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Tony Wright and local sports off the air at iHeartRadio
1 year ago

Tony Wright and local sports off the air at iHeartRadio

By  •  Sport, News

After 24 years on the air, Tony Wright, the dedicated radio voice of local Pueblo sports, has had his job as sports director eliminated at 590 KCSJ-AM and 1350 FOX …
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Lori Winner: ‘I don’t plan on staying quiet’
1 year ago

Lori Winner: ‘I don’t plan on staying quiet’

By  •  News, Interview

Prior to her bid for city council, Lori Winner, a registered nurse and fitness instructor, was largely known for the House of Shame, a Facebook page meant to bring attention …
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RTA: Unique enough to compete?
1 year ago

RTA: Unique enough to compete?

By  •  News

In Pueblo, ‘RTA’ – the Regional Tourism Act, which aims to fund unique projects around Colorado that will draw a significant number of out-of-state visitors – has become synonymous with …
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Start the presses: Lastleaf Printing gets half-cent money
1 year ago

Start the presses: Lastleaf Printing gets half-cent money

By  •  News

The man behind gig posters for big names such as Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Paul McCartney, Alabama Shakes and Grace Potter and the Nocturnals is the latest …
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Pueblo Clerk seeks money to modernize marijuana licensing, tax collection
1 year ago

Pueblo Clerk seeks money to modernize marijuana licensing, tax collection

Applying for a marijuana or liquor license, or paying cannabis-related business taxes in Pueblo County is like a step back in time – to 1975.  

“We are very low …
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A College Degree, Funded by Pot
1 year ago

A College Degree, Funded by Pot

By  •  News

College-bound students in Pueblo will be able to benefit from taxes on legal marijuana grow operations starting in 2017.

In November, Pueblo voters approved an excise tax on marijuana cultivators …
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Jumpstarting Pueblo’s recycling effort
1 year ago

Jumpstarting Pueblo’s recycling effort

While recycling activism is on an upward trend nationwide, it is proving to be a difficult task to implement recycling services locally and gain community involvement even though the majority …
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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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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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Educating the Front of the Class
1 year ago

Educating the Front of the Class

By  •  News

Just before students in Pueblo returned to school this year, reports said District 60 was facing a hiring crisis. Thirteen teaching positions remained open two weeks before classes started and …
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