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CC finishes $14 million residence hall renovation

Colorado College has completed a $14 million renovation of Slocum Hall, one of its largest residence halls. Built in the 1950s, the makeover was designed to create new study spaces in the building, enhancing the sense of community and collaboration. The residence hall now has an open lounge on the first floor, as well as… Continue Reading CC finishes $14 million residence hall renovation

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Three years after fire, 15C almost ready to reopen

Colorado Springs’ once-popular martini and cigar bar, 15C, is making a comeback. The upscale bar, tucked in the alleyway between Bijou and Kiowa streets west of Tejon Street, plans to reopen its doors within weeks. When it does, it will mark the end of a three-year hiatus that began after the bar caught fire early… Continue Reading Three years after fire, 15C almost ready to reopen

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Schroffel, Stacey stepping down from UCHealth

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Schroffel, Stacey stepping down from UCHealth

University of Colorado Health is losing two of its founding members. Both Rulon Stacey and Bruce Schroffel will be leaving their positions with the organization. UCHealth, which operates Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs, was formed by the two men, who created a partnership between the University of Colorado Hospital, which Schroffel was running, and Poudre… Continue Reading Schroffel, Stacey stepping down from UCHealth

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State events highlight high-tech innovation companies

Next week is “Colorado Innovation Week,” to honor the small businesses and startups that are creating hubs of innovation across the state. Gov. John Hickenlooper made the proclamation yesterday, saying that the week will bring together “top leaders to cultivate innovation and technology, and transform ideas into reality.” The week’s events include the Monday release… Continue Reading State events highlight high-tech innovation companies

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JA board approves Westside building purchase

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JA board approves Westside building purchase

The organization’s board voted 39-2 this week in favor of purchasing the buildings at 2310 and 2320 W. Colorado Ave. for about $600,000 from Discover Goodwill. JA of Southern Colorado is in its first phase of a capital campaign to raise $3.9 million to create its “Biztown” and “Finance Park,” a sprawling, interactive financial-education center… Continue Reading JA board approves Westside building purchase

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Corny Cravings opens on Powers Blvd.

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Corny Cravings is the new business now occupying a storefront at 2872 N. Powers in the Safeway Marketplace East. Rhonda Luker and Daniel Romano opened their business Aug. 10. The business offers gourmet popcorn, glazed nuts, candy and gift baskets. “Our focus is to celebrated the events in your life,” Luker said, “in addition to… Continue Reading Corny Cravings opens on Powers Blvd.

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Peak Vista to build new clinic in Fountain

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Peak Vista Community Health Centers will begin construction of a new 14,000-square-foot community health center in Fountain next week. Pam McManus, president and CEO of the safety-net clinic, said that the new center will help met the needs of people in southern El Paso County. “This will enable us to continue to ensure that the… Continue Reading Peak Vista to build new clinic in Fountain

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Rocky Mountain State Games breaks participation records

The Rocky Mountain State Games, already the largest sports festival in Colorado, broke records this summer. A total of 9,312 athletes from 90 Colorado towns and cities, plus competitors from other Rocky Mountain states, took part in the 12th Rocky Mountain State Games conducted by the Colorado Springs Sports Corp. The games were held during… Continue Reading Rocky Mountain State Games breaks participation records

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Colorado Crossing sits as litigation abounds

Half-finished buildings sit with gaping holes, windows without glass, parking lots without cars. Classy signs announce the now-derailed development: Colorado Crossing, on the weeded byway leading to its skeletal remains off Voyager and Interquest parkways. A nearly completed multiplex movie theater, flanked by a half-done office building and a parking garage, all sit vacant and… Continue Reading Colorado Crossing sits as litigation abounds

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The city of Colorado Springs is stepping up its presence downtown — with more police, better focus on homeless services and the possibility of a police substation downtown on Tejon Street. “It’s not finalized, but we’re really looking hard to have space downtown,” said Colorado Springs Police Commander Pat Rigdon. That would be in the… Continue Reading Police want permanent presence downtown

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