The snow storm that hit the Front Range last night is expected to drop more snow through today (KOAA, KRDO).

In Colorado Springs, the first of several public meetings occurred last night to talk about public safety and the city’s budget (KRDO, Gazette). The city sells its second police helicopter (KKTV, KOAA). Residents may see natural gas rates go down, while water rates are expected to rise in order to help pay for the Southern Delivery System (KOAA). Privatizing the Pioneer’s Museum is a possibility (KOAA). In Manitou Springs, the public library is getting major repairs (KOAA).

In Pueblo, Black Hills Energy is working to restore power to some residents (KOAA, KKTV). Renovations to City Hall are planned (Chieftain). D-60 is looking for action on problematic charter schools (ChieftainKRDO, KOAA). In D-70, the recent vote to head into a four-day school week has affected enrollment (Chieftain).

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