In Colorado Springs, city council is beginning to look at the process to replace departing city manager Penelope Culbreth-Grath (KKTV). The city is also holding public meetings regarding the possibility of more budget cuts to public safety services (KRDO). The council has decided some community centers facing closure will remain open (KRDO). The Colorado Springs Business Journal reports that city officials are working on a proposal to lure Google to the area for a pilot program that would install a city-wide network of high speed broadband.

Pueblo Community College is looking to expand its Fremont campus (KRDO).

The Pueblo Chieftain reports the number of cattle in southeastern Colorado is growing, and that a workshop in Alamosa plans to discuss ways to use alternative energy on residential property.

 

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