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4 years 1 month ago

Free health screenings in Pueblo area

Walgreens and AARP have begun offering free health screenings in Pueblo, Pueblo West and Canon City. Six health tests valued at $140 -- bone density, cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, waist circumference and body mass analysis -- will be given free in Pueblo through Aug. 29. It's part of...

4 years 2 months ago

Colorado food stamp computers getting worse

Colorado social workers say that attempts to fix the state computer system blamed for delays in food stamps and other public assistance are making things worse. The system installed in 2004 has a history of communications problems, crashes and failures, including overpayments and underpayments. New problems started last...

4 years 4 months ago

Holy Cross Abbey wines win 11 medals

The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey in Canon City won eleven medals at the 23rd Annual Taster's Guild Wine Competition in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Abbey won three gold, seven silver and one bronze in the international competition. Over 2,200 wines from 10 countries and 32 states competed. ...

4 years 7 months ago

Chocolate Walk in Canon City Saturday

If you love rich, handmade chocolates--this Saturday is a chance to OD on the amazing sweet. Canon City is holding its 8th annual Chocolate Lover's Walk. Participants can visit 30 local businesses, getting the homemade chocolates from each business. The Chocolate Lover's Walk is a fundraiser for the Music...

5 years 3 weeks ago

Guilty verdict in Salida love-triangle murder

A love-triangle that turned into a murder-for-insurance scheme ended with a guilty verdict Thursday morning. A jury in Canon City found Andrew Tanner guilty of nine charges, including first degree murder in the 2008 shooting death of Jim Durgan. Tanner will be automatically sentenced to life in prison without the...

4 years 6 months ago

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News First 5 works all day every day to provide you a stream of information to keep you informed, prepared and connected to the people and places around us. Some of the benefits of this effort can be enjoyed by following us on Twitter . The main idea behind...

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