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Colorado ranks 9th in nation for solar jobs

Colorado ranked ninth in the nation for solar jobs in 2013. More than 3,600 Coloradans work in manufacturing and installing solar energy, according to a national Solar Jobs Census, released by The Solar Foundation. Nationwide, solar power grew by almost 20 percent in 2013.   “The solar industry is putting people to work to meet a growing… Continue Reading Colorado ranks 9th in nation for solar jobs

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Senior tsunami: Aging in place requires transportation solutions

The so-called senior tsunami, named because of the large number of aging Baby Boomers, is headed our way. Several Colorado Springs community leaders passionate about the aging population are working now to ameliorate the impact. People want to age in place, said one of those leaders, Beth Roalstad, executive director of the Innovations in Aging… Continue Reading Senior tsunami: Aging in place requires transportation solutions

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NRF: Winter weather affects retail spending

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NRF: Winter weather affects retail spending

Consumers leveled off post-holiday shopping and spending in the beginning of the year due in part to severe winter weather in much of the country. According to the National Retail Federation – the world largest retail trade association – January retail sales (excluding automobiles, gas stations and restaurants) were flat seasonally adjusted month-to-month yet increased… Continue Reading NRF: Winter weather affects retail spending

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Humane Society surgery center earns accreditation

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Humane Society surgery center earns accreditation

The Wesley V. Metzler Surgery Center of Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region earned accreditation from the American Animal Hospital Association. The Humane Society is  the only animal shelter in Colorado to have a surgery center with AAHA accreditation. AAHA reviewed the center’s practice protocols, medical equipment, facility and client service. Accredited veterinary practices… Continue Reading Humane Society surgery center earns accreditation

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Fort Carson among EPA’s top green energy users in nation

Fort Carson was recently recognized as No. 66 on the Environmental Protection Agency’s National Top 100 list of the largest green power users in the nation. Fort Carson also ranks  No. 4 on the Top 10 Federal Government list. Fort Carson uses nearly 82 million kilowatt-hours of green power annually, which is enough green power… Continue Reading Fort Carson among EPA’s top green energy users in nation

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The Doodler creates ads on promotional items

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The Doodler creates ads on promotional items

Very nearly any item of merchandise can have a logo and business information imprinted on it. Coffee mugs and ballpoint pens. Calendars and ball caps. Beach towels and flying discs. Businesses use promotional products for individual events or to promote their businesses throughout the year. Specializing in imprinted items from wearables to pens, The Doodler… Continue Reading The Doodler creates ads on promotional items

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CAStLE tears down planes to build up knowledge

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CAStLE tears down planes to build up knowledge

If Air Force airplanes and helicopters were people, they’d be a large Baby Boomer generation growing older. The human gray hairs and wrinkles would be fissures, tiny cracks and corrosion. It is the job of an Air Force Academy lab and its engineers to ensure the Baby Boomer generation of airplanes and helicopters won’t have… Continue Reading CAStLE tears down planes to build up knowledge

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CTI joins forces with INX

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CTI joins forces with INX

Chromatic Technologies Inc. of Colorado Springs has joined forces in a joint cooperation agreement with INX International Ink Co. The global agreement is designed to offer the can manufacturing and packaging industries world-class customer service and specialty ink innovation. INX is the global leader in inks for beverage cans and CTI produces specialty inks, such… Continue Reading CTI joins forces with INX

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Festival offers indulgence, chocolates, wines

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Festival offers indulgence, chocolates, wines

Imagine a world of divine chocolate waterfalls, olive oil dips and truffles that simply melt in your mouth. Then submerse yourself in the finery of smooth and delightful wines.  It’s not something you have to imagine, because the Indulgence Festival will take place Sunday, Feb. 16, at the Antlers Hilton. The Indulgence Festival serves decadence:… Continue Reading Festival offers indulgence, chocolates, wines

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USAFA to host character, leadership conference

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USAFA to host character, leadership conference

The 21st Annual National Character and Leadership Symposium will take place from Feb. 26 to Feb. 28 at the U.S. Air Force Academy. The National Character and Leadership Symposium brings together distinguished scholars, military leaders, corporate executives, world-class athletes and others to explore a character-related theme. This year’s theme is Character Overcoming Conflict: Individual Stories,… Continue Reading USAFA to host character, leadership conference

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