In Colorado Springs, the Gazette reports the Colorado Springs Utilities won’t discount water for city parks, while KRDO says the city has asked water experts to prioritize parks.

The Pueblo Chieftain reports the Colorado State Penitentiary II in Canon City might open earlier than expected.

The La Junta Tribune-Democrat looks at acreage expiring in the national Conservation Reserve Program, and that Otero County officials are seeking a solar and meteorological station.

The Colorado Springs Business Journal reports state legislators have decided to keep tourism funds in place.

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