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  Starting this winter, Vail Resorts will require all employees and children younger than 12 who participate in resort lessons to wear helmets while skiing. Vail Resorts include Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Heavenly. Helmets will be provided to every employee as part of the standard uniform, and helmets will be part of children’s… Continue Reading Vail to require all employees to wear helmets while skiing

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Great views, but future looks bleak

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Angelou Economics’ market assessment of the Pikes Peak region says that Colorado Springs is a beautiful place to live, but it paints a less than pretty picture overall. The region scores high on many “quality of life” issues such as natural beauty, recreational opportunities and climate. The study also gives the region high marks for… Continue Reading Great views, but future looks bleak

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Plenty of LEAP money left

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Colorado Springs Utilities wants to remind residents that the deadline to apply for LEAP, or low-income energy assistance, is approaching, and that there is still plenty of money for the program. “Some of our customers don’t realize that they qualify for assistance,” said Customer Care Supervisor Karen Walker,. “They assume that they make too much… Continue Reading Plenty of LEAP money left

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Census workers are getting ready to begin counting people in El Paso County, and they’re looking for help crafting an outreach plan to ensure everyone is counted. In hopes of attracting business and community leaders to form a “Complete Count Committee,” Mayor Lionel Rivera is hosting a census kickoff meeting from 2:15 to 3:30 p.m.… Continue Reading City, census workers readying for El Paso County count

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Commissioners’ work session rescheduled

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The Board of County Commissioners work session that was cancelled March 26 because of bad weather has been rescheduled for 1:30 p.m. April 9 in the hearing room at the Regional Development Center, 2880 International Circle. The topics are “Land Use Regulatory Relief, Fee Modifications, and Administrative Process” and “Water Supply Credits for Environmentally Conducive Development.”

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Tax Freedom Day – the date on which Americans will have worked long enough to have earned enough money to pay this year’s tax obligations at the federal, state and local levels – will fall on Sunday for residents of Colorado. The date for all Americans is April 13. Colorado’s date is nine days earlier… Continue Reading Tax Freedom Day arrives in Colorado earlier than national average

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It’s election day. Voters have until 7 p.m. tonight to drop off ballots for the Colorado Springs election, and residents can watch preliminary tally results on the city’s Web site. Ballots can be dropped of at one of the following locations: The City Administration Building, 30 S. Nevada Ave. The Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514… Continue Reading Ballot drop off deadline and election results online

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The Auto Dealer Associations of Colorado and Colorado Springs put their best new green cars on display this morning in front of the Antlers Hilton Hotel. “It’s really just an opportunity to educate the public about what kind of clean burning hybrid and diesel cars are available to them,” said Colorado Auto Dealers Association president… Continue Reading New ‘green’ cars displayed at Antlers today

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City officials have set up an account for donations to keep the Julie Penrose Fountain and the Uncle Wilber Fountain operating this summer. City budget cuts eliminated $4.6 million from parks and recreation, including all of the operating money for the two fountains. The total cost to run the two fountains from Memorial Day to Labor… Continue Reading Account created for Uncle Wilber, Julie Penrose fountain donations

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LandCo sues city, USOC

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FOX 21 News is reporting that LandCo, the company overseeing construction of the U.S. Olympic Committee building, has filed suit against the City of Colorado Springs and the USOC, saying the two have failed to keep promises of the development deal. Click here to read the story.

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