The Denver Post takes a statewide look at the new census data.

The Census Bureau has released more data, some at the neighborhood level, which includes data confirming that El Paso County is now the most populous county in the state (Gazette). A new report shows Ft. Carson expansion helped the local economy grow faster (Gazette). School officials in District 11 look to hold negotiations with teachers’ unions in meetings open to the public (Gazette, KRDO). The Colorado Springs Independent takes a look at the corporate contribution flap in city elections, and a dollar drop for the Colorado Springs Utilities’ solar rebate program.

Pueblo West has driven county growth, according to census data (Chieftain). County commissioners are concerned over appraisal methods pertaining to the planned SDS pipeline (Chieftain).

In Florence, city council approves funding for nonprofit organizations (Canon City Daily Record).

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