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Manitou administrator Benson to retire

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Manitou administrator Benson to retire

Manitou City Administrator Jack Benson will retire this year, but not as soon as he originally anticipated. “Jack decided … he’s going to stay another two months,” said Manitou Mayor Marc Snyder. In February, Benson submitted a letter of resignation, effective March 31. “I had been on him for weeks, to see if he could… Continue Reading Manitou administrator Benson to retire

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Springs lags in Recession recovery

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Springs lags in Recession recovery

Colorado has more jobs than ever, but recovery from the Great Recession continues to elude some areas of the state, including Colorado Springs. Those are some of the findings included in a report from Colorado State University’s Regional Economics Institute (REI). The report said the economy in the northern Front Range has seen the most… Continue Reading Springs lags in Recession recovery

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City to host flood preparedness meeting

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City to host flood preparedness meeting

The city of Colorado Springs will host a resident preparedness meeting on the post-Waldo Canyon Fire flash flood risk Wednesday for residents along north and south Douglas creeks and the general public. The meeting will take place 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Front Range Alliance Church sanctuary, 5210 Centennial Blvd. The meeting will provide education and… Continue Reading City to host flood preparedness meeting

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What dictates where you shop for groceries?

Everyone in Colorado Springs has two things in common. The weather and food. We have no control over the weather, but we can choose where to shop for our groceries. If low prices were the only criteria that dictated where to go, Colorado Springs residents would shop at Safeway. A recent Colorado Springs Business Journal… Continue Reading What dictates where you shop for groceries?

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Kaiser grants $400,000 to Colorado Springs schools

Kaiser Permanante granted $400,000 to four Colorado Springs school districts as part of the health care provider’s Thriving Schools Initiative. The grants were awarded to Academy School District 20, Colorado Springs School District 11, Falcon School District 49 and Harrison School District 2. Launched nationally by Kaiser Permanente in February 2013, Thriving Schools engages schools… Continue Reading Kaiser grants $400,000 to Colorado Springs schools

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CTU offers Saturday MBA program

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CTU offers Saturday MBA program

Colorado Technical University (CTU), a leading provider of education for career-motivated students, has launched a Saturday master of business administration (MBA) degree program at its Colorado Springs campus. Courses officially start Saturday, April 6. For those interested in learning more about the program, CTU Colorado Springs will host an MBA spotlight event from 5-7 p.m.… Continue Reading CTU offers Saturday MBA program

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Discover Goodwill’s CNA program receives award

Discover Goodwill’s Certified Nursing Assistant program was honored in February by Mutual of America, a leading retirement and insurance provider for nonprofit organizations nationwide. The CNA program was named one of 10 national merit finalists for the Community Partnership Award during an awards luncheon hosted by Mutual of America in Colorado Springs. The ceremony honored… Continue Reading Discover Goodwill’s CNA program receives award

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Colorado ranks high in catastrophic claims

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Colorado ranks high in catastrophic claims

As a result of wildfires and hailstorms, Colorado has found itself in the top 10 states in the nation for filing catastrophic insurance claims. A catastrophe is defined as a natural disaster that produces more than $25 million in insured damage. “We are seeing homeowners insurance premiums rising across the country and here in Colorado,”… Continue Reading Colorado ranks high in catastrophic claims

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PeAk Communication Systems keeps you plugged in

PeAk Communication Systems Info: 6180 Lake Shore Court, 590-PEAK In business: Since April 1995 Number of employees: 7 In the past 20 years, telephone technology has progressed from using a tangible switch box in the office to using the intangible cloud for storage. Having been in the telephone servicing business more than 40 years, Steve… Continue Reading PeAk Communication Systems keeps you plugged in

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Learn about legislation as it relates to business (draft)

The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance invites all to partake in the legislative watch committee gatherings. The next meeting takes place at 7:30 a.m. Friday, March 21 at the El Paso County Citizens Service Center, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Room 1020. The Business Alliance also will host networking events with the state delegation.… Continue Reading Learn about legislation as it relates to business (draft)

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