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US reaches milestone in destroying mustard agent in Colorado

Sep. 8, 2020 6:23 PM EDT

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — The Army says it has reached a milestone at a Colorado chemical weapons depot by destroying nearly 300,000 decades-old artillery shells containing mustard agent. Walton Levi, site project manager of the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot, made the announcement in a depot publication on...

Rail mill project solidifies Pueblo's 'Steel City' moniker

Sep. 7, 2020 10:10 AM EDT

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Like the city itself, steel-making in Pueblo has seen its highs and lows, booms and busts, and periods of “steady as she goes.” In history tomes as well as the minds of the thousands with a connection to the “steel mill” and the mines that fed it, memories...

Officials predict 3 million riders on new Colorado railway

Aug. 31, 2020 12:38 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A passenger rail line in Colorado would accommodate 9,200 people every weekday and nearly 3 million per year, according to new modeling by state officials. The proposed line would stretch from Fort Collins south to Pueblo in the south, cutting through Denver. The model envisions that the...

Pueblo weighs letting voters decide fate of Columbus statue

Aug. 28, 2020 8:04 PM EDT

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — City officials in Colorado have scheduled a special meeting Monday to consider letting voters decide whether a statue of Christopher Columbus should stay up or be removed. The Pueblo City Council is set to discuss sending a ballot question to voters in November asking about the future...

Colorado officers fatally shoot woman during home invasion

Aug. 12, 2020 5:12 PM EDT

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado woman was killed by police Tuesday after an alleged home invasion in Pueblo, authorities said. Pueblo County Coroner Brian Cotter identified the woman as Lyana Gilmore, 48, of Pueblo. The Pueblo Police Department responded to a call Tuesday around 10:20 p.m. of an...