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Broadmoor to buy Seven Falls

The Broadmoor announced Friday it will buy the Seven Falls attraction, known as “Colorado’s Grandest Mile of Scenery,” located in Colorado Springs. The purchase includes the falls, the surrounding canyon, and 1,300 acres of adjoining property from the Hill Family. “The Hill family is pleased to have Seven Falls in the hands of The Broadmoor… Continue Reading Broadmoor to buy Seven Falls

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Jay Cimino to speak

The Pillar Institute of Lifelong Learning is having Jay Cimino of Phil Long car dealerships as its guest lecturer at the East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd., Wednesday from 1:30 – 3 p.m. In 1975 the late Phil Long recruited Cimino to be general manager of Phil Long Ford in Colorado Springs. Cimino has grown… Continue Reading Jay Cimino to speak

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Market features local fare

Garden of the Gods Gourmet Market and Cafe will have its grand opening weekend Saturday and Sunday this weekend. Located at 2528 W. Cucharras, Garden of the Gods Gourmet will feature foods from Gosar Sausage, Glacier, Climax Jerky, The Real Deal Pickles, Teakoe Iced Tea, Umpire Estate Coffee, Beeyond the Hive Honey, When in Rome… Continue Reading Market features local fare

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How to use public transit

This afternoon, learn how you can save money, improve your health and help the environment by taking a City bus. Mountain Metropolitan Transit will hold an event this Friday (today), from 1-4 p.m. in front of the Cinemark movie theater in the First and Main Town Center. Representatives from Mountain Metro will bring route schedules,… Continue Reading How to use public transit

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AFA to host 11th Research Forum

The U.S. Air Force Academy will partner with UCCS and Colorado College on Saturday to host the 11th annual Colorado Springs Undergraduate Research Forum. During the one-day research event, college students studying arts, humanities and sciences will present findings from their research over the past year, according to a news release. “Colorado College student Petra… Continue Reading AFA to host 11th Research Forum

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Area post offices ready for last-minute taxes

The United States Postal Service will accommodate last-minute tax filers as the federal deadline approaches. April 15, all area post office retail windows will be open regular hours only. However, the following offices will accept prepaid, pre-stamped tax returns for postmarking only. Mail can be dropped in outside collection boxes before midnight at the following… Continue Reading Area post offices ready for last-minute taxes

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Fine Arts Center hires Hannan for new position

The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center announced Wednesday that Erin Hannan will serve as the organization’s first executive director of advancement and external affairs. The FAC Board of Trustees announced in a news release that Hannan will fill the newly created position beginning April 28. “Erin’s marketing expertise, coupled with her institutional knowledge of both… Continue Reading Fine Arts Center hires Hannan for new position

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UCCS to host 31st Colorado Mathematical Olympiad

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs will host the 31st annual Colorado Mathematical Olympiad on April 25, said UCCS Spokesman Tom Hutton in a news release this week. During the Olympic-themed math essay competition, 400 students from sixth graders to high school seniors will compete for medals, scholarships and other prizes. “The CMO is a… Continue Reading UCCS to host 31st Colorado Mathematical Olympiad

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FEMA releases new flood maps

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FEMA releases new flood maps

Effective Jan. 17, the Federal Emergency Management Agency issued a new map of the floodplains affecting Manitou Springs, FEMA announced this week. In general, base flood elevations for properties along Fountain, Ruxton and Sutherland Creeks were lowered, which should positively impact flood insurance rates within the city. In Early 2013, the City of Manitou Springs… Continue Reading FEMA releases new flood maps

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Area nonprofits score with ANB and Sky Sox

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Area nonprofits score with ANB and Sky Sox

Last baseball season, ANB Bank and the Colorado Springs Sky Sox teamed up to raise money for four local nonprofits in the Home Run Hits program. The program was a hit and is returning for its second season. The Sky Sox’s home season is broken into four quarters. Each nonprofit will receive $50 for each… Continue Reading Area nonprofits score with ANB and Sky Sox

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