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Springs residents guilty of defrauding U.S. government

Three Colorado Springs residents were convicted Friday of conspiracy to defraud the Internal Revenue Service and other tax charges. After a four-day jury trial, George Brokaw, 68, John Pawelski, 66, and Mimi Vigil, 63, were found guilty. They are schyeduled to be sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Christine Arguello on Jan. 25. After the… Continue Reading Springs residents guilty of defrauding U.S. government

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Anarde moves from ICBM to global security

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Anarde moves from ICBM to global security

Russ Anarde spent 28 years in the Air Force, retiring as a brigadier general. During a varied career, he worked in operations and maintenance of intercontinental ballistic missiles. He describes himself as a STEM dropout, referring to science, technology engineering and math, because he changed majors from math to business while he was in college.… Continue Reading Anarde moves from ICBM to global security

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Academy, CTI research projects together

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Academy, CTI research projects together

Inks that change colors when the temperature changes — like that on Coors beer cans — are helping chemistry students learn at the U.S. Air Force Academy. At the same time, cadets and their professors are helping CTI Inks, the Colorado Springs-based company that provides the thermochromic inks to Coors. In August, the Academy and… Continue Reading Academy, CTI research projects together

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Quality Inn at Garden of the Gods sold

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Quality Inn at Garden of the Gods sold

The 124-guestroom Quality Inn at 555 Garden of the Gods Road in Colorado Springs sold to a real estate investor “with diversified real estate holdings in the western United States,” according to a news release sent by the seller’s broker, HREC Investment Advisors. The new owner is CSQI LP with a principal office street address… Continue Reading Quality Inn at Garden of the Gods sold

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Venus Williams speaks at Peak Vista

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Venus Williams speaks at Peak Vista

Over 900 guests attended Peak Vista Community Health Centers’ tenth annual Breakfast of Champions Tuesday. Attendees heard from numerous community members, as well as President and CEO Pam McManus and four-time Olympic gold medalist Venus Williams. Williams served as keynote speaker and emphasized that focus and dedication – along with family influence – were key… Continue Reading Venus Williams speaks at Peak Vista

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Attorney luncheon features Dick Celeste

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Attorney luncheon features Dick Celeste

The El Paso County Bar Association will host its November Bar Luncheon, featuring Dick Celeste, at the Pinery at the Hill, 775 W. Bijou St., Tuesday from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The cost is $30, and the event offers one general continuing legal education credit. “The Bar Association is fortunate to have Dick Celeste speak to… Continue Reading Attorney luncheon features Dick Celeste

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Feffer’s seen decades of change here

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Feffer’s seen decades of change here

After graduating from the University of Arizona with a marketing degree, Gary Feffer began working at Goldwater’s Department Store, pursuing his dream of being a haberdasher. After comparing his life with that of his friends, he moved north to pursue commercial real estate. He is married and has four children: Sophie, Army, Davis and River.… Continue Reading Feffer’s seen decades of change here

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Marijuana grow operations affect vacancies

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Marijuana grow operations affect vacancies

Vacancy rates in the industrial sector of commercial real estate in Colorado Springs continue to decline, due in part to marijuana grow operations here, say Realtors familiar with the issue. “Because of the medical marijuana and the need for space to grow plants, that has continued to cause a lower vacancy rate, both for opportunities… Continue Reading Marijuana grow operations affect vacancies

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Governor’s 2014 Colorado Tourism Conference this week

The Governor’s 2014 Colorado Tourism Conference is an opportunity to connect with movers and shakers in Colorado’s tourism industry and report on the challenges and opportunities that impact one of Colorado’s top industries. The conference, hosted by the Colorado Tourism Office, draws representatives from the state’s travel and tourism industry and a line-up of speakers… Continue Reading Governor’s 2014 Colorado Tourism Conference this week

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Foreclosure starts spike in October

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Foreclosure starts spike in October

El Paso County is having the busiest month for foreclosure starts since April, according to Public Trustee Tom Mowle. “Going up one month is not really a trend,” Mowle said. Many files that were rejected in August and September are being filed again this month and have been corrected, he said. Currently, there have been 137… Continue Reading Foreclosure starts spike in October

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