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People on the Move – February 1, 2013

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Mary Greenwood has been promoted to mortgage loan officer at Ent Federal Credit Union. She has been with Ent for seven years and started as a member service representative. Most recently, she worked as a consumer lending specialist at Ent’s Falcon service center. Dr. Tim Gramling, president of Colorado Technical University, Southern Colorado, has joined… Continue Reading People on the Move – February 1, 2013

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Studio C3 a link to Internet marketing

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Studio C3 a link to Internet marketing

Studio C3 Owner: Kaleb Kohart Employees: 3 Location: 332 W. Bijou St., Suite 106 Web: www.studioc3.tv Kaleb Kohart describes himself as the man behind the curtain. That curtain is his video production business, Studio C3, where he creates commercials for small businesses — animated ads for out-of-state banks, videos for nonprofits and slick branding presentations… Continue Reading Studio C3 a link to Internet marketing

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Natural gas prices key to Utilities’ future

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Natural gas prices key to Utilities’ future

What’s the more significant economic driver in Colorado Springs: gas prices — or gas prices? To be clearer, are we more affected by the price of gasoline, or the price of natural gas? We all know what gasoline costs, because we buy it directly. The price we pay includes all costs — exploration, production, refining,… Continue Reading Natural gas prices key to Utilities’ future

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Hail, not fire, to blame for insurance rate hikes

After the Waldo Canyon fire tore through Colorado Springs, burning 346 homes and threatening hundreds more, homeowners were certain they’d see their insurance premiums increase. And they are, but not because of the fire. It’s because of the growing number of what the insurance industry defines as “catastrophes,” which has been mostly hail in recent… Continue Reading Hail, not fire, to blame for insurance rate hikes

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NASA urged to return to its roots

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NASA urged to return to its roots

“The Earth is just too small and fragile a basket for the human race to keep all its eggs in.” — author Robert Heinlein. The Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation agrees, and wants NASA to return to its exploration roots. The foundation issued a report in December that not only points out the problems that plague… Continue Reading NASA urged to return to its roots

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Too bad, Angela Dougan! My condolences, Tim Leigh! Life is cruel, Bernie Herpin and Brandy Williams! You may all have hoped for the unalloyed happiness that comes with an uncontested City Council race. But the fates have decreed otherwise, and it looks as if voters in all six districts will be able to choose among… Continue Reading Candidates, formidable or not, get a jump on incumbents

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NASA chief to speak at Space Symposium

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The current head of NASA will be in Colorado Springs for the Space Symposium, discussing challenges and opportunities facing the space agency. The symposium, in its 29th year, will attract more than 9,000 visitors April 8-11 at The Broadmoor hotel. Charles Bolden spent 34 years as a Marine, including 14 years with NASA’s astronaut office,… Continue Reading NASA chief to speak at Space Symposium

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Tim Leigh’s pithy, well-written weekly market reports always make interesting reading. This week’s was even more interesting than usual, because of two glaring howlers. Here’s an excerpt, with the howlers in bold. “The CSU leadership, including the previous board, has made several questionable policy decisions:   1. The disastrous Neumann Scrubber policy where CSU became… Continue Reading The arithmetically challenged Tim Leigh

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CS tech startup moving to Denver

Growing tech startup Prosperent will move to Denver in March. The company, which manages pay-per-sale online advertising for companies like REI, QVS and Zappos told the Business Journal in November that it was having trouble finding talented web programmers to hire in Colorado Springs. Mike Christensen, company co-founder and president, said employment issues were the… Continue Reading CS tech startup moving to Denver

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Long-time Colorado Springs developer Jannie Richardson’s holdings will be sold in a bankruptcy auction March 12. Of the  21 properties around the country that belonged to the SRKO Family Limited Partnership and Richardson, seven parcels in Colorado Springs and Manitou Springs will sell. While the assets up for auction include a mix of commercial and… Continue Reading Some Jannie Richardson properties going to bankruptcy auction

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