Sun, 30 Aug 2015 15:55:41 GMT http://www.pueblowestview.com/csp/mediapool/sites/dt.cms.rss.XMLServer.cls Pueblo West View RSS Feeds Taste the salsa Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:04:20 GMT
SPECIAL TO THE VIEW

It’s what’s in the ingredients that gives salsa its kick. And when you mix that special kick with the spicy life depicted by artists in the Southwest, it’s a recipe one might take home with them indefinitely. That’s what a group of Arts Center membe...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3877014-120/salsa-arts-center-seniorview /News/ 9719616 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:04:20 GMT
Pueblo West to vote on pot tax Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:36:58 GMT
BY KRISTEN M. WHITE SPECIAL TO THE CHIEFTAIN

Pueblo West residents will decide in November whether the metropolitan district should levy a 3 percent excise tax on retail marijuana facilities within Pueblo West. The Pueblo West Metropolitan District Board of Directors passed a decision, in a 3-2...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3883474-120/tax-pueblo-percent-west /News/ 9735992 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:36:58 GMT
Pueblo West residents and their sturdy steeds take to the trails at Comanche Lake, a 9-mile day ride near Westcliffe Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:34:00 GMT
PHOTOGRAPHS BY SHIRLEY RUSSELL

Located along the eastern slopes of the Sangre De Cristo Mountains near the town of Westcliffe, Colorado are several trails that one can find peace, solitude and some of the most beautiful scenery that the State of Colorado has to offer. Most trails...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3880528-120/pueblo-west-comanche-eastern /News/ 9728432 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:34:00 GMT
A walk in the garden Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:32:06 GMT
KRISTEN M. WHITE | VIEW PHOTO

Why go long distances for a walk in a fabulous garden when there’s one in Pueblo West?   Join Shirley Stanelle on a walk through Paradise Garden at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 30.  Have plants identified, ask questions and enjoy the walk.   Light refreshmen...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3884088-120/garden-tea-walk-paradise /News/ 9737963 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:32:06 GMT Kristen M. White | View photo Why go long distances for a walk in a fabulous garden when there’s one in Pueblo West?   Join Shirley Stanelle on a walk through Paradise Garden at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 30.  Have plants identified, ask questions and enjoy the walk.   Light refreshments and free.  Just come and enjoy the Garden. The September annual tea sponsored by the Gardenin’ Angels of Paradise Memorial Garden, will be Sept. 12 at the Ecumenical Church of Pueblo West, 434 Conquistador Ave.  The afternoon event begins at 1 p.m. in Paradise Garden with a traditional cheese and fruit buffet and the four-course formal tea will be inside in the Fellowship Hall.                                                               Downton Abbey is the theme and vintage costumes and hats of the Downton era are encouraged but not required.   Gifts and prizes are part of the Tea experience. Guest speaker will be Penn Parmenter and the harpist is Karen Anderson.  It’s not just a Tea, it’s an afternoon adventure. Tickets are $25.  Call for reservations at 547-3669 or 547-3088.  Credit cards are taken. Visit www.paradisememorialgarden.webs.com for more information. For more information, call 547-3669.
First Friday art walk Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:26:00 GMT

The Pueblo Creative Corridor’s First Friday Art Walk festivities begin at 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 4. Visit more than 35 art galleries, restaurants and businesses in the Creative Corridor. Ride the VanGO Art Shuttle for convenient travel around the Cr...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3879776-120/art-ave-corridor-creative /News/ 9726459 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:26:00 GMT
Drivers: Slow down; school in session Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:24:01 GMT
BY KRISTEN M. WHITE THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

School is back in session, and drivers need to remember to slow down to appropriate speeds in school zones. There have been several reports of drivers speeding throughout Pueblo West – particularly in school zones – which can endanger school children...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3879887-120/drivers-students-child-color /News/ 9726740 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:24:01 GMT | View photo School and Sheriff’s Office officials, as well as parents, encourage drivers to slow down now that school is back in session.
COVER PHOTO: Summer camp Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:18:01 GMT

Camp participants make memories at the Mountain Park Environmental Center in Beulah recently. The summer camps at the mountain park are led by professional adults who love sharing nature with children. The next event will be a Nature for Toddlers on...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3880254-120/view-pueblo-west-camp /News/ 9727657 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:18:01 GMT
The beat goes on for musician Leo Samora Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:00:09 GMT
BY JON POMPIA THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN

If there is such a thing as a rock star for the Pueblo senior set, his name is Leo Samora. At 81, and 40 years into his musical performance career, Samora is as busy as he ever was, performing as often as three times a week at assisted living facili...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3851539-120/samora-pages-pageset-pagesetid /News/ 9654366 Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:00:09 GMT CHIEFTAIN PHOTOS/JOHN JAQUES Leo Samora shows off his dance moves for residents at University Park Care Center last week.
Parks and Recreation offers fall sports for adults, kids Wed, 19 Aug 2015 16:15:51 GMT
BY KRISTEN M. WHITE THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

From sports to leisure activities, the Pueblo West Parks and Recreation Department continues to offer lots to do for both children and adults and has plenty of options this fall. The flyer detailing many of the programs was recently released, said Ca...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3860961-120/classes-kids-ages-dance /News/ 9678130 Wed, 19 Aug 2015 16:15:51 GMT
COVER PHOTOS: Strike! Wed, 19 Aug 2015 16:12:00 GMT
DAVE HAYDEN | SPECIAL TO THE VIEW

Pueblo West skies have been lighting up with quite a phlethora of lightning storms lately. Pueblo West resident Dave Hayden captured this image recently of lightning strike or two....]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3861692-120/pueblo-west-view-dave /News/ 9680216 Wed, 19 Aug 2015 16:12:00 GMT Pueblo West skies have been lighting up with quite a phlethora of lightning storms lately. Pueblo West resident Dave Hayden captured this image recently of lightning strike or two. Dave Hayden | Special to The View
Metro continues pot talk Wed, 19 Aug 2015 16:10:00 GMT
BY KRISTEN M. WHITE THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

Pueblo West residents had the chance last week to give their two cents about a potential ballot measure this November that would levy an excise tax on retail marijuana. During their regular meeting, the Pueblo West Metropolitan District Board of Dire...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3861466-120/tax-property-council-ballot /News/ 9679546 Wed, 19 Aug 2015 16:10:00 GMT
Share the road Wed, 19 Aug 2015 16:04:01 GMT
CHRISTINE INA CASILLAS, VIEW PHOTO

Cyclists recently share the road along Juniper Road at Lake Pueblo State Park....]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3861009-120/road-share-casillas-christine /News/ 9678263 Wed, 19 Aug 2015 16:04:01 GMT Christine ina Casillas | View photo Cyclists recently share the road along Juniper Road at Lake Pueblo State Park.
Teachers earn high honors Wed, 19 Aug 2015 16:04:00 GMT
BY KRISTEN M. WHITE THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

Pueblo West High School teachers Rachelle Eastep and Sheila Sloan were recently honored by the Boettcher Foundation during a teacher recognition awards program in late July. Each of the 42 Boettcher Scholars for 2015 nominated a teacher who “has made...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3861329-120/boettcher-eastep-pueblo-teacher /News/ 9679179 Wed, 19 Aug 2015 16:04:00 GMT
Swallows facility fresh and new Thu, 13 Aug 2015 15:41:17 GMT
STORY BY KRISTEN M. WHITE, THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

The entire Pueblo West community is invited to join the staff and students of Swallows Charter Academy in its grand opening celebration of new construction. The new 17,000-square foot gym, scratch-cooking kitchen and commons area facility has been u...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3847862-120/fresh-facility-gym-carnival /News/ 9644577 Thu, 13 Aug 2015 15:41:17 GMT
D70 adjusts school hours Thu, 13 Aug 2015 15:41:17 GMT
STORY BY KRISTEN M. WHITE, THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

Be prepared to set your alarm a little earlier this school year. Pueblo School District 70 has adjusted hours this year to give teachers at the elementary school level more time for planning and development, scooting the start time a tad earlier. New...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3842576-120/hours-elementary-district-schools /News/ 9630844 Thu, 13 Aug 2015 15:41:17 GMT
PHOTO: Prayer for fallen teammate Thu, 13 Aug 2015 15:34:00 GMT
ANTHONY SANDSTROM, VIEW PHOTO

Members of the Pueblo County High School co-op hockey team re-enact their regular postgame prayer in honor of fallen teammate, Austin Schindler, who was remembered at a funeral Friday. Nearly 1,000 people paid their respects to Schindler during a ser...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3842778-120/pueblo-west-view-schindler /News/ 9631587 Thu, 13 Aug 2015 15:34:00 GMT Members of the Pueblo County High School co-op hockey team re-enact their regular postgame prayer in honor of fallen teammate, Austin Schindler, who was remembered at a funeral Friday. Nearly 1,000 people paid their respects to Schindler during a service held at the Pueblo West High School auditorium. Schindler died Aug. 2 from a fall while hiking with friends near the St. Charles River and the “natural waterslide” in San Isabel National Forest. He had just graduated from Pueblo West High School in May. Anthony Sandstrom | View photo
PHOTO: Mini golf fundraiser Thu, 13 Aug 2015 15:30:02 GMT
ANTHONY SANDSTROM | VIEW PHOTO

Friends of Aaron Cortese (center), including (L-R) Shirley Marino, Richard Marino, Jennifer Marino and Darek Marino, participated in the Mini Masters fundraising mini golf tournament at the Pueblo West Family Fun Center Saturday. The event raised tra...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3842634-120/marino-mini-center-cortese /News/ 9631041 Thu, 13 Aug 2015 15:30:02 GMT Anthony Sandstrom | View photo Friends of Aaron Cortese (center), including (L-R) Shirley Marino, Richard Marino, Jennifer Marino and Darek Marino, participated in the Mini Masters fundraising mini golf tournament at the Pueblo West Family Fun Center Saturday. The event raised travel expenses for Cortese, who will meet childhood hero Tom Brady Aug. 26.
Pueblo West road report Thu, 13 Aug 2015 15:24:00 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

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/3842063-120/road-mowing-crews-district /News/ 9629372 Thu, 13 Aug 2015 15:24:00 GMT
Survival skills with Aloe Vera Thu, 06 Aug 2015 18:06:56 GMT
SOUTHWEST FLAVORS BY CECILIA MOODY

Most survivalists know the benefit of keeping certain plants around to help prepare for a crisis. However many often overlook aloe vera. Aloe vera is an extremely hardy plant. Native to the rugged southern states, aloe vera can be grown with littl...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3822962-120/aloe-vera-gel-skin /News/ 9580882 Thu, 06 Aug 2015 18:06:56 GMT
Pueblo West Road Report Thu, 06 Aug 2015 17:58:01 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 pat...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3822927-120/road-mowing-repair-crews /News/ 9580778 Thu, 06 Aug 2015 17:58:01 GMT
He fell Sunday near Lake Isabel Tue, 04 Aug 2015 04:21:07 GMT
BY GAYLE PEREZ THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN

Pueblo County Search and Rescue crews on Monday recovered the body of an 18-year-old Pueblo West man who fell from a cliff into a rugged ravine in the San Isabel National Forest. Austin Schindler was hiking with a group of friends Sunday afternoon ne...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3820810-120/pueblo-schindler-area-county /News/ 9575307 Tue, 04 Aug 2015 04:21:07 GMT
Getting it straight Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:23:30 GMT
THE PUEBLO WEST VIEW

Pueblo West Metropolitan district annual water quality report or CCR (Consumer Confidence Report). The May 14 edition of the Pueblo West View had an incorrect copy of the year 2014 CCR. You can access the 2014 report from this direct link: https://p...]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3810286-120/ccr-pueblo-report-west /News/ 9549195 Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:23:30 GMT
COVER PHOTO: Summer scene Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:16:00 GMT
CHRISTINE INA CASILLAS | VIEW PHOTO

Pueblo West residents take some time out of their day to spend a lake-time fishing recently. With temperatures reaching into the high 90s and low 100s, the lake has provided a cool reprieve....]]>
http://www.pueblowestview.com/news/3803609-120/pueblo-view-west-lake /News/ 9531104 Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:16:00 GMT Christine ina Casillas | View photo Pueblo West residents take some time out of their day to spend a lake-time fishing recently. With temperatures reaching into the high 90s and low 100s, the lake has provided a cool reprieve.