Pueblo County Commissioners hear from opponents to a plan for a nuclear power plant (Chieftain, Chieftain (2), KRDO, KXRM, KKTV, KOAA, Denver Post). Earthquakes are unlikely in the area of the proposed nuclear plant (Chieftain). Workers in Pueblo D-70 form a new union (Chieftain).

Colorado Springs mayoral candidate Mitch Christiansen drops out of the race (Gazette, KRDO). Focus on the Family releases candidate surveys (Colorado Springs Independent). Ideas presented in an innovation meeting for Falcon D-49 include a four-day work week and more emphasis on technology (Gazette). D-11 faces large budget cuts (Colorado Springs Independent). Returning soldiers boost the local economy (KXRM). The Colorado Springs Independent takes a look at conditions at the City Auditorium.

The Huerfano County Courthouse is still under inspection after bricks fell from the ceiling in early March (KRDO). A federal solution to the Fort Lyon Correctional Facility in Las Animas is not likely (Chieftain). The state plans a review of Saguache County ballots from the November election (Chieftain). Canon City School District considers a potential $2 million in cuts (Chieftain).

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