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Unemployment in Colorado Springs dipped from 8.1 to 6.9 percent from March to April, according to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. Those numbers are not seasonally adjusted. Figures show 3,577 additional payroll jobs were added to the Colorado Springs economy in April from March. Year-over-year, the April unemployment rate in the Colorado Springs… Continue Reading Colorado Springs’ unemployment figures decline

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ANB will acquire Capital West Bank

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ANB Bank announced Tuesday it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire Capital West Bank. The $160 million Capital West Bank, headquartered in Laramie, Wyo., has branches in Laramie, Cheyenne and Fort Collins. The purchase will add to ANB Bank’s presence in Wyoming and will increase the bank’s total assets to over $2.2… Continue Reading ANB will acquire Capital West Bank

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A group of advisors and space program experts gathered Tuesday to discuss legislation and policy flowing from the nation’s capital during the Space Symposium’s “A View from Washington” panel at The Broadmoor. Much of the discussion surrounded the future of commercial space programs, including private-sector satellites and rockets used to transport cargo, as well as… Continue Reading Private sector has solid position in space business

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Fountain PPWFC to move

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Fountain PPWFC to move

On Wednesday, June 4, the Fountain office of the Pikes Peak Workforce Center will begin the move of its office located at the Lorraine Community Center in Fountain to Peak Vista’s new health center at 350 Lyckman Drive. Due to the move, the workforce center will be closed on Monday June 9 and reopen at… Continue Reading Fountain PPWFC to move

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Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium next week

Women entrepreneurs from throughout the state are invited to the Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium May 30-31 in Denver. The event is co-sponsored by the U.S. Patent Trademark Office, Democrat U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, the Colorado Bar Association, the University of Denver, the Colorado Small Business Development Center and the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce. The symposium… Continue Reading Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium next week

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Theken was taken with films early on

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Theken was taken with films early on

Eight-millimeter films taken by Nancy Theken’s father instilled in her a passion for filmmaking. Fast-forward a few decades and the Colorado Springs mother of four has now helped produce two feature-length films and is making the film festival circuit in Europe and North America. The first film she worked on, “Haze,” showed how binge drinking… Continue Reading Theken was taken with films early on

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Quantum brokers $9.25 million transaction

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Quantum brokers $9.25 million transaction

The 86,500-square-foot office building at 9930 Federal Drive in Colorado Springs, also known as the Ford Motor Credit building, sold for $9.25 million. The seller was Karlin Federal Drive LLC, and the buyer was LV Federal 7 LLC. The listing agent was Michael Palmer of Quantum Commercial Group. Quantum Commercial also announced the sale of… Continue Reading Quantum brokers $9.25 million transaction

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Free disaster kits at Sky Sox game

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Free disaster kits at Sky Sox game

The Allstate Foundation and Points of Light are bringing their disaster preparation tour and education campaign to Colorado Springs on Wednesday, May 21. Volunteers and Allstate agency owners will help Colorado Springs residents build free disaster kits they can use in the event of a disaster or emergency. The free kits include a flashlight, a… Continue Reading Free disaster kits at Sky Sox game

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Loans from the Small Business Administration enable business owners to have more money to inject into their businesses. That’s because the SBA requires less money as a down payment. SBA loans can be easy to obtain, said a lender who’s spent decades helping small businesses obtain financing.  While one local SBA lender reports his SBA… Continue Reading SBA loans through local banks offer flexibility

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Under construction: Banks on the move

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Under construction: Banks on the move

The banking business is booming in Colorado Springs to the point at which one bank has bought its own ground and is building two new buildings. A premier Colorado business bank has branched out to Colorado Springs, and two more are remodeling at current locations. Colorado Business Bank “For us, it’s a market we’ve been… Continue Reading Under construction: Banks on the move

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