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Downtown stars recognized

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Thursday, at the Breakfast with the Mayor event at the Antlers Hilton, The Downtown Partnership gave Downtown Star awards to two people and one club for having made commitments to a thriving downtown. Darsey Nicklasson, owner of DHN Planning and Development, received the Individual Downtown Star award. She and her partner Kathy Loo broke ground… Continue Reading Downtown stars recognized

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Mental health issues difficult to treat

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Mental health issues difficult to treat

Elaine Crnkovic, Ph.D., the humble CEO of Cedar Springs Hospital, grew up wanting to help others achieve happiness. Now 43, Crnkovic is committed to the work that encourages her clients to find value in themselves and to take delight in who they are. Through her work in mental health centers, she has come to appreciate… Continue Reading Mental health issues difficult to treat

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Nominees sought for citizen of the year

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Nominees sought for citizen of the year

The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance is calling for nominations for the 2014 business citizen of the year. The Business Citizen of the Year Award will be presented Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Broadmoor International Center. Nominations must be received at the Business Alliance office at 102 S. Tejon St., Suite 430 by Friday, Oct.… Continue Reading Nominees sought for citizen of the year

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ANB announces merger

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ANB announces merger

ANB Bank completed its merger, first announced on May 13 with Capital West Bank. The $160.0 million Capital West Bank, headquartered in Laramie, Wyoming, with banking facilities in Cheyenne and Fort Collins will now be called ANB Bank. The purchase adds to ANB Bank’s presence in Wyoming and Colorado and will increase ANB Bank’s total… Continue Reading ANB announces merger

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Ent’s Bernstein moves up to CEO

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Ent’s Bernstein moves up to CEO

Randy Bernstein starts a new job Oct. 3 as president and CEO of Ent Federal Credit Union. He’s not new to town; he’s been at Ent more than 17 years. With this promotion, announced several months ago, he moves from chief operating officer to the top of the organization, which has more than 240,000 members,… Continue Reading Ent’s Bernstein moves up to CEO

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Thompson takes over top BBVA role in Springs

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Thompson takes over top BBVA role in Springs

Shawn Thompson, market president of BBVA Compass bank, has held that post since May. He had spent the previous eight years at BBVA. Before that, he worked as vice president at American National Bank, now ANB Bank, and Peoples Bank. He graduated from Michigan State University with a major in food industry economics and management… Continue Reading Thompson takes over top BBVA role in Springs

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Food as a means to reduce cancers, other health risks

Approximately one-third of cancer deaths in America are due to poor diet, said Susan Levin, director of nutrition education for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a national nonprofit that promotes preventive medicine, particularly through good nutrition. A PCRM-sponsored October cooking course designed to help Colorado Springs residents prevent and survive cancer through proper diet… Continue Reading Food as a means to reduce cancers, other health risks

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Former managing editor killed in accident

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Former managing editor killed in accident

Rob Larimer, former reporter and managing editor of the Colorado Springs Business Journal, died in a car accident in Old Colorado City Wednesday night. His wife Michelle Beckmann shared the news on her Facebook page Thursday morning, which was followed shortly by a posting on the Colorado Springs Gazette’s website. “My wonderful, kind, funnier-than-anyone husband,… Continue Reading Former managing editor killed in accident

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Annual dinner champions conservation

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Annual dinner champions conservation

Registration for Palmer Land Trust’s fifth annual Southern Colorado Conservation Awards (SCCA) is open. Register online at palmerlandtrust.org. The event features a farm-to-table dinner and a film highlighting the work of this year’s winners. The event will take place Thursday, Oct. 16, at 5 p.m. at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort, 3225 Broadmoor Valley Road. Each… Continue Reading Annual dinner champions conservation

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New car, truck registrations increase

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New car, truck registrations increase

Colorado new car and truck registrations ticked back up into positive territory at 1 percent in August, compared with August, 2013. In the first eight months of 2014, new vehicle registrations has increased 5.7 percent compared with the same time frame in 2013. Those results and more are available in the August 2014 Colorado Auto… Continue Reading New car, truck registrations increase

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