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A coalition of local business, community leaders and elected officials are trying to secure a $19.8 million appropriation to federal legislation that provides disaster assistance related to Hurricane Sandy and Fort Collins High Park fire. They say the money is sorely needed to aid with lingering Waldo Canyon fire recovery efforts. Organizations included in the local effort include the Colorado Springs… Continue Reading Springs lobbying for $20 million under Hurricane Sandy federal relief package

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Digital Edition – January 4, 2013

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Construction employment was up, down and steady – depending on the state – in November. Construction employment declined year-over-year in 151 of 337 metropolitan areas. It remained stagnant in 60 and increased in 126 areas, according to a monthly construction employment report from the Association of General Contractors. The association reported that Hurricane Sandy accounted… Continue Reading Construction employment figures show regional gains and losses

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For the first time, the members of the University of Colorado Board of Regents, elected in November, will be sworn in at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. The ceremony is scheduled for 11 a.m. Jan. 9, in the upper library outdoor plaza , northwest of the campus entrance at Austin Bluffs Parkway and Meadow… Continue Reading CU Regents to be sworn in at UCCS

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It looks as if council gadfly Tim Leigh may have some serious opposition in District 1, which includes most of northwest Colorado Springs. Longtime Colorado Springs resident and community leader Joe Barrera announced his candidacy for the district seat this morning. He included a specific, district-centered platform. Here’s the partial text of an email he… Continue Reading Barrera to run for Leigh’s District 1 council seat

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Slower 2013 predicted for airline industry

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A Colorado airline industry analyst projects flights, seat capacity and passenger numbers will decline in 2013. Evergreen-based Boyd Group International said issued a report today that predicts the nation’s air transportation system will  see a 1.5 to 2.0 percent drop in traffic this year. Furthermore, industry growth beyond 2013 is predicted to be slower than… Continue Reading Slower 2013 predicted for airline industry

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The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance today named its newly elected board members, as well as its new board chairman, Mike Jorgensen, president of Red Noland Cadillac. Newly elected board members include: Jerry Forte, CEO, Colorado Springs Utilities; Amanda Mountain, executive director of the Tim Gill Center for Public Media at Rocky Mountain PBS; Leslie Thomas, president… Continue Reading Business Alliance names board members, Jorgensen appointed chairman

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Opera Theatre of the Rockies opens its 15th season with two major operas planned. The first production is Johann Strauss’ effervescent “Die Fledermaus” at the Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts March 2 and March 3. This opera is a fun story of pranks, mistaken identity, glamorous parties and laughter set in romantic Vienna. … Continue Reading Opera Theatre of the Rockies opening 15th season

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Odyssey Hospice, which has served the Pikes Peak region for 14 years, is changing its name to Gentiva Hospice. Odyssey has been a member of the Gentiva home health and hospice family of companies since 2010. The name change reflects the relationship and resources of being a part of a national organization. “As with Odyssey… Continue Reading Odyssey Hospice changes name to Gentiva Hospice

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A $13 million assisted living and memory care center is under construction at 5355 Centennial Blvd. in northern Colorado Springs. MorningStar at Mountain Shadows will include 45 assisted living suites and 19 individual care suites for Alzheimer’s patients. The development of the 3.2 acre project is a joint venture between Denver-based MorningStar Senior Living and Millennium Venture Group, which… Continue Reading 64-room assisted-living and memory center under construction on north end

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