State &#8226 Colorado Springs/El Paso County &#8226 Pueblo/Pueblo County &#8226 LaJunta/Otero County &#8226Other Areas in the KRCC Listening Region





State

    &#8226 Colorado’s Secretary of State Scott Gessler sparks talk of 2014 run for Governor with a recent fundraising letter sent out (Denver Post).


Colorado Springs/El Paso County

    &#8226 Local Colorado Springs based company ITT Excelis has won a $160 billion contract with the Army to provide both IT support and services (Colorado Springs Business Journal).
    &#8226 El Paso County residents have received mailers from the Colorado Liberty Alliance attacking Representative Marsha Looper-R for allegedly promoting illegal immigration (Gazette).
    &#8226 CDOT has begun a $1 million dollar wildlife fence project that will run from the Pikes Peak International Raceway up to Exit 128 in Fountain (KRDO).
    &#8226 The Southern Colorado Economic Forum is reporting strong growth in El Paso County citing increased wages, home purchases, and vehicle purchases as the key indicators (Colorado Springs Business Journal).


Pueblo/Pueblo County

    &#8226 Pueblo Chemical Depot’s weapons destruction program will escape the 2013 defense budget cuts (Chieftain).


LaJunta/Otero County

    &#8226 The Otero County Treasurer has reported low interest earnings for 2011 with even lower earnings projected for next year (La Junta Tribune Democrat).


Other Areas in the KRCC Listening Region

    &#8226 Alamosa County rancher Larry Crowder has announced his run for the new state Senate seat (Chieftain).
    &#8226 Customers of Black Hills Energy were informed of possible low voltage levels during the ongoing work on a pedestrian bridge at Sand Creek (Canon City Daily Record).
    &#8226 After new state reapportionments the Fremont County Board of County Commissioners have approved new county precinct maps (Canon City Daily Record).



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