Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:14:35 GMT http://www.pueblowestview.com/csp/mediapool/sites/dt.cms.rss.XMLServer.cls Pueblo West View RSS Feeds Letter: Thank you Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

The Pueblo West Chamber of Commerce was very pleased with the 34 vendors displayed along Civic Center Drive for the Fourth of July celebration, including DJ, Pueblo Beauty pageant girls, local band; C-4 performing, free kids games and prizes provide...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2747448-120/pueblo-west-thank-event /Letters/ 6820934 Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT
Letter: Forget the Pueblo West “city” idea Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

The idea of incorporating Pueblo West as a city has recently reared its head, again. This time, it comes in response to all the pot shops Pueblo County has licensed in Pueblo West. Some arrogant elites even propose that Pueblo West be set up as a c...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2747455-120/pueblo-west-county-idea /Letters/ 6820955 Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT
Letter: Allies Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

Many of the Spanish, Portuguese and Italian sir-named people in southern Colorado and New Mexico have a special link to the Israeli people, in that they are decedents of the Spanish, Portuguese and Italian (neofiti) Jewish colonist that settled here,...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2747460-120/israel-israeli-allies-colonist /Letters/ 6820969 Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT
Letter: ‘Folks, awaken!’ Wed, 16 Jul 2014 22:10:01 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

Most have heard of the “Midas Touch” where everything the king touched turned to gold; wow, what a great thing. The only real problem was that he couldn’t eat or drink gold. Well, the king in the United States has the “Opposite Touch,” everything he ...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2729781-120/power-gas-article-awaken /Letters/ 6773563 Wed, 16 Jul 2014 22:10:01 GMT
Letter: Thank you Wed, 16 Jul 2014 22:10:01 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

Just want to take a moment to recognize the awesome Pueblo West Firefighters. This past Sunday was my grandson’s fourth birthday party, and these amazing individuals took time out of their busy schedule to come by the party. Not only do they risk t...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2729788-120/pueblo-west-party-birthday /Letters/ 6773582 Wed, 16 Jul 2014 22:10:01 GMT
Letter: Kudos Wed, 16 Jul 2014 22:10:01 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

Kudos to the Pueblo West Metropolitan District Board of Directors members Lew Quigley, Mark Carmel and Judy Leonard for denying the School District 70 their variance request. I am sure the rules were made for reason and the tap fee is to provide mon...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2729795-120/pueblo-west-district-kudos /Letters/ 6773615 Wed, 16 Jul 2014 22:10:01 GMT
Letter: Why is ‘rural’ backwards? Wed, 16 Jul 2014 22:10:01 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

Recently, Hizzoner, Ex-Mayor of New York, Bloomberg said that the recalled senators in Colorado were in a place that probably had no roads and were as rural as you could get. Of course, everyone focused on the fatuous claim that we had no roads. I’...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2729798-120/rural-farmer-1910-guns /Letters/ 6773624 Wed, 16 Jul 2014 22:10:01 GMT
Letter: Thank you Thu, 10 Jul 2014 02:08:00 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

The Pueblo West Neighborhood Crime Watch wants to thank all of the Pueblo West businesses for their donations for the July 4 fundraiser. Thank you to Adam’s Ribs, Auto Zone, Cheers, Cultura, Kent News, Kim’s Korner, Cat’s Pourhouse, Pueblo West Garde...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2710547-120/pueblo-west-thank-crime /Letters/ 6723725 Thu, 10 Jul 2014 02:08:00 GMT
Letter: Keep the traffic moving Thu, 10 Jul 2014 02:08:00 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

It happened again yesterday. I am driving up Purcell Boulevard getting ready to turn right onto U.S. Highway 50, and there sits a car, waiting for traffic to clear, or the light to change, or something. I lean on my horn, and the person driving th...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2710552-120/traffic-lane-moving-speed /Letters/ 6723740 Thu, 10 Jul 2014 02:08:00 GMT
Letter: SIEA rate increases Thu, 10 Jul 2014 02:08:00 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

Like most members of San Isabel Electric Association, I seldom voted for board members. During the last public hearing notice on rate adjustments and fees, I almost didn’t pay attention to the notice, especially since they scheduled the hearing fou...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2710558-120/members-board-member-rate /Letters/ 6723754 Thu, 10 Jul 2014 02:08:00 GMT
Letter: Variance denied Wed, 02 Jul 2014 22:58:01 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

At the June 24 Pueblo West metro board meeting, three members voted against a variance requested by School District 70 and Whitlock Construction Co. In a newly constructed addition to Sierra Vista Elementary School, a common water line has been inst...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2692825-120/pueblo-west-board-regulations /Letters/ 6678143 Wed, 02 Jul 2014 22:58:01 GMT
Letter: Every parent’s nightmare Thu, 26 Jun 2014 00:09:03 GMT
SUBMITTED BY JIM STOTLER

Jim Stotler is the father and grandfather of a mother and her two children who were killed March 9 in their Canon City home, and the grandfather of a third child who escaped after hours of torture. The following is a letter he submitted to The Pueblo...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2658381-120/prison-death-penalty-violent /Letters/ 6589856 Thu, 26 Jun 2014 00:09:03 GMT
Get ready for a bison stampede Wed, 25 Jun 2014 21:55:22 GMT
BY SCOTT SMITH SPECIAL TO THE VIEW

At last. A piece of national legislation that has a chance to pass with overwhelming bipartisan support. No political posturing needed. No incessant campaign rhetoric. No threats of vetoes and stalemates. No rants about immigration reform, gun contr...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2672421-120/bison-national-mammal-mountain /Letters/ 6625586 Wed, 25 Jun 2014 21:55:22 GMT
Letter: Information helps choices Wed, 18 Jun 2014 23:42:55 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

This is a note to give kudos to Mike Hudson and Tom Clason. The articles each of you wrote are great stuff. This is the kind of information people need to have to make intelligent choices. Unfortunately, the people who most need to read these columns...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2652313-120/actually-truth-care-choices /Letters/ 6573467 Wed, 18 Jun 2014 23:42:55 GMT
Letter: The race card Wed, 18 Jun 2014 23:42:55 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

Regarding the Rev. Louis Pratt’s letter of June 8, I wonder if the reverend knows that there are millions of black Republicans in this country, many of them holding political office. Does he call them racist also? The reverend needs to be reminded t...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2652239-120/race-reverend-card-sounds /Letters/ 6573253 Wed, 18 Jun 2014 23:42:55 GMT
Letter: Against the law Wed, 18 Jun 2014 23:42:55 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

In reference to the Thursday June 5 edition of the Pueblo West View and the literary hand. The views on how great marijuana is plus where common sense comes in shows how someone can paint a pretty picture of a wort hog, if you put your mind to it. Co...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2649405-120/pueblo-marijuana-west-common /Letters/ 6565898 Wed, 18 Jun 2014 23:42:55 GMT
Letter: A bumpy ride, folks Wed, 11 Jun 2014 22:20:01 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

I read with some interest the article about the SDS discussion coming out of Executive Session and being bared in public discussion. It seems a bit strange that we would sit and tell those we are negotiating with what our bottom dollar is that we w...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2629627-120/executive-session-board-discussion /Letters/ 6514829 Wed, 11 Jun 2014 22:20:01 GMT
Letter: Just ask Wed, 11 Jun 2014 22:20:01 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

Thank you, new Metro Board, for your intentions to be more open and to seek “...the community’s input.”   Now, I ask you to take the next step and actually ask our opinion as to what is important to all of us.   A few years ago, the board sent out a...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2629629-120/board-pueblo-west-ask /Letters/ 6514839 Wed, 11 Jun 2014 22:20:01 GMT
Letter: Thank you Wed, 04 Jun 2014 22:12:00 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

I would like to thank everyone who supported me in the May 6 election to the Pueblo West Metropolitan District Board of Directors. I would like to thank my family, especially my daughter, Tamala, friends, businesses, organizations and residents of t...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2593382-120/thank-pueblo-west-board /Letters/ 6421115 Wed, 04 Jun 2014 22:12:00 GMT
Letter: Thank you from bottom of heart Wed, 04 Jun 2014 22:10:01 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

There is true goodness in the world. I know because I experienced it first hand on Friday evening. That is when an angel named Barbara took pity on a pathetic and frozen women who through a series of unfortunate events found herself walking alone i...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2612153-120/thank-barbara-able-bottom /Letters/ 6469626 Wed, 04 Jun 2014 22:10:01 GMT
Letter: Women on Target thank you Wed, 04 Jun 2014 22:10:01 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

Thank you to the National Rifle Association and Cactus Flats for sponsoring the Women on Target Shooting Clinic on May 17. Thank you to all of the 49 participants for attending and spending the day with us. Thanks also to all of the Instructors who ...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2612157-120/armstrong-pueblo-thank-brown /Letters/ 6469636 Wed, 04 Jun 2014 22:10:01 GMT
Letter: ‘Cannabis: Consider facts, not myths’ Wed, 04 Jun 2014 22:10:01 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

“Where are lines drawn? Where does common sense come in? Why aren’t full page ads on prostitution on the back of our newspaper?” This quote from a letter to the Pueblo West View exemplifies the misperception of what ‘common sense’ entails. Fellow ci...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2612165-120/cannabis-common-sense-pueblo /Letters/ 6469658 Wed, 04 Jun 2014 22:10:01 GMT
Letter: Why the secrecy? Wed, 04 Jun 2014 22:10:01 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

At the May 27 Pueblo West metro district board meeting, three new metro district board members, newly elected in the just-held May 6 election, took their oaths and were installed in office – whereupon it became apparent almost immediately that a new ...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2612169-120/board-metro-pueblo-district /Letters/ 6469670 Wed, 04 Jun 2014 22:10:01 GMT
Letter: ‘Do something’ Wed, 28 May 2014 23:28:01 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

‘Do something’ I’ve been reading that the pot issue has been a “hot topic.” I’m glad to hear it; it should be. Where are lines drawn? Where does common sense come in? Why aren’t full page ads on prostitution on the back of our newspaper? Yet full pa...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2592903-120/pot-pueblo-west-ago /Letters/ 6419596 Wed, 28 May 2014 23:28:01 GMT
Letter: A ‘Tea’ is was Wed, 28 May 2014 23:28:01 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

On April 10, 90 people enjoyed tea and sweet and savory treats. Ladies entered SonRise Church wearing their favorite hats and finest garb. An enjoyable time was had by all. I would like to thank the community of Pueblo West and Pueblo for supporting ...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2592911-120/pueblo-west-league-tea /Letters/ 6419615 Wed, 28 May 2014 23:28:01 GMT
Letter: ‘Slow down!’ Wed, 28 May 2014 23:28:01 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

I would like to get some second opinions about accidents waiting to happen. I ask that everybody drive by the house on 231 Countryside (the house is abandoned). Then drive down the alley and look in the back yard (the fence is falling apart, you won’...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2592918-120/hemlock-drive-slow-tickets /Letters/ 6419633 Wed, 28 May 2014 23:28:01 GMT
Letter: No more pot shops Wed, 28 May 2014 23:26:01 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

No more pot shops Add my name to the list of Pueblo West reidents opposed to pot shops in Pueblo West. We have asked every board (Pueblo West, Pueblo County, City of Pueblo) to stop/halt new pot shops in Pueblo West, and they have refused because th...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2593398-120/pueblo-west-million-pot /Letters/ 6421199 Wed, 28 May 2014 23:26:01 GMT
Letter: Ration water? Thu, 22 May 2014 02:20:00 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

If you are a resident of Pueblo West, wake up and smell the coffee or is it pot I smell? The pot growers are looking for land and plenty of water. So, where else, but Pueblo West. However, we don’t have any extra water. But that’s OK, just ration wat...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2573552-120/pueblo-west-growers-pot /Letters/ 6370085 Thu, 22 May 2014 02:20:00 GMT
Letter: Why not run for board? Thu, 22 May 2014 02:20:00 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

Crocodile tears to Bill Clemens:  You go to the Pueblo West Metropolitan District Board meetings.   You continue to give us your opinion as to what they should or should not do.   You were once a member of the board. You seem to imply you’d be bette...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2573553-120/board-pueblo-west-didn /Letters/ 6370091 Thu, 22 May 2014 02:20:00 GMT
Letter: No more pot shops Thu, 22 May 2014 02:20:00 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

So in recent days there have been articles in the Pueblo Chieftain that opposition to pot shops in Pueblo West is growing (May 5, 2014). Frankly, there hasn’t been support for the pot shops with the Pueblo West Metropolitan District since Nov. 6, 201...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2573557-120/pueblo-west-district-million /Letters/ 6370102 Thu, 22 May 2014 02:20:00 GMT
Letter: Different opinions Wed, 14 May 2014 22:00:01 GMT

the pueblo west view...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2554246-120/pueblo-west-shops-pot /Letters/ 6319506 Wed, 14 May 2014 22:00:01 GMT
Letter: ‘See you at the Board meeting’ Wed, 14 May 2014 22:00:01 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

I would like to thank those of you which took time to vote. My thanks to those who voted for me “thanks.” Voting was just the first step in the important issues facing Pueblo West. We, as citizens of this Metro District, must now get involved as...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2554269-120/board-pueblo-west-community /Letters/ 6319565 Wed, 14 May 2014 22:00:01 GMT
Letter: Thank you Wed, 14 May 2014 22:00:01 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

As the president of the Pueblo West Women’s League, I would like to thank the community for attending our first “Game Night” on April 10 at Sonrise Church. The event proved to be profitable and perhaps could become an annual event. Eighty people enj...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2554274-120/pueblo-west-pizza-church /Letters/ 6319579 Wed, 14 May 2014 22:00:01 GMT
Letter: Party affiliations Wed, 14 May 2014 22:00:01 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

Recently, in a “Letter to the Editor” the writer criticized the actions of the local Democratic Party and indicated he would no longer be voting for that party locally. He went on to say he would never vote for a Republican. That really narrows h...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2554275-120/party-affiliations-local-political /Letters/ 6319584 Wed, 14 May 2014 22:00:01 GMT
Letter: Crocodile tears Wed, 14 May 2014 22:00:00 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

Pueblo West metro district board members are lamenting the failed May 6 election ballot sales-tax-for-roads initiative. “It leaves the district with a real challenge on keeping up our roads. We may have to give them back to Pueblo County for mainte...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2554278-120/metro-roads-pueblo-district /Letters/ 6319593 Wed, 14 May 2014 22:00:00 GMT
Letter: Makes no sense Wed, 07 May 2014 22:30:02 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

Like the Judicial Building, I am against the Dillon Flyover. To me, we should be helping the businesses that have invested in our city, like Loves, Kohl’s, Bed Bath and Beyond, Chilies, and Harley Davidson, to name just a few. Wills street would b...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2531251-120/businesses-cattle-ramps-dillon /Letters/ 6260316 Wed, 07 May 2014 22:30:02 GMT
Letter: Tackling tumble weeds Wed, 07 May 2014 22:30:02 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

To mulch up those pesky tumble weeds you may have in your yard, I have found that my weed eater mulches them up very readily. John Lewis Pueblo West...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2531260-120/tumble-weeds-pueblo-west /Letters/ 6260342 Wed, 07 May 2014 22:30:02 GMT
Letter: No more pot shops Wed, 07 May 2014 22:26:00 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

I have been a resident of Pueblo West for almost eight years. I am not happy about the number of pot shops that have been popping up all over Pueblo West. If we are allowing these shops to tenant anywhere and aren’t limiting their numbers just so t...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/letters/2533875-120/pueblo-west-pot-shops /Letters/ 6267136 Wed, 07 May 2014 22:26:00 GMT