The banking industry in Colorado shrinks (Colorado Springs Business Journal*). The reinstatement of a funding ban regarding Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site is official (Chieftain). Colorado’s High Country is still wintry as the traditional opening weekend for camping nears (Denver Post). A video asks if Bigfoot is in Colorado (KRDO).

In Colorado Springs, City Council approves $2.3 million in economic development incentives (Gazette, Colorado Springs Business Journal*, KKTV). Officials consider arson in a case of exploding cars (Gazette, KXRM, Denver Post). Nearly 1,000 set to walk at AFA graduation (Gazette). El Paso County Commissioners postpone a decision on permanent medical marijuana rules (Gazette). More kids have been killed by homicide this year than adults in El Paso County (KRDO).

A young bear visits Pueblo (Gazette).

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