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Peterson AFB’s surprising facts

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During a recent conversation, Col. Chris Crawford described a common experience in his role as commander at Peterson Air Force Base, talking with civilians in Colorado Springs who know surprisingly little about what goes on at the installation that leases most of its real estate from our airport. The colonel wasn’t being critical. He simply… Continue Reading Peterson AFB’s surprising facts

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What makes nonprofit leadership so hard?

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Yesterday a conversation with the executive director of a nonprofit organization reminded me of many similar conversations over the years. “Nonprofit leadership is really, really hard. Why is that?” she pleaded. “I’m not sure if my board or staff really understand how much I struggle trying to run this organization. Was it meant to be… Continue Reading What makes nonprofit leadership so hard?

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Letters – March 22, 2013

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Tough times for City Council Council is slowly and strategically being silenced as we see the promotion, support and abuse of authoritarian leadership. The people voted a Council-Mayor form of government to have a separation and a limit of powers. City Council is meant to be a deliberative, Republic body. Short-term successes are being achieved… Continue Reading Letters – March 22, 2013

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Excitement building over Prince Harry visit to Warrior Games

Last year, it was the First Lady; this year it’s a prince who will attend the Warrior Games in Colorado Springs. The United States Olympic Committee confirmed Monday that Britain’s Prince Harry will attend the fourth-annual Warrior Games in the Springs. “We are excited that Prince Harry will be attending the fourth annual Warrior Games… Continue Reading Excitement building over Prince Harry visit to Warrior Games

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Mayor wants airport marketing consultant

Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach is putting out a call for an airport marketing expert. The expert ought to be familiar with strategies on marketing a regional airport in the shadow of an international airport, like Denver. City officials announced Friday that Colorado Springs airport aviation director Mark Earle was stepping down. Earle, city officials… Continue Reading Mayor wants airport marketing consultant

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Neumann and Leigh still battle

The next salvo in the war of words between Neumann Systems Group President Dave Neumann and Colorado Springs City Councilor Tim Leigh won’t be at a public meeting. Neumann asked last week for a special City Council meeting, outlining 16 alleged falsehoods and misstatements made by Leigh about Neumann’s coal-scrubbing technology being installed at Martin… Continue Reading Neumann and Leigh still battle

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Rate of delinquent student loans rises 36 percent

The amount of delinquent student loans was $3 billion during the first two months of the year, an increase of more than 36 percent from a year ago, said the latest National Consumer Trends Report form Equifax. Balances in bankruptcy cases remained level at $.5 billion, according to the report. The increase in derogatory or… Continue Reading Rate of delinquent student loans rises 36 percent

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Peak Vista to move Women’s Clinic to Union Blvd.

The Peak Vista Community Health Centers will move its Women’s Health Center into its new location at 225 S. Union Blvd this week. The clinic is currently located at 350 Printers Parkway, and will open in its new location March 27. The staff will continue to see patients during the moving process. The new clinic… Continue Reading Peak Vista to move Women’s Clinic to Union Blvd.

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Pikes Peak Community College purchased a 10,000-square-foot building downtown with plans to expand its arts programs, including graphic design and performing arts. The building is at 22 N. Sierra Madre, directly west of the college’s Downtown Studio Campus.  The college paid $727,000. The building, which was occupied by Gowdy-Printcraft Press from 1955 to 2005, is… Continue Reading PPCC buys property downtown, plans to expand arts programs

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Earle steps down as director of Colorado Springs Airport

Mark Earle is stepping down as aviation director of the Colorado Springs Airport, officials announced Friday. Assistant Aviation Director Dan Gallagher will assume the role of interim director while the city conducts a national search for a new director. Gallagher has been with the Colorado Springs Airport since 2010. Earle has agreed to serve as… Continue Reading Earle steps down as director of Colorado Springs Airport

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