The state’s computers are out of date (Chieftain). Lawmakers are auditing the Public Utilities Commission (Chieftain). Crews continue to fight regional fires (Chieftain).

In Colorado Springs, two council members criticize a plan to spend tax dollars on a campaign to promote the city’s relationship with the USOC (Gazette). A former city nurse disputes claims that she misused personal records from a database at Memorial Hospital, and says she’s being unfairly targeted (Gazette, KKTV). The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children will reopen and reexamine a 25-year-old missing persons case from the city (KOAA). A float honoring the 150th anniversary of the creation of El Paso County will appear in the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo parade (Gazette).

In Pueblo, a sediment collector is being installed along Fountain Creek (Chieftain). Relatives of victims of the Ludlow Massacre visit the site (Trinidad Times-Independent). The Trinidad History Museum seeks information about Camp Trinidad, a World War II prisoner of war camp (Trinidad Times-Independent).

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