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Coloradans invited to help plan state’s transportation system

The Colorado Department of Transportation wants citizens to help plan the future of the state’s transportation system. With the unveiling of the statewide plan website www.coloradotransportationmatters.com, CDOT invites the public to help develop the Statewide Transportation Plan, set for release in mid-2014. “This plan guides us on how limited dollars will be invested in the… Continue Reading Coloradans invited to help plan state’s transportation system

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Cimarron Hills named third least expensive suburb in U.S.

Cimarron Hills was named the third least expensive suburb in the United States, according to Movoto, a blog about “the lighter side of real estate.” Located in Colorado Springs, the suburb lies between Powers Boulevard and Marksheffel Drive, bordered also by Colorado Highway 24. Movoto Content Editor Randy Nelson studied the cost of living, food… Continue Reading Cimarron Hills named third least expensive suburb in U.S.

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AG indicts nine in fraud scheme targeting homeowners

The statewide grand jury indicted nine people for targeting distressed homeowners as part of a fraudulent short-sale scheme. The scheme allowed the defendants to defraud banks and lenders who held mortgages for the distressed homeowners, according to a news release from the Attorney General’s office. Wendy Thomas, 46, Chicago, previously of Thornton; Cristina Nicole Smith,… Continue Reading AG indicts nine in fraud scheme targeting homeowners

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Martin named COO of Memorial

Colorado Springs native Colette Martin is Memorial Hospital’s new chief operating officer, effective immediately. She replaces Bill Mohon, who left in February. Prior to becoming COO, Martin, 43, served as director of strategic planning at Memorial, where she led several initiatives supporting Memorial’s affiliation with UCHealth. Hospital authorities conducted a national search for the position,… Continue Reading Martin named COO of Memorial

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Kaiser to open new health care center

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Kaiser to open new health care center

Kaiser Permanente will open the doors to its new specialty center in Lone Tree Dec. 2. This is the largest construction project in Colorado in nearly a decade. Since 2010, Kaiser membership statewide has grown 10.5 percent to more than 540,000, including 128,000 members from the South Metro Denver area. The health plan opened new… Continue Reading Kaiser to open new health care center

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HEI wins court battle; state plans appeal

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Colorado Securities Commissioner Fred Joseph will appeal a court decision rendered last month in favor of a Colorado Springs company. The Colorado Court of Appeals will hear the case, which pits the state against oil and gas developer Reed Cagle, HEI Resources Inc. and Heartland Energy Development Corp. Last month, after a seven-day trial, District… Continue Reading HEI wins court battle; state plans appeal

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Starting Dec. 1, OSHA ruling affects businesses

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Starting Dec. 1, OSHA ruling affects businesses

Any company whose employees come in contact with any hazardous material is subject to a new ruling by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) that goes into effect Dec. 1. The ruling requires companies to conduct safety training for employees who have contact with hazardous materials or chemicals. That would include hair salons, dental… Continue Reading Starting Dec. 1, OSHA ruling affects businesses

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Terra Verde: It’s still a boutique with style

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Terra Verde: It’s still a boutique with style

On any given day at Terra Verde, multiple generations shop for various eclectic sundries — cards, candles, jewelry, sweaters, boots, jeans, custom socks and hair bling. And so much more. Last week, Bill Griffith helped his children, Catcher and Lexi, shop for a birthday gift for their mother, Tracy Eubanks. From New York City, Hillary… Continue Reading Terra Verde: It’s still a boutique with style

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BP donates $1 million to Olympic Training Center

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BP will contribute $1 million to the new Ted Stevens Sports Services Center at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs and to existing U.S. Paralympic programs, the USOC announced Wednesday. Named in honor of the late Alaska senator, the Ted Stevens Sports Services Center will be at the 35-acre Colorado Springs campus, providing… Continue Reading BP donates $1 million to Olympic Training Center

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Inasmuch donates $437,500 to area nonprofits

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Inasmuch Foundation distributed $437,500 in grants to 14 organizations serving Colorado Springs, the organization announced Tuesday. A life-long philanthropist, Edith Kinney Gaylord founded Inasmuch in 1982 to support charitable, scientific and educational causes in Oklahoma. The foundation carries on those interests by supporting education, health and human services and community enhancement around the nation, and the… Continue Reading Inasmuch donates $437,500 to area nonprofits

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