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January 2017
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Business
Changes
1/3/17: After 28 years in Old Colorado City, Flute Player to close in early 2017
1/3/17: Pizza Hut on West Colorado closes after 23 years; new store at West Wind
1/18/17: New name for OCC shop/tea room specializing in British groceries/chocolates
New
1/11/17: 1st print edition of 2017 for Westside Pioneer; news for January-February

Community
Arts
1/8/17: Westside Calendar 2017
In Memoriam
1/20/17: In memoriam: Marie Pemberton, 25-year owner of Westside motel
Old Colorado City History Center
1/3/17: City-wide preservation group at Old Colorado City History Center Jan. 13
1/30/17: Ex-Marine/FBI/CIA investigator to speak at OCC History Center Feb. 11
Ongoing Issues
1/12/17: High winds: County emergency office lists sites to drop off slash, spoiled food
1/19/17: Pioneer's top 20 Westside stories of 2016: numbers 1-7
1/19/17: Pioneer's top 20 Westside stories of 2016: numbers 8-14
1/19/17: Pioneer's top 20 Westside stories of 2016: numbers 15-20 & honorable mention
Public Safety
1/12/17: CSPD offers monthly citizen classes at Gold Hill Station; 1st is Jan. 26
1/26/17: Median-safety law passes; enforcement requires signage to be posted
1/27/17: 'Purposely set' fire chars Bancroft Park bandshell; city officials investigating
Space Foundation
1/3/17: Space Foundation board begins search for permanent CEO

Land
Development Issues
1/25/17: Neighborhood meeting Feb. 6 on controversial Robbin Place duplex proposal

Opinion
Cobweb Corners
1/4/17: COBWEB CORNERS: A restaurant with airplane wings
1/25/17: COBWEB CORNERS: A mystery motel from the 1930s
Editor's Desk
1/20/17: EDITOR'S DESK: Solving (we hope) the traffic conundrum
General
1/16/17: Refugees - Who ARE we as a people?
Guest Columns
1/12/17: Guest column: Boyhood 'posse' played in empty lot that became Dairy Queen
1/22/17: Guest column: What OWN does; and plan for the Town Hall
2/1/17: Guest column: Westside travel issues not a new problem
Letters
1/2/17: Letter: 2010 loss of city historic preservation planner still haunts Westside
1/27/17: Letter: Historic cabin's link to avenue site that became motel in 1930s
Meet a Westsider
1/24/17: MEET A WESTSIDER: Robert 'Scotty' Scott

Outdoors
Bear Creek Nature Center
1/13/17: Volunteer orientation meeting at Bear Creek Nature Center Jan. 28; registration required
Garden of the Gods
1/30/17: Activities planned, sightings hoped for at free, annual GoG Bighorn Day Feb. 11
2/2/17: Gates planned to control access on roads going into Garden of the Gods

Politics
Meetings/Talks
1/31/17: Speech Feb. 6 at Pinery by visiting professor in CU-Boulder conservative diversity program

Projects
Summit House
1/25/17: With cost estimate nearing $50M, fundraising key for new Summit House
Westside Avenue Action Plan
1/18/17: Public meeting Feb. 2 at Shrine Club as major avenue project gets started
1/27/17: Property acquisitions (85 still needed) going hand-in-hand with WAAP construction

Schools
Elementary & Middle Schools
1/3/17: Information night Jan. 19 for West Middle School's Gifted Magnet program
2/2/17: 'Empty Bowls' dinner at Howbert Elementary Feb. 10 reflects art class focus on hunger

Transportation
Cimarron/I-25
1/10/17: Overnight closures at Cimarron/I-25 through Jan. 13; new ramps coming
1/10/17: Proposed city law would have effect of curtailing median panhandling
1/17/17: Cimarron/I-25: 2 ramps in new alignments; more lanes, length yet to come
Major Roads
1/23/17: With Chestnut project done, 2 of the 3 Vondelpark stop signs to be removed