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El Pomar donates $10 million to U.S. Olympic Museum

The El Pomar Foundation trustees announced this week the approval of a $10 million grant to the United States Olympic Museum. “The Olympic Museum draws on the strength of the Colorado Springs community,” read a news release provided by the U.S. Olympic Committee. “As the headquarters for the United States Olympic Committee and 22 National Governing Bodies… Continue Reading El Pomar donates $10 million to U.S. Olympic Museum

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Sky Sox officially Brewers’ affiliate

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Sky Sox officially Brewers’ affiliate

Colorado Springs Sky Sox President and General Manager Tony Ensor said April is too far away. “If you could start the 2015 season tomorrow, it wouldn’t be soon enough for us,” Ensor said Oct. 2 during a press conference in the banquet room of Security Service Field. “That’s the level of excitement we have.” Following… Continue Reading Sky Sox officially Brewers’ affiliate

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Downtown stars recognized

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Thursday, at the Breakfast with the Mayor event at the Antlers Hilton, The Downtown Partnership gave Downtown Star awards to two people and one club for having made commitments to a thriving downtown. Darsey Nicklasson, owner of DHN Planning and Development, received the Individual Downtown Star award. She and her partner Kathy Loo broke ground… Continue Reading Downtown stars recognized

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UCCS gets $70,000 grant from Northrop Grumman

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The University of Colorado Colorado Springs announced an executive from aerospace firm Northrop Grumman will visit the Colorado Springs campus Wednesday to present the school a $70,000 grant. Dan Verwiel, vice president and general manager of the company’s Integrated Air and Missile Defense division, will be presenting the research grant for faculty-led research to Chancellor… Continue Reading UCCS gets $70,000 grant from Northrop Grumman

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Nominees sought for citizen of the year

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Nominees sought for citizen of the year

The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance is calling for nominations for the 2014 business citizen of the year. The Business Citizen of the Year Award will be presented Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Broadmoor International Center. Nominations must be received at the Business Alliance office at 102 S. Tejon St., Suite 430 by Friday, Oct.… Continue Reading Nominees sought for citizen of the year

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ANB announces merger

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ANB announces merger

ANB Bank completed its merger, first announced on May 13 with Capital West Bank. The $160.0 million Capital West Bank, headquartered in Laramie, Wyoming, with banking facilities in Cheyenne and Fort Collins will now be called ANB Bank. The purchase adds to ANB Bank’s presence in Wyoming and Colorado and will increase ANB Bank’s total… Continue Reading ANB announces merger

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Labor Statistics releases wage data from May 2013

According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ data, workers in the Colorado Springs Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $21.83 in May 2013, similar to the nationwide average of $22.33. Regional Commissioner Stanley W. Suchman noted that, after testing for statistical significance, wages locally were significantly higher than their respective national… Continue Reading Labor Statistics releases wage data from May 2013

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Airport to offer free parking in November, December

As an enticement for travelers, the Colorado Springs Airport announced this week it will provide free short-term and long-term parking for the holiday season, plus 50 percent off for valet parking. The free offer will continue two full months, from Nov. 1 through Dec. 31. In a release, airport officials said the benefit was offered… Continue Reading Airport to offer free parking in November, December

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Best-selling author to keynote mental health luncheon

Best-selling author Cheryl Strayed will serve as keynote for the seventh annual Heroes of Mental Health Luncheon beginning at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 2 at the Broadmoor Hotel’s Broadmoor Hall. Strayed is the author of New York Times bestsellers “Tiny Beautiful Things,” “Torch,” and “Wild,” which details her solo journey of discovery hiking more than 1,000… Continue Reading Best-selling author to keynote mental health luncheon

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The Southern Colorado Manufacturing Expo, a showcase including demonstrations of goods and services from throughout the region, is being hosted in Colorado Springs this week. The two-day educational series will run from 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. today and from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Freedom Financial Services Expo Center at 3650 N. Nevada Ave. “SOCOM… Continue Reading Expo to demonstrate region’s manufacturing presence

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