Colorado sees another invasive water species in the New Zealand mud snail (KOAA). KKTV has this overview of the Republican gubernatorial primary.

In Colorado Springs, city officials consider how to spend $600,000 (Gazette). A group that focuses on preventing road accidents involving teenaged drivers changes its name (KRDO). KXRM profiles one company’s effort to sell commercial real estate. Falcon School District 49 sees a rise in enrollment (KXRM). Republican Senate hopeful Ken Buck stops in Colorado Springs (Gazette).

The Pueblo Chieftain reports on CSU-Pueblo President Joe Garcia’s pick as Lt. Governor on the Democratic ticket, and has reaction from the Pueblo community. Pinon Cayon Maneuver site holds exercises, and an open house (Chieftain). Pueblo County voters show a strong turnout in the primary election thus far (Chieftain). Negotiations in Pueblo West on the proposed SDS Pipeline are set to resume at the end of the month (Chieftain).

The Trinidad Times-Independent reports on a slow economic recovery in southeastern Colorado, planned exit closures on I-25 in Trinidad, and options for medical marijuana in Trinidad.

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