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1 year 5 months ago

Park clean up could curb crime

Drivers in Pueblo now have a clear view of Mineral Palace Park as they travel along I-25. Workers from the Pueblo Parks and Recreation Department, the Colorado Department of Transportation and the Community Corrections Services cleared out all of the unsightly sucker tree growth from the fences that border park....

1 year 11 months ago

Denver students clean-up in Pueblo

A group of students from Denver take time out of their day to help clean up in Pueblo. The students are from KIPP Collegiate High School, and they teamed up with the Students Today Leaders Forever Pay it Forward Tour to clean up at City Park in Pueblo. Through the...

2 years 8 months ago

Meth clean-up crisis

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Police and sheriff's departments in states that produce much of the nation's methamphetamine have made a sudden retreat in the war on meth, at times virtually abandoning pursuit of the drug because they can no longer afford to clean up the toxic waste generated by labs....

2 years 10 months ago

Cashing in on a dirty job

A Colorado Springs man is seeing green when many dog owners only see brown. His pooper scooper business is growing, even in a down economy. Brad Gouveia started Backyard Pooper Scooper in 2007 and has steadily grown a loyal customer base. Things are going well enough that he's hired...

3 years 6 months ago

Clean up planned at dog park

El Paso County Parks and the Pikes Peak United Way will host a clean up day at the Bear Creek Dog Park on Saturday. The event is called Happy Hounds Day and is part of the national " Make A Difference Day " campaign. Volunteers will be provided pizza...

3 years 8 months ago

Cotter uranium mill on track to close

A uranium mill that has operated in Canon City for decades is now on track to permanently close. The Cotter Corporation now says it plans to shut down containment ponds that store millions of tons of toxic waste. Without containment ponds, the mill can't operate. The Cotter Uranium Mill sits...

3 years 11 months ago

Big Hill clean-up on Saturday

Volunteers are needed to help clean-up "Big Hill" on Pueblo's northside on Saturday May 22. Rakes, gloves and other tools will be provided--so just show up and lend a hand. The clean-up will run from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. If you want to help, show up at Montezuma and...

3 years 11 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...

4 years 1 month ago

Cemetery clean up planned

The two City-operated cemeteries, Evergreen and Fairview, will do an annual clean-up from March 1 to March 15. People are now encouraged to remove any items from gravesites and headstones they wish to save. Christmas wreaths, for example, will be removed and thrown away, as well as tarnished or damaged...

4 years 6 months ago

From confrontation to cooperation

Colorado Springs is seeing change in handling homelessness. A homeless man, known to friends as "Tools" says, "They use to give tickets for trespassing and all this other stuff and it's a big change. It's a change for the homeless and I'm happy about it." Patrolman Dan McCormack...

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