The Colorado Public Utilities Commission has voted to have Xcel Energy close six coal fired power plants in the Front Range and replace them with a natural gas plant (Denver Post).
In Colorado Springs, hiring prospects for the first quarter of 2011 look dismal (Gazette, Colorado Springs Business Journal). City officials ask for the bankruptcy proceedings regarding Banning Lewis Ranch to be moved to Colorado (Gazette).
In Pueblo, the Human Society of the Pikes Peak Region seeks more funding from the city (Chieftain.
A fraternal order of police is expressing protests after cutbacks in the Las Animas County sheriff's office ( Times-Independent). The airport gets new jet-fuel tanks (Times-Independent).
Some LaJunta residents could be getting free compact fluorescent light bulbs (LaJunta Tribune-Democrat).
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