As the cold weather persists, KXRM takes a look at car care in the cold.

Falcon School District 49 is expected to address leadership issues today (Gazette, KRDO).

In Colorado Springs, the Gazette takes a look at factors that go into weather closures.

Black Hills Energy asks customers to conserve natural gas during the frigid weather (KKTV).

In Pueblo, testing deems drinking water as safe (KKTV, KOAA). Frigid temperatures settle in (Chieftain), and shelters stay open to help offer relief from the cold (Chieftain).

Otero County Commissioners decide to seek Certified Local Government status, which carries benefits like technical advice from the state and access to federal funding (LaJunta Tribune-Democrat).

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