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Shop Small Business Saturday, Downtown Stroll

Shop Small Business Saturday, Downtown Stroll

This year, the week after Thanksgiving will be focused on shopping small and local in downtown Colorado Springs. The Downtown Partnership announced that on Wednesday, Dec. 3 there will be a Holiday Stroll Downtown featuring “strolling carolers, refreshments and one-night-only specials.” The event falls just days after Small Business Saturday, on Nov. 29. “This is… Continue Reading Shop Small Business Saturday, Downtown Stroll

Colorado Kite & Ski lightens cost factor

It was just after 10 a.m. when a chilled Stan Wolf answered a call at his ski shop on the Westside of Colorado Springs. “Colorado Kite & Ski,” he answered enthusiastically. “Yes, we have everything you need for snowboarding. … Do not rent in the mountains — it’s like $45 a day and mine are… Continue Reading Colorado Kite & Ski lightens cost factor

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Frontier Airlines offering $19 flights today

Frontier Airlines announced early Monday morning it is offering fares as low as $19 today from cities including Denver. The sale only applies to today, Monday, Nov. 24. “Turkeys can’t fly but you can for fares as low as $19,” Frontier advertised in an email. During the one-day sale, the budget airline is offering flights from… Continue Reading Frontier Airlines offering $19 flights today

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Colorado Springs is among the 10 U.S. cities with fastest growing rent, though residential units in the city remain below the national average, according to a recent study. Average rent for a two-bedroom apartment in Colorado Springs is $850, 11 percent lower than the national average of $950, according to the report by Apartment List.… Continue Reading Local rents below average, among fastest growing

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Program tries to raise STEM’s appeal to women

For years, there has been an ongoing discussion in this country about the state of STEM education and the viable workforce it produces — and why so few women are part of it. According to U.S. Department of Commerce data gathered in 2009, women comprise only 24 percent of the workforce employed in fields of… Continue Reading Program tries to raise STEM’s appeal to women

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Colorado Springs-based Nor’wood Development Group announced Thursday it finalized its purchase of Banning Lewis Ranch, a transaction months in the making. Nor’wood had been under contract since June to purchase around 18,000 acres of the property from Texas-based Ultra Petroleum. Ultra, which paid $20 million for the property, sold Banning Lewis to Nor’wood for a reported $28… Continue Reading Nor’wood buys Banning Lewis

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University Village: prosperous property

Five years have passed since part of a fledgling urban renewal project in north-central Colorado Springs began a journey to become a shopping and dining mecca. In those five years, University Village Colorado — an 80-acre property once peppered with derelict motels and blight — has become a major source of both employment and tax… Continue Reading University Village: prosperous property

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Makepeace joins race to become mayor

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Makepeace joins race to become mayor

Mary Lou Makepeace announced that she will be running for the next mayor of Colorado Springs. Makepeace, who previously served six years as the city’s mayor, declared her candidacy to a crowd of more than 100 at the Gold Room Wednesday morning. “I’m in! … I have decided that I am somebody, and that I can… Continue Reading Makepeace joins race to become mayor

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Behavioral health event planned for Thursday

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Behavioral health event planned for Thursday

The League of Women Voters of El Paso County has scheduled a panel discussion on behavioral health Thursday, Nov. 13, featuring five speakers working in industries related to the topic. The event is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at First Methodist Church at 420 N. Nevada Ave. It will be free, open to the public and… Continue Reading Behavioral health event planned for Thursday

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Catalyst Campus: path to the future

Train stations once were among the world’s epicenters of connectivity and vitality. They represented the worth of a community as well as its future economic potential. That’s an ethos the O’Neil Group Company wishes to recreate at its Catalyst Campus, a collaborative work and education environment slated to open next summer in downtown Colorado Springs.… Continue Reading Catalyst Campus: path to the future

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