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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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UCCS awarded $25,000 grant

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The COPIC Medical Foundation awarded the University of Colorado Colorado Springs Aging Center a $25,000 grant to implement a new integrated chronic pain management program in collaboration with Peak Vista Community Health Centers. A nonprofit community mental health agency and training clinic affiliated with the UCCS HealthCircle, the Aging Center has a long-standing collaboration with… Continue Reading UCCS awarded $25,000 grant

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Wallace leads medical campus growth and future

Erik Wallace, M.D., is one of the newest staff members at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. An internal medicine physician and associate dean, Wallace is working full-time getting the University of Colorado School of Medicine’s branch campus up and running. He’s recruiting students and faculty. In addition to his role at the University… Continue Reading Wallace leads medical campus growth and future

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Companies search for employees at job fair

For its Spring Job Fair, the Pikes Peak Workforce Center has lined up more than 100 companies, all of which say they are hiring for open positions. The Center estimates some 2,500 jobs are available. The job fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 24 at the Hotel Eleganté Conference and… Continue Reading Companies search for employees at job fair

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Children’s Hospital at Memorial names leader

Children’s Hospital Colorado (Children’s Colorado) announced Monday that William “Bill” Hardin, Jr., M.D., has been selected as associate chief medical officer of Children’s Colorado at Memorial Hospital and Southern Colorado. He assumed the role March 24. Hardin is responsible for physician oversight and medical staff operations as well as for graduate medical education and research… Continue Reading Children’s Hospital at Memorial names leader

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SCORE seeks business volunteers

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SCORE seeks business volunteers

SCORE Colorado and the U.S. Small Business Administration Region VIII launched an initiative to attract more volunteer mentors with business experience to expand small business counseling and training throughout Colorado. For 50 years, SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) volunteers have shared their expertise with up-and-coming small business people across the country. In partnership with… Continue Reading SCORE seeks business volunteers

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GetOutfitted wins $25,000 at CC’s Big Idea contest

GetOutfitted, a web-based startup that rents ski and snowboard apparel and accessories through the mail, won the $25,000 first place prize at Colorado College’s Big Idea competition Tuesday. Now in its second year, The Big Idea competition aims to foster innovation and entrepreneurship among college students. Judges included Brenda Smith, a partner in the Garden… Continue Reading GetOutfitted wins $25,000 at CC’s Big Idea contest

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Veteran journalists take over Bulletin

Is there a need for residents of Manitou Springs and its surrounding areas to continue having their own community newspaper, which has existed in some form for 130-plus years? If so, what do residents want to read about in their Pikes Peak Bulletin? What are its strengths and weaknesses? What is its potential? The answers… Continue Reading Veteran journalists take over Bulletin

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