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





State

    • Secretary of State Scott Gessler is seeking to simplify campaign finance rules (Denver Post).
    • Colorado Solicitor General Dan Domenico is scheduled to argue in favor of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in front of the Supreme Court next week (Colorado Springs Business Journal).
    • The annual Colorado govenor’s agriculture forum will address food saftey this year in the wake of the listeria outbreak (Denver Post).


Colorado Springs/El Paso County

    • Oil and gas companies bring a boost to the economy but also questions about waste disposal (Colorado Springs Independent).
    • Mayor Steve Bach pulls support for a Colorado Springs bicycle tour (Colorado Springs Independent).
    • El Paso County’s clerk and recorder are praised for maintaining voter anonymity (Colorado Springs Independent).
    • USPS processing center in Colorado Springs will be closing to reduce the systems infrastructure (KOAA).
    • Bass Pro Shops is coming to Colorado Springs and bringing new jobs with it (KXRM).


Pueblo/Pueblo County

    • Pueblo West Metropolitan District is seeking a higher share of lottery funds for the parks and recreation departments (Chieftain).
    • US Rep. Cory Gardner visits Pueblo and speaks on extending wind-power credits and a second Congressional term (Chieftain).
    • Terry Book is slated to take over as executive director of the Pueblo Board of Water Works and will also be receiving a raise (Chieftain).


Other Areas in the KRCC Listening Region

    • Custer County Democrats prepare for the caucuses (Wet Mountain Tribune).
    • Canon City School District considers a four-day school week to meet $1 million in budget cuts for next year (Chieftain).
    • Residents of Costilla County have been recommended to boil water before use due to water contamination (KKTV).
    • Cardiac Hospice care is now offered by the Sangre de Cristo Hospice West (Canon City Daily Record).
    • Canon City Council is set to discuss re-branding the city (Canon City Daily Record).



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