Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District will see a Republican primary (Chieftain).

KRDO reports on a controversial measure in Florence that could test high school students for drug use. The Canon City Daily Record also reports on the measure.

In Pueblo, city council postponed a decision on Black Hills (Chieftain). D-70 cuts some administration costs (Chieftain).

In LaJunta, 3rd graders’ CSAP scores are on the rise (Tribune-Democrat).

In Trinidad, the Times-Independent reports the New Elk Mine is on schedule to reopen this fall. The paper also reports on a public hearing regarding an application from Pioneer Natural Resource to renew a water discharge permit, and a predicted tax revenue decrease for Las Animas County’s special districts and schools.

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