 elections?
1 year ago

Who decided the 2015 elections?

The 2015 election cycle was dominated by Baby Boomers, according to data from the Pueblo County Clerk and Recorder’s Office. While not unusual, the lack of young voters result in …
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Sand Creek Massacre Site receives 640 acres of state land
1 year ago

Sand Creek Massacre Site receives 640 acres of state land

By  •  News

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Sunday the state will transfer 640 acres of state-owned land to the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site. The date marked the 151th anniversary of …
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Local law enforcement agencies: Overcoming gang problem a community effort
1 year ago

Local law enforcement agencies: Overcoming gang problem a community effort

By  •  News

PUEBLO – Solving the gang problem is going to take more resources than what’s currently available despite increased patrol and help from the FBI, according to officers from the Pueblo …
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Economic Development: The Job Numbers
1 year ago

Economic Development: The Job Numbers

By  •  News

How do you measure economic development? Some might say through jobs. Any job is better than no job. With each announcement the Pueblo Economic Development Corporation makes the first question …
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Pueblo West’s new priority: Communication
1 year ago

Pueblo West’s new priority: Communication

By  •  News

Pueblo West Metro District Manager Darrin Tangeman has been on the job for almost three months, and while overgrown weeds and road improvement are hot topics in the community, it’s …
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More rail production, but no new jobs
1 year ago

More rail production, but no new jobs

By  •  News

Monday’s announcement that an order of 46.9 miles worth of steel for revitalizing Amtrak’s Southwest Chief rail from Evraz Rocky Mountain Steel in Pueblo had government and business officials touting …
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CSU-Pueblo professor: Manufacturing will be a tough sector for Pueblo’s economy
1 year ago

CSU-Pueblo professor: Manufacturing will be a tough sector for Pueblo’s economy

By  •  News

Colorado State University-Pueblo business professor Michael Wakefield, Ph.D, said at an economic forum Tuesday that manufacturing will be a much harder industry to succeed in within the next few years …
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