In Colorado Springs, the Gazette examines signing bonuses paid out by Utilities. D-11 calls the possibility of legal action over a banned rosary “confusing” (KRDO). The Colorado Springs Independent takes a look at COPPeR’s cultural plan for the region, and profiles one person’s efforts to help save community centers.

3rd Congressional District candidates are set to debate (Chieftain). Pueblo schools make progress (Chieftain).

The Gazette takes a look at trails in and around Salida.

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