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Skier visits close to last year’s

Skier visits close to last year’s

Total skier visits at the 21 member resorts of Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) were approximately 1 percent off last year’s pace during the first period of the 2014/15 ski season, Oct. 17-Dec. 31, compared to the same period last year. Last season’s first period skier visits were more than 20 percent up over the… Continue Reading Skier visits close to last year’s

PPCC plotting aggressive strategies

Pikes Peak Community College has several plans in the works to educate people, ranging from teaching graphic arts to raising chickens to helping veterans after their service in the field. Later this month, PPCC President Lance Bolton will testify before the Capital Development Committee at the Colorado Legislature, requesting state funding for a proposed project… Continue Reading PPCC plotting aggressive strategies

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Ent posts $12.5 million dividend to members

Ent Federal Credit Union announced this week a $12.5 million special dividend distribution to its members. More than 240,000 members in good standing will receive a minimum of $25, with an additional dividend amount based on the amount of interest they paid on loans and dividends they earned on deposits last year. The average dividend… Continue Reading Ent posts $12.5 million dividend to members

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Vice chancellor chats UCCS, baseball, fire

Martin Wood’s office at UCCS is filled with photos of his family — his wife Pam and their daughters Michelle and Megan — and baseball memorabilia. In addition to his duties as senior vice chancellor for university advancement and development, as well as chief operating officer, the Kansas native teaches a class using baseball as… Continue Reading Vice chancellor chats UCCS, baseball, fire

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Glenn candidate for U.S. Senate in 2016

El Paso County Commissioner Darryl Glenn announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate in 2016. “Colorado needs representation from a conservative who has worked his way through the types of obstacles with which nearly all middle-class and lower-income people struggle,” said Glenn, a Republican. “If my entry into this race seems early, it’s because I’m… Continue Reading Glenn candidate for U.S. Senate in 2016

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Workshops teach how to sell to the government

Small business owners who want to do business with the government now have a series of workshops that will teach just that. The Pikes Peak Library District collaborated with Certify to Success and the Colorado PTAC to help small businesses get valuable information, which has not been as readily available in its entirety before in… Continue Reading Workshops teach how to sell to the government

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Oasis apartments sold for $40 million

Steadfast Apartment REIT bought the The Oasis, a 252-unit apartment community in Colorado Springs for $40 million. The transaction represents the REIT’s entry into Colorado. “We believe this property is well-positioned in a market experiencing mid-wage job growth that is much stronger than the U.S. average and has limited new apartment construction,” said Ella Shaw… Continue Reading Oasis apartments sold for $40 million

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Suthers to announce for mayor

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers will formally announce his intention to run for mayor of Colorado Springs. The announcement will happen at 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 17, at the Ivywild School, 1604 S. Cascade Ave. Suthers was born and raised in Colorado Springs, and according to a news release, he is “focused on getting Colorado… Continue Reading Suthers to announce for mayor

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Convergent Design grows 4x

Convergent Design of Colorado Springs helped produce the movie “Captain Phillips” and continues working with Wheel of Fortune, National Geographic productions, NFL programs and far more. All from its 14,000-square-foot center off Garden of the Gods Road. Convergent Design manufactures high-tech recording devices for the film and television industries. “There’s one very important distinction” between… Continue Reading Convergent Design grows 4x

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GE Johnson Construction is all the way back. In the year prior to the economic recession of 2008, the Colorado Springs-based contractor completed around $500 million in projects. That dipped during the Great Recession. The company saw $417 million in sales in 2014, and according to President and CEO Jim Johnson, projections for this year… Continue Reading GE Johnson promotes staff with expansion

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