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124,000 Coloradans signed up under ACA

Connect for Health Colorado announced Monday that 124,000 Coloradans signed up for private health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Of those, 9.2 percent, or 8,309, are residents of El Paso County. In nearby Teller County, 424 people, or .5 percent of the statewide total, signed up for insurance. Connect for Health Colorado’s open… Continue Reading 124,000 Coloradans signed up under ACA

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Mayor Bach names RTA advisory board

Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach formally announced the names of the 16 community leaders who will serve on the Regional Tourism Act Advisory Board for the City for Champions initiative. In accord with Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade guidelines, the Mayor convened a nominating committee, which presented recommendations that the mayor accepted.… Continue Reading Mayor Bach names RTA advisory board

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Broadmoor to buy Seven Falls

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Broadmoor to buy Seven Falls

The Broadmoor announced Friday it will buy the Seven Falls attraction, known as “Colorado’s Grandest Mile of Scenery,” located in Colorado Springs. The purchase includes the falls, the surrounding canyon, and 1,300 acres of adjoining property from the Hill Family. “The Hill family is pleased to have Seven Falls in the hands of The Broadmoor… Continue Reading Broadmoor to buy Seven Falls

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Jay Cimino to speak

The Pillar Institute of Lifelong Learning is having Jay Cimino of Phil Long car dealerships as its guest lecturer at the East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd., Wednesday from 1:30 – 3 p.m. In 1975 the late Phil Long recruited Cimino to be general manager of Phil Long Ford in Colorado Springs. Cimino has grown… Continue Reading Jay Cimino to speak

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Market features local fare

Garden of the Gods Gourmet Market and Cafe will have its grand opening weekend Saturday and Sunday this weekend. Located at 2528 W. Cucharras, Garden of the Gods Gourmet will feature foods from Gosar Sausage, Glacier, Climax Jerky, The Real Deal Pickles, Teakoe Iced Tea, Umpire Estate Coffee, Beeyond the Hive Honey, When in Rome… Continue Reading Market features local fare

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How to use public transit

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How to use public transit

This afternoon, learn how you can save money, improve your health and help the environment by taking a City bus. Mountain Metropolitan Transit will hold an event this Friday (today), from 1-4 p.m. in front of the Cinemark movie theater in the First and Main Town Center. Representatives from Mountain Metro will bring route schedules,… Continue Reading How to use public transit

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Colorado Springs, the home of the United States Olympic Committee, this week became a Sister City to Ancient Olympia, Greece, the birthplace of the Olympic Games. Ancient Olympia, a city of 14,000 people, sees 2 million visitors annually, people who are drawn to Olympic history. It is also the home of the International Olympic Academy,… Continue Reading Sister City arranged with Ancient Olympia, Greece

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Personal experience details buying a house

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Personal experience details buying a house

Buying a house can be thrilling, a major headache and stressful all at once for an extended period of time. It was all that and more for me, and I closed on my new house two days after Christmas. After all, it’s not every day you plunk down $2,500 in earnest money, much less a… Continue Reading Personal experience details buying a house

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Westone makes custom earpieces here

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Westone makes custom earpieces here

Westone, The In-Ear Experts Info: 2235 Executive Circle, 540-9333 In business: 55 years Number of employees: 211 If you have a hearing aid with a custom earpiece, chances are good the earpiece is made in Colorado Springs. Fighter pilots with the U.S. Air Force use ear products made here. Babies born deaf are fitted with… Continue Reading Westone makes custom earpieces here

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FEMA releases new flood maps

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FEMA releases new flood maps

Effective Jan. 17, the Federal Emergency Management Agency issued a new map of the floodplains affecting Manitou Springs, FEMA announced this week. In general, base flood elevations for properties along Fountain, Ruxton and Sutherland Creeks were lowered, which should positively impact flood insurance rates within the city. In Early 2013, the City of Manitou Springs… Continue Reading FEMA releases new flood maps

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