Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:29:33 GMT http://www.pueblowestview.com/csp/mediapool/sites/dt.cms.rss.XMLServer.cls Pueblo West View RSS Feeds Letter: Road tax support Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:10:01 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

I, Branson A. Haney, a Pueblo West resident and local business owner, fully support the road tax ballot initiative as proposed to me via Rick Clark on April 8. After more than three decades of living in Pueblo West, it is no question that the Pueblo ...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2473640-120/pueblo-west-tax-current /Letters/ 6110165 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:10:01 GMT
Letter: Yes, road tax Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:10:01 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

Yes, road tax As we all know, both paved and gravel roads in Pueblo West are in horrendous condition. From what I understand, Pueblo County is technically responsible for maintaining Pueblo West roads. However, at the current rate of repair and ...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2473651-120/pueblo-west-tax-sales /Letters/ 6110194 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:10:01 GMT
Letter: Don’t like it, don’t use it Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:10:01 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

I’m really enjoying the letters expressing angry sarcasm regarding the legalization of marijuana by readers who are frustrated that the wider world does not work exactly as they think it should in every manner. Admittedly, as a decades-long supporte...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2473659-120/pueblo-west-happened-law /Letters/ 6110214 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:10:01 GMT
Letter: Debt financing resolution rejected Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:10:01 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

Four out of the five Pueblo West metro board members recently voted against a debt financing resolution proposed by the district’s water enterprise. The resolution would have established an account with the Colorado Water Revolving Fund for borrowin...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2473664-120/resolution-million-board-voted /Letters/ 6110228 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:10:01 GMT
Letter: Rename streets? Wed, 09 Apr 2014 22:06:02 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

I wonder if we should rename Pueblo West? Like, oh, maybe, Postville, Weed City, Dumpville or just plain Dumb/Dumb. Also rename the streets the Pot Shops are on to Mary Jane Lane. And how about turn the golf course into a Tent City? They could build...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2451520-120/rename-pueblo-west-dumb /Letters/ 6054206 Wed, 09 Apr 2014 22:06:02 GMT
Letter: Thank you Wed, 09 Apr 2014 22:06:02 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

Thank you On March 14, the YWCA of Pueblo hosted the Harlem Ambassadors professional show basketball team for a night of high-flying slam dunks, hilarious comedy, and feel-good family entertainment. The Harlem Ambassadors would like to extend a sp...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2451545-120/pueblo-thank-ambassadors-harlem /Letters/ 6054264 Wed, 09 Apr 2014 22:06:02 GMT
Letter: What’s with sign? Wed, 09 Apr 2014 22:06:02 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

The billboard-sized signage for The Pueblo West View continues to stand high above Purcell Boulevard in Pueblo West, long after that office building was vacated by The View. Was not the purpose of this large outdoor advertising structure to publicly...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2451557-120/pueblo-west-view-address /Letters/ 6054291 Wed, 09 Apr 2014 22:06:02 GMT
Letter: ‘Yes’ to road tax Thu, 03 Apr 2014 02:24:02 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

‘Yes’ to road tax Last week, an individual suggested that the county is responsible for all the roads within the county and it is their responsibility to keep the roads maintained. This would be true in an ideal situation. However, with today’...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2429814-120/tax-funds-roads-county /Letters/ 5999085 Thu, 03 Apr 2014 02:24:02 GMT
Letter: A divisive vote Thu, 03 Apr 2014 02:24:02 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

Each and every Thursday, I anxiously open my Pueblo West View to the letters to the editor section to read what my fellow citizens are saying about the issues that face our community. The proposed tax increase for road maintenance has been in the sp...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2429818-120/tax-board-clemens-metro /Letters/ 5999095 Thu, 03 Apr 2014 02:24:02 GMT
Letter: Other sources of revenue for roads Thu, 03 Apr 2014 02:24:02 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

After reading Jerry Martin’s letter to the editor, I support the sales tax for roads only (“Investment not tax,” The Pueblo West View, March 27, 2014). But there are other things the board can do to get even more funds for road replacement and rep...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2429826-120/pueblo-west-county-marijuana /Letters/ 5999116 Thu, 03 Apr 2014 02:24:02 GMT
Letter: Investment not tax Wed, 26 Mar 2014 22:10:00 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

When the votes are counted, the position getting the most votes wins. That’s democracy. And, that is exactly what the sales tax initiative is all about. It is up to us, the people, to weigh the pros and cons and vote accordingly. Bill Clemens has ...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2410964-120/pueblo-west-tax-roads /Letters/ 5952016 Wed, 26 Mar 2014 22:10:00 GMT
Letter: Smart meters? Wed, 26 Mar 2014 22:10:00 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

San Isabel Electric Co-op has been on a crusade to install digital smart meters that is stretching the boundaries of ingress access for a utility. I was surprised to find my gate open on private property and a new meter installed without prior noti...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2410970-120/meters-health-siea-meter /Letters/ 5952030 Wed, 26 Mar 2014 22:10:00 GMT
Letter: History stories suggestion Wed, 26 Mar 2014 22:10:00 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

I think many of our Pueblo West community would enjoy, one page a month in the View, about Pueblo West History and the dedication involved by our “first settlers.” These of us who have been here for years would find it an interesting review. From 196...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2410974-120/pueblo-west-history-view /Letters/ 5952043 Wed, 26 Mar 2014 22:10:00 GMT
Letter: Thanks for the vent Wed, 19 Mar 2014 23:16:01 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

Thanks for the vent I have lived in Pueblo West since 1976 and have seen it rise to what it is today — good and bad. I want to comment on two road issues that the Metro District has mentioned in the last few Pueblo West View’s. First, since all our...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2367623-120/roads-pueblo-west-county /Letters/ 5840791 Wed, 19 Mar 2014 23:16:01 GMT
Letter: Debt financing Wed, 19 Mar 2014 23:16:01 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

Pueblo West water enterprise personnel made a presentation at the March 11 metro district board meeting, seeking board approval for borrowing up to $16 million from the Colorado Drinking Water Revolving Fund to finance current and future utility syst...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2390157-120/million-interest-pueblo-board /Letters/ 5897863 Wed, 19 Mar 2014 23:16:01 GMT
Letter: Funds for what? Wed, 12 Mar 2014 22:48:00 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

I am a new resident of Pueblo West, moving here from California in October 2013. In November 1984, California voters passed Proposition 37, the California State Lottery Act of 1984. The premise of the California Lotto, as it was presented to Califo...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2367628-120/money-state-california-schools /Letters/ 5840807 Wed, 12 Mar 2014 22:48:00 GMT
Letter: Why no cemetery? Wed, 12 Mar 2014 22:48:00 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

I know this has been talked about before but it seems to scare the Metro District and that is the word cemetery. Why in the world doesn’t Pueblo West have a cemetery? Instead of selling lots by the acre sell them by the plot. There are nearly 1,00...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2367654-120/cemetery-pueblo-west-acre /Letters/ 5840879 Wed, 12 Mar 2014 22:48:00 GMT
Letter: Why road tax? Wed, 12 Mar 2014 22:47:25 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

I hope to clarify and give everyone a better understanding of the road improvement ballot initiative for the Pueblo West voters for the General Election on May 6. There has been some nay saying going on, dragging this initiative into other issues wh...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2367685-120/pueblo-west-roadway-ballot /Letters/ 5840973 Wed, 12 Mar 2014 22:47:25 GMT
Letter: The list goes on Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:43:23 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

Bill Clemens does his darndest to give us factual, cautionary information, which we seem to ignore as a general rule. I, too, get tired of hearing about the golf course and other matters that seem beyond our control, or even understanding. However, ...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2344257-120/pueblo-west-really-businesses /Letters/ 5782965 Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:43:23 GMT
Letter: Second roads IGA Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:43:23 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

To the editor: The Pueblo West metro board has just recently negotiated a second intergovernmental roads agreement (IGA) with Pueblo County. Pursuant to this new agreement, the county will provide labor and equipment to chip seal 15 miles of metro d...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2334825-120/pueblo-county-metro-west /Letters/ 5759932 Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:43:23 GMT
Letter: Landowners should fight Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:43:23 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

To the editor: In reading the Feb. 20 addition of The View, I read the article captioned “City armed with new land-use authority.” It was no great surprise that the Pueblo West officials want to acquire the property through eminent domain. For thos...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2321756-120/pueblo-appraisal-1041-landowner /Letters/ 5726587 Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:43:23 GMT
Letter: Forum disappointing Wed, 26 Feb 2014 22:52:11 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

I thought the Re:Volt Pueblo public forum was finally the answer to our prayers, to lower the cost of our outrageous residential electric bills. What a disappointment! All we got was a business owner facilitator for the first hour, that was intent on...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2321769-120/electric-rates-volt-pueblo /Letters/ 5726622 Wed, 26 Feb 2014 22:52:11 GMT
Letter: Costly, bad deal Wed, 26 Feb 2014 22:52:11 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

Pueblo West’s metro district board of directors is now asking you to pay four times for the same service. No matter how you characterize it, you’re being asked to pay four times, in four separate assessments, for Pueblo West road maintenance. The me...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2321747-120/pueblo-west-county-already /Letters/ 5726560 Wed, 26 Feb 2014 22:52:11 GMT
Letter: Tired of local Dems’ attitude Wed, 12 Feb 2014 22:26:01 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

I just received an email from Dan Aschkinasi of the Colorado Democratic Party stating, “I wanted to be sure you heard that Congressman Joaquin Castro (D-San Antonio) will be our special guest at this year’s Jefferson Jackson Dinner! We’re expecting ...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2242886-120/pueblo-aristocracy-democratic-party /Letters/ 5528725 Wed, 12 Feb 2014 22:26:01 GMT
Letter: Supporting bad deals Wed, 12 Feb 2014 22:24:37 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

How much in metro board-crafted bad deals should Pueblo West residents have to support? While splurging ahead with their May 6 ballot initiative, asking voters to approve a Pueblo West sale tax, board members ignore past bad deals that continue costi...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2265145-120/pueblo-west-county-desert /Letters/ 5584864 Wed, 12 Feb 2014 22:24:37 GMT
Letter: Flipping the Constitution Wed, 05 Feb 2014 22:34:02 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

To the editor: Instead of allowing the free market to work, the body politic is picking winners and excluding every other Colorado citizen from what may be the best opportunity to climb the economic ladder in recent times. Perhaps it might be better...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2242931-120/body-colorado-constitution-government /Letters/ 5528826 Wed, 05 Feb 2014 22:34:02 GMT
Letter: Thank you BoonDocks Thu, 30 Jan 2014 02:30:02 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

I am a 30 year old mother of two spirited little boys, ages 5 and 3. I have been a resident of Pueblo West since 2006. Today I had lunch with some friends at BoonDocks Coffee shop. We had five kids between the four of us. The staff is particularly f...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2235923-120/community-pueblo-west-ages /Letters/ 5510504 Thu, 30 Jan 2014 02:30:02 GMT
Letter: Higher sales tax on pot Thu, 30 Jan 2014 02:30:02 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

Higher sales tax on pot industry The Pueblo West metro board voted on language for the May 6, special election to ask the voters to approve a 1 percent sales tax on items sold in Pueblo West.(grocery, prescriptions and gasoline excluded) A new stat...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2235925-120/pueblo-west-sales-tax /Letters/ 5510511 Thu, 30 Jan 2014 02:30:02 GMT