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1 year 8 months ago

Daytime burglaries up in Pueblo

When you go to sleep at night, you may worry about burglars, but it turns out daytime burglaries are the ones on the rise in Pueblo. There were 1483 reported by this time last year, and so far this year there have already been 1595. That's a 7.5% increase. It's...

3 years 2 weeks ago

Steel mill opens gates for 125th anniversary

The Pueblo steel mill is a landmark in our state's industrial history and this weekend the Bessemer Historical Society is celebrating their relationship with their big iron neighbor. In honor of the event, Evraz Rocky Mountain Steel opened their gates to public bus tours on Saturday. The Bessemer community...

3 years 2 months ago

Hospital promotes a healthy Bessemer

St. Mary Corwin Hospital in Pueblo wants people in their neighborhood to lead healthier lives. As part of the Healthy Bessemer initiative, the hospital gave around 70 people free health screenings Saturday morning. While the sum value of the screenings is estimated at around $1,500, organizer Michele DesLauriers says...

3 years 4 months ago

Arbor Day means trees

NeighborWorks of Pueblo will give away trees this afternoon as part of Arbor Day. NeighborWorks is a non-profit organization dedicated to neighborhood revitalization. From 1 to 3 p.m. NeighborWorks at 1241 E. Routt Ave. will give away Blue Spruce and Red Cedar trees. One hundred twenty five trees will...

3 years 6 months ago

Fundraiser slated for steel museum

The Bessemer Historical Society will host a dinner fundraiser on February 19 at the Pueblo Convention Center. This year's theme, The Bessemer Neighborhood: 125 Years of Sweat and Steel, serves as the kick-off for a year-long celebration of activities commemorating the incorporation of the town of Bessemer into the...

3 years 8 months ago

Historic Bessemer items requested

The Bessemer and Minnequa neighborhoods will be 125 years old next year and the Bessemer Historical Society is inviting people to donate their history relating to the area. The town of Bessemer was incorporated in 1886 by General William Palmer as a town to support the newly established Colorado...

4 years 2 months ago

Steel museum looks for a few good photos

The Steelworks Museum in Pueblo is looking for photos of steelworkers from the last 125 years. The Bessemer neighborhood in south Pueblo, which is named after a steel making process, will turn 125 next year. The museum continues to archive maps, photos, blueprints and employment records. But they could...

4 years 4 months ago

Bessemer Neighborhood clean-up Saturday

It's that time of year for spring cleaning and Saturday May 1st there's a big clean-up scheduled in one of Pueblo's oldest neighborhoods. It's the 7th annual Bessemer Neighborhood clean-up. Residents can drop off old appliances, tires, yard waste and other trash to the corner of Abriendo Ave. and Canal...

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