The Colorado Springs Business Journal reports the western region, which includes Colorado, is ripe for growth.

In Colorado Springs, mayoral candidates attend a forum (Gazette, KOAA, KXRM, Colorado Springs Business Journal), as do city council candidates (Gazette). The Copper Ridge development heads to county commissioners (Gazette).

In Pueblo, military leaders met with business leaders to talk about how the civilian sector can help soldiers in transition (Chieftain). City council reaches a vote over the Pueblo Motorsports Park (Chieftain). A Greyhound bus terminal opens in downtown Pueblo (Chieftain).

Las Animas and Bent County commissioners are expected to talk to Governor Hickenlooper today about the proposed closure of the Fort Lyon Correctional Facility (Chieftain).

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