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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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Vagrancy targeted by a collaborative effort

A multi-agency approach will target vagrancy in downtown Colorado Springs as winter nears. The Colorado Springs Police Department, the Springs Rescue Mission, the city, El Paso County human service agencies and the Downtown Partnership are working together to provide vagrants the services they need. “You can’t just pounce and then stop,” said Downtown Partnership Executive… Continue Reading Vagrancy targeted by a collaborative effort

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Marine retiree leads Monument’s growth

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Marine retiree leads Monument’s growth

Known as “Raf” to his friends, Monument Mayor Rafael Dominguez, 49, believes it’s “easy to govern when you’re not a politician.” He moved to Monument eight years ago after retiring from the U.S. Marine Corps. Shortly after, he joined the town’s planning commission. He’s been serving on the town board more than five years, and… Continue Reading Marine retiree leads Monument’s growth

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