Colorado’s computerized vehicle title system will be down until April 4th (Gazette). One-quarter of Colorado’s banks are ailing (Denver Post). Nearly 100 senior managers in Colorado government are told they need to reapply to their jobs (Denver Post). Two Supermax inmates to face the death penalty in charges (Denver Post).

In Colorado Springs, the City Clerk tests a ballot counting machine (KOAA). Fort Carson is set to gain a combat aviation brigade (Gazette, KRDO, KXRM, Chieftain, Colorado Springs Business Journal). Ft. Carson’s 4th Infantry Division leaders tasked with helping the U.S. move out of Iraq (Gazette). A parent sues D-11 to restart union talks in public (Gazette). This winter is poised to be one of the city’s driest (Gazette).

In Pueblo, city council sees rising costs for remodeling city hall (Chieftain). A wind shift kept buildings at Pueblo’s Chemical Depot out of the path of last week’s fire (Chieftain). Cripple Creek will soon have it’s own Urgent Care, set up by Penrose-St. Francis Health Services (Colorado Springs Business Journal). Participants in an economic forum give votes on economic development in Las Animas County (Trinidad Times-Independent). The Arkansas River Power Authority continues to lose money (Trinidad Times-Independent).

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