A database shows some Colorado doctors are still accepting money from drug companies (Denver Post).

The Arkansas Basin Roundtable raises questions about a plan to pump water from Lamar to the Front Range (Pueblo Chieftain). Graffiti tagged rail cars along the Arkansas River will be moved to enable work on Christo’s ‘Over the River’ project (Chieftain).

In Colorado Springs, Ft. Carson has finalized buffer zone plans along the southern and south eastern borders of the base (Colorado Springs Business Journal). Fort Carson studies treatments for traumatic brain injury (Colorado Springs Independent). TOPS seeks funding from the Colorado Springs Utilities for the South Slope of Pikes Peak (Colorado Springs Gazette). A recent house fire in eastern El Paso County highlights the risks of living out east (KXRM). Backers of the Southern Delivery System call the project an ‘economic stimulus’ (Chieftain).

In Pueblo, D70 schools improve (Chieftain). City Councilman Larry Atencio plans to run for County Commissioner (Chieftain).

Foreclosures in Otero County average about 70 per year, up from a historical average of 10 (LaJunta Tribune-Democrat). LaJunta City Council passes a resolution to support efforts to keep Amtrak running through the town (LaJunta Tribune-Democrat).

In Florence, residents are being encouraged to submit public comments regarding a proposed energy rate hike (Canon City Daily Record).

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