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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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Your Pueblo County Ballot Guide
1 year ago

Your Pueblo County Ballot Guide

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The ballots, which will be mailed out mid-October, will determine three different local marijuana excise taxes on the transfer from growers to retailers, renewing the half-cent sales tax and a …
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From the Hands of Michelangelo
1 year ago

From the Hands of Michelangelo

Before Michelangelo’s “David” was iconic, or even completed, it was a model — scaled much smaller than the finished piece and unpolished. The famous artist would make a smaller version …
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Future Walls: Q&A with mural artist Mat Taylor
1 year ago

Future Walls: Q&A with mural artist Mat Taylor

In the last couple of years murals have been springing up over what has been dubbed Pueblo’s Creative Corridor between Main Street and Union Ave. But other parts of the …
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Little online information exists for Pueblo City Council Candidates
1 year ago

Little online information exists for Pueblo City Council Candidates

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Just three of the 14 Pueblo City Council candidates have websites or Facebook pages for their campaigns.

In the evolution of elections there was the 1950s yard signs, the 1960s …
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Wanted: Big Ideas From Next Pueblo City Council
1 year ago

Wanted: Big Ideas From Next Pueblo City Council

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On this year’s city ballot 14 candidates are vying for a seat in City Hall’s Pueblo City Council chamber. Four seats are up for grabs, and only one incumbent is …
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La Veta and Cuchara: When you go
2 years ago

La Veta and Cuchara: When you go

Cuchara Village: During lunch and dinner during the summer the boardwalk that makes up most of the the Cuchara Village is buzzing — which is fitting. Cuchara is the Spanish …
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A conversation with La Veta School of Arts President and Board Director Peggy Zehring
2 years ago

A conversation with La Veta School of Arts President and Board Director Peggy Zehring

Browsing through the art galleries on La Veta’s Main Street you’ll occasionally hear, “We’re Colorado’s mini Taos.” The Southwest art is seemingly just as prevalent, and almost everybody you run …
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Oasis of Tourism
2 years ago

Oasis of Tourism

Most of the tables Sophia Schneider, 18, waits at the Dog Bar in Cuchara, the quaint village 10 miles north of La Veta in Huerfano County, are from out of …
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Pueblo’s Tourism Problem
2 years ago

Pueblo’s Tourism Problem

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When you talk to city officials about the Pueblo Convention Center expansion one major point always arises: It will be a great way to attract visitors to Pueblo. Ultimately, a …
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Preserving the dark
2 years ago

Preserving the dark

A walk down Main Street after a sunset in Westcliffe is vacant of the day’s small town bustle. ‘Closed’ signs line the sidewalks where locals and vacationers slip in and …
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