In Colorado Springs, city ballots will arrive later than expected (Gazette). Council approves eminent domain for more properties for the Southern Delivery System (KRDO). Fort Carson welcomes home troops (Gazette, KKTV, KXRM). D-11 looks at furloughs, bus fees, among other options to help balance its budget (Gazette). Two residents remain missing after a house explosion (Gazette, KOAA, KRDO, KKTV, KXRM).

El Paso County garners attention from oil and gas companies (Gazette). Falcon District 49 discusses change (Gazette).

In Pueblo, Colorado State University-Pueblo looks to revive its honors program (Chieftain).

Bent County officials ask the state’s Joint Budget Committee for more time concerning the proposed closure of Fort Lyon Correctional Facility (Chieftain).

Custer County population has risen (Wet Mountain Tribune). Efforts to rename Kit Carson Mountain fail (Wet Mountain Tribune).

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