DENVER (AP) - Black Hills Energy is asking the Colorado Public Utilities Commission for permission to cut its solar-panel incentive program by about 75 percent. The utility serves Pueblo and 52 towns and cities in southern Colorado. According to the Denver Post, the Rapid City, S.D.-based utility made the request... more »
Pueblo City Council has approved $76.8 million dollar budget for 2011. City Manager Jerry Pacheco says in order to balance the budget, the city had to reduce personnel costs. This means 26 vacant full time positions will remain un-filled in the coming year. In related business, council members were at... more »
Construction in underway on two new natural gas power plants near the Pueblo Memorial Airport. Black Hills Energy is spending more than $400 million to build the complex, which is located off of Pete Jimenez Parkway. On Tuesday, Pueblo County Commissioners approved an incentive agreement with the energy company. Black... more »
More than a thousand homes in Pueblo lost power at around 10:30 a.m. Monday.
A Black Hills Energy spokesman confirmed the outage, on Pueblo's south side. Customers along Vinewood, south of Pueblo Boulevard are affected.
The number of houses and business without power is listed as 1,159. Crews... more »
Goodwill Industries of Colorado Springs is offering free computer recycling on Saturday, June 26 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel Hills Mall (southeast parking lot) and The Citadel (food court parking lot) as well as at its donation locations.
The donation drive is part of Reconnect,... more »
Wednesday night millions of people watched USA snowboarder Shaun White take home a gold medal in the half pipe. White started snowboarding at age 7 and has since trained with the worlds best. But one young boy in Dubuque is learning to navigate the slopes at a much younger age.... more »
Colorado Springs Police have a 29 year old former soldier in custody after he barricaded himself in his Stetson Hills home Saturday morning.
Police were called to the 3900 block of Summer Grace at about 3:30 a.m. by the suspect's wife after he alledgedly pointed a handgun at her.... more »
Los Angeles police say they've arrested five people suspected in a string of burglaries in the Hollywood Hills in which celebrities were targeted. Officer Rosario Herrera said Friday officers recovered items that were reported stolen by "well known celebrities." She said she did not know who they were. Herrera says... more »