The Bureau of Land Management starts Level 1 fire restrictions on BLM lands (KOAA).
In Colorado Springs, the strong-mayor campaign heats up (Gazette). Falcon District 49 is still working to deal with budget cuts (KOAA), declaring a financial emergency (Gazette). The Colorado Springs Business Journal takes a look at the Memorial Health System as a new city council is set to take office*. Housing advocates face budget cuts as the need continues to rise (CSBJ*). First Lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, the Vice President's wife, stopped at Fountain-Ft. Carson High School (KOAA, KXRM). Retirement home residents learn sign language (KXRM).
El Paso County commissioners give a landowner 10 weeks to clean up a former mobile home storage park (Gazette). In Canon City, a public meeting discussed Fremont County's economic development goals (Canon City Daily Record).
In Pueblo, the city school district considers closures, outsourcing, and furloughs to help meet next year's budget (Chieftain). CSU-Pueblo names two finalists in the school's presidential search (Chieftain).
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