Fri, 03 Jul 2015 20:17:46 GMT http://www.pueblowestview.com/csp/mediapool/sites/dt.cms.rss.XMLServer.cls Pueblo West View RSS Feeds VIEW COVER PHOTO: Somewhere ... Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:06:33 GMT

Pueblo West resident Sharon Segura captured this image of a rainbow after a recent rainstorm....]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3731457-120/pueblo-west-view-segura /News/ 9344316 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:06:33 GMT Sharon Segura | Special to The View Pueblo West resident Sharon Segura captured this image of a rainbow after a recent rainstorm.
Vendor fair brings in variety of treats for hungry parade goers Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:05:49 GMT

The day starts early. For the foot athletes, the annual Liberty Point 5K begins at 7 a.m. and ends just before the annual Pueblo West Dry/Wet Parade. But the streets will be lined with cars and trucks and recreational vehicles and lots and lots of wa...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3731416-120/booths-center-civic-parade /News/ 9344172 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:05:49 GMT
Metro honors paramedic for Safety Jam event Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:02:14 GMT
BY KRISTEN M. WHITE THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

The Pueblo West Metropolitan District Board of Directors gave a big thanks to Chris McMahan, paramedic with American Medical Response for all of his hard work in putting together the third annual Safety Jam, which was a rousing success. McMahan was a...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3730889-120/safety-jam-mcmahan-pueblo /News/ 9342565 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:02:14 GMT
Generous donations Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:58:06 GMT
SPECIAL TO THE VIEW

The Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus from the St. Paul the Apostle Assembly in Pueblo West recently donated wheelchairs to the McCandless Veterans Home in Florence. This is a nationwide program for the Knights of Columbus who raise funds to purchase...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3730862-120/knights-columbus-wheelchairs-degree /News/ 9342500 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:58:06 GMT The Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus from the St. Paul the Apostle Assembly in Pueblo West recently donated wheelchairs to the McCandless Veterans Home in Florence. This is a nationwide program for the Knights of Columbus who raise funds to purchase wheelchairs at a reduced price and then donate them to individuals, groups or organizations that have a need for people requiring mobility. The fourth Degree of the Knights of Columbus has it “principle” Patriotism and focuses on charitable activities that are patriotic in nature. Knights attending the presentation of wheelchairs at the McCandless Veterans Home are Dennis White, left front row, Marv Odefey and Joyce Hunter, John Dickinson, residents of the home and David Layden and Vickie Gallegos, director of nursing at the home; back row is Allen King and Wayne Fair, residents of the home, Ron McCulloch, Clyde Labriola and Bob Sabo of Knights. | Special to The View
Road report Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:52:09 GMT

The Streets and Roads Department crews work Monday through Thursday, 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. To report maintenance problems call the Public Works Department 547-9801 or submit a road repair request online at www.pueblowestmetro.com use the following pa...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3731155-120/mcculloch-drive-purcell-road /News/ 9343274 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:52:09 GMT
New Pueblo West manager looks forward to challenges Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:28:51 GMT
BY CHRIS WOODKA THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN

Pueblo West’s next manager sees both challenges and opportunities ahead when he comes on board in August. Darrin Tangeman, 41, is retiring from a nearly 22-year career in the military, leaving the Army at the rank of major. Now living in Colorado Spr...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3718233-120/pueblo-west-tangeman-manager /News/ 9309552 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:28:51 GMT
Pueblo West chip-sealing effort to get $200,000 from tax fund Fri, 26 Jun 2015 15:20:13 GMT
BY JEFF TUCKER THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN

Pueblo County’s specific, 3.5 percent sales tax on recreational marijuana filled its coffers with more than $500,000 in revenues last year and Pueblo West, which has the lion’s share of recreational marijuana stores in the county, will get $200,000 f...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3718636-120/county-pueblo-west-money /News/ 9310989 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 15:20:13 GMT Mark Carmel
Increases due to federal law, catastrophic insurance Fri, 26 Jun 2015 10:00:16 GMT
BY GAYLE PEREZ THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN

Pueblo County District 70 parents will have to budget a bit more for school lunches and athletic fees this coming school year. The school board on Tuesday night approved increases in fees for middle school and high school athletic participation and f...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3714021-120/students-sport-middle-pay /News/ 9298542 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 10:00:16 GMT
Metro Board announces pick for new District Manager Thu, 25 Jun 2015 19:09:02 GMT
BY KRISTEN WHITE THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

The Pueblo West Metropolitan District Board of Directors wants Darrin Tangeman of Colorado Springs to be its new District Manager. The board voted unanimously Tuesday night to have the District’s attorney Harley Gifford begin contract negotiations wi...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3715745-120/district-tangeman-board-candidates /News/ 9303184 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 19:09:02 GMT
COVER PHOTO: In deep Thu, 25 Jun 2015 17:34:00 GMT
ANTHONY SANDSTROM

A sign at an entrance to Lake Pueblo State Park warns visitors of the closure of the Southside Marina ramp due to high water. After literally years of drought, water levels at Lake Pueblo have risen because of regular rains and heavy runoff from the ...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3711688-120/pueblo-view-west-lake /News/ 9292468 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 17:34:00 GMT A sign at an entrance to Lake Pueblo State Park warns visitors of the closure of the Southside Marina ramp due to high water. After literally years of drought, water levels at Lake Pueblo have risen because of regular rains and heavy runoff from the Arkansas River. As a result, last week, the Southshore Marina ramp was closed until further notice, changing the face of recreational boating and fishing at Lake Pueblo. See story about the Lake and the Arkansas River on Page C1. Anthony Sandstrom | View photo
Nature center highly regarded Thu, 25 Jun 2015 17:30:01 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

The Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo was selected as the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Partner Program of the Year at the Partners in the Outdoors Conference in early May. The awards are given to partners who have made great strides in furthering the...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3711295-120/center-colorado-nature-raptor /News/ 9291358 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 17:30:01 GMT Elizabeth Tew | View photo An owl peeks from a hiding spot during the annual Owl Festival this year at the Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo. The center received recogntion from Colorado Parks and Wildlife being selected as Program of the Year at the Partners in the Outdoors Conference.
County seeking housing panelist Thu, 25 Jun 2015 17:26:00 GMT

The Board of Pueblo County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates to serve on the Pueblo County Housing Advisory Committee representing one of the following areas: attorney, real estate, regional building and lending institution. Applications ...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3717578-120/pueblo-airport-county-faa /News/ 9307683 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 17:26:00 GMT
PWHS honor roll Thu, 25 Jun 2015 17:22:02 GMT

Note: Look for the remaining honor roll students in future editions of the Pueblo West View. Seniors 4.0 and above Jasmine Akers, Lucas Archuleta, Amber Arline, Andrea Austin, Nicholas Autobee, Harold Bartell, Madison Baysinger, Ava Berrier, Demmi B...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3711611-120/jacob-aaron-alyssa-austin /News/ 9292213 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 17:22:02 GMT
Man who drowned tubing alone identified Thu, 25 Jun 2015 16:18:16 GMT
THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN

Colorado Parks and Wildlife recovered a body from the Arkansas River late Sunday morning. The Pueblo County Coroner has identified the man as Steven Kelly, 23, from Parker. Kelly was tubing alone on the Arkansas River in Lake Pueblo State Park below ...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3710921-120/kelly-river-pueblo-alone /News/ 9290341 Thu, 25 Jun 2015 16:18:16 GMT
(Cloud) cover photo Thu, 18 Jun 2015 22:26:00 GMT
CHRISTINE INA CASILLAS | VIEW PHOTO

Afternoon thunderstorms keep wreaking havoc in Pueblo West and the surrounding areas, dropping vast amounts of heavy rain with hail, wind and damaging roads all over the community....]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3692883-120/pueblo-view-west-photo /News/ 9243360 Thu, 18 Jun 2015 22:26:00 GMT Christine ina Casillas | View photo Afternoon thunderstorms keep wrecking havoc in Pueblo West and the surrounding areas, dropping vast amounts of heavy rain with hail, wind and damaging roads all over the community.
ROAD REPORT Thu, 18 Jun 2015 22:24:02 GMT

The Streets and Roads Department crews work Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. To report maintenance problems call the Public Works Department 547-9801 or submit a road repair request online at www.pueblowestmetro.com use the following path...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3692128-120/crews-road-operations-repair /News/ 9241466 Thu, 18 Jun 2015 22:24:02 GMT
2 missing campers found Thu, 18 Jun 2015 22:24:02 GMT
BY CHRISTINE INA CASILLAS THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

Two boys were found early Monday morning near Rye after volunteer search and rescue teams hiked several hours overnight to find them. The two brothers, 12 and 14 years old, apparently were hiking to a pond near the Scout Camp in Rye when they turned ...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3692131-120/pueblo-sheriff-county-search /News/ 9241489 Thu, 18 Jun 2015 22:24:02 GMT
Meet, greet PW metro manager finalists Thu, 18 Jun 2015 05:30:17 GMT
BY KRISTEN M. WHITE THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

Pueblo West residents and community partners are invited to come and meet the three finalists for the District Manager position during a meet and greet Friday evening. The open time will be from 6-8 p.m. at Fire Station 3 on the corner of Purcell and...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3689294-120/pueblo-district-manager-meet /News/ 9234081 Thu, 18 Jun 2015 05:30:17 GMT
Pledge meals with seniors Thu, 11 Jun 2015 15:20:03 GMT
BY KRISTEN M. WHITE THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

Help improve the lives of seniors, both locally and nationwide, by taking the simple Sunday Dinner Pledge. The local Home Instead Senior Care branch is urging families to take the Sunday Dinner Pledge and commit to scheduling regular meals with senio...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3672969-120/senior-meals-pledge-seniors /News/ 9191371 Thu, 11 Jun 2015 15:20:03 GMT
COVER PHOTO: Hooked on family fishing Thu, 11 Jun 2015 15:20:02 GMT
ANTHONY SANDSTROM, VIEW PHOTO

Caleb Mason (left) shows off the catch made by his daughter Tanner Mason, 3, the Lake Pueblo State Park Kids’ Fishing Derby last Saturday morning. Tanner reeled in two fish on one line minutes after the Fishing Derby began....]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3673136-120/pueblo-view-west-fishing /News/ 9191778 Thu, 11 Jun 2015 15:20:02 GMT
3 teens tackle national debate Thu, 11 Jun 2015 15:20:02 GMT
BY KRISTEN M. WHITE THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

Three Pueblo West High School students will compete against some of the best speech and debate participants in the country next week at the National Speech and Debate tournament, in Dallas, Texas, June 14-19. Three students qualified – Ian Miles in d...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3673386-120/students-rounds-theater-tseng /News/ 9192451 Thu, 11 Jun 2015 15:20:02 GMT
Benefits of apple cider vinegar Thu, 04 Jun 2015 20:44:31 GMT
SOUTHWEST FLAVORS BY CECILIA MOODY

Note: These will be a series of articles on Apple Cider Vinegar.  Just too much information for just one article.  All very informative.  Next week -- Apple Cider “Vinegar Fights Diseases”. Many thousands years ago, a enterprising house holder pr...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3653033-120/vinegar-cider-apple-wine /News/ 9140114 Thu, 04 Jun 2015 20:44:31 GMT
Cattail Crossing offers self-guided xeriscape tour Thu, 04 Jun 2015 20:34:56 GMT
ERICA EDWARDS | SPECIAL TO THE VIEW

Ducklings play in the pond at Cattail Crossing recently. The gardens at Cattail Crossing are just one of the places to tour during a self-guided xeriscape tour this weekend. Grab a friend and your camera and come join us for the 2015 Xeriscape Tours ...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3660052-120/pueblo-tour-cattail-crossing /News/ 9158091 Thu, 04 Jun 2015 20:34:56 GMT