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Ent posts $12.5 million dividend to members

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Ent posts $12.5 million dividend to members

Ent Federal Credit Union announced this week a $12.5 million special dividend distribution to its members. More than 240,000 members in good standing will receive a minimum of $25, with an additional dividend amount based on the amount of interest they paid on loans and dividends they earned on deposits last year. The average dividend… Continue Reading Ent posts $12.5 million dividend to members

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Vice chancellor chats UCCS, baseball, fire

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Vice chancellor chats UCCS, baseball, fire

Martin Wood’s office at UCCS is filled with photos of his family — his wife Pam and their daughters Michelle and Megan — and baseball memorabilia. In addition to his duties as senior vice chancellor for university advancement and development, as well as chief operating officer, the Kansas native teaches a class using baseball as… Continue Reading Vice chancellor chats UCCS, baseball, fire

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Glenn candidate for U.S. Senate in 2016

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Glenn candidate for U.S. Senate in 2016

El Paso County Commissioner Darryl Glenn announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate in 2016. “Colorado needs representation from a conservative who has worked his way through the types of obstacles with which nearly all middle-class and lower-income people struggle,” said Glenn, a Republican. “If my entry into this race seems early, it’s because I’m… Continue Reading Glenn candidate for U.S. Senate in 2016

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Workshops teach how to sell to the government

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Workshops teach how to sell to the government

Small business owners who want to do business with the government now have a series of workshops that will teach just that. The Pikes Peak Library District collaborated with Certify to Success and the Colorado PTAC to help small businesses get valuable information, which has not been as readily available in its entirety before in… Continue Reading Workshops teach how to sell to the government

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Oasis apartments sold for $40 million

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Oasis apartments sold for $40 million

Steadfast Apartment REIT bought the The Oasis, a 252-unit apartment community in Colorado Springs for $40 million. The transaction represents the REIT’s entry into Colorado. “We believe this property is well-positioned in a market experiencing mid-wage job growth that is much stronger than the U.S. average and has limited new apartment construction,” said Ella Shaw… Continue Reading Oasis apartments sold for $40 million

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Suthers to announce for mayor

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers will formally announce his intention to run for mayor of Colorado Springs. The announcement will happen at 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 17, at the Ivywild School, 1604 S. Cascade Ave. Suthers was born and raised in Colorado Springs, and according to a news release, he is “focused on getting Colorado… Continue Reading Suthers to announce for mayor

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Convergent Design grows 4x

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Convergent Design grows 4x

Convergent Design of Colorado Springs helped produce the movie “Captain Phillips” and continues working with Wheel of Fortune, National Geographic productions, NFL programs and far more. All from its 14,000-square-foot center off Garden of the Gods Road. Convergent Design manufactures high-tech recording devices for the film and television industries. “There’s one very important distinction” between… Continue Reading Convergent Design grows 4x

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GE Johnson promotes staff with expansion

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GE Johnson Construction is all the way back. In the year prior to the economic recession of 2008, the Colorado Springs-based contractor completed around $500 million in projects. That dipped during the Great Recession. The company saw $417 million in sales in 2014, and according to President and CEO Jim Johnson, projections for this year… Continue Reading GE Johnson promotes staff with expansion

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U.S. unemployment lowest since May 2008

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U.S. unemployment lowest since May 2008

The country’s best year of job creation since 1999 was capped off with another strong month of hiring in December, according to a news release from Meyers Research. The unemployment rate fell to its lowest level since May 2008. Despite the good news, the market seemed to be focused on some of the weaker points… Continue Reading U.S. unemployment lowest since May 2008

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JetEx Inc. born from two Springs companies

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JetEx Inc. born from two Springs companies

Two Colorado Springs printer cartridge and printer repair companies, LaserPro II and Rapid Refill, merged, called JetEx Inc. Both started business in 1992 in Colorado Springs selling printer cartridges and helping customers print smarter by using remanufactured cartridges—while preserving the environment and saving customers up to 30 percent compared to OEM prices. Since its beginning, LaserPro… Continue Reading JetEx Inc. born from two Springs companies

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