Aug 30, 2013 3:13 PM by Elaine Sheridan

Accident knocks power out on southside of Pueblo

A vehicle vs power pole accident at Goodnight and Pueblo Blvd. knocked out power for much of Pueblo's southside. The accident happened around noon on Friday and left about 4,500 customers without power, including folks at the Colorado State Fair. Black Hills Energy says they restored about 80% of the power to the customers within 30 minutes. All other customers were back on line within an hour.  


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Falcon school fights to save student's life

FALCON- Aden Knar, a third grade student at Falcon Virtual Academy, is in need of a life-saving bone marrow transplant. His school, Falcon Virtual Academy, will host a bone marrow donor drive tomorrow to help find a match Aden. Knar, 10, was diagnosed at age 4 with acute lymphoblastic leukemia and entered remission in 2008. In November 2013, the Knar family learned that the leukemia had returned, and is now isolated in his bone marrow. In an outreach of support, Falcon Virtual Academy hosted a bone marrow donor drive in January, and will be hosting another tomorrow from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at 6113 Constitution Ave., directly west of Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado. "We wanted to reach out to the family again," said Jodi Fletcher, assistant principal. Fletcher explained that more than 250 people participated in the January drive, and she hopes to have similar numbers April 19. The money from a bake sale at the drive, and a portion of the proceeds raised from a spring formal...

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