Pueblo http://www.kunc.org en For Mental Illnesses, Steep Costs Found Behind Bars http://www.kunc.org/post/mental-illnesses-steep-costs-found-behind-bars <p>People with mental illnesses in Colorado are more than five times as likely to be housed in jails or in prisons than in hospital psychiatric beds. Colorado’s sheriffs say county jails are overwhelmed with inmates who need hospitalization or treatment for their mental health problems – not incarceration.</p><p> Tue, 13 May 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Rocky Mountain PBS I-News & Kristin Jones 56449 at http://www.kunc.org For Mental Illnesses, Steep Costs Found Behind Bars Vestas Reports 2013 Profit, Continues To Hire New Workers http://www.kunc.org/post/vestas-reports-2013-profit-continues-hire-new-workers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Wrapping up 2013 with positive news, Danish wind turbine manufacturer </span>Vestas<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has posted a $295 million fourth quarter profit. That’s the company’s first profit following a two year turnaround plan executed by company leaders.</span></p><p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 22:09:16 +0000 Nathan Heffel 53857 at http://www.kunc.org Vestas Reports 2013 Profit, Continues To Hire New Workers Vestas Says Hundreds Will Be Hired At Brighton, Windsor Plants http://www.kunc.org/post/vestas-says-hundreds-will-be-hired-brighton-windsor-plants <p>Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems says it will begin hiring hundreds of new employees at three of its four Colorado factories.</p><p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 21:32:41 +0000 Nathan Heffel 51672 at http://www.kunc.org Vestas Says Hundreds Will Be Hired At Brighton, Windsor Plants High Speed Rail Study Shows 150 MPH Possibilities http://www.kunc.org/post/high-speed-rail-study-shows-150-mph-possibilities <p>High speed rail along the Front Range has long been a pipe dream in Colorado. It’s a dream taking a baby step forward though as the Colorado Department of Transportation held the first of four public meetings Monday on a continuing study exploring the feasibility and public support for a line from Fort Collins south via Denver International Airport to Pueblo.</p><p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 14:44:28 +0000 Nathan Heffel 51576 at http://www.kunc.org High Speed Rail Study Shows 150 MPH Possibilities U.S. Chemical Weapon Stockpile Still Lingers In Pueblo http://www.kunc.org/post/us-chemical-weapon-stockpile-still-lingers-pueblo <p>On the high plains at this city’s eastern edge, fields of concrete bunkers arrayed like a vast cemetery hold most of the remaining stockpile of the nation’s chemical weapons. The earth-covered “igloos” with their reinforced concrete headwalls contain 2,611 tons of mustard agent in mortar rounds and artillery shells.</p><p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 12:20:30 +0000 Rocky Mountain PBS I-News & Kristin Jones 51261 at http://www.kunc.org U.S. Chemical Weapon Stockpile Still Lingers In Pueblo