In Colorado Springs, Memorial Health System gets interest from a Denver hospital group (Gazette), while the system continues to look for nonprofit suitors (Colorado Springs Business Journal). The city purchases Manitou Section 16 (CSBJ).

Pueblo city officials call off the search for a new police chief (Chieftain). County commissioners seek to ensure their voices are heard when it comes to federal water legislation (Chieftain). Youth and Family Academy charter school gets a new chief (Chieftain), while the Dolores Huerta Preparatory High School retains its president (Chieftain).

Otero Junior College received a grant for helping with the retention of high-risk students (LaJunta Tribune Democrat), while the Southern Colorado Education Consortium receives a grant aimed at increasing the number of people who attend college (Tribune Democrat).

Florence bans medical marijuana dispensaries (Canon City Daily Record). New Elk Coal Mine in Las Animas County reopens (Denver Post).

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