Plans to build a $525 million dollar power complex in Pueblo has hit a roadblock. The sticking point, one sentence in a 24-page agreement. Now Black Hills Energy and some Pueblo City Council members are on opposite sides of the fence. It all comes down to something called a project... more »
I just got back from the Board of Water Works meeting in Pueblo. Here's what happened: The board unanimously approved a contract to supply water to land near the airport, where Black Hills Energy wants to build two power plants. The contract runs for 20 years, with two 10 year... more »
Here's what I'm working on today in Pueblo. Black Hills Energy is one step closer to building two power plants. At 2 o'clock this afternoon the Pueblo Board of Water Works will vote on a 40-year contract to supply water to the proposed site, which is located northwest of the... more »
Xcel Energy is promising to cut air pollution over the next seven years. A deal announced Friday by Gov. Bill Ritter, the company and lawmakers will require Xcel to reduce pollutants by retiring or modifying Front Range coal-fired power plants by 2017. The power plants would be replaced by natural... more »
Black Hills Energy says its moving forward with plans to build two natural gas plants in Pueblo. On Wednesday, the power company gave community leaders more specifics on the project. Black Hills has purchased equipment and is now finalizing construction plans. The plants will be located on ten acres of... more »
Three people are dead and five have been wounded after a man armed with an assault rifle and a handgun opened fire at a St. Louis manufacturing plant.
Police Capt. Sam Dotson confirmed the number but did not have names. Authorities haven't confirmed whether one of the eight was... more »
One of the huge pine trees that surrounded Sieglinde Poegel's home of 42 years crashed through the roof and landed in her living room during the ice storm that crippled much of the Northeast last December.
"It sounded like I was in a war again. I lived through World... more »