The recent listeria outbreak stemming from cantaloupe grown in Colorado prompts food-safety experts to question handling advice (Denver Post). Proposed new Labor Department rules have critics concerned about the family farm tradition (Denver Post).
State Representative Marsha Looper (R) of Calhan plans to introduce a bill on mineral rights at the statehouse, aimed at helping homeowners know when mineral rights to their property are bought and sold (Gazette). Heavy winds across the state this weekend caused damage in Westcliffe, Custer County (KRDO, KKTV), and Las Animas County (Chieftain).
Colorado Springs faces another potential national black-eye after a local police case airs on 20/20 (Gazette). Enterprise looks to launch a car sharing program at Ft. Carson (Denver Business Journal). Ivywild residents are concerned about a proposal to create a home for men with substance abuse issues (Gazette).
In Pueblo County, the sheriff plans to hire civilians to run the facility's master control center (Chieftain).
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