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Man arrested for allegedly stabbing a 50-year-old woman in Pueblo West, also facing kidnapping charges  KKTV 11 News

The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office says the suspect was wanted for a stabbing early Monday morning.



Some Colorado schools see less than half of students graduate, but state says that’s reality of working with challenging population  The Denver Post

An analysis by The Denver Post of data from the 2017-2018 school year found 81 Colorado high schools graduated no more than half of their students within ...



Police: Morrow slaying is Pueblos 5th homicide in 2019  Pueblo Chieftain

The man who was shot and killed Tuesday in south-central Pueblo has been identified by the Pueblo County coroner as the father of the man who police ...



Man slain in south-central Pueblo; suspect arrested  Pueblo Chieftain

A man is dead and another was taken into custody after a shooting Tuesday afternoon in Pueblo's Bessemer neighborhood near Central High School.



Central royalty  Pueblo Chieftain

Central High School's Snowball Queen Thalicia Palma and Snowball King Marcus Duran were crowned during a 1950s-themed assembly at the school.



Pueblo D60s facilities needs meeting at Central High turns passionate  Pueblo Chieftain

While it was intended to be a two-hour overview of the "state of the district," Thursday's town hall meeting at Central High School saw that Pueblo City Schools ...



Upgrades sway students in D60 reconfiguration  Pueblo Chieftain

In the ongoing discussion and debate on the future landscape of Pueblo City Schools (D60), emotionally driven upholding of the status quo is often a familiar ...



Central High teacher placed on leave; police notified  Pueblo Chieftain

Pueblo City Schools (D60) has placed a Central High School teacher on leave until further notice after the unnamed educator sent a text message "regarding a ...



Pueblo D60 teachers, staff honored - News  Pueblo Chieftain

For the 35th year, three Pueblo City Schools (D60) educators were honored as notables in their field by the Pueblo County chapter of the Colorado Teacher ...



Photos: Pueblo shows support at Walk MS  Pueblo Chieftain

Members from Team My Strength lead the pack at the start of a Walk MS on Saturday at Pueblo Community College. The group's goal for the annual fundraiser, ...



Pueblo school closures, upgrades among D60 choices  Pueblo Chieftain

School closures and consolidations, new school construction and millions of dollars of needed upgrades.As anticipated, these are among the potential remedies ...



STEM showcase introduces Pueblo Central Wildcats to courses  Pueblo Chieftain

*Fresh* off the two-man assembly line, the triangular-shaped vessel with the flashy exterior was set for its first test.Immersing the craft into several inches of water, ...



Fundraiser for Serenity Nailor-Lewis nets $8,000  Pueblo Chieftain

Serenity Nailor-Lewis and her family looked around the Central High School cafeteria last week and felt overjoyed and overwhelmed."We'd look up and say, 'OK ...



Pueblo D60 plans would close one or two high schools  Pueblo Chieftain

Along with Thursday's announcement that Superintendent Charlotte Macaluso recommended the closure of Heroes K-8 Academy and Minnequa Elementary ...



Renovate or build new? In some instances, new schools can be built for less than the cost to repair  Pueblo Chieftain

As revealed in great detail in a master plan and facilities assessment, the current state of the 30 schools that make up Pueblo City Schools (D60) is, at best, ...



Pueblos Central High School gymnastics 2019 season in jeopardy  Pueblo Chieftain

It's impossible to ignore the success of Central High School's co-op gymnastics team.Numerous banners decorate the walls after entering the doors at Nogare's ...



Pueblo Central, Pueblo Centennial begin Bell Game activities - Sports  Pueblo Chieftain

So excited was the student body at Central High School that it decided to get Bell Week off to an early start.Central had two theme days last week while looking ...



VIDEO: Central senior faces cancer one hurdle at a time  Pueblo Chieftain

Pasta dinner at school Thursday, GoFundMe campaign to benefit Pueblo teen and her family.



Pueblo D60 forums on school closures, other financial issues, begin this week  Pueblo Chieftain

This week will see the start of four public forums on the Pueblo City Schools' (D60) district-wide facilities assessment and master plan.On Wednesday ...



New online Dutch Clark high school coming to D60  Pueblo Chieftain

His name is forever intertwined with the history of Pueblo — and now, Dutch Clark carries Pueblo City Schools (D60) into a new realm of education. In the fall ...



Pueblo’s Central High hosts realistic active shooter drill  Pueblo Chieftain

Two armed intruders, assisted by an inside plant, entered Central High School Friday afternoon with malevolence in their hearts.As teams of diligent first ...



Martin brothers doing it all for Pueblo Central football  Pueblo Chieftain

It's not often a coach describes players' athletic ability by the way they jump on and over boxes.“It's really something to watch,” Central High School football ...



1917: Central High School burns  Pueblo Chieftain

Central High School almost burned down the week of Feb. 26, 1917, according to The Pueblo Chieftain.The school was partially destroyed by "one of the most ...



Pueblo City Schools down to 5 bond options to fix infrastructure problems  KRDO

Last October, an infrastructure report said that Pueblo City Schools buildings are falling apart. Plus as enrollment continues to drop at many of the district's ...



GPSA picks Alvin Sampson as top Pueblo sports moment  Pueblo Chieftain

Wrestling a bear seems like something a crazy person would do.If that's the case, then that must mean former Central High School wrestler Alvin Sampson is ...



Students, Alumni protest potential Pueblo East H.S. closure  KRDO

Talks of school closures and consolidation at Pueblo City Schools has led to protests outside of a district meeting Thursday afternoon.



Bell Game rivalry spills over into retirement community  Pueblo Chieftain

As she made her way through the smiling seniors, some in her beloved blue and others in cross-town rival red, Jordan LaFebre was nearly overcome with ...



Pueblo Central baseball rides Dylan Millers triple, Pueblo West and Pueblo South pick up league wins  Pueblo Chieftain

Rotating in and out of the lineup and usually ending up hitting eighth doesn't seem like the ideal way to spend one's senior baseball season.For Central High ...



Colorado Springs teen finds hope and offers it to others with Project Reasons  Pueblo Chieftain

Macy Klein thought the only way to escape her constant loneliness was by taking her own life.She'd coped with her loneliness and isolation by self-harming, ...



Zach Odell takes over as Centrals AD  Pueblo Chieftain

As Zach Odell settles in to his new position as athletic director at Central High School, there's no doubt he already has a fan.His 9-year-old daughter."She thinks ...



Red or Blue? Craddock has clear-cut choice  Pueblo Chieftain

Will he be red-faced or singing the blues late Friday night following the Bell Game?Dave Craddock has been swimming in emotions all week.The former Central ...



Pueblo Central football cruises against Sand Creek  Pueblo Chieftain

Sometimes football can be a tale of two halves. One team's scouting pays off in the first half while the opposing team adjusts to make the comeback.Central High ...



Public gives input on D60 Master Plan, option of school closures considered  KOAA 5

PUEBLO – Wednesday night's gathering at Centennial High School was the first of four public meetings to address a crisis in Pueblo City Schools and discuss ...



11 schools cancel classes in D-60 for Friday for teacher rally in Denver  KKTV 11 News

At least 11 schools cancelled class for Friday in D-60 as teachers continue to call off in the district.



Pueblo Central swim team fighting through adversity  Pueblo Chieftain

Central High School girls swimming team's season has been less than ideal. Injuries continue to plague the Wildcats' lineup and they don't have a home to swim ...



Bell and Cannon Game in danger as D60 considers closures  KOAA 5

Pueblo high schools are known for their storied sports rivalries. Generations of fans pack Dutch Clark Stadium for the annual Bell Game and Cannon Game ...



Bell Game brings better feel this season  Pueblo Chieftain

Central High School football coach Kris Cotterman likes the feel of this game.Perhaps it's because it's later in the year. Perhaps it's because it's a league game.



Pueblo Central boys and girls basketball split home doubleheader against Harrison  Pueblo Chieftain

Both Central High School basketball teams entered Tuesday night with winning streaks, but only the boys emerged with the victory at Jim Ranson Court.



Central Valedictorian: "We're just getting started" - News  Pueblo Chieftain

For 135 senior students at Central High School, Saturday marked a momentous occasion as the Wildcats received their high school diplomas on center stage at ...



Some Colorado schools brace for state intervention, while others cheer their progress  Chalkbeat Colorado

Two Colorado school districts and six individual schools failed to show enough improvement to raise their ratings under the state's accountability system. Unless ...



Pueblo D60 master plan, including possible school closures, subject of forums  Pueblo Chieftain

It's an in-depth, well researched report that highlights the many challenges Pueblo City Schools (D60) is facing in terms of its aging structures and declining ...



Pueblo D60 board spends $4 million to keep East, South open  Pueblo Chieftain

Amidst murmurings of potential school closures, the Pueblo City Schools (D60) board of education agreed to spend $4 million to keep two operating.For what ...



Central High School first semester honor roll - Lifestyle  Pueblo Chieftain

Seniors, 4.0 and above -- India Aaron, Toni Catulli, Eva Darling, Marcos Espinoza, Kyra Janson, John Keating, Max Markuson DiPrince, Elijah Martin, Emilio ...



Aspen High School principal among inductees into Pueblo high school’s hall of fame  Aspen Daily News

Mulberry was principal there prior to joining Aspen High School in 2015.



Pueblo high school wrestlers begin the road to state  Pueblo Chieftain

Most prep wrestling coaches tell their competitors everything up to this point is glorified practice.Now, it's time to see how far those reps will take Pueblo high ...



Pueblo County High School girls soccer heating up, defeats Pueblo Central 10-0 at Dutch Clark  Pueblo Chieftain

As players from Pueblo County High School's girls soccer team climbed the stairs at Dutch Clark Stadium on Tuesday, they showered each other with ...



Former Pueblo Central drama teacher recalls strange occurrences  Pueblo Chieftain

One night, in early 1995, Elizabeth "Bebe" Mestas and her husband Richard were in the Pueblo Central High School theater running rehearsal for what would ...



Time for D60 to make some tough decisions  Pueblo Chieftain

File this one in the category of “better late than never.” A few days ago, the Pueblo City Schools (D60) board gave approval to a couple of policy documents that ...



Pueblo Central principal abruptly resigns  Pueblo Chieftain

As noted in an email sent to Central High School staff and supporters, Principal Lynn Seifert announced her resignation effective July 31.Seifert, who recently ...



All-Star Best of Pueblo Preps basketball honors named  Pueblo Chieftain

Both Central High School boys basketball and South girls hoops relied heavily on their starting five this season.Without much depth, the five players out there ...



Central High School graduates 164  Pueblo Chieftain

Valedictorian: Gregory Daniel VigilSalutatorian: Jullianna Rose TorrezGold cord: Mya Chante-Ska Coca-Gallegos, Cassidy Jeannette Montee, Jessica Faith ...



Pueblo Central gymnastics finishes regional in second place looking for state bid  Pueblo Chieftain

Central High School looks likely for another state-bound season after a second place finish at their 4A regional Saturday at Mountain Range High School.



Pueblo police engage active shooter in East High mock drill  Pueblo Chieftain

The hall, which only moments before had been filled with the carefree sounds of East High School Eagles walking to class, was now an eerily silent channel of ...



Pueblo Knowledge Bowl a brainy battle  Pueblo Chieftain

With hexadecimal equations, mechanical advantage formulas, sound wave ratios and European novels figuring into the challenge, a more fitting name would be ...



Master Plan highlights issues at Pueblo D60  KOAA 5

PUEBLO – A master plan draft made for Pueblo City Schools shows various issues within the district, along with ways to fix them, which include renovating, ...



Pueblo West, Pueblo County and Central pick up wins in South-Central League baseball action  Pueblo Chieftain

Saturday's weather didn't fit the title of “The Boys of Summer,” but the action on the diamond certainly kept it hot at the Runyon Sports Complex.Pueblo West ...



Liaisons want Pueblo D60 to pursue community school model  Pueblo Chieftain

Today, state education officials are expected to decide the future course for the struggling Risley International Academy of Innovation and Heroes Middle School, ...



All-South-Central League teams picked for Pueblo prep basketball  Pueblo Chieftain

Both the boys and girls all-South-Central League teams have been announced for the 2018-2019 basketball season.Pueblo West leads the way on both sides ...



New report on enrollment and infrastructure gives grave news to Pueblo City Schools  KRDO

At Tuesday's Pueblo City School Board meeting, the board of education received some harrowing reports regarding the districts facility conditions and ...



Colorado school brings students together at lunch time in unique way  The Denver Channel

High school lunch time is typically a time where you can see the hierarchy at school--who's popular, who isn't. For many students, the isolation can be ...



Pueblo South softball rakes in 13-6 win over Pueblo Central  Pueblo Chieftain

Tuesday night South High School softball coach Wes Madrill looked toward his team's matchup with Central Thursday night. He stated that the game would set ...



Fight begins for Schumann family - Sports  Pueblo Chieftain

It's amazing what love and support can do in tough times. The Schumann family of Pueblo West has learned that this week.In fewer than 24 hours Wednesday ...



Deadly crash in Pueblo involving Black Hills Energy truck  KKTV 11 News

A man was killed in a crash on Wednesday after reportedly running a stop sign in Pueblo.



State Board of Education recommends external management partner to help Heroes Academy, Risley International  KOAA 5

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Pueblo Central, Pueblo East and Pueblo West softball drop first game at CHSAA 4A state tournament  Pueblo Chieftain

AURORA — A youth movement for Pueblo softball was evident at the start of the season. Despite the young age, five local teams qualified for the 4A state ...



Pueblo Central softball looking to take South-Central League  Pueblo Chieftain

Getting to the very end of something and then losing it all is one of the worst feelings in the world. Like writing a long essay for school, but forgetting to save it and ...



Mariachi program enriches students lives, attitudes  Pueblo Chieftain

Mariachi, Jerry Vigil believes, isn't simply music.It's a way of life -- one he is eager to introduce to the students of Pueblo City Schools (D60).What started out as a ...



Partnerships working well in D60; more schools need to be adopted  Pueblo Chieftain

Partnerships and collaborations are making Pueblo City Schools (D60) stronger and the educational process more fruitful.That was the uplifting message that ...



Ranson comes out of retirement to familiar role  Pueblo Chieftain

As of today, Brad Ranson is coach of the Central High School boys basketball team.That's about all he'd commit to at this point, saying so with a laugh.Ranson is ...



State ratings identify 163 Colorado schools in need of improvement  Chalkbeat Colorado

More than 160 Colorado schools received one of the state's two lowest ratings, making them eligible for additional assistance but also vulnerable to intervention ...



Centrals Aaron Guerreros starts boost the Wildcats swimmer to improvements  Pueblo Chieftain

If Friday served as a prelude for Aaron Guerrero's season, the future is bright for the Central High School boys swimmer.Guerrero clocked in at 23.10 seconds in ...



D60 to spend another $2.1M on aging school buildings  Pueblo Chieftain

Aging facilities and infrastructure continue to be a concern for Pueblo City Schools (D60), as witnessed by more than $2 million in capital expenditure projects ...



Spirit of the Dutch  Pueblo Chieftain

The scoreboard, an achievement in modern technology, plays colorful videos as teams scoot across the bright green synthetic turf.It's a far cry from the busted, ...



Pueblo Centennials Gary Adamson honored in Bulldogs home finale victory  Pueblo Chieftain

Thursday's visuals at Centennial High School resembled a scene from a movie.Hundreds of children, adults, coaches and former wrestlers gathered around the ...



Pueblo Centennial wrestling beats Cheyenne Mountain with a tiebreaker  Pueblo Chieftain

The Centennial High School wrestling team had to blow the dust off the rule book to determine a winner for their dual Wednesday.It came down to the eighth rule ...



Pueblo's Bell Game: The Zenith Of A High School Football Rivalry That's Lasted 125 Years  Colorado Public Radio

Pueblo's Central and Centennial High Schools have been rivals on the football field since 1892. It might be the oldest high school rivalry in the west and for the ...



Pueblo D60 board hears comments, approves projects - News  Pueblo Chieftain

During its regular monthly meeting Tuesday, the Pueblo City Schools (D60) board of education heard from Heather Graner, the mother of a D60 student, who ...



Rye High School’s Cole Miller, Mikey Atencio advance in Class 2A state wrestling tournament; Pueblo Centrals Jimmy Gonzales wins opener  Pueblo Chieftain

DENVER – Rye High School wrestling is one step closer to accomplishing its goal.The Thunderbolts underclassmen Cole Miller and Mikey Atencio advanced to ...



Pueblo Parade of Lights rolls on despite rain  Pueblo Chieftain

Literally, there was rain on the parade.In spite of weather that turned from relatively delightful to downright frightful just like that, the 29th annual Parade of Lights ...



Mercer out as Central High School football coach  Pueblo Chieftain

Central High School did not renew the contract of head football coach Jeremy Mercer.And that worked out because Mercer was leaving anyway.Athletic director ...



S-CL softball teams going through a youth movement  Pueblo Chieftain

Fall is finally here.Well, not on an actual calendar, but the high school sports season begins today in Pueblo with Centennial High School opening the softball ...



Jump man, jump man, Nico Martin is up to something for Pueblo Central boys basketball  Pueblo Chieftain

When discussing who has the highest vertical in the South-Central League, Central High School's Nico Martin doesn't believe that it's him.Despite the 6-foot ...



Frequent vandalism keeps Belmont couple awake at night  KOAA 5

PUEBLO – Someone has been smashing windows at the home of a retired teacher and baseball coach in the Belmont neighborhood. The Pueblo Police ...



Four to be inducted into South High hall of fame  Pueblo Chieftain

As approved by the South High School Alumni Foundation's board of directors, four Colts will be enshrined in the school's hall of fame on Nov. 3.Dave Aguilera ...



Donthe Lucas makes court appearance Monday afternoon  KRDO

Donthe Lucas, the man who stands accused of killing his 21-year-old pregnant girlfriend, Kelsie Schelling, made an appearance in court Monday afternoon.



Longtime Pueblo coach hopes to bring energy to Wildcats program  Pueblo Chieftain

Longtime Pueblo coach Carlos Lopez has been named the girls basketball coach at Central High School.Lopez brings plenty of experience and expertise to the ...



Colorado prep wrestlers closing in on the four-time state champion club  The Denver Post

With the 2019 CHSAA state wrestling tournament about a month away on Feb. 21-23 at the Pepsi Center, four seniors are closing in on joining the prestigious ...



Pueblo area scholars, teams qualify for state STEM competition  La Junta Tribune Democrat

By the numbers, the 17th annual Pueblo City Schools (D60) District and Southern Colorado Regional STEM Fair competition drew 250 individual and team ...



Jesik, Lucille (Ercul)  Pueblo Chieftain

Lucille (Ercul) Jesik, 92, of Pueblo, died on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018. Lucille was born Sept. 30, 1925. She was preceded in death by husband, Joseph; daughter, ...



Pueblo D60 graduation ceremonies  Pueblo Chieftain

This year's graduation slate kicks off Thursday, when Dolores Huerta Preparatory Academy, a D60 charter school, holds its commencement ceremony at 6 p.m. ...



Destination Imagination teaches kids valuable life skills while entertaining audiences  Pueblo Chieftain

When you watch a Destination Imagination competition, you may not know what's going on.It seems nonsensical, however, it really is the result of a detailed, ...



Lauryn Holt proving hard work pays off for Pueblo County girls tennis at the Hornet Invite  Pueblo Chieftain

Being a part of a sports team in high school isn't a right. Earning a spot on the team requires dedication and the will to work toward improving oneself every day.



Brad Ranson era 2.0 begins for Pueblo Central boys basketball  CHSAA Now

The Ranson family name is written all over the boys basketball program at Pueblo Central, which is why Brad Ranson returned to the team.



Prep Wrestling: Seven Beetdiggers headed to state  Brush News-Tribune

Oswaldo Nunez and Wyatt Pfau dominated in championship matches as they helped pace Brush to a runner-up finish in the Class 3A, Region 4 Wrestling ...



Rye wrestling's Atencio, Miller near titles; Pueblo Central's Gonzales in finals  Pueblo Chieftain

DENVER — Never in Rye High School's wrestling history has anyone earned a title on the mat.Now, the Thunderbolt have two underclassmen who could ...



D60's Risley International and Heroes Academy fail to make the grade in state standards  KOAA 5

PUEBLO – District 60 announced today the state will issue an order for the district to contact an external management organization to take over Risley ...



D60 student leaders present concerns to superintendent  Pueblo Chieftain

Twelve student leaders from Pueblo City Schools' (D60) four high schools, distressed about the ongoing teachers strike and accompanying school closures, ...



Central High School graduates  Pueblo Chieftain

Valedictorian: Martina Gouge Gilmore. Salutatorian: Raina Therese Musso. Gold cord: Zachary James Acosta, Carly Taylor Cardenas, RaVae Elizabeth Herrera, ...



D60 financial dilemma reaches crisis stage  Pueblo Chieftain

Just in time for Halloween, the board of education of Pueblo City Schools (D60) received some frightening budgetary news Tuesday.What began with a ...



Four to enter Pueblo Centennial hall of fame  Pueblo Chieftain

Three Bulldogs and a former principal are headed into Centennial High School's Hall of Fame.Alumni Lewis Meade Quigg, Joseph Luther Nava and Jerry Lee ...



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