In Colorado Springs, the Air Force Academy receives a $2 million gift (Gazette). Police investigate possible threats against a council member (KRDO). A health company seeking to buy the Memorial Health System takes steps to stall efforts to put the matter on the April ballot (CSBJ*).

An over-capacity crowd attended last night’s Falcon D-49 meeting, where school board officials voted to end transportation services (Gazette, KRDO, KKTV, KXRM). Fountain Water seeks public input on rates (KRDO).

Pueblo City Schools sees an improvement in their budget (Chieftain). Law enforcement officials will create a comic book aimed at fighting graffiti and vandalism (Chieftain).

Trinidad city officials set to look at options for electricity (Times-Independent). Educational groups in the area look to collaborate (Times-Independent). The library board hears from city officials about a proposal that would make the library a city department (Times-Independent).

In LaJunta, the tourism board discusses signage to increase visitors to the area (Tribune-Democrat).

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