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Space Foundation supports federal budget

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Space Foundation supports federal budget

The Space Foundation offered its support for the Administration’s FY15 budget proposal for NASA, calling the proposal a “balanced approach to sustaining key NASA programs and capabilities, while increasing emphasis on next generation capabilities – within a budget constrained environment.” “The president’s proposal of $17.46 billion in FY15 funding for NASA is very close to… Continue Reading Space Foundation supports federal budget

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Flights to Phoenix begin May 15

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Flights to Phoenix begin May 15

The Colorado Springs Airport announced Tuesday that Allegiant Airlines will offer nonstop, roundtrip jet service to Phoenix to the Phoenix/Mesa Gateway Airport beginning May 15. “We are thrilled to provide Colorado Springs residents with affordable, nonstop service to Phoenix,” said Andrew C. Levy, Allegiant Travel Company president and COO. The service will operate twice weekly.… Continue Reading Flights to Phoenix begin May 15

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Flying W Ranch looking for volunteers

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Flying W Ranch looking for volunteers

Administrators at the Flying W Ranch Foundation seek volunteers to help repair property damaged during the Waldo Canyon fire. “The Flying W Ranch has been working with local and federal authorities and hundreds of volunteers to protect our municipal water supply and to revegetate the Waldo Canyon burn area by installing log erosion barrier structures… Continue Reading Flying W Ranch looking for volunteers

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Beginning March 15, the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park will offer guided tours on park vehicles through construction zones and over one of the world’s highest suspension bridges, weekends only, said Mike Bandera, vice president and general manager. Weather and construction permitting, park hours will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The park fee is… Continue Reading Royal Gorge Bridge and Park to open March 15

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Red Noland changes hands

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Mike Jorgensen and Thom Buckley announced Monday afternoon they have acquired all stock in the Red Noland Automotive Group. The company owns and operates multiple Colorado Springs dealerships, including Cadillac, Infiniti, Jaguar and Land Rover. In a separate transaction, Jorgenson and Buckley also acquired the company’s buildings and real estate, including a collision center and… Continue Reading Red Noland changes hands

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Parks and Wildlife to meet in Denver

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The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission is scheduled to meet in Denver Thursday and Friday to determine park pass and property rules for 2014, according to a news release. The conference will be at the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Hunter Education Classroom at 6060 Broadway and will also include discussions on water management, landowner voucher… Continue Reading Parks and Wildlife to meet in Denver

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Wine festival to benefit the Conservatory

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The 23rd annual Wine Festival of Colorado Springs to benefit the Colorado Springs Conservatory will be held March 6-8. Seminars include food and wine pairing, organic wine, wine tasting with a market auction and a gourmet winemaker dinner and live auction. The theme is wines with a conscience: biodynamic, organic and sustainable wines. The luncheon… Continue Reading Wine festival to benefit the Conservatory

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Average rent continues to rise in Springs

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Average apartment rent rose in the Colorado Springs metro for the 16th consecutive quarter (year over year) at the close of 2013, according to a report released Friday by the Colorado Division of Housing and the Apartment Association of Southern Colorado. The report indicated that the average rent for Springs residents rose $9 (or 1… Continue Reading Average rent continues to rise in Springs

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New vehicle registrations jump 3 percent

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Colorado new car and truck sales started the year in a positive direction as registrations increased 3 percent in January over January 2013. Those results and more are available in the January 2014 Colorado Auto Outlook Report released this week by the Colorado Automobile Dealers Association (CADA). New vehicle registrations for Porsche, Audi and Lexus… Continue Reading New vehicle registrations jump 3 percent

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Peoples Bank awards employees in Springs

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Peoples Bank of Colorado recently recognized a dozen employees during its third annual Summit Awards event in Colorado Springs. More than 270 bankers and guests attended the social hour, dinner and awards celebration earlier this month, according to a news release Wednesday. “We’re proud of our commitment to world class customer service,” President and CEO… Continue Reading Peoples Bank awards employees in Springs

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