In Colorado Springs, the possibility that Banning Lewis Ranch could be drilled for oil and gas causes some concern (Colorado Springs Independent). Falcon School District 49 assures parents they will have ‘some sort’ of transportation this upcoming school year (KXRM).

Outages at Xcel’s Pueblo power plant cause some residents in southern Colorado to have power outages of their own (LaJunta Tribune-Democrat, Chieftain). A bear in Pueblo’s south side gets tranquilized and relocated (Chieftain). School boards in Pueblo struggle to find candidates (Chieftain).

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