Colorado Springs mayoral candidates talk about what they would do to keep young professionals in town (Gazette, KXRM). The city hires a local firm to head branding efforts (Gazette, Colorado Springs Business Journal). Firefighters say dry, windy conditions are a big concern (KOAA). Warrior Games start in less than a week (KOAA). One of the oldest continually operating businesses in Colorado Springs gets a name change (Gazette). A new book takes a look at the history of the Old North End neighborhood (Gazette). A motel that helped people stay off the streets is closing (KRDO). Pikes Peak Community College names finalists for president (CSBJ).
Property tax assessments in El Paso and Pueblo Counties drop (KOAA). KOAA profiles a company in Woodland Park that's researching alternative fuels.
Pioneer Natural Resources, which drills for natural gas in southern Colorado, has signed up for a national registry detailing hydraulic fracturing practices and chemicals (Trinidad Times-Independent).
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