In Colorado Springs, a Ft. Carson soldier on medications for schizophrenia is accused of killing an Afghan prisoner (Gazette, KOAA, Denver Post). A new book highlights the Red Rock Canyon Open Space (Gazette). The Gazette takes a look at electronic waste in a multi-part series (recycling, government auctions, and gold.)

Pueblo County Commissioners send the city of Colorado Springs a bill for legal costs regarding a lawsuit between Pueblo and Pueblo West over the planned Southern Delivery System (Chieftain). The Colorado State University System Board officially names Julio Leon as interim president at CSU-Pueblo (Chieftain).

A survey in Trindad shows most area parents prefer the telephone in regards to communication from schools as opposed to other means (Times-Independent). A dog park looks to be in the future for Canon City (Daily Record). The Fowler School District receives a defribillator (Fowler Tribune).

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