August 22, 2012 1:31 PM
LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - The Loveland City Council is hoping a plan to allow public drinking on downtown streets will improve business. The plan would only allow public drinking on certain days. According to the Loveland Reporter-Herald, a year-old state law allows cities to designate entertainment districts where alcoholic drinks... more »
June 12, 2012 4:25 AM
MIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Residents have voted to make the foul-mouthed among them pay fines for swearing in public. At a town meeting Monday night, residents voted 183-50 to approve a proposal from the police chief to impose a $20 fine on public profanity. Middleborough has had a bylaw against... more »
February 8, 2011 4:57 PM
The Pueblo County attorney's office says Greg Severance has resigned from the county. Severance was the former Director of Pueblo County's Public Works Department.
Last month, commissioners announced they wanted a civil engineer to run the department, which meant Severance was no longer eligible to hold his position. Severance... more »
February 8, 2011 12:21 PM
Pueblo County Commissioners have appointed an Interim Director of the newly created Department of Engineering and Public Works. The county's current senior engineer Alfred Randall is now in charge of that department.
Last month, commissioners changed the department from "Public Works" to "Engineering and Public Works". Commissioners said they... more »
January 18, 2011 4:32 PM
Pueblo County's Public Works Director may be out of a job. Greg Severance reportedly held the position for 12 years, but today commissioners voted to rewrite his job description.
Commissioners now want a civil engineer to run the department, which they believe will be more efficient for the county.... more »
November 1, 2010 7:00 PM
The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in drafting the Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan. Comments from the public will be accepted through December 15.
The policy will identify the natural hazards in Pueblo County and the risk they pose. The plan will also outline actins that may... more »
October 27, 2010 12:04 PM
Residents in eastern El Paso County are invited to a town hall meeting on Saturday in Falcon.
El Paso County Commissioner Amy Lathen will join Colorado State Representatives Mike Waller and Amy Stephens at the community room at the new High Prairie Library starting 11:00 a.m.
Area residents... more »
October 25, 2010 4:05 PM
The City of Colorado Springs will hold its annual public E-town hall meeting to discuss the 2011 General Fund budget Thursday from 7 - 9 p.m. Citizens may get involved in several ways:
Attend in person at City Council Chambers, City Hall, 107 N. Nevada Ave.
Watch... more »
October 13, 2010 8:46 AM
Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Hickenlooper says the state could tap part of the $33 billion state retirement fund for loans to small businesses.
Hickenlooper told workers at a prescription data center on Tuesday the state should use its assets for loans.
He says the state could raise $100... more »
September 30, 2010 8:29 AM
Colorado Education Commissioner Dwight Jones has been chosen as the new superintendent of the school district that includes Las Vegas.
KTNV-TV in Las Vegas reports that the Clark County School District voted 6-1 Wednesday to select Jones to head the district that is the nation's fifth-largest. Jones has to... more »
September 1, 2010 8:19 AM
Authorities say a second suspected illegal marijuana growing site has been found in the mountains north of Boulder.
Boulder County sheriff's Cmdr. Rick Brough says the second site found Tuesday is larger than one found nearby Monday that had about 3,500 marijuana plants, estimated to be worth a half... more »
July 1, 2010 4:28 PM
Here's a deal you can't beat! Free swimming! The City of Pueblo schedules certain days throughout the summer when the public can swim at no charge. Here's a list of the Free Swim Days at their corresponding pools: City Park Pool : July 7 and August 11 Mineral Palace Pool... more »
May 14, 2010 8:44 AM
U.S Housing and Urban Development Secretary will join Colorado elected officials to tour public housing developments in Colorado.
HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan will visit a sustainable mixed-income housing development in Denver Friday morning, which boasts use of solar and geothermal energy. He will be joined by U.S. Sen. Michael... more »
May 10, 2010 7:17 PM
The Bureau of Land Management is proposing a new rule to prohibit the use of fireworks and other explosive devices on all public lands in Colorado. This new rule would bring BLM regulations in line with other land management agencies in the state in an effort to reduce wildfires.
... more »
February 17, 2010 5:44 PM
Free newspapers could soon be able to carry public government notices under legislation being considered at the Capitol.
Right now, state law requires that only newspapers with paid circulation be used for official government advertisements.
That's caused problems in mountain resort communities where free papers have become more... more »
January 26, 2010 11:35 PM
President Obama will deliver his first State of the Union address on Wednesday evening. After the speech begins, the public is welcome to submit any follow-up questions to the President. You can also vote on others' questions.
Next week, President Obama will answer some of the questions in a... more »
December 29, 2009 5:58 PM
Pueblo County offices will be closed once a month in 2010. County Commissioner John Cordova says the offices will close so employees can take 12 furlough days. Cordova says county offices will be closed on the third Friday of each month, starting in January. Pueblo County estimates it'll save more... more »
October 7, 2009 7:21 PM
After years of neglect, some public tennis courts throughout the city of Pueblo have become deserted wastelands. The City Parks Department has closed six of its nine locations, despite recommendations to add more courts. More than a third of the city's tennis courts have been declared closed because the concrete... more »
September 29, 2009 3:33 PM
The City of Pueblo has received economic stimulus money to help buy ten new buses. The new colorful vehicles are sure to grab your attention. The first bus, which arrived on Monday, is painted bright purple. Pueblo Transit will get nine more over the next two years to replace older... more »
September 25, 2009 12:20 PM
Over the last decade, the drinking water at thousands of schools across the country has been found to contain unsafe levels of lead, pesticides and dozens of other toxins.
An Associated Press investigation found that contaminants have surfaced at public and private schools in all 50 states - in... more »
September 21, 2009 12:32 PM
The Pueblo City-County Health Department says it may be forced to cut basic health services for the public. The City of Pueblo has proposed slashing its funding for the health department by 90%. Dr. Chris Nevin-Woods says that amounts to about a $900,000 dollar loss for the health department. Dr.... more »
September 15, 2009 11:29 AM
Eleven candidates are running for three open city council seats in Pueblo. On Wednesday September 16, the public will have a chance to hear where the candidates stand on the issues and ask them questions. A candidate's forum will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Fortino... more »
September 14, 2009 11:50 AM
Sally Ly feels like she did everything right.
The 29-year-old went to college at University of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif., living frugally and using student loans that she figured would more than pay for themselves down the road.
Two years ago, Ly decided to leave the private... more »
September 5, 2009 6:58 AM
President Barack Obama discussed health care in a conference call with House members, including liberals wary of his next move on the issue. Obama, who is at Camp David, spoke to leaders of the Congressional Progressive Caucus on Friday. California Democratic Rep. Lynn Woolsey said lawmakers expressed their commitment to... more »