Restoration of the Capitol Dome in Denver will use gold mined in Cripple Creek (Denver Post). Proposed salaries of health exchange staff raise eyebrows (Pueblo Chieftain). Colorado officials locate the source of the listeria outbreak (Denver Post).

El Paso County commissioners consider pay raises for staff (Colorado Springs Gazette). In Colorado Springs, Broadmoor’s president reacts to the sale of the hotel (Gazette). The new owner says he’s been interested in the Broadmoor for a long time (Colorado Springs Business Journal). A group that opposes turning Memorial Health System into a private institution says its watching a hospital deal in Denver closely (CSBJ*). Colorado Springs could see its first solar garden (CSBJ*).

Pueblo and Colorado Springs think manufacturing (CSBJ*).

In Pueblo, water providers are thinking hydropower at the Pueblo Dam (Chieftain). Rains in El Paso County give rise to Fountain Creek in Pueblo County (Chieftain), and demonstration projects along the waterway have held up well (Chieftain). Pueblo Councilman Garcia announces bid for House District 46 (Chieftain).

Las Animas County looks to be in decent financial shape….for now (Trinidad Times-Independent).

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