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AspenPointe’s Peer Navigator Program will partner with Pikes Peak Workforce Center for its annual “Hire Vets First” job fair for veterans from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 12 at the El Paso County Citizens Service Center, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road. Twenty-eight companies will meet with veterans to discuss employment opportunities, and AspenPointe will give each… Continue Reading PPWFC, Aspen Pointe host veterans job fair Tuesday

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Elizabeth Wright Ingraham, a Colorado Springs architect who passed away in September, will be inducted into the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame, along with nine other women, in March. Following in the footsteps of her grandfather, Frank Lloyd Wright, Wright Ingraham was the architect for about 150 buildings in Colorado Springs. “These extraordinary women have made significant contributions… Continue Reading Springs architect earns state Women’s Hall of Fame spot

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The Pikes Peak Area Rotary Clubs announced Sunday they will give $1,000 grants to three local businesses affected by recent floods and fires. The three area businesses — Tac Tile LLC, Scale Models LLC and Black Forest Creative Arts Center — will receive the grants during a ceremony Wednesday at Black Forest Fire Station One,… Continue Reading Rotary Clubs to give 3 local businesses $1,000 grants

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Sangre de Cristo opens holiday art sale

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The annual Own Your Own Art Sale & Exhibition begins Friday night at the Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center  in Pueblo. From 5-7 p.m. in the Helen T. White Galleries, the public may enjoy refreshments and a cash bar, and meet many of the artists exhibiting in the show and in other galleries.… Continue Reading Sangre de Cristo opens holiday art sale

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Apparently, at least for now, the Colorado Springs Sky Sox won’t be moving to a new downtown stadium after all. City leaders are revising their application to the Colorado Economic Development Commission for funding through the Regional Tourism Act, and the state EDC has given Colorado Springs an extra two days to respond to the… Continue Reading City for Champions stadium plans moving away from baseball

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Peak Vista Community Health Centers in Colorado Springs has received a grant of $758,333 from the U.S. Health and Human Services, the federal agency announced Thursday. The money will be used at Peak Vista’s North Academy Boulevard location “and will enable us to fund several more providers and six support staff,” said Communications Director Randy… Continue Reading Peak Vista awarded $758,333 federal grant for local services

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CVB awards ‘Champions for Tourism’

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The Colorado Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau’s annual Tourism Industry Awards celebration centered around a Champions for Tourism theme, Thursday evening at the Hotel Eleganté Conference & Events Center. CVB President and CEO Doug Price and Board Chair Alicia McConnell, director of training sites and community partnerships, U.S. Olympic Committee and 2013 Business Journal Woman of… Continue Reading CVB awards ‘Champions for Tourism’

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Those looking to leave college life behind — whether via graduation or frustrated abandonment —  may be interested in parentless places where they can live on the cheap while slaving to repay student loans. Well, now there’s a list for that. Vocativ.com just posted its own Livability Index, which the company calls a “semi-exhaustive, mostly… Continue Reading Springs, Denver grab spots on ‘most livable’ cities list

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Local market cools, but still holding up

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Local market cools, but still holding up

Following a summer full of home sales hype, both the local and national residential real estate markets cooled off in September for the first time in months. Although the Colorado Springs market may be on the decline until the new year, local experts say it is faring better than most. After hitting the highest level… Continue Reading Local market cools, but still holding up

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What if you didn’t have to pay employment tax, workers compensation, unemployment, payroll processing fees, and all the other costs of having employees? Sounds good, right? It’s a risky bet many employers have taken in recent years, calling some or all of their employees independent contractors to avoid employment costs. Maybe it was advice given… Continue Reading Employers must be sure to classify workers properly

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