StateRegionalColorado Springs/El Paso CountyPueblo/Pueblo CountyOther Areas in the KRCC Listening Region





State

    • Education panel wants more early programs (Chieftain).
    • Pinnocol Assurance drops ads for privatization (Denver Post).
    • Advocates say Colorado is the prime place for solar thermal power (Denver Post).


Regional

    • Businesses seek contracts for Pinon Canyon (Chieftain).
    • Plans for managing SLV wildlife refuges released; may not include bison (Chieftain).
    • Wolves considered for culling the elk herd in the SLV (Chieftain).
    • Pueblo native chosen to run equestrian center in Colorado Springs (Chieftain).


Colorado Springs/El Paso County

    • City Council votes to support Calhan’s request to join a regional transportation group (Gazette).
    • Progressive plans to hire more than 100 workers for an area call center (Gazette).
    • The city’s interim police chief becomes the permanent head of the PD (Gazette, KXRM).


Pueblo/Pueblo County

    • Puebloans react to the State of the Union Address (Chieftain).
    • D60 to dip into reserves to meet budget shortfall (Chieftain).
    • Popular dog park reopens (Chieftain).
    • Pueblo County judicial building to break ground on Feb. 1st (Chieftain).


Other Areas in the KRCC Listening Region

    • The Huerfano County Sheriff’s Office is looking for suspects in the killing of 13 horses near Gardner (Chieftain).
    • Recall in Saguache County ends with a new county clerk (Chieftain).
    • Two more schools in Alamosa are in need of repair (Chieftain).



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