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Trains transport body, mind, spirit during holidays

Do you hear what I hear? The holidays are knocking. Welcome the mad dash of Black Friday, the online fervor of Cyber Monday and the seemingly endless run of holiday parties, family obligations, soirées and shopping sprees that all but drown out the serenity of the season. Those seeking a slower pace may want to… Continue Reading Trains transport body, mind, spirit during holidays

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Overview: Area needs balance

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Overview: Area needs balance

The Pikes Peak region is out of balance. That was the assessment of Al Wenstrand, chief business development officer of the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance, during the Tri-Lakes Economic Development Corporation’s annual State of the Region luncheon Nov. 20 at Palmer Lake. “Economic development is long-term, so balance is important,” Wenstrand said. “I would… Continue Reading Overview: Area needs balance

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Colorado Springs school takes top spot in physical activity contest

Academy School District 20’s Chinook Trail Elementary School earned $2,150 in awards in Kaiser Permanente’s Fire Up Your Feet Fall Challenge, a national competition to support physical activity and wellness programs before, during and after school. Nine Colorado schools received top-honors and shared $6,500 in a variety of awards. Challenge awards help to support school… Continue Reading Colorado Springs school takes top spot in physical activity contest

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Stay healthy and win a gift card these holidays

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Stay healthy and win a gift card these holidays

Weigh and Win, a Kaiser Permanente-supported program, launches the inaugural Healthy Holiday Challenge encouraging Coloradans to maintain their current weight throughout the 2014 holiday season. All residents who lose or stay within 1 pound of their initially recorded weight will receive a $15 gift card to Amazon.com. Participants are required to complete an initial weigh-in Nov. 19-26… Continue Reading Stay healthy and win a gift card these holidays

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Trains transport mind, body and spirit during holidays

Do you hear what I hear? The holidays are knocking. Thanksgiving is less than a week away and, with its passing, begins the mad dash of Black Friday, the online fervor of Cyber Monday and the seemingly endless run of holiday parties, family obligations, soirées and shopping sprees that all but drown out the serenity… Continue Reading Trains transport mind, body and spirit during holidays

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Tri-Lakes YMCA opens expanded facilities

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Tri-Lakes YMCA opens expanded facilities

The Tri-Lakes YMCA in Monument hosted an open house Nov. 17 for its newly expanded Healthy Living Center. The center grew from 46,000 to 52,000 square feet, according to Boyd Williams, president and CEO of YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region. The YMCA also nearly doubled the amount of equipment it offers and made multiple… Continue Reading Tri-Lakes YMCA opens expanded facilities

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Health Care Services to begin renovations on new location

Rocky Mountain Health Care Services will begin renovations next month on a 60,000-square-foot building on Pikes Peak Avenue. The building was the former location of Doctor’s Hospital and Eisenhower Hospital. “The new and larger space will allow us to better serve the community and be more centrally located in town,” RMHCS President and CEO Tom… Continue Reading Health Care Services to begin renovations on new location

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Vehicle registrations up 7.1 percent this year

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Vehicle registrations up 7.1 percent this year

Year-to-date registrations for new cars and trucks in Colorado for the first 10 months of 2014 were at 156,441 — a growth of 7.1 percent — versus 146,012 registrations in the same period in 2013. Registrations were essentially unchanged at 15,782 (-0.4 percent) in October 2014 compared to 15,846 in October last year. Those results… Continue Reading Vehicle registrations up 7.1 percent this year

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North Pole still has same lure

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North Pole still has same lure

When Santa Claus needs to get away, he vacations in Cascade. That’s been the case since 1956, when the North Pole: Home of Santa’s Workshop, was created by Wesley Spurry. Following the model of a park in Lake Placid, N.Y., Spurry and investors Art Herzberger and George Haggard brought the Christmas-themed concept to the foot… Continue Reading North Pole still has same lure

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Pediatric after-hours urgent care now in Springs

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Pediatric after-hours urgent care now in Springs

Colorado Springs children needing after-hours urgent care services now have a new option with the opening of Children’s Hospital Colorado’s new Briargate Urgent Care center located at 4125 Briargate Parkway. The center offers urgent care services from 5 p.m.-midnight Monday through Friday, and noon-midnight on Saturdays and Sundays. “We identified an unmet need in our… Continue Reading Pediatric after-hours urgent care now in Springs

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