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Westside Neighbors to host mayoral, city council forum

The Organization of Westside Neighbors has scheduled an event Tuesday, Feb, 24, aimed at allowing the community to get to know the city’s mayoral and City Council candidates. The event, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Westside Community Center (17th and Bijou streets), will include a two-hour forum as well as meet-and-greet time before and after, according… Continue Reading Westside Neighbors to host mayoral, city council forum

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Nevada aerospace firm to add thousands of jobs in Springs

Bolstered by crucial local and state economic development incentives, Sierra Completions, a subsidiary of Sierra Nevada Corporation, stands one step closer in their plans to build its proposed high-end aircraft completions complex at the Colorado Aerospace Park at the Colorado Springs Airport, according to a news release issued Thursday by the company. “The overall incentives were… Continue Reading Nevada aerospace firm to add thousands of jobs in Springs

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Candidates in race for mayor, City Council finalized

As of 9 a.m. today, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, there were six official candidates for mayor, 13 candidates for three at-large spots on City Council, two candidates for District 2 and one candidate for District 4. Mayoral candidates include County Commissioner Amy Lathen, former Mayor Mary Lou Makepeace, former Colorado Attorney General John Suthers, former Councilmember… Continue Reading Candidates in race for mayor, City Council finalized

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The Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado announced two upcoming data destruction days. The community events are designed to ensure private information is secure after used computer components are destroyed. The bureau is teaming up with local BBB-accredited businesses, BlueStar Recyclers and FOX News Channel 21 for both initiatives, which are sponsored by Navakai. Monitors and… Continue Reading BBB of Southern Colorado announces data destruction events

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Destroy your computers safe, free

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Destroy your computers safe, free

The Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado (BBB) will host two data destruction days. These free community events are designed to ensure private information is secure after used computer components are destroyed. The BBB is teaming up with local BBB accredited businesses, BlueStar Recyclers and FOX News Channel 21 for both initiatives, which are sponsored by… Continue Reading Destroy your computers safe, free

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Springs residents sentenced for conspiracy to defraud the U.S.

Colorado Springs residents George Brokaw, 68, John Pawelski, 66, and Mimi Vigil, 63, were sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Christine Arguello for conspiracy to defraud the IRS and related tax charges. After the three defendants failed to appear at their original sentencing hearing, Arguello issued a bench warrant for them, which resulted in Deputy… Continue Reading Springs residents sentenced for conspiracy to defraud the U.S.

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Wildlife interests invited to Springs roundtable

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Wildlife interests invited to Springs roundtable

Colorado Parks and Wildlife hunters, anglers and other wildlife enthusiasts are invited to participate at a regional sportsmen’s roundtable in Colorado Springs at 6:30 p.m., Feb. 18 at Cheyenne Mountain State Park. The meeting is part of the ongoing statewide Sportsmen’s Roundtable process set up by CPW to assure that hunters, anglers and anyone who cares… Continue Reading Wildlife interests invited to Springs roundtable

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Nolan to open third restaurant in former firehouse

Colorado Springs businessman and restaurateur Johnny Nolan has purchased an old firehouse on the city’s Westside with plans to open his third restaurant. Nolan, the owner of popular Springs restaurants Southside Johnny’s and Johnny’s Navajo Hogan, closed on the 106-year-old, two-story structure at 817 W. Colorado Ave. Feb. 5. He paid $340,000. Since its days as… Continue Reading Nolan to open third restaurant in former firehouse

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Applications now accepted for Peak Vista’s nurse primary care fellowship

Peak Vista Community Health Centers is now accepting applications through midnight March 31 for the first cohort of fellows in its 12-month Advanced Practice Registered Nurse primary care fellowship, slated to begin September 2015. “I believe Advanced Practice Nurse fellowships will soon become the norm for these graduating professionals,” said Michael Welch, D.O., Peak Vista’s chief… Continue Reading Applications now accepted for Peak Vista’s nurse primary care fellowship

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Exelis, Harris sign acquisition agreement

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Exelis, Harris sign acquisition agreement

Melbourne, Florida-based Harris Corp. and information technology company and defense contractor rival Exelis Inc. have signed an acquisition agreement last week. The sale will amount to about $4.75 billion when complete, probably mid-year, said B.J. Talley, Exelis director of corporate communications. Together, Exelis and Harris generated a combined $8 billion in revenue last year. The Exelis Mission… Continue Reading Exelis, Harris sign acquisition agreement

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