Ft. Carson and Army officials react to an article in the New York Times that examines the Warrior Transition Units (Gazette, New York Times, KKTV).

In Colorado Springs, city officials comment on the streetlights that have been shutoff (Gazette, KOAA). The city is also struggling to fix potholes (KKTV). The Pikes Peak Library District will utilize technology to help track items (KOAA). The proceeds from the possible sale of Memorial Health System may not be available for general use (CSBJ). The Visitor’s Bureau CEO is set to retire (Colorado Springs Business Journal).

In Pueblo, the public is invited to another open meeting to discuss the destruction of chemical weapons (KKTV). A new development is planned for the Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo (Chieftain). State Representative Sal Pace (D-Pueblo) wants new studies regarding the planned SDS pipeline (Chieftain).

In Las Animas County, a proposed wind farm moves one step closer to being reality (Trinidad Times). Students in Las Animas County lag behind the rest of the state in education and poverty (Trinidad Times).

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