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New branch, loans add up to big year for ANB

ANB Bank Regional President Lonnie Parsons knows exactly which direction his bank is heading — up. Parsons took over the Denver-based bank’s Colorado Springs operations last August, a time when ANB, the Pikes Peak Region’s fifth largest bank with about $400 million in assets, was facing lending challenges and had just endured an exodus of… Continue Reading New branch, loans add up to big year for ANB

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Which Colorado Springs mayor should history hold responsible for the tradition of annual “State of the City” speeches? “De mortuis nihil nisi bonum” — of the dead speak only good, so let’s leave it alone. Suffice it to say that our dreary ritual, pretentiously borrowed from the president’s constitutionally mandated State of the Union speech,… Continue Reading What Bach will say, and what he’ll be thinking

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One on One: Turk leads Stratton Home into centennial

Winfield Scott Stratton, a gold miner who struck it rich in 1891, is recognized as one of the most benevolent men in Colorado Springs’ history, and Mark Turk is leading the effort to continue fulfilling Stratton’s charitable vision. Turk is the executive director of the Myron Stratton Home, a palatial estate located at the southeast… Continue Reading One on One: Turk leads Stratton Home into centennial

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Sometimes the best ideas come on the spur of the moment, inspired only by a healthy sense of curiosity. That was the case last week during a regular mental chore — thinking of a new question for the Business Journal’s online poll. It’s just one of the ways we try to communicate with the audience… Continue Reading Readers’ opinions send influential message

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Longtime gardening store back in one piece

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Longtime gardening store back in one piece

Rick’s Garden Center Address: 1827 W. Uintah St. Website: ricksgardencenter.com Years in business: 65 Years under current ownership: 28 Name of family: Estes Number of employees: 10-35 (seasonal) The Estes family seems to understand the values of nature and nurture. When Mike and Gail Estes went on a cross-country road trip in the mid-1970s, they… Continue Reading Longtime gardening store back in one piece

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Pinery offers exclusive club overlooking downtown

Still under construction, the Pinery at the Hill now offers exclusive club memberships. The Club at the Pinery at the Hill will sell annual memberships for $2,850, and with that come many “deep discounts,” said owner Mitch Yellen. At least initially, Yellen expects to sell between 100 and 150 memberships. He said the current owners… Continue Reading Pinery offers exclusive club overlooking downtown

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People on the Move – July 26, 2013

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Ent Federal Credit Union hired Ryan McMullen as a corporate lending officer. McMullen has more than 10 years’ experience in the financial services industry, most recently as a commercial banker at Adams Bank & Trust where he managed all aspects of commercial loan portfolios. A Colorado native, McMullen earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from… Continue Reading People on the Move – July 26, 2013

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Kudos! – July 26, 2013

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CIA-Leavitt Agency wins honor The Leavitt Group recently awarded CIA-Leavitt Insurance Agency with an “Agency Excellence Award.” Dan Bowers, the local managing co-owner of the agency, accepted the award during the Leavitt Group’s annual conference this year in Scottsdale, Ariz. CIA-Leavitt Insurance Agency is part of the Leavitt Group, one of the largest privately held… Continue Reading Kudos! – July 26, 2013

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On the Horizon – July 26, 2013

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July 26 Denver’s Diversity Day City Career Fair comes to Denver from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 4040 Quebec St. This free event matches employers with qualified employees from all classes covered under the Title VII Civil Rights Act of 1964: women, minorities, seniors and LGBT candidates. Admission is free… Continue Reading On the Horizon – July 26, 2013

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Palmer Lake lives on, without the lake

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Palmer Lake lives on, without the lake

Palmer Lake is a lake no more. The fact that Palmer Lake is now dry has affected some businesses there, they say. But other business owners report business has been good, despite the lack of water. What used to be a reservoir teeming with fishermen in the summer and skaters in the winter is now… Continue Reading Palmer Lake lives on, without the lake

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