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Discover Goodwill expands retail operations to Monument

Discover Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado will cut the ribbon Saturday, Jan. 24, to commemorate the opening of its newest retail center, located at 15821 Jackson Creek Parkway in Monument, east of the Wal-Mart Supercenter. The 9:45 a.m. ribbon-cutting will include addresses by Discover Goodwill President and CEO Karla Grazier, El Pomar Foundation Vice… Continue Reading Discover Goodwill expands retail operations to Monument

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Pride Center closes after 37 years, Pride Fest under new management

The nonprofit Colorado Springs Pride announced Monday morning it dissolved its Pride Center after 37 years of LGBT support. The organization’s board of directors decided last week to close the Pride Center at 401 S. Tejon St. due to “unretired debt from years past, as well as management issues,” according to a news release. “The decision… Continue Reading Pride Center closes after 37 years, Pride Fest under new management

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Suthers to announce for mayor

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers will formally announce his intention to run for mayor of Colorado Springs. The announcement will happen at 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 17, at the Ivywild School, 1604 S. Cascade Ave. Suthers was born and raised in Colorado Springs, and according to a news release, he is “focused on getting Colorado… Continue Reading Suthers to announce for mayor

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U.S. unemployment lowest since May 2008

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U.S. unemployment lowest since May 2008

The country’s best year of job creation since 1999 was capped off with another strong month of hiring in December, according to a news release from Meyers Research. The unemployment rate fell to its lowest level since May 2008. Despite the good news, the market seemed to be focused on some of the weaker points… Continue Reading U.S. unemployment lowest since May 2008

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JetEx Inc. born from two Springs companies

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JetEx Inc. born from two Springs companies

Two Colorado Springs printer cartridge and printer repair companies, LaserPro II and Rapid Refill, merged, called JetEx Inc. Both started business in 1992 in Colorado Springs selling printer cartridges and helping customers print smarter by using remanufactured cartridges—while preserving the environment and saving customers up to 30 percent compared to OEM prices. Since its beginning, LaserPro… Continue Reading JetEx Inc. born from two Springs companies

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CDOT expects to launch ‘Bustang’ by spring

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CDOT expects to launch ‘Bustang’ by spring

The Colorado Department of Transportation announced this week the anticipated launch of Bustang, Colorado’s first state-owned and -operated bus system connecting Colorado Springs to Fort Collins and Denver to Glenwood Springs. Buses will run during the work week and provide transportation along the Interstate-25 corridor as well as mountain corridors accessed via Interstate 70. Bustang… Continue Reading CDOT expects to launch ‘Bustang’ by spring

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Country Club of Colorado starts $3 million renovation

The Country Club of Colorado at Cheyenne Mountain Resort started a $3 million, six-month renovation and expansion “focused on elevating the member and guest experience through a series of new services and amenities,” according to a news release. The project includes a new, 5,000-square-foot resort spa that will feature Colorado-inspired health and wellness programs and… Continue Reading Country Club of Colorado starts $3 million renovation

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Great Clips raises $46,000 for Memorial’s NICU

Great Clips franchise owners Jane and Frank Evans of Colorado Springs have made philanthropy a stylish part of their business plan. Since 2006, when Great Clips’ corporate office announced its charity of choice would be Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, the Evanses have been proud supporters. “The annual CMN campaign allows everyone in our company, from managers… Continue Reading Great Clips raises $46,000 for Memorial’s NICU

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Braxton, O’Neil buys Gnostech Inc.

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Braxton, O’Neil buys Gnostech Inc.

Braxton Science and Technology Group, LLC (BSTG) and The O’Neil Group Company, LLC announce the purchase of Gnostech Inc., an engineering firm specializing in cyber security, system integration and security related software development, GPS user equipment and signals modeling, simulation and testing, as well as mission planning, according to a news release sent this week by Braxton.… Continue Reading Braxton, O’Neil buys Gnostech Inc.

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Zonta welcomes Earhart as keynote speaker

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Zonta welcomes Earhart as keynote speaker

Amelia Rose Earhart recently finished what her namesake never did: circumnavigate the globe in a single-engine aircraft. Earhart finished her flight of 24,300 nautical miles in July. Earhart will speak at Zonta Club of the Pikes Peak Area today, Jan. 7. She will speak about her experience and what she learned finishing Earhart’s flight. January… Continue Reading Zonta welcomes Earhart as keynote speaker

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