Wednesday Index

On July 14, 2010 By

In Pueblo, city council agreed on a 6-1 vote to ask voters in November whether to impose a 4.3 percent sales tax on medical marijuana and related paraphernalia (Chieftain).

Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis is admitting missteps in articles he wrote about water issues and now is being accused of plagiarism ( Continue Reading

Tuesday Index

On July 13, 2010 By

In Canon City, a new administrative-maximum security prison will open its doors September 1 to more than 300 inmates (KRDO).

Two judges for the Fourth Judicial District have announced their retirement, and the local nominating commission will meet next month to select nominees for the governors consideration (Business Journal).

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Monday Index

On July 12, 2010 By

In Colorado Springs, the city council is considering what to do with nearly a $600,000 revenue excess from the city that it can’t touch due to TABOR laws (Gazette, KRDO). Colorado Springs Utilities will be negotiating again with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation this week to negotiate water contracts that will [...]

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Friday Index

On July 9, 2010 By

People who want to vote in the Aug. 10 primary election have until Monday to register (Gazette, KOAA). The El Paso County commissioners have given their approval on a plan to turn Powers Boulevard into a freeway (KRDO). The Air Force Academy now has a new Commander of Cadets [...]

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Thursday Index

On July 8, 2010 By

Memorial Hospital is looking at its current structure and, alternatively, what would happen if the city spun off the hospital as an independent nonprofit (Gazette). A former city manager of Colorado Springs asserts there’s lots to say about her tenure that isn’t being talked about (Springs Indy).

Secretary of Labor Hilda [...]

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Wednesday Index

On July 7, 2010 By

Canon City is a step closer to lifting a ban on medical marijuana dispensaries, but there will be big restrictions (KRDO).

Two non-profits in Pueblo, including HARP, recognize the effects of the economy in front of council (Chieftain). The Chieftain puts chemical weapons stored in the city into national [...]

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Tuesday Index

On July 6, 2010 By

Commercial real estate broker Tim Leigh has dropped out of the race for mayor of Colorado Springs but is considering running for an at-large City Council seat (Gazette, Business Journal).

The Las Animas County commissioners have approved a contract with the Colorado Department of Local Affairs for a $45,000 grant to [...]

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Friday Index

On July 2, 2010 By

In Monument, the Lewis-Palmer School Board is moving quickly to name a short-term replacement for the former superintendent that resigned in June (KRDO).

The Colorado Department of Transportation presented an ambitious, expensive plan to the El Paso County Commissioners Thursday to convert Powers Boulevard into an eight-lane, limited-access freeway (Business Journal).

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Thursday Index

On July 1, 2010 By

Colorado Springs Mayor Lionel Rivera is calling for a three-year timeout from the part of the Taxpayers Bill of Rights that limits how much tax money the city of Colorado Springs can spend as the economy recovers (Gazette, Business Journal). Some city council members boycotted Mayor Lionel Rivera’s final state of [...]

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Wednesday Index

On June 30, 2010 By

A panel examining options for the future of Memorial Hospital had a huge turnout for last night’s meeting (Gazette).

In Pueblo, owners of the medical marijuana dispensary, MediMar Ministries, will challenge a cease-and-desist order today from the city (Chieftain).

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Tuesday Index

On June 29, 2010 By

The state of Colorado has delayed medicaid payments to area health agencies (Trindad Times).

The Fremont County School Board will vote next month on whether to pass random drug tests for students (KRDO).

In Pueblo, a no vote on medical marijuana dispensaries at the latest city council meeting has left some [...]

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Friday Index

On June 25, 2010 By

Parkland Canyon fire is over 85% contained now (KOAA, Chieftain).

Unemployment benefits legislation has died in Washington and will affect many state citizens (Chieftain).

In Colorado Springs city officials say contracted lawn crews will begin limited maintenance on street medians soon (Business Journal).

A bill in the [...]

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Thursday Index

On June 24, 2010 By

In Colorado Springs, District 11 has passed its budget for next year and it includes teachers and staff cuts (KRDO).

In Pueblo, the CSU Board of Governors has approved a maximum 9% tuition hike for the CSU-Pueblo campus (Chieftain).

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Wednesday Index

On June 23, 2010 By

El Paso County is looking for a volunteer to serve as associate member on the board of adjustment (KOAA).

A new FBI headquarters has been completed in Denver (KOAA).

In Pueblo, the city school district has settled on one finalist for interim superintendent (Chieftain).

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Tuesday Index

On June 22, 2010 By

Colorado Springs officials say the city is well under budget for the 2010 year (KKTV).

Pueblo leaders discuss how tax-limiting measures on the November ballot could affect the city (KRDO).

A legal agreement may stop drilling in the Baca Wildlife Refuge soon (KOAA).

The Trinidad Times is reporting the [...]

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Friday Index

On June 18, 2010 By

The Colorado Attorney General’s Office said it will file court papers today seeking a contempt-of-court citation against Colorado Springs anti-tax activist Doug Bruce (Gazette).

Governor Bill Ritter recently signed a House Bill that will help low-income families get through the recession by expanding access to food and nutrition programs (Tribune Democrat).

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Tuesday Index

On June 15, 2010 By

Colorado Senator Mark Udall is calling for more research on safety in oil and gas drilling (KOAA).

The Brookings Insitute has released a report that says Colorado Springs is economically strong but much of the West is still struggling (Business Journal).

U.S. senatorial candidate Andrew Romanoff made a campaign stop in [...]

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Monday Index

On June 14, 2010 By

Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Hickenlooper has come out against plans by the Army to expand training in Pinon Canyon (KOAA, Chieftain).

A La Veta judge has quit, and says he was forced out (KOAA).

The Build America bonds El Paso County is using to fund the purchase of the [...]

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Friday Index

On June 11, 2010 By

Governor Bill Ritter’s latest bill is focusing on clean energy (KOAA). Republican Senate candidate Jane Norton says she would oppose federal wilderness bills she refers to as land grabs (KOAA).

The Chieftain reports El Paso County is facing a medical marijuana quandary.

Las Animas County and the city of [...]

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Thursday Index

On June 10, 2010 By

Plans for the old Ivywild Elementary School include several shops and a community center (Gazette). Democratic Senator John Morse has announced his plans to run for re-election (KRDO). A proposal to ban medical marijuana shops may be headed to a November ballot (KRDO). A petition has been submitted  to [...]

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Tuesday Index

On June 8, 2010 By

High river water raises flooding concerns (Gazette, KOAA, Chieftain). Governor Bill Ritter vetoes a bill on unionized employees (KOAA). A new law now cuts vehicle registration late fees (KOAA).

Manitou pilot parking program is on the city council’s agenda (Business Journal).

In Trinidad, [...]

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Monday Index

On June 7, 2010 By

Governor Bill Ritter will sign more than a dozen bills today (KOAA).

In Colorado Springs, the District 11 school district has come up with a plan for three vacant schools (Gazette). Romanoff speaks about White House controversy at Juneteenth celebration (KXRM). GPS upgrade will add 300 jobs to the [...]

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Friday Index

On June 4, 2010 By

Jefferson County School District voted Thursday night to cut 136 jobs for next year in an effort to save money (KRDO).

A mustard agent leak was detected late Thursday in Pueblo (KOAA).

A third candidate has been added to the ballot in Custer County for the August primary (WMT).

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