A 14-year-old Girl Scout is raising money to help Waldo Canyon Fire victims. KC Cruz is fundraising to buy 400 Blue Spruce Trees from the U.S. Forest Service to give to families who lost their home in the fire. She is calling her idea, "Trees of Hope."
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DENVER (AP) - It'll be a happier New Year for nearly 650,000 workers earning minimum wage. They're getting small raises in seven states that tie the minimum wage to the cost of living.
The wages in those states will go up between 9 cents and 12 cents an hour... more »
Not many people can say they've biked across the country, but a group of 25-cyclists is attempting to do just that! Inspired by his mom, Donald Fraser has put together a band of bikers, "Bike The US for MS." This group of 25-cyclists is out to raise money and awareness... more »
Local law enforcement is continuing a long tradition of helping people with intellectual disabilities. The Special Olympics torch run was held in Pueblo this morning. Members of the Pueblo Police Department and the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office hit the pavement to raise money for the organization. Over the years, Pueblo... more »
Despite these tough economic times, on Tuesday donors in Pueblo proved they're still willing to open their hearts and wallets to people in need. During a luncheon at Pueblo Community College, the United Way announced it raised a record $958,000 for its 2009 fundraising campaign. Crowd members cheered and set... more »
Colorado casinos want regulators to lower the minimum payout on blackjacks. Under a proposal that will be considered Thursday during the Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission's monthly meeting, a $10 bet would return $12 instead of $15 under current regulations. The change would mean casinos would pay 6-to-5 when a... more »
The Big Apple has the ball drop on New Year's Eve--Pueblo raises a giant chili pepper. The annual celebration takes place in downtown Pueblo at the Union Depot on B street. At midnight party goers countdown to the new year, as workers hoist an 8-foot chili to the top of... more »