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Cynthia Mitchell chosen as first female Pueblo County Attorney

PUEBLO – Cynthia Mitchell was appointed Pueblo County Attorney on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 by the Pueblo Board of County Commissioners. Mitchell is the 34th Pueblo County Attorney and the first female Pueblo County Attorney.
 

Razmataz first to win Spotlight on Local Business Award

PUEBLO – A woman-owned business, who has been operating in Pueblo for 30 years was selected as the first recipient of the Spotlight on Local Business Award.  Razmataz was recognized at a Pueblo Board of County Commissioners’ meeting on Wednesday, September 20, 2017.  Razmataz is currently located at 335 South Union Avenue in Pueblo.

 

N. Purcell asphalt-milling to begin Sept. 18

PUEBLO - The North Purcell Boulevard Widening Project is scheduled to begin asphalt-milling operations mid-morning on Monday, September 18 on the closed 1.8-mile section of N. Purcell Blvd.  Milling consists of the old asphalt being ground up into small chunks that will be recycled and added into the road base for the new asphalt.  
 
On Thursday, September 14, N. Purcell Blvd. closed between Fairbanks Drive and Interstate 25 for an asphalt-replacement project, which is part of Phase 3 of the N. Purcell Blvd. Widening Project.  
 

Cheers to ring through rotunda for Bell Game pep rally

 

PUEBLO - Cheers from Pueblo Central’s and Pueblo Centennial’s cheer squads will ring through the Historic Pueblo County Courthouse Rotunda in a pep rally before Friday night’s Bell Game at Dutch Clark Stadium. The Rotunda has been donned with gigantic banners and school-pride decorations since Friday, September 8.
The Bell Game will be held on Friday, September 15, 2016 at 7 p.m. at Dutch Clark Stadium in Pueblo.

North Purcell Blvd. closure to begin Sept. 14

PUEBLO – The 1.8-mile section of North Purcell Boulevard between Fairbanks Drive and Interstate 25, in Pueblo West, Colorado, will be closed for up to 38 days beginning on Thursday, September 14 for an asphalt replacement project.  The recommended alternate route to access I-25 is Platteville Boulevard. 
 
Two variable message boards have been posted in the immediate area of the road closure on Friday, September 8.
 

Jail Task Force Comprehensive Report

PUEBLO – The Pueblo County Jail Task force believes a detox and substance abuse treatment center could play a critical role in helping reduce the surging population of the jail and help reverse some negative trends seen in the community.

This conclusion was revealed in the Jail Task Force’s comprehensive report, which was delivered to the public during a presentation at the Sangre De Cristo Arts Center, on Wednesday, August 30, 2017.

45-day North Purcell closure to begin after Labor Day

PUEBLO – The two-mile section of North Purcell Boulevard between Fairbanks Drive and Interstate 25, in Pueblo West, Colorado, will be closed for 45 days beginning on or after Tuesday, September 5 for an asphalt replacement project.

 

The recommended alternate route to access I-25 is Platteville Boulevard.  Pueblo County’s Engineering and Public Works Department realizes this closure will be inconvenient for some drivers and hopes drivers can remain patient as workers complete the project to make the future drive smoother. 

 

Pueblo first county to utilize new veteran fellowship program

PUEBLO – Pueblo County is the first County government in the State of Colorado to utilize a new fellowship program to help veterans transition out of military service and into the public sector.
 
The Veterans Local Government Management Fellowship (VLGMF), funded 100-percent by the Department of Defense, is a 16 to 20-week program that provides transitioning service members with management training and hands-on experience in the local government environment with the goal of preparing them for smooth transitions into local government careers.
 

Program Aims to increase jobs, tax base and economy

PUEBLO – A new program with goals of increasing local jobs, the tax base and the local economy was revealed at Razmataz Tuesday, August 1, 2017.  The Spotlight on Local Business Program, was developed by the Pueblo County Buy Local Advisory Board as a public education campaign to encourage purchasing from Pueblo County independently owned and operated businesses.

Pueblo County Fair announces 2017 line-up

 
PUEBLO - Goat Yoga, a kid-organized blood drive for adults, Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office K-9 demonstration, national firefighter Olympiad, high-energy country concert from Mike Love, civic leader barbecue and railroading displays will be new to the 2017 Pueblo County Fair line-up. 
 
The Pueblo County Fair Board invites the media to interview representatives from the Pueblo County Fair and its new exhibitors at a Pueblo County Fair kick-off press conference at the Colorado State Fairgrounds Livestock Pavilion on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 1 p.m.

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