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Editorial

When the chief of police says his department cannot respond
1 year ago

When the chief of police says his department cannot respond

The quote was buried in a local TV news story, and you would have missed if you didn’t read carefully. Pueblo’s Police Chief Luis Velez admitted the department had reached …
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Editorial: Reset the RTA?
1 year ago

Editorial: Reset the RTA?

Pueblo’s RTA bid was always an odd duck. The “Heritage of Heroes” seemed little more than jumbled pieces on the Riverwalk — a Professional Bull Riders University, an aquatic park, …
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The Struggle in Pueblo’s East Side

As Christmas comes to an end and we bring in the new year, I wanted to take the time to look at what the fine people of the east side …
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On covering Pueblo’s Brain Drain
1 year ago

On covering Pueblo’s Brain Drain

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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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BiffCo Enterprises to relocate toxic waste facility to Pueblo, Mattel Hoverboards say no to city
1 year ago

BiffCo Enterprises to relocate toxic waste facility to Pueblo, Mattel Hoverboards say no to city

In a major score for Pueblo’s economy, BiffCo Entreprises announced Wednesday it will relocate its toxic materials processing plant to Pueblo. The move, from Hill Valley, California, is expected to …
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When 3 makes 7: The aftermath of the Severance scandal
2 years ago

When 3 makes 7: The aftermath of the Severance scandal

Last month when Pueblo City Council voted unanimously to use half-cent sales tax money to fund the expansion of the Pueblo Convention Center, it was 7 in favor, 0 opposed …
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Asking the hard questions of the half-cent

This year could see Pueblo’s half-cent funds depleted in half as PEDCO pushes for a new building and if the City of Pueblo authorizes the Pueblo Convention Center expansion.

While …
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Growing Beyond: Marijuana and Pueblo’s economic development
2 years ago

Growing Beyond: Marijuana and Pueblo’s economic development

In 15 months the great Colorado pot experiment has continually surprised everyone of its economic prowess. And by surprised I mean no one is surprised by this because well–it’s weed.


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Editorial: Ignoring Childhood Poverty

If you are reading this in Pueblo, take a look around and find five people. One of these five Puebloans could be receiving some sort of federal food assistance.

Appalling, …
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