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





State


Colorado Springs/El Paso County


Pueblo/Pueblo County

    • The NCAA National Wrestling Championship event is coming to Colorado State University-Pueblo next month and is expected to boost tourism (KOAA).


Trinidad/Las Animas County

    • Fort Lyon’s medium-security prison closes in an effort to save 6 million dollars annually (Chieftain).


Other Areas in the KRCC Listening Region

    • A new Senator will be elected for Custer County due to reorganized district boundaries (Wet Mountain Tribune).
    • Custer County zoning offices are cracking down on in home businesses without special use permits (Wet Mountain Tribune).
    • Custer County zoning offices are cracking down on in home businesses without special use permits (Wet Mountain Tribune).
    • Florence Colorado will being its 5th annual farmers market and will offer more than just food (Cannon City Daily Record).



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