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Manitou retail pot ballot question likely

Less than two months after Manitou Springs City Council approved the licensing of retail marijuana businesses on the city’s eastern edge, one band of disapproving opponents still hasn’t given up. Manitou business owner Tim Haas, who started the campaign known as “No Retail Marijuana in Manitou Springs,” said he estimates the group has gathered between… Continue Reading Manitou retail pot ballot question likely

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Terra Verde joins April TESSA campaign

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Terra Verde joins April TESSA campaign

Downtown Colorado Springs boutique Terra Verde announced over the weekend that it will actively support TESSA throughout the month of April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Terra Verde, at 208 N. Tejon St., will support TESSA’s Denim Day Campaign by contributing 10 percent of its jean sales to the organization next month, according to a news… Continue Reading Terra Verde joins April TESSA campaign

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Report: Retail sales up in February

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Report: Retail sales up in February

Retail sales across the country increased both month-to-month and year-over-year in February, despite nationwide winter storms, the  National Retail Federation announced Thursday. The sales, which exclude purchases made at automobile dealers, gas stations and restaurants, increased .2 percent from January and 2.3 percent from the same time last year, according to a Federation news release.… Continue Reading Report: Retail sales up in February

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The Cyber Resilience Institute has announced the launch on April 9 of its Cyber Exchange Meetups in Colorado Springs, events aimed at promoting excellence in the business of technology. “Cyber Exchange Meetups is a community cyber mobilizing event that brings programs and activities together for innovation, business development, networking, talent connection, start-up presentations, cyber risk… Continue Reading Institute to host first ‘Cyber Resilience’ event in Springs

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Craftwood Inn suddenly closes doors

The Craftwood Inn, a longtime staple of the Manitou Springs community, closed suddenly Sunday after more than 70 years in business. Owner Dave Symonds, who purchased the eatery at 404 El Paso Blvd. in 2003, was noticeably distraught Tuesday after shutting the Craftwood’s doors for what might be the last time. “It’s a real shame,”… Continue Reading Craftwood Inn suddenly closes doors

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Colorado Springs School to host ‘Great Iron Pour’

The Colorado Springs School has announced it will be the only high school in the country to host an iron pour as a “pinnacle experience” for students in a metalworking Experience Centered Seminar. The Great Iron Pour will start with the lighting of furnaces and ignition of flame throwers at 10 a.m. Thursday, according to… Continue Reading Colorado Springs School to host ‘Great Iron Pour’

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Anti-abortion nonprofit expands with new space

A Colorado Springs-based nonprofit recently began leasing nearly 4,000 square feet of office space on Union Boulevard in which to expand its operations as an informational resource for pregnant women. Save the Storks, a 501(c)3 specializing in pregnancy education and pro-life advocacy, signed a lease for the 3,965 square-foot space at 5373 N. Union Blvd.,… Continue Reading Anti-abortion nonprofit expands with new space

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Dulcimer Shop looks to web for hope

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Dulcimer Shop looks to web for hope

  After 40 years in business, the Dulcimer Shop in Manitou Springs has closed, and the Ford family is doing what they can to keep the adjoining woodworking shop falling into the hands of the Internal Revenue Service. A profile on the popular crowdfunding website IndieGoGo.com surfaced Feb. 26 notifying the community that if its… Continue Reading Dulcimer Shop looks to web for hope

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From athlete to restaurateur, Travins has made his mark

Luke Travins has done much during his 24-year stay in Colorado Springs to shape the restaurant scene that so many residents hold dear. A native of New York City, Travins moved here in 1990 to train on the U.S. National Team for team handball. He continued to live and train at the Olympic Training Center… Continue Reading From athlete to restaurateur, Travins has made his mark

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Innovative Library 21c leads PPLD toward new horizons

When the Pikes Peak Library District opens its new branch near the city’s northern edge in June, Colorado Springs will welcome a facility that administrators say is unlike any other in the region. “It’s not just a building,” said PPLD Executive Director Paula Miller. “We’re changing the way we deliver public library service in several… Continue Reading Innovative Library 21c leads PPLD toward new horizons

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