A federal judge in Denver rules a challenge to banning firearms in post offices can move forward (Denver Post). A surge in tracking interests in Colorado and around the country has led to an increased demand for sand (Denver Business Journal).

Some owners of private shooting ranges aren’t pleased with the recent agreement between El Paso County and Ft. Carson for a public range (Gazette). Peterson Air Force Base breaks ground on a new weapons system (Colorado Springs Business Journal).

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