FDA says unsanitary conditions led to the listeria outbreak stemming from cantaloupe at Jensen Farms in Holly (Denver Post, Pueblo Chieftain). E*Trade will pay $3.5 million to Colorado investors as part of a settlement (Colorado Springs Business Journal). The Forest Service officially declares the Duckett Fire extinguished (Wet Mountain Tribune).

In Colorado Springs, the unfinished Renaissance Hotel will hit the auction block (Gazette, KOAA). “Occupy” protesters file for a year-long permit (Gazette). Ft. Carson plans controlled burns (Gazette). The Gay & Lesbian Fund for Colorado will close its Colorado Springs office (Colorado Springs Independent).

In Pueblo, the city manager is investigated over an alleged affair that could raise questions of ethics and impartiality (KRDO). Fowler hires an interim town administrator (La Junta Tribune-Democrat). Custer County Commissioners slash their budget (Wet Mountain Tribune).

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