In Colorado Springs, the Business Journal reports the former CEO of the USOC made $1 million in 2009.

In Pueblo, the city’s school system declined to renew contracts of 78 teachers (Chieftain). A late snow runoff will help the city’s water supply (Chieftain). City Council continues the debate over medical marijuana dispensaries, including the possibility of putting the question to area voters (Chieftain). Also, the Human Relations Commission hosted a public forum on local law enforcement practices (Chieftain).

In LaJunta, county commissioners approve locating funds to meet a grant for the airport (Tribune-Democrat). Commissioners also gave approval for the Army to construct two new buildings near the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site (Tribune-Democrat).

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