A new website is aimed at curbing DUIs across the state (LaJunta Tribune-Democrat).

In Colorado Springs, the Memorial Task Force members on city council have voted unanimously to recommend the University of Colorado Hospital to lease the Memorial Health System (Gazette., Colorado Springs Business Journal). A grant will help fund a designated driver program for soldiers this New Year’s (Gazette).

Pueblo looks to face one of its driest years in 40 years (Chieftain).

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