The 2006 Colorado Springs Press Association Media Guide is available for purchase.
The guide contains El Paso/Teller County area listings of newspapers, radio and television stations, as well as reporter and other outlet contacts.
Structural work on the Interstate 25 bridges over Ellston Street has been completed as part of the Colorado Springs Metro Interstate Expansion project.
The bridges, built in 1959, have been widened to accommodate a third lane in each direction. The northbound bridge was widened 15 feet and the southbound bridge was widened 30 feet.
The Board of Governors of the U.S. Postal Service has approved an increase of most postal rates and fees by about 5.4 percent. The increases are needed to fulfill the requirements of a law passed in 2003 that requires the Postal Service to establish a $3.1 billion escrow account.
The cost of a first-class stamp will increase from 37 cent to 39 cents on Jan. 8. The postcard rate will increase by one cent to 24 cents.
Leadership Pikes Peak will host the annual “A Celebration of Community Leadership” and leadership awards presentation on Feb. 25.
Nominations are being sought in the following categories:
Community Inspiration Leadership Award: recognizes a Leadership Pikes Peak graduate for exemplary volunteer efforts, leading a community effort for a nonprofit organization in the Pikes Peak region
Emergency Management Solutions LLC has opened an office in Colorado Springs.
The company provides emergency management and homeland security solutions for government and industry by developing planning and training exercises, which improve readiness, safety and survivability.
Experience Colorado Springs at Pikes Peak, formerly the Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau, has selected its 2005 Tourism Industry Employee of the Year award winners.
Scott Marble of Cheyenne Mountain Resort was the winner in the management category. Bonnie Kish of the Doubletree Hotel, Colorado Springs World Area, was the runner up.
Real Time Shredding has moved its offices to 890 Dublin Blvd., Suite F in Colorado Springs.
The company, which produces self-service shredding kiosks, previously leased space in Monument.
Long-Term Care Sales Strategies magazine has awarded 60 national LTCi Sales Achievement Awards to LTC Financial Partners of Colorado Springs.
The 60 awards accounted for 40 percent of all awards presented to all agencies in the United States.
The Broadmoor has received Mobil Travel Guide’s Five-Star designation for the 46th consecutive year.
The guide serves as an advocate for travelers seeking information about hotels, restaurants and places to visit. Recommendations are made to consumers that enhance the quality and value of their domestic travel experiences.
The Pikes Peak Library District has received a grant of $439,863 to support Bookmobile services from the U.S. Department of Transportation as part of its Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality program.
The money will be used to replace one of the district’s Bookmobiles, outfit the retired unit for stationary life in eastern El Paso County and finance operations in the initial year of service.