New rules regarding medical marijuana dispensaries show little effect on the industry thus far (Denver Post). The BLM is still working on the final Environmental Impact Statement regarding the proposed Over the River art project (Canon City Daily Record).

In Colorado Springs, fires on the city’s north side are being investigated as suspicious (KXRM, KKTV). CDOT’s new list of priority projects has few Colorado Springs area projects (Colorado Springs Business Journal*). A task force looking at the Memorial Health System will begin discussing ballot language (Colorado Springs Business Journal*).

A wildfire in Las Animas County has grown (KOAA, KRDO, KKTV), while a second fire continues to burn (KRDO, Chieftain).

In Pueblo, community gardens are opening for the season (Chieftain).

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