In Colorado Springs, an ordinance that would give medical marijuana dispensaries temporary permits until licensing procedures are hammered out moves forward (Gazette, KKTV). Attorney General John Suthers says the possible sale of Memorial Hospital would have limitations on how the city could spend that money (Gazette, Business Journal). A consultant for that commission will make $285,000 (Business Journal). PETA plans to pass out flyers outside an elementary school (KRDO).

In Pueblo, negotiations between the Bureau of Reclamation and Colorado Springs regarding the SDS pipeline starts with a ‘shocking’ pricetag (Chieftain). City officials postpone a decision on annexing land for Black Hills Energy (Chieftain). Council also declines putting medical marijuana dispensaries on the November ballot (Chieftain).

The Canon City Daily Record reports Fremony County has saved $18,000 through cost-saving efforts.

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