Pueblo wastewater tax could go up to protect environment

If you live in Pueblo, you might see a rate hike on your wastewater bill. Officials say it’s to help save the environment. The city’s wastewater department met with Pueblo City Council Monday night. The Environmental Protection Agency and the state health department say Pueblo has too much selenium in the water, specifically in the […]
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Tourism numbers looking up in Colorado Springs

Business owners in Colorado Springs are optimistic about tourism numbers this season. “We’ve had more visitors and sales are up too,” said Amanda Shotts, employee of All About Colorado. “It’s really heartening for me to see so many people from all over the country, and we’ve seen some international customers as well.” Mondays are the […]
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Three Men Arrested Following Deadly Shooting at Memorial Park

Colorado Springs Police have arrested three men in connection to a deadly shooting at Memorial Park. The victim has been identified as 14-year-old Desmond Smith. Smith died in the hospital from a gunshot wound early Saturday (07/18/15) morning. The shooting happened near Pikes Peak Avenue and Farragut Avenue.  According to CSPD: Raymond Rogan Jr. was arrested […]
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Pueblo woman still feeling effects of West Nile virus

It’s a disease that changed one woman’s life. The Pueblo City-County Health Department confirmed this week that there are mosquitoes in Pueblo that have West Nile virus. There hasn’t been a human case this year so far, but that wasn’t the case in 2012. Rebecca Carrasco contracted the disease three years ago. “It’s affected my […]
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UPDATE: Woman killed in Chaffee County lightning strike

One woman is dead and three other injured after being hit by lightning Friday on a trail in the Collegiate Peaks. The Chaffee County said a 31-year-old woman was declared dead around 8:15 p.m. Friday. A 32-year-old man was airlifted to Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs in stable condition. The strike happened at timberline on […]
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Groups in Pueblo asking more than $5 million from the city

Groups in Pueblo are asking for more than $5 million for next year’s budget. The Pueblo City Council says that’s too expensive. The proposed non-departmental budget shows the groups that are asking for the most money are the Pikes Peak Humane Society at $947,645 and the Pueblo City-County Health Department at $930,455. The Greater Pueblo […]
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New scoreboard to light up Dutch Clark Stadium

Friday nights won’t be the same for many high school sports lovers in Pueblo. A new scoreboard will light up Dutch Clark Stadium in time for the upcoming school year. Pueblo City Schools’ Board of Education unanimously approved spending more than half a million dollars on a new state-of-the-art scoreboard. The scoreboard is budgeted to […]
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