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The spread of the Black Forest fire has affected mail delivery for nearly 4,000 addresses. For those in the Black Forest area, mail will be held at the U.S. Post Office’s Briargate Station, 8585 Criterion Drive, and can be picked up at the side door in the lobby from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Call… Continue Reading Black Forest Fire forces mail delivery reroute for 4,000 addresses

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Vote for Garden of the Gods to be 8th wonder of world

The Colorado Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau has entered Garden of the Gods Park into VirtualTourist.com’s quest to crown the “8th Wonder of the World.” Public voting is now open at VirtualTourist.com, a travel research website and community that is part of TripAdvisor Media Group. Garden of the Gods Park is a free national natural… Continue Reading Vote for Garden of the Gods to be 8th wonder of world

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  Engaged Public, a Denver-based public policy strategy firm, today announced the launch of Backseat Budgeter for El Paso County, an easy-to-use interactive online budget simulation tool that educates citizens on the trade-offs involved in budgeting public dollars. Launched in partnership with the Colorado Springs Business Journal, the new online tool features the 2013 El… Continue Reading Backseat Budgeter launched, allows residents to manage county budget

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One on One: Husak holding reins of many entities

Peter Husak is a man about town. He’s CEO of the locally based office furniture company, OfficeScapes, but he’s also active in several fundraising and business groups, so you might see him at an Antlers breakfast and then again at a Broadmoor luncheon later that same day. He serves on the board of governors for… Continue Reading One on One: Husak holding reins of many entities

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UCCS earned a spot on Forbes.com’s “Colleges With the Best Return on Investment,” released this week.  The school ranked No. 281, past the CU Boulder campus and much farther ahead of Colorado College, which came in at No. 1,159. The rankings are compiled from more than a dozen measurements, including student evaluations, retention rates and post-graduation student… Continue Reading UCCS noted for its ‘return on investment’

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One on One: Aimee Cox

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One on One: Aimee Cox

Cox takes on new city challenge Aimee Cox knows her way around government jobs in the Pikes Peak region. Cox, who was named this week as Mayor Steve Bach’s new Senior Economic Vitality Specialist for the city of Colorado Springs, has had a long and varied government career. For the past two years she has… Continue Reading One on One: Aimee Cox

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One on One: Morris Roth

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One on One: Morris Roth

Morris Roth, who has worked at AspenPointe for nearly 42 years, will retire at the end of July. As CEO, he has led AspenPointe, one of the region’s largest — and oldest — nonprofits, which serves those with mental health needs, substance-abuse recovery and employment, and career development. AspenPointe traces its roots to 1875 when… Continue Reading One on One: Morris Roth

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New United Way CEO from Kansas City

Pikes Peak United Way’s next CEO will be Jason Wood, who was most recently vice president of community engagement with the United Way of Greater Kansas City. Wood, who replaces  JD Dallager, will start the job July 1. The United Way said Wood was chosen after a four-month nationwide search and that his status as one of… Continue Reading New United Way CEO from Kansas City

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One on One: Doug Berwick

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One on One: Doug Berwick

Doug Berwick is CEO of Berwick Electric Co., which was founded in Colorado Springs and has operated as a family-owned business for three generations. From the beginning, the company has managed to remain on the cutting edge of technology, from the dawn of in-home electricity to energy specifications for chip manufacturers to electric power in… Continue Reading One on One: Doug Berwick

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CSBJ’s Best Of Business competition is back! Vote for the competition is now open. Readers can vote thier favorite businesses in 75 categories. Voting closes 5 p.m. May 31. Results will be announced during the Best Of Business reception, 4:30 -6:30 p.m. June 27 at the Ivywild School. Nearly all of the Best Of Business… Continue Reading ‘Best Of Business’ voting open

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