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Pueblo’s Arkansas River levee is a Colorado gem. It’s also a reminder of the state’s deadliest disaster.

As Pueblo recently dedicated its new Arkansas River levee and recreational amenities, it also commemorated its greatest tragedy: a flood that decimated its city center and killed at least 1,000 people. What Pueblo is today is inextricably tied to that June 1921 disaster, as over the past century the community transformed the river that nearly […]