Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:52:50 GMT http://www.pueblowestview.com/csp/mediapool/sites/dt.cms.rss.XMLServer.cls Pueblo West View RSS Feeds Pueblo County ventures into the world of weed Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:30:08 GMT
BY NICK BONHAM SPECIAL TO THE VIEW

Pueblo’s venture into the retail marijuana industry will be gradual. “As far as Pueblo, for the short term, we’re not going to see a whole bunch of new stores. The environment isn’t going to look a whole lot different to the citizens of Pueblo,” said...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/business/2171674-120/chieftain-county-pueblo-com /Business/ 5349170 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:30:08 GMT The Greener Side employee Zach Bonetta measures out marijuana for a medical customer on Dec. 13. CHIEFTAIN PHOTOS/CHRIS MCLEAN
Owner of two shops prepares for historic moment Wednesday Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:29:54 GMT
BY NICK BONHAM SPECIAL TO THE VIEW

Hank Borunda’s business background doesn’t read like most. As a youth he sold pinon nuts on Pueblo street corners. The son of an antique dealer, Borunda spent many a weekend with his father at flea markets, yard, garage and estate sales. “I was a tee...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/business/2119251-120/borunda-marijuana-chieftain-business /Business/ 5218086 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:29:54 GMT CHIEFTAIN PHOTO/CHRIS MCLEAN The distinctive Greener Side sign at the Stem Beach location features a white dinosaur that owner Hank Borunda got at an antique shop.
Pueblo County ventures into the world of weed Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:29:54 GMT
BY NICK BONHAM SPECIAL TO THE VIEW

Pueblo’s venture into the retail marijuana industry will be gradual. “As far as Pueblo, for the short term, we’re not going to see a whole bunch of new stores. The environment isn’t going to look a whole lot different to the citizens of Pueblo,” said...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/business/2119238-120/marijuana-county-pueblo-chieftain /Business/ 5218042 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:29:54 GMT The Greener Side employee Zach Bonetta measures out marijuana for a medical customer on Dec. 13. CHIEFTAIN PHOTOS/CHRIS MCLEAN
New marijuana products, advertising heavily regulated Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:29:54 GMT
BY NICK BONHAM SPECIAL TO THE VIEW

So much for treating marijuana like alcohol. In 2012, when the question of legalizing recreational marijuana was in front of voters, a selling point was regulating and treating the drug like liquor. But the differences in rules and regulations outnum...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/business/2119229-120/marijuana-county-pueblo-signs /Business/ 5217997 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:29:54 GMT CHIEFTAIN PHOTO/CHRIS McLEAN The Greener Side employee Zach Bonetta works in the dispensary at the Stem Beach location.
Pueblo County may soon consider pot cultivation tax Thu, 03 Apr 2014 02:24:04 GMT
BY JEFF TUCKER SPECIAL TO THE VIEW

After collecting the first deposit of sales-tax revenues from recreational marijuana last week, Pueblo County is looking for more. The county collected more than $32,000 in revenue from two retailers who were open on Jan. 1, the first day of legal re...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/business/2327706-120/county-tax-marijuana-pace /Business/ 5742050 Thu, 03 Apr 2014 02:24:04 GMT Sal Pace
Revenues would go to repairing, improving roads Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:13:05 GMT
BY TRACY HARMON THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN

Pueblo West voters will be able to weigh in on the metro district’s first sales tax question May 6 that is designed to generate funds to repair aging roadways. The Pueblo West Metropolitan District Board on Tuesday directed attorney Thomas Mullans to...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/business/2196966-120/sales-debt-pueblo-tax /Business/ 5413271 Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:13:05 GMT CHIEFTAIN PHOTO/BRYAN KELSEN Motorists drive in the 600 block of West McCulloch Boulevard Thursday afternoon in Pueblo West.
Website: PW 4th in Colorado homeownership Fri, 21 Mar 2014 00:10:01 GMT
THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN

Pueblo West ranks fourth on consumer website NerdWallet’s list of Colorado’s best cities for homeownership based on housing availability, affordability and local growth potential. Other cities in the top five: Firestone, Erie, The Pinery and Windsor....]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/business/2400052-120/cities-colorado-homeownership-pueblo /Business/ 5924288 Fri, 21 Mar 2014 00:10:01 GMT
Less usage will help offset ongoing rate hikes Wed, 19 Mar 2014 18:04:04 GMT
BY DENNIS DARROW THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN

Natural gas prices continue to climb but warmer temperatures and less usage will offer some relief from springtime heating bills, Xcel Energy says. During the spring, furnace usage eases and heating bills drop by more than half of the amount customer...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/business/2392403-120/utility-bill-percent-run /Business/ 5903757 Wed, 19 Mar 2014 18:04:04 GMT
The DigiList: Tech Tips and more Thu, 13 Mar 2014 22:28:27 GMT
COMPILED BY JAYSON PETERS

TECH TIP There’s a new software update available for iOS devices that you should download and apply if you haven’t already, particularly if you’re one of those people who’s been frustrated by the tendency of certain newer iPhone and iPad models to r...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/business/2353663-120/week-tweet-xbox-bacon /Business/ 5807069 Thu, 13 Mar 2014 22:28:27 GMT
Pueblo County OKs license for PW medical marijuana store Thu, 13 Mar 2014 14:40:11 GMT
BY JEFF TUCKER THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN

The Pueblo County commissioners took little time Wednesday approving a new cultivation license for a medical marijuana store in Pueblo West. The speed came in large part because the commissioners had taken a similar vote just a few months ago for the...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/business/2374562-120/license-commissioners-cultivation-marijuana /Business/ 5859248 Thu, 13 Mar 2014 14:40:11 GMT CHIEFTAIN PHOTO/FILE Pueblo County commissioners approved the cultivation license for Today’s Health Care on Wednesday.
Chem demil plant to fill last 250 jobs Wed, 12 Mar 2014 17:07:40 GMT
BY DENNIS DARROW THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN

Down to the last 250 jobs to fill, executives at the Pueblo Chemical Depot weapons destruction plant remain focused on hiring locally ahead of next year’s start of full operations On Tuesday, the plant hosted its third major job fair of the past 18 m...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/business/2370420-120/plant-jobs-pueblo-job /Business/ 5847889 Wed, 12 Mar 2014 17:07:40 GMT A ventilation tower rises from the Pueblo Chemical Depot weapons destruction plant. CHIEFTAIN PHOTO/FILE
Vestas to hire 80 more for Pueblo tower factory Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:11:54 GMT
BY DENNIS DARROW THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN

Vestas plans to hire more workers at its Pueblo tower factory. The tower factory— ramping up to full utilization as orders continue to rebound from a 2012 slump — will hire an additional 80 workers over the next few months, the company said. Last yea...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/business/2370122-120/vestas-factory-pueblo-workers /Business/ 5847062 Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:11:54 GMT COURTESY PHOTO/VESTAS Employees build nacelles at the Vestas plant in Brighton. Vestas plans to add several hundred more workers at its Colorado plants in 2014. Nacelles are the housing units that sit at the top of wind turbine towers and hold the generators and other components.
Pueblo finally lands Chick-fil-A Sat, 01 Mar 2014 03:29:51 GMT
BY DENNIS DARROW THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN

Pueblo’s hunger pangs for Chick-fil-A soon will end. The chicken sandwich chain — high on local diners’ wish list for years — confirmed Friday it is building its first Pueblo location at the North Side Albertsons shopping center. Construction is expe...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/business/2335279-120/fil-chick-center-restaurant /Business/ 5761118 Sat, 01 Mar 2014 03:29:51 GMT CHIEFTAIN PHOTO/JOHN JAQUES The former Blockbuster was razed this week to make additional room available for the building of a Chick-fil-A restaurant at the Albertsons shopping center on U.S. 50.
Symphony Scavarda to take over for Bob Cabrera Wed, 26 Feb 2014 22:40:47 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

Insurance agent Bob Cabrera of Pueblo West is retiring effective Friday. A qualified professional agent, Symphony T. Scavarda will be succeeding him. Cabrera would like to thank all his clients for their loyalty and support throughout his career that...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/business/2325159-120/cabrera-agent-insurance-scavarda /Business/ 5735173 Wed, 26 Feb 2014 22:40:47 GMT
INTERACTIVE: Retail marijuana sales tax worksheet Fri, 24 Jan 2014 20:55:33 GMT

Here is a basic calculator for how much tax could be assessed on purchases at retail marijuana stores. Enter a retail price and the calculator will give you an approximation of how much taxes will be levied on that amount. The calculations are based ...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/business/2160847-120/retail-tax-calculator-marijuana /Business/ 5322289 Fri, 24 Jan 2014 20:55:33 GMT
Year-end trends leave Realtors group cautious going into 2014 Fri, 24 Jan 2014 17:28:05 GMT
BY DENNIS DARROW THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN

The rebound in Colorado’s housing market slowed “significantly” at year’s end, dampening the outlook for faster growth to start 2014, according to the Colorado Association of Realtors. After showing “steady and significant improvement” through the fi...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/business/2220445-120/percent-sales-market-pueblo /Business/ 5472404 Fri, 24 Jan 2014 17:28:05 GMT AP PHOTO/FILE Homes line a ridge of the Denver suburb of Highlands Ranch. The recovery of the state’s housing market slowed late in 2013, according to the Colorado Association of Realtors. Home prices continued to rise but at a slower pace.
Tech Tip: Unlocked $179 Android phone a smart choice Thu, 23 Jan 2014 15:21:43 GMT
BY JASON CIPRIANI SPECIAL TO THE CHIEFTAIN

Ever break a phone, not have insurance and end up replacing it at full cost? It’s expensive and incredibly unpleasant. The next time you find yourself needing a device, be it to start new service without a contract or to replace a lost or broken devi...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/business/2214245-120/device-contract-moto-phone /Business/ 5456355 Thu, 23 Jan 2014 15:21:43 GMT