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A journalism professor of mine once had this advice for his young, would-be-reporter students: “If you’re curious about something, chances are you’re not the only one.” That being said, one topic that has piqued my curiosity for the past 17 months is that of the many intriguing place-names in Colorado, and how they came to… Continue Reading Pikes Peak region’s names have many stories

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O’Neil Group plans ‘innovation district’ for downtown Springs

The Colorado Springs-based O’Neil Group Company bought the historic Homburg buildings with plans to create an “innovation district” in downtown Colorado Springs. Company executives announced their plans Friday morning to transform the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Passenger Depot and surrounding buildings near the corner of Colorado and Pikes Peak avenues into what will be… Continue Reading O’Neil Group plans ‘innovation district’ for downtown Springs

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Study: Colorado No. 2 most politically engaged state

Colorado is among the most politically engaged states in the nation, according to a recent study by Web-based personal finance resource Wallet Hub. Colorado placed No. 2, behind Massachusetts and ahead of Minnesota. Among the least politically engaged states were Hawaii at No. 49, Oklahoma at No. 50 and West Virginia, which placed last. Colorado was… Continue Reading Study: Colorado No. 2 most politically engaged state

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Prosperity suits Monument’s name

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Prosperity suits Monument’s name

The town of Monument is wearing its name well. Located at the base of Rampart Range in northern El Paso County, the once-small settlement known to most as a convenient pit stop along Interstate 25 is building itself up as a pillar of economic prosperity. The population of the 5-square-mile sliver of a town has… Continue Reading Prosperity suits Monument’s name

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The U.S. Department of Labor recently issued a $6.2 million grant to Colorado for the training of the state’s long-term unemployed in industries related to technology. The federal government’s plan to help less-fortunate Coloradans regain their footholds in the competitive job markets of advanced manufacturing and information technology was well-received news. “Colorado is a national… Continue Reading County skips grant to aid unemployed, for a reason

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CSHP to be sold to Denver-based DaVita

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CSHP to be sold to Denver-based DaVita

Denver-based DaVita Healthcare Partners announced Wednesday that it is in the process of acquiring Colorado Springs Health Partners, a group with more than 130 providers and 11 locations in the Pikes Peak region. A news release issued by the Fortune 500 company Wednesday gave little detail as to the terms of the acquisition, which it… Continue Reading CSHP to be sold to Denver-based DaVita

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Mezzanine’s NYC model works here

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Mezzanine’s NYC model works here

Since opening in June, The Mezzanine has proven a successful new concept for performing arts venues. Downtown power couple Kathy and Sam Guadagnoli joined with Colorado Springs Conservatory Executive Director Linda Weise to open the venue, a nonprofit designed to support the school and the local arts community. “Colorado Springs has so much to offer… Continue Reading Mezzanine’s NYC model works here

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ANB Bank opens new Academy location

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ANB Bank opens new Academy location

ANB Bank has announced that its new Academy Banking Center opened this morning in central Colorado Springs. The bank, located at Flintridge and Academy Boulevards, officially started serving customers at 9 a.m., prior to tomorrow’s grand opening event (Oct. 21), according to a news release. The grand opening will include a ribbon cutting attended by dignitaries… Continue Reading ANB Bank opens new Academy location

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Otherworldly whimsy fills Chavez Gallery

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Otherworldly whimsy fills Chavez Gallery

On the Westside of Colorado Springs exists a portal into the minds of others. The Chavez Gallery is a curious place filled with nostalgic glimpses into the combined psyche — memories, curiosities and ideals — of married couple Kris and Liese Chavez. Kris, primarily an enamel jewelry-maker, and Liese, a painter, opened the 500-square-foot gallery… Continue Reading Otherworldly whimsy fills Chavez Gallery

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A-Basin first Colorado ski resort to open

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Arapahoe Basin resort in Summit County announced today, Oct. 16, that it will open Friday for the first day of the 2014-15 season. This makes A-Basin the first skiing and snowboarding resort to open this year. The attraction’s Black Mountain Express lift will open at 9 a.m. and provide access to the intermediate High Noon Run,… Continue Reading A-Basin first Colorado ski resort to open

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