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A sign with the new logo of the health department is shown outside the building at 10th and Santa Fe on March 31, 2018 in Pueblo, Colo. ... was added to the agency's name to emphasize the full scope of services provided and align the name with state health and local public health agencies in Colorado.".
Pueblo, Colo. - A man wanted out of Virginia was arrested in Pueblo County Friday night. Authorities in Virginia learned 35-year-old Christopher Hobson was in Colorado and asked fellow law enforcement to be on the lookout for him. Hobson was wanted on a failure to appear warrant for drugs in ...

Pueblo, Colo. - The Pueblo Police Department is hoping surveillance photos can help catch a bank robber. The robbery happened Saturday afternoon at the Academy Bank inside the Walmart on Dillon Drive. The man claimed he was armed, but no gun was seen. The robber took off on an ...
The "straw that broke the camel's back" for many on the Pueblo City Council was the unexpected bill from Black Hills Energy for the new, efficient street lighting - especially since the utility had been in on the planning for the $4.2-million project. "Black Hills leadership has declared a war of ...
Motorists driving near the intersection of North Pueblo Boulevard and U.S. 50. will experience several lane closures and possible delays during the hours of 9 p.m. ... North Pueblo Boulevard (mile marker 8-9) will have a northbound right lane closure and a southbound left lane closure, and U.S. 50. Colorado
Left were only childhood memories of growing up in Canon City, until he went off to college and his dad, a New Jersey Zinc Co. manager, was transferred ... A lawsuit by the cattle company destroyed the family's estate, and with it any hope of Jack returning to Southern Colorado State University in Pueblo.

DENVER -- Colorado's Democrat-led House passed a $28.9 billion budget bill Thursday and sent it to the Republican-led Senate, where the focus will be on how much transportation -- long an underfunded priority -- should receive. A strong economy propelled by record oil production, rising wages and ...
PUEBLO, Colo. (KKTV) - Detectives seized more than two dozen guns and $20,000 worth of drugs from a Pueblo storefront on Thursday. The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office is reporting detectives were patrolling the 600 block of West Northern ... More at
PUEBLO, Colo. - Brian Repola is no longer executive director of the Pueblo School for Arts and Sciences after a vote by the board of directors to terminate him following complaints of inappropriate behavior. Details of the complaints weren't made available, but the school said in a news release ...
PUEBLO, Colo. — Authorities are looking for two inmates who escaped from a jail in southern Colorado. The Pueblo Chieftain reported Saturday that 31-year-old Kyle Pauley and 23-year-old Lawrence Gonzales had escaped from the Conejos County Jail. Investigators did not have any information about ...
A trio of local lawmakers gathered at the Pueblo Convention Center on Saturday to talk politics with constituents during the second Legislative Breakfast of 2018. In the event hosted by the Pueblo Chamber of Commerce and Parkview Medical Center, state Senator Leroy Garcia, D-Pueblo, joined state Reps ...
The Pueblo Police Department recovered a stolen vehicle from the 1400 block of East Orman Avenue about 12:30 a.m. Thursday, when a patrolling officer ran the license plates of a 1996 Honda Accord through the state database and found it had been stolen in Colorado Springs. The patrolling officer ...
Multiple fires have been reported over the last day as Southern Colorado is in a Red Flag Warning until tonight, a grass fire in Pueblo is also burning. The fire is near 11th and Pueblo Blvd. Fire crews are working to get the fire under control, there is smoke visible in the area. There is no word on any ...
Years after their previous building was condemned due to structural problems, the Pueblo County Department of Social Services has a new home. The agency moved into the empty First Baptist Church building on 9th Street downtown. The County chose this site because it is more centrally located and ...
And Vestas converts tons of steel into hulking wind turbines at plants in Windsor, Brighton and Pueblo. Aerospace manufacturers along the Front Range are building rockets and satellites with imported metal, and more than 100 construction contractors specialize in putting steel into bridges and buildings.
PUEBLO, Colo. (KKTV) - A couple of suspected criminals were caught on camera and the Pueblo Police Department is hoping the public can help track them down. Police released several surveillance photos on Thursday of the suspected criminals: HELP IDENTIFY ROBBERY SUSPECTS For Details: ...
PUEBLO, Colo. - Multiple agencies have contained a large grass fire that broke out along N Pueblo Boulevard near Paws for Life Wednesday night. We started hearing reports of this fire at around 9 p.m. It was burning in a wooded grove just north of the Arkansas River. Firefighters tell us several homeless ...

DENVER - The former deputy chief investigator of the Pueblo County District Attorney's office has been arrested on numerous charges including official ... According to The Chieftain, the indictment is in Denver District Court, a state court, and appears to have been obtained by the Colorado Attorney ...
Contact information. The Pueblo Chieftain 825 W. Sixth St. Pueblo, CO 81003. Phone: (719) 544-3520. Submit news · Submit letter · Submit event · Request ... Easter
“We wanted a more central location. We were looking for a more affordable place to live, and we looked at all these AARP 'Best 10' lists, and Pueblo [Colorado] figured in a lot of them,” says Manny de Lizarriturri. About a two-hour drive south of Denver, Pueblo is a steel town of 108,000. It was once known ... Easter
DENVER -- The Colorado Department of Revenue says marijuana shops in the state made a record $1.51 billion in sales of medical and recreational cannabis, edibles and concentrate products in 2017 ... Data says Colorado collected upward of $247 million in taxes and fees revenue from marijuana sales. Easter
PUEBLO COUNTY, Colo. — Pueblo County Sheriff's Deputies were able to locate and rescue a 50-year-old Pueblo man who was wandering lost in the bitter cold early Sunday morning after crashing his vehicle into the icy waters of Lake Pueblo. Deputies were sent to the area of Highway 96 West near the ... Easter
Pueblo is a great place to live and it's also great for women that we acknowledge women in the community." DeRose, a Pueblo native who graduated from East High School and the University of Southern Colorado (now Colorado State University-Pueblo), is the co-founder and president of local marketing ... Easter
... criminal solicitation to commit second-degree assault. Vasquez was arrested for complicity to commit second-degree assault on a peace officer, complicity to commit vehicular eluding, introduction of contraband and possession of contraband. Chavez, Bachicha and Vasquez were all booked into Pueblo ... Easter
Officers for 2018 are: Kim Arline, president; Marilyn Vargas, vice president; Patrice McGivney and Cassie Pate, co-secretaries; Humberto Paredes, treasurer; Paul LaBar, webmaster; Gwen Steves, membership chair; Stacey Diaz, volunteer points keeper; Dave Diaz and Shawn Loppnow, predict race ... Easter
High water levels at Lake Pueblo may cause complications for those looking to do some winter fishing. Colorado Parks and Wildlife has announced that due to high water levels being maintained in Lake Pueblo by the US Bureau of Reclamation, the staff at Lake Pueblo State Park has been forced to ... Easter
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have identified the woman who died in a Pueblo house fire. The Pueblo Chieftain reports that 55-year-old Vickie Failing has been identified as the victim of the Tuesday evening fire. Pueblo Police Department spokesman Kenny Rider says investigators found no signs of ... Easter
PUEBLO COUNTY, Colo. - A man found asleep in a vehicle was arrested on Monday morning with a weapon reported stolen out of Pueblo. David Roy Cole, 32, from Salida has been booked into the Pueblo County Jail for possession of a handgun by a previous offender, criminal impersonation, and theft. Easter
Tax filing season is finally here! Today, is the first day the IRS will begin accepting 2017 returns.This year hundreds of people in the community will have the chance to get their taxes done for free. If your household income is under $54,000 you qualify for free assistance. IRS certified accounting students at ... Easter
It's an old fire house in Pueblo, long-rumored to be a haven for paranormal activity. Mesa Fire Station No. 3 reopened its doors Sunday, this time as part of a movie production. The crew behind "Ghostbusters: Open for Business" was filming scenes for the upcoming film at the old fire house. The Colorado ... Easter
DALLAS — A Pueblo woman who wanted to visit her dying mother one last time was removed from a plane and left in tears after an online travel agency ... Ines Prelas, called United and paid $75 more so that Amrich could fly standby on an earlier flight, and the two rushed to the airport in Colorado Springs. Easter
Pueblo Police are asking for help identifying the body of a woman found dead from hypothermia earlier this week. Officers found the woman along Fountain Creek just north of the E. 8th Street Bridge on Tuesday. Officers said there were no signs of foul play. She is described as possibly White or Hispanic, ... Easter
Colorado Lottery Director Laura Solano has been on administrative leave, along with Deputy Director Jane Biglin, while state officials review their performance, sources told The Pueblo Chieftain. Department of Revenue officials would not comment on Solano's status Friday, saying it was a personnel ... Easter
There were almost as many calls to the state office in 2016. The Colorado Department of Human Services started the hotline project in 2015 to provide a simple, one-call way to report child abuse, neglect or trafficking cases. That phone number is 844-CO-4-KIDS (264-5437) and it asks the caller to identify ... Easter
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Police in Pueblo say a man shot and killed after a chase on Monday ran from his disabled SUV and fired multiple shots at them. ... of members of the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office, the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, the Colorado State Patrol and Pueblo police, is investigating. Easter
PUEBLO, Colo. (KKTV) - A man threatening his ex-partner and her children was shot and killed after leading police on a 3-mile chase Monday night. Pueblo police released additional details on the deadly shooting in a news release Tuesday and the coroner identified the man killed as 35-year-old Joe ... Easter
PUEBLO, Colo. (KKTV) - Police are investigating after a runner found a body in Pueblo Tuesday evening. Someone running along Fountain Creek Trail near 8th Street Bridge spotted the woman's body at about 5:30. On Wednesday police told us the death is not being investigated as a homicide. There was ... Easter
DENVER -- Commissioned 7 April 1945 the USS Pueblo was designated as a banner class environmental research ship. In reality, the Pueblo was used as a spy ship by the United States Navy. They were eavesdropping on the North Koreans. Alvin Plucker would know this, he was a quartermaster on the ... Easter
"The decreasing average fare at COS (Colorado Springs Airport) reflects the fact that there is now competition to several major destinations. This is good news for our local citizens," Mayor John Suthers said Monday in a statement. "The fact that our fares are just $42 higher than Denver is also great news. Easter
PUEBLO, Colo. - The co-director of the Pueblo Museum died after being run over by his own car Tuesday morning on Fordham Circle. Authorities believe 76-year-old Robert Mitchell was moving his car so his wife, Nell, could get out of the garage and somehow the car ran him over. "There's a lot that goes ... Easter
Eduardo Garrido, the founding chef and owner of Fritangas Mexican Restaurant, stands in the chain's new Pueblo location at 2920 Hart road near the Pueblo Mall. The restaurant specializes in authentic Mexican street food. Its other locations are in Denver, Aurora and Silverthorne. John Jaques. Easter
The Government Publishing Office already has said it would furlough its 23 employees at the Frank Evans Document Distribution Center in Pueblo in case of a shutdown -- a repeat of the step it took in 2013. Pueblo County officials have been told by Army officials that security at the Pueblo Chemical Depot ... Easter
PUEBLO COUNTY, Colo. - Steve Maez is keeping a closer eye on his horses after he found one dead in his shed on Friday morning. "I don't know of anybody that's even capable of doing that," Maez said of the way his horse was killed. It was butchered and its organs were also taken. "She had selenium ... Easter
Over the last year, the Pueblo County Coroner confirms three people have died from fentanyl. The drug is a synthetic opioid ... just happening in Pueblo. The Colorado Department of Health says each year over the last five years, more people have died from drug overdoses than homicides in Colorado. Easter
PUEBLO COUNTY, Colo. - Pueblo County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a wanted couple at a gas station in Colorado City on Tuesday afternoon. At around 2 p.m., the Sheriff's Office was notified that parole officers with the Colorado Department of Corrections were following a vehicle with possible ... Easter
PUEBLO, Colo. (KKTV) - A house fire rapidly turned into a life-threatening situation for firefighters Monday night when the roof began to collapse. "When they started to make their attack, the roof was actually starting to fall in on them," said the assistant fire chief of the Pueblo Fire Department, Will Gray. Easter
PUEBLO, Colo. (KKTV) - Police are investigating a shooting in Pueblo that happened just off of East 8th Street. Police say a man was crossing 8th Street near Norwood Avenue when another man driving a white car approached and robbed him at gunpoint. The victim didn't think it was a real gun, so he ... Easter
State troopers responded to the Young Hollow Road exit (mile marker 114) around 6:15 a.m. after a truck driver called and reported hitting someone. A spokesperson for Colorado State Patrol tells 11 News the semi was traveling southbound when the pedestrian suddenly darted across the roadway. Easter
Contact information. The Pueblo Chieftain 825 W. Sixth St. Pueblo, CO 81003. Phone: (719) 544-3520. Submit news · Submit letter · Submit event · Request correction ... Easter
It was a crushing blow to Tammy Maltby when administrators at the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo shut down the well-respected Circle Program last June, sending its nursing staff to fill other positions at the short-staffed state hospital. Maltby's 25-year-old daughter, Lisa, was waiting in the El ... Easter


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