New data regarding climate change in Colorado shows an increase in overall high temperature normals (KXRM).

In Colorado Springs, CS Utilities is expected to recommend keeping the same pace with the construction of the Southern Delivery System pipeline (Gazette). Colorado Springs councilman wants Monument Valley pond refilled (Gazette, KOAA). The Rocky Mountain State Games are slated to begin in the city, and are expected to have an economic benefit (Colorado Springs Business Journal*).

Pueblo West residents opposing the Southern Delivery System pipeline raise questions about whether or not land-use agreements are being followed by Colorado Springs (Chieftain). Pueblo District 70 officials are expected to have an update regarding consideration over a proposed bond issue and mil levy override (Chieftain). The Therapeutic Riding and Education Center in Pueblo West receives a check from a Pueblo County Sheriff fundraiser to help defray costs for riders (Chieftain).

Las Animas County ranchers face tough decisions due to the drought (Trinidad Times-Independent). The Trinidad Times-Independent profiles the new executive director of Trinidad-Las Animas County Economic Development, Inc., and how he plans to grow the town.

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awards Raton some funding (Raton Range). Colfax County, NM plans a new facility for the Moreno Valley fire district (Raton Range).

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