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Home prices rise in March

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Home prices rise in March

Colorado home prices rose 9 percent in March, setting a record, according to a report released this week by CoreLogic. The 9 percent figure includes distressed properties. The figures were not broken down by county Colorado’s performance is something to cheer, said Peter Niederman, CEO of Kentwood Real Estate. “That is good news,” Niederman said.… Continue Reading Home prices rise in March

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Seafood restaurant moves west

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Seafood restaurant moves west

Tom English serves happy food. At his English Dockside West Seafood and Grill, English wants his patrons to leave with smiles on their faces. “People often describe this food as happy food,” English said. “When you eat it, it just makes you feel good.” The English Dockside Seafood and Grill recently moved across town from… Continue Reading Seafood restaurant moves west

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Elder Construction celebrates 20 successful years

Elder Construction celebrates 20 years this week as a local commercial general contracting company. President and CEO Tom Elder sat down this week to talk about his family business, and how his sons are following in his footsteps.   How did you start the business? I always worked construction. My brother and I had a… Continue Reading Elder Construction celebrates 20 successful years

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Black Forest impacts mixed

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Black Forest impacts mixed

Last year, Anthony David paid off his house, the original Brentwood Estates cabin in the Black Forest. Two weeks later, it burned to the ground in the Black Forest fire. “We lost everything,” David said. Four weeks before the fire, David launched a business, the Black Forest Mill, in business to create furniture – tables… Continue Reading Black Forest impacts mixed

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Fort Carson hosts semi-annual post yard sale

Fort Carson will host a semi-annual post-wide yard sale Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in all on-post housing areas and the old commissary parking lot. The event is free and open to the public. On-post residents can set up in front of their homes, while single soldiers and off-post residents can set up… Continue Reading Fort Carson hosts semi-annual post yard sale

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Bryan to build Fountain-Fort Carson school

Bryan Construction will build a new preschool for Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8. The new 30,000-square-foot school will be adjacent to the district’s administration building on Jimmy Camp Road. Construction will begin in September with the completion scheduled for July 2015. “We’ve been privileged to work for Districts 2, 20 and 49, and we’re excited… Continue Reading Bryan to build Fountain-Fort Carson school

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Clinic shows how to pitch new business

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Clinic shows how to pitch new business

  When Steve Stowell retires later this year as an Army lieutenant colonel, he wants to build a beer enterprise in Colorado Springs. He wants to educate people about the finer aspects of brewing, pouring and tasting.  Stowell took advantage of the Small Business Technology Incubator’s Pitch Clinic on April 24. There, he learned what… Continue Reading Clinic shows how to pitch new business

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Fenske adjusts quickly to PPCC role, local scene

A former structural engineer, Sue Moore Fenske moved to Colorado Springs in June from Paducah, Kentucky, to become executive director of the Pikes Peak Community College Foundation. She left engineering and entered the nonprofit world after giving birth to two sons with her husband Thomas Fenske. Their sons are Taylor, 22, a Navy pilot stationed in… Continue Reading Fenske adjusts quickly to PPCC role, local scene

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Options available for vets starting businesses

Two major events influenced veteran Fred Johnson: the Oklahoma City bombing and the 9/11 attacks.  He was living in Oklahoma City in 1995 when the federal building there was bombed in a domestic terrorist attack. Johnson moved to Texas, where on the day of the 9/11 attacks he was working as a travel assistant. These… Continue Reading Options available for vets starting businesses

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Lubchenco to speak at CC commencement

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Lubchenco to speak at CC commencement

Jane Lubchenco, a 1969 graduate of Colorado College and the first woman to serve as the head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, will be the commencement speaker at Colorado College’s 132nd commencement ceremony at 8:30 a.m., Monday, May 19, on Armstrong Quad, 14 E. Cache La Poudre St. In addition to Lubchenco, two… Continue Reading Lubchenco to speak at CC commencement

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