Ongoing Issues
Local homeless leaders 'confident' that city's problems won't keep worsening (posted 3/31/18)

Do citizens value historic preservation? City survey seeks answers for plan (posted 2/14/18)

Answers: Bancroft cabin window, Hwy 24/Ridge work, old bowling alley (posted 1/25/18)

Homeless-fires meeting provides more questions than answers (posted 1/12/18)

Pioneer's top 20 Westside stories of 2017: numbers 1-7 (posted 1/10/18)

Pioneer's top 20 Westside stories of 2017: numbers 8-14 (posted 1/10/18)

Pioneer's top 20 Westside stories of 2017: numbers 15-20 & honorable mention (posted 1/10/18)

No vote, but Board of Health consensus dulls needle-exchange plan (posted 12/4/17)

'Homeless presence' leads city to remove shelter for bus riders at Colorado & 30th (posted 12/1/17)

Proposed needle exchange on S. 21st would be first in county; meeting Dec. 4 (posted 11/30/17)

Feedback on 'Yellow Book' sought by Area Agency on Aging at Dec. 5 meeting (posted 11/27/17)

Utilities Board mulls earlier closure of Drake Power Plant; 2 town halls set (posted 11/20/17)

Sheriff: 'Mental health issues' involved with hard-core transient campers (posted 10/20/17)

Free classes on Medicare offered through Area Agency on Aging Oct. 16, 19 (posted 10/2/17)

State, local concern about Hepatitis A, spread by types of unsanitary behavior (posted 9/28/17)

Public Safety
Summer wildfire, flood potential subject of community meeting April 11 (posted 3/28/18)

City Council to discuss enforcement of laws governing camping, fires (posted 2/16/18)

Citizen questions invited at 'Coffee with a Cop' Feb. 23 at Westside restaurant (posted 2/5/18)

Close call for Angler's Covey in homeless fire; owner calls for task force (posted 1/9/18)

Sean Mandell, 26-year CSPD veteran, new Gold Hill Division commander (posted 12/29/17)

City clarifies policy - 'warming fires' allowed if illegal campers follow rules (posted 12/16/17)

City officials to consider ways for illegal campers to have fires (posted 12/5/17)

Government officials insist that 'stay-warm fires' not allowed for illegal campers (posted 11/14/17)

Westside Community Center
Westside Community Center Egg Hunt: 'You could tell they had a lot of fun' (posted 4/8/18)

Westside Community Center to offer Easter egg hunt, movie March 31 (posted 3/21/18)

'We're a family' - free fitness room in eighth year at Westside Community Center (posted 1/21/18)

Harry Potter 'Yule Ball' for kids, families at Westside Community Center Dec. 16 (posted 12/13/17)

Playground ribbon-cutting kicks off Westside Center Fall Festival Oct. 28 (posted 10/18/17)

Open house Sept. 23 marks 36th anniversary of Westside's African-American Museum (posted 9/14/17)

Old Colorado City History Center
Behind-the-scenes look at NORAD in OCC History Center talk April 13 (posted 4/3/18)

Tales of Florissant-area ranch in Old Colorado City History Center talk March 10 (posted 2/26/18)

Old West railroad lore focus of Feb. 9 OCC History Center talk (posted 1/24/18)

Program at OCC History Center Jan. 13 on place names around the state (posted 12/29/17)

Program on World War II's Navajo code talkers at OCC History Center Nov. 10 (posted 10/30/17)

Author of 4 books on Southern Colorado at OCC History Center Oct. 13 (posted 10/5/17)

Old Colorado City Library
OCC Library inaugurates monthly Art and Wine Walk Jan. 6 (posted 12/24/17)

Harry Potter 'Yule Ball' for kids, families at Westside Community Center Dec. 16 (posted 12/13/17)

'It's home': New manager of OCC Library grew up on Westside (posted 10/22/17)

OCC-Manitou shuttle added feature for this year's 'corridor' ArtWalk (posted 3/22/18)

New event to feature artist demonstrations in Old Colorado City March 3 (posted 2/22/18)

Opening Feb. 2 for music-themed art show at Old Colorado City gallery (posted 1/24/18)

Westside Pioneer photo calendar for 2018 (posted 1/7/18)

4 free classes at PPACG in May for people nearing retirement age (posted 4/18/18)

Free courses in mental-health first-aid training at county building in April, May and June (posted 4/16/18)

Classes on Medicare, Social Security offered through May by Area Agency on Aging (posted 2/14/18)

Live music, games in family-geared 'Fun Day' at Blunt Park May 6 (posted 4/21/18)

Solving the mystery of the tree that's been lit up all night on South 26th Street (posted 3/30/18)

Bicycle advocate to discuss possible Westside 'legacy loop' at OWN town hall March 8 (posted 2/25/18)

Free park rentals, barricades May 4-13 - but apply now to beat the paperwork (posted 2/19/18)

Humane Society
TV series to highlight adventures of Westside-based Humane Society (posted 2/23/18)

Assistance League taking reservations for charitable 'Wacky Tea' April 28 (posted 4/13/18)

Coronado again site of law enforcement dodgeball for charity April 21 (posted 4/8/18)

250 students reading below grade level - Literacy Center needs volunteer tutors (posted 1/9/18)

Avenue Merchants ask that donation to CSPD be used for DART officers' needs (posted 12/17/17)

$110,300 in Osborne Trust grants to charities serving Westside/Ute Pass (posted 11/26/17)

For second year, Westside realty presenting grant to Howbert Elementary (posted 11/14/17)

2 musical groups to perform for CoatFest at Westside Community Center Nov. 4 (posted 10/23/17)

Assistance League 'Fun Fair' for philanthropic programs at Shrine Club Nov. 4 (posted 10/23/17)

Space Foundation
NORAD Santa, Tesla, 'Star Wars' activites at Space Discovery Center in December (posted 12/8/17)

Space Foundation's Discovery Center celebrates 5 years with free admission Oct. 7 (posted 10/5/17)

In Memoriam
Bev Disch, past president of OCC Historical Society, PV Swim Club (posted 11/1/17)

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