Born in Puerto Rico, Pueblo County Commissioner Terry Hart grew up in the Denver area. His parents were both southern Colorado natives, hailing from Trinidad and Manzanola. But his heart’s always been in Pueblo. Hart first came to Pueblo in 1971 to attend college at Southern Colorado State College (now Colorado State University, Pueblo). Graduating […]
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After nearly six months with no commercial flights, Pueblo Memorial Airport is gearing up for a better year, thanks to recent terminal upgrades and new businesses. Within the past three months, the 3,872-acre airport has unveiled a new restaurant, a new private aviation company and a remodeled terminal. It currently offers one commercial flight to […]
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It’s fascinating to imagine the competition between Pueblo and Colorado Springs more than 100 years ago, when Pueblo was a mighty industrial city and Colorado Springs a quiet tourist town. In those days, Pueblo brimmed with civic ambition and the money to realize the dreams of its elected leaders. One of those dreams remains in […]
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Own a commercial property sorely in need of energy efficiency upgrades? How about fully automated building controls, a better furnace, new windows, high efficiency lighting, HVAC upgrades and even a new roof? After running the numbers, it seems clear that these improvements will more than pay for themselves. But what about financing them? What’s needed […]
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State lotteries are unlike most government agencies. They provide no essential services, receive no tax money and serve no broad public purpose. Instead, they compete fiercely with private gambling providers for those who enjoy placing a bet. Headquartered in a renovated bank building in downtown Pueblo, the Colorado Lottery was authorized by voters in 1983. […]
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By the end of 2016, years of planning and working with the state will start to pay off for the city of Pueblo. That’s when the city plans to break ground on the first phase of its Regional Tourism Act projects: expanding the city’s convention center, adding a global training center for the Professional Bull […]
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Pueblo will see increased economic impact from L3 Doss over the next decade, thanks to a $2.9 million grant from the city of Pueblo and the renewal of a 10-year pilot training contract with the Air Force. A military flight training facility located next to the Pueblo Memorial Airport, L3 Doss is expected to bring […]
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In many ways Pueblo, a city of about 110,000, is a microcosm of its bigger cousin to the north. Familiar challenges affecting Colorado Springs have also influenced the Steel City’s economy and, while the scope and specifics differ, Pueblo too has been forced to confront infrastructure issues, find ways to develop a qualified workforce and […]
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It’s a tale of two close, but diverse cities: Colorado Springs and Pueblo. Located less than an hour apart, business owners often find themselves asking “why not” when it comes to opening a second location in one of the two regions. The reasons for doing so can vary, but commonly business owners cite market potential […]
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Diana Hall, founder and owner of ActivArmor, knew she had a good idea for a new product — a 3D-printed, open-weave cast that would be more durable, cleaner and easier to manage than a traditional cast. What she didn’t know was how much more she needed to know about being a startup entrepreneur. “I had […]
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Colorado Springs residents may periodically complain about utility rates, but they’re in pretty good shape compared to their southern neighbor, Pueblo. The two largest cities in the greater Pikes Peak region are only 40 miles apart, but their electric utility costs are very different. Based on national averages, Colorado Springs rates for commercial, industrial and […]
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A bipartisan Senate bill will tap the expertise of the Institute of Cannabis Research at CSU Pueblo to develop marijuana tracking technology for the state. SB18-029 “Development of Marijuana Tracking Technology,” sponsored by Sen. Kent Lambert and Sen. Leroy Garcia with Rep. Dan Pabon and Rep. Yeulin Willett, was introduced Jan. 10. “The intent of this […]
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