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Royal Gorge Park: Rebirth from the ashes

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The nation watched in sorrow June 11, 2013, as a fire sparked near Cañon City and Royal Gorge Park. In the end, the blaze consumed 3,218 acres and 48 out of the park’s 52 structures, including the 9,600-square-foot visitor center. This year, prepare yourself to watch as contractors rebuild a stunning new visitor center. Owned… Continue Reading Royal Gorge Park: Rebirth from the ashes

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UCCS ranks high nationally in engineering, nursing

Online graduate programs in business, engineering and nursing at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs are among the best in the nation, according to the editors of U.S. News and World Report. “Online education provides a valuable alternative to individuals seeking career advancement while often balancing work and family responsibilities,” Venkat Reddy, assistant vice chancellor,… Continue Reading UCCS ranks high nationally in engineering, nursing

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Greccio, Family Life Services reach partnership

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Greccio, Family Life Services reach partnership

Greccio Housing and Family Life Services announced their partnership this week to bring additional housing to Colorado Springs. Family Life Services and its outreach ministry, Women of Courage, work to teach single mothers and their children life skills. Since 1990, Greccio Housing has specialized in developing and managing affordable multi-family apartments in Colorado Springs. Together,… Continue Reading Greccio, Family Life Services reach partnership

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Phenix proliferates across the country

What’s not to love about working at Phenix Salon Suites? That’s the feeling of stylist Courtney Knight, who’s worked at Phenix since it opened in Colorado Springs more than six years ago. She likes having her own space, separated by walls, to offer her clients “undivided, pampered attention,” Knight said. Phenix Salon Suites operates with… Continue Reading Phenix proliferates across the country

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New Kum & Go arriving at Airport and Circle

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New Kum & Go arriving at Airport and Circle

At the corner of Airport Road and Circle Drive, Printers Park Market Center will soon sport the city’s newest Kum & Go, as well as a trampoline park. The 104,000-square-foot building now houses the Star Academy Charter School, Planet Fitness Health Club, and Liberty Dialysis, said Matt Craddock, principal with Craddock Commercial Real Estate. The… Continue Reading New Kum & Go arriving at Airport and Circle

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Valero store on Centennial closes

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The Valero Corner Store and gas station at 4215 Centennial Blvd. (just south of Garden of the Gods Road), closed Jan. 1. “There is another store within a mile that serves that general area,” said company spokesman Hal Adams. The corporation reviews all stores annually to “review our assets,” he said. “We intend to sell… Continue Reading Valero store on Centennial closes

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SBA offers webinars to help with 8(a) program

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SBA offers webinars to help with 8(a) program

The U.S. Small Business Administration will present a free two-part webinar covering the SBA’s 8(a) business development program. The SBA’s 8(a) program was created to help small businesses considered to be socially and economically disadvantaged grow their business through counseling, training, workshops, management advice and technical guidance. The nine-year-old program also provides these businesses with… Continue Reading SBA offers webinars to help with 8(a) program

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CDOT seeks interested parties for interchange project

The Colorado Department of Transportation is seeking letters of interest from companies or teams interested in helping reconstruct the interchange at Interstate 25 and Cimarron Street. The state has decided to use a design-build approach. The project cost is $95 million with construction estimated between $65 million and $85 million. The City of Colorado Springs… Continue Reading CDOT seeks interested parties for interchange project

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The Colorado Springs World Affairs Council will open 2014 with a discussion about Iran, the nuclear issue and other Middle East diplomatic relationships. Speaking at the Jan. 13 event at the Broadmoor will be Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering and Dr. Jim Walsh. Pickering holds the rank of career ambassador, the highest in the United States… Continue Reading Iran, nukes to be topic of World Affairs Council event

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New business model for real estate arrives in Springs

Grant Wise and his partners are bringing a different way of selling real estate to Colorado Springs. Wise Custom Realty is actively seeking Realtors in this area by offering a new business model that, Wise said, will result in more money in Realtors’ pockets. The end result for the consumer is no different than from… Continue Reading New business model for real estate arrives in Springs

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