A fire in Bent County grows to 11,000 acres (Chieftain). Farmers in Southeast Colorado show concern over dry conditions (Chieftain).

Bears return to Colorado Springs (KXRM). El Paso County commissioners approve a plan for Rainbow Falls (Gazette). A no-kill animal shelter in the region faces possible closure (KOAA).

Las Animas County ranks 53rd of 57 counties in health (Trinidad Times-Independent).

The Canon City School District considers budget cutting options (Canon City Daily Record). The Florence city council faces a decrease in the city’s water fund (Canon City Daily Record). The Florence-Penrose School District eliminates positions (Canon City Daily Record). In Florence, the high school stadium is closed for safety reasons (KOAA).

Elbert County looks at potential oil boom (Denver Post).

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