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Ongoing Issues
Utilities offers free, 4-hour 'Efficiency Expo' at Conservation Center June 3 (posted 6/1/17)

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)


Public Safety
Green-shirted Ambassadors greet OCC visitors, provide extra 'eyes and ears' (posted 6/25/17)

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
Delay to August (maybe) for Community Center's replacement playground (posted 7/17/17)

Westside Community Center offering basketball camp, weekly jam session (posted 7/5/17)

Public meeting July 12 on playground plan for Westside Community Center (posted 6/29/17)

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)


Old Colorado City History Center
Displays at cabin, model train at OCC History Center during Territory Days (posted 5/22/17)

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)


Old Colorado City Library
1st-time beer brewing/tasting program at OCC Library June 17 (posted 6/8/17)


Arts
Latest original Simpich production reflects puppeteer's love of the circus (posted 7/10/17)

Monthly First Friday shuttle (starting July 7) boosts OCC ArtWalk (posted 7/5/17)

Thursday blues concerts - at Thorndale Park this year - June 15 to Aug. 10 (posted 6/5/17)

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)


Groups/Clubs
Range Riders to visit Westside on horseback twice in June (posted 5/25/17)

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


Neighborhoods
OWN picnic raises nearly $600 for Bancroft Park; over 200 attend (posted 6/25/17)

OWN moves annual Westside picnic back to Bancroft Park June 25 (posted 6/13/17)

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
New director of Westside's regional Alzheimer's Association office (posted 7/25/17)

Kristy Milligan to become next chief executive officer of Westside CARES (posted 6/12/17)

Osborne Trust application opportunity for charities on Westside, up Ute Pass (posted 5/16/17)

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


Space Foundation
'Gardening' opportunities this summer at Space Foundation's Discovery Center (posted 6/9/17)

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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