The Denver Post takes a closer look at Enterprise Zone credits. The Colorado State Patrol releases the state’s most dangerous roads (KDVR). Colorado officials look into the state’s unemployment insurance program (Denver Business Journal, Chieftain). Christo’s planned “Over the River” project gets federal approval (Chieftain).

In Colorado Springs, UCCS and Peak Vista partner to expand facilities, services, and studies (Gazette). Public forums in El Paso County aimed at discussing ‘fracking,’ will feature documentary screenings (Gazette). The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb gains more attention (Colorado Springs Business Journal*).

In Pueblo, two former law enforcement officers have been arrested in separate incidents (KOAA). The city clerk in Florence will server as interim city manager (Canon City Daily Record).

BNSF and New Mexico’s Department of Transportation see conflict in a deal over railroad tracks in Northern New Mexico, including Raton and Colfax County (Raton Range).

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