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2 years 6 months ago

Citizen's Academy offered in Pueblo

The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office will offer a Citizen's Academy for Pueblo County residents over a period of 11 weeks. Participants will gain instruction on the inner workings of law enforcement on subjects including Narcotics, Tactical Teams, Firearm Safety and Crime Scene Techniques. Classes run three hours each...

3 years 5 months ago

Turkey hunting is hot

Turkey hunting is the fastest-growing form of hunting in the country according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Department. Since 1991, participation in turkey hunting has increased at a rate double that of population growth in the United States. The Colorado Division of Wildlife will host a wild turkey hunting...

3 years 7 months ago

Pueblo schools stay open despite sub zero temps

From Denver to Colorado Springs, many school districts were closed today because of the bitter cold temperatures. However, in Pueblo, both District-70 and Pueblo City Schools were open with a two hour delay. At Somerlid Elementary school, the temperature was -2 degrees as students arrived for class. Several parents...

3 years 8 months ago

Teen driving class offered

The Pueblo Health Department will offer a free teen driving class later this month. "For several decades driver's education was offered through the school system, which lead to a uniform understanding of road rules and safety," stated Marti Borden, Program Manager for Community Outreach in Community Health Services at...

4 years 1 week ago

Record freshman class at CSU

A record-size freshman class has boosted Colorado State University's enrollment to the all-time high of 26,348. The enrollment is up 3.7 percent from last year. The number of freshman this fall is 4,472, which breaks the previous record of 4,404 in 2008. The incoming freshman class is 4.3 percent...

4 years 2 months ago

Business recycling event planned in Pueblo

The Pueblo City-County Health Department will show businesses how to start a commercial recycling program on July 29. Those attending will learn how to recycle and reuse everything from batteries to fluorescent light bulbs. Each business in attendance will receive a bulb recycling kit. Implementing an effective waste...

4 years 3 months ago

Who grades the teachers?

A committee that will make recommendations to the Colorado Department of Education next year on the best ways to measure student performance is trying to find the best way to grade teachers. The State Council for Educator Effectiveness met Friday. Members are drawing up proposed guidelines that will base...

4 years 3 months ago

Hawaii increases school class time

A new Hawaii law requires at least 180 school days a year as the state tries to shed its reputation for having the least amount of instructional time in the nation. Lt. Gov. James "Duke" Aiona on Tuesday signed the law, which was passed in reaction to teacher furloughs...

4 years 5 months ago

School embraces hydroponics

Heritage Elementary School students will celebrate a school-wide "Green Day" on Friday, April 30 from 8:10 to noon. Thanks to a $1,000 Sustainability Grant award from the Bechtel Corporation last fall, students and staff purchased hydroponic aerogardens for all classes to grow and harvest herbs, vegetables, and flowers. So much...

4 years 5 months ago

City to offer emergency training to citizens

The City of Colorado Springs, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, is urging citizens to take time to prepare for possible emergencies. Weather in Colorado Springs can very quickly turn dangerous with severe thunderstorms, strong winds, lightning and flooding. Some of the most severe storms in this...

4 years 5 months ago

No soap? Make your own

We're all used to buying the kinds of cleaning supplies we use in our homes, and most of up have a bunch. On Saturday you'll be able to learn how to make your own. A free class will be offered Sunday, April 25 from 2 to 3 p.m. at...

4 years 7 months ago

Worms wiggle into classroom curriculum

Students in 4th and 5th grade at Stratmoor Hills Elementary School will dig through clumps of compost and dirt Thursday as they learn more about science and worms. The school, where nearly 80 percent of students are from low-income households, partnered with University of Phoenix and the Catamount Institute to...

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