The Pueblo Chieftain reports on how one ruling from the state’s Supreme Court is affecting water laws and availability. The Denver Post reports on issues surrounding language in the state’s Blue Book, or official voting guide, and how a small bird could help predict climate changes.

In Colorado Springs, the Business Journal takes a look at expiring unemployment benefits*, the philharmonic’s resurgence*, and how one area mall plans to use cell phone technology to help make shopping easier*. The Sky Sox have set an attendance record (KXRM).

Las Animas County commissioners plan to bid on the Trinidad State Nursing Home (Times-Independent). More agencies are approaching the Trinidad City Council for funding assistance (Times-Independent).

The Canon City Daily Record takes a look at safety issues and concerns regarding the proposed “Over the River” art project.

Custer County plans to hold a meeting regarding a proposed facility for troubled teens (Wet Mountain Tribune).

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