In Colorado Springs, the Chapel Hills Mall received a bomb threat yesterday (KXRM, KRDO). The USOC gives a grant to Colorado Springs for youth sports and recreation (Gazette). The Colorado Springs Business Journal reports the economic impact of Peterson Air Force Base has grown.

In Pueblo, area officials discuss the impact of Fort Carson in Pueblo County (Chieftain). Pueblo City Council hears a proposal on monitoring medical marijuana in the area (Chieftain). A dog shelter in Divide is looking for a new home (KOAA). High winds cause damage in Beulah (KOAA, Chieftain).

P.O. Box users are having trouble receiving census forms (KOAA). University of Colorado Board of Regents Chair Steve Bosley plans to seek another term as chair (LaJunta Tribune Democrat). Energy specialists receive grants in Southeast Colorado (Tribune-Democrat).

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