Convicted drug offenders will soon be able to seal their records (Denver Post). A House committee is expected to debate the proposed return of black bear hunting (Denver Post, KRDO).

In Colorado Springs, mayoral candidates participate in a forum (KOAA). The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments looks at improvements to public transportation (Gazette). School administrators attended a conference on medical marijuana (Gazette). The ‘Global New Energy Summit’ convenes at the Broadmoor (Gazette). Police say drag racing is on the rise (KRDO).
A C-130 from the California National Guard makes an emergency landing at the Colorado Springs Airport (Gazette, KXRM). Pikes Peak Community College trains for a crisis (KXRM).

Water plans on the Fort Lyon Canal stick with farms for now (Chieftain). Trinidad City Council isn’t interested in purchasing the Cougar Canyon Golf Course (Trinidad Times-Independent). CO 115 in Florence gets attention from the Colorado Department of Transportation (Canon City Daily Record).

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