State &#8226 Colorado Springs/El Paso County &#8226 Pueblo/Pueblo County &#8226 Trinidad/Las Animas County &#8226 Other Areas in the KRCC Listening Region





State

    &#8226 Colorado’s Oil and Gas Conservation Commission sparks an investigation of inappropriate fracking dumping (Denver Business Journal).
    &#8226 Legislation that would give Colorado businesses tax breaks on equipment moves forward (KRDO).


Colorado Springs/El Paso County

    &#8226 Colorado Springs annual pothole campaign begins two weeks of street repairs Monday (KRDO).
    &#8226 Colorado College professor wins Bancroft Prize for history (Denver Post).
    &#8226 Colorado Springs residents aim to boost presence by applying for more than 300 openings in state boards and committees (Colorado Springs Business Journal).
    &#8226 Old Colorado City cancels annual Easter egg hunt (KXRM).


Pueblo/Pueblo County

    &#8226 Pueblo’s downtown has been awarded $8,000 grant to develop a creative district (Chieftain).


Trinidad/Las Animas County

    &#8226 Las Animas police chief fired after a unanimous vote by city council to dismiss him immediately (Chieftain).
    &#8226 Trinidad’s 14th annual blues festival is canceled due to economic hardships (Chieftain).


Other Areas in the KRCC Listening Region

    &#8226 Freemont County puts a hold on the “Over the River” project (Canon City Daily Record).
    &#8226 Canon City Public Library shows progress with renovations and repairs (Canon City Daily Record).
    &#8226 Police chief of Florence resigns after two years of service (Chieftain).
    &#8226 Alamosa irrigation ditches along the Rio Grande may face a 15 percent reduction in flow this year (Chieftain).



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