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Ongoing Issues
2017 'Yellow Book,' offering info for seniors, available for free at PPACG (posted 5/16/17)

Dodgeball fundraiser at Coronado April 22 to counter youth suicide issue (posted 4/12/17)

If limbs in snowstorm didn't fall from city trees, it's not their problem (posted 4/5/17)

Study including possible Old Colorado City lane reduction moves forward (posted 4/1/17)

High winds: County emergency office lists sites to drop off slash, spoiled food (posted 1/12/17)

Pioneer's top 20 Westside stories of 2016: numbers 1-7 (posted 1/9/17)

Pioneer's top 20 Westside stories of 2016: numbers 8-14 (posted 1/9/17)

Pioneer's top 20 Westside stories of 2016: numbers 15-20 & honorable mention (posted 1/9/17)

Unused: Book once co-funded by state/city as Westside historic preservation guide (posted 12/23/16)

Festive Westside photos reflect Christmas holiday season (posted 12/19/16)

Westside loses last free paper, plastic recycling bins, but other drop-offs around town (posted 12/16/16)


Public Safety
Westside cops get a 'cubbyhole' (not a station) in OCC maintenance building (posted 4/29/17)

Meeting April 20 to focus on lingering flood issues from Waldo Canyon Fire (posted 4/11/17)

Bancroft fire's 1st victim: 'Without a miracle,' summer blues shows gone (posted 3/1/17)

City Council agrees to consider higher priority for Bancroft bandshell fix (posted 2/28/17)

City boards up Bancroft Park bandshell as OCC leaders seek answers (posted 2/25/17)

Signs for median-safety law go up at 12 intersections, 2 on Westside (posted 2/22/17)

Summer without Bancroft Park bandshell? That's what City Parks sees (posted 2/13/17)

'Purposely set' fire chars Bancroft Park bandshell; city officials investigating (posted 1/27/17)

Median-safety law passes; enforcement requires signage to be posted (posted 1/26/17)

Proposed city law would have effect of curtailing median panhandling (posted 1/15/17)

CSPD offers monthly citizen classes at Gold Hill Station; 1st is Jan. 26 (posted 1/12/17)


Westside Community Center
Community effort built Buena Vista playground in 1995; now it's gone (posted 5/8/17)

New (but smaller) playground coming for Westside Community Center (posted 4/27/17)

Volunteers invited to aid cleanup at Westside Community Center May 6 (posted 4/21/17)

Westside Community Center taking donations for Christmas Unlimited toy drive (posted 11/16/16)


Old Colorado City History Center
19th century spotlight for singer/storyteller at OCC History Center May 12 (posted 5/2/17)

OCC History Center offers chance to 'revote' in centennial of Colorado City annexation (posted 4/10/17)

OCC History Center program April 14 on century of Scouting in Pikes Peak region (posted 4/3/17)

Beth-El nursing story subject of Old Colorado City History Center talk March 11 (posted 2/27/17)

Ex-Marine/FBI/CIA investigator to speak at OCC History Center Feb. 11 (posted 1/30/17)

City-wide preservation group at Old Colorado City History Center Jan. 13 (posted 1/3/17)

OCC History Center closed from Dec. 20-Jan. 3; reflects volunteer need (posted 12/14/16)

After 1-year break, OCC History Center brings back annual Holiday Tour Dec. 4 (posted 11/20/16)


Old Colorado City Library
Awaiting PPLD study results, acting manager remains at OCC Library helm (posted 12/21/16)


Arts
April 7 kicks off First Friday ArtWalks in Old Colorado City for 2017 (posted 3/26/17)

Westside Calendar 2017 - month-by-month Pioneer photos from 2016 (posted 1/8/17)

Several Garden, Glen Eyrie past/present photos in newly published book (posted 12/9/16)


Groups/Clubs
Back from the dead: OCC car show being revived by new/old organizers (posted 3/24/17)

24-hour 'Sobriety Rocks' at New Year's for people dealing with alcohol issues (posted 12/17/16)


Neighborhoods
Thompson new OWN president; Welling Clark starting 'Westside Alliance' (posted 3/30/17)

Westsiders invited to OWN's annual Town Hall March 9 at Buffalo Lodge (posted 2/27/17)


Humane Society
Separate entrance for Humane Society's new Lost & Found Center (posted 11/28/16)


Charitable
Westside CARES executive director stepping down after 15 years (posted 5/16/17)

Hospital recognizes Westsider who's donated 100 gallons of blood (posted 12/27/16)

Osborne Trust grants $115,000 to 22 charities serving Westside/Ute Pass (posted 11/12/16)


Space Foundation
Retired Navy rear admiral hired as new Space Foundation CEO (posted 3/30/17)

Grand opening at Space Foundation April 2 for specialized lab used on shuttles (posted 3/20/17)

Former space program engineer honored for volunteering at Discovery Center (posted 2/8/17)

Space Foundation board begins search for permanent CEO (posted 1/3/17)


In Memoriam
Joel Beck, Westside builder, engineer, union man, volunteer (posted 2/24/17)

Marie Pemberton, 25-year owner of Westside motel (posted 1/20/17)



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