A ruling in Virginia on healthcare bodes well for a similar 20-state lawsuit opposing the government’s healthcare mandate (Gazette). Community colleges across the state show record growth (Chieftain).

In El Paso County, the Commissioner Chair remains optimistic about the “State of the Region” (KKTV, KXRM). The Southern Delivery System water pipeline hits another hurdle (Gazette).

In Pueblo, Fire Station No. 4 isn’t expected to open until 2012 (Chieftain). Canon City‘s Community Development Director resigns (Daily Record). Fremont County receives funds from Great Outdoors Colorado (Daily Record).

The U.S. Army looks to establish a covenant with Trinidad (Times Independent).

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