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Nonprofit to help repair Waldo Canyon

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Nonprofit to help repair Waldo Canyon

Denver-based nonprofit Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado announced Tuesday it will lead volunteer service days throughout the state this summer to help restore areas affected by fires and floods. The program by VOC, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary, will include efforts to restore land damaged by the 2012 Waldo Canyon Fire in the Pikes Peak… Continue Reading Nonprofit to help repair Waldo Canyon

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Next MashUp is June 18

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Next MashUp is June 18

The High Altitude Investors and the Colorado Springs Technology Incubator will sponsor the next MashUp Wednesday, June 18, at the Ivywild School. The event features Doug Johnson, vice president of capital access of the Rocky Mountain Innosphere in Fort Collins, and Joseph Coleman, owner of the Blue Star Group and co-founder of the Ivywild School,… Continue Reading Next MashUp is June 18

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The City of Colorado Springs reopened the newly paved Sinton Trail Friday. According to a news release, “stormwater repairs to more than six miles of concrete channel along North and South Douglas creeks are anticipated to be complete by June 15.” The $5 million project began in October, resulting in the trail’s closure in December,… Continue Reading Sinton Trail reopened Friday following construction

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Mental health luncheon features Strayed

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Mental health luncheon features Strayed

Best-selling author Cheryl Strayed will serve as keynote for the seventh annual Heroes of Mental Health Luncheon on 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 by hiking more than 1,000 miles along… Continue Reading Mental health luncheon features Strayed

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Library 21c names coffee, print vendors

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Library 21c names coffee, print vendors

Pikes Peak Library District’s Board of Trustees announced at its meeting that Her Story Café & Catering will be the new in-house café and catering vendor for Library 21c. Library 21c is PPLD’s new library slated to open to the public Saturday, June 21. The board had previously announced that Ricoh would serve as an… Continue Reading Library 21c names coffee, print vendors

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Bike to Work Day June 25

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Bike to Work Day June 25

June 25 marks the 21st anniversary of Mountain Metro Rides’ Bike to Work Day. Mountain Metro Rides, a division of Mountain Metropolitan Transit, organizes Bike to Work Day each June to encourage bicycling for personal and community health, alternative transportation, recreation and sustainability. New to this year’s event will be the downtown breakfast at Acacia… Continue Reading Bike to Work Day June 25

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Multi-year initiative with Colorado hospitals reduces health care costs by millions

A two-year, federally-funded quality improvement project — led by the Colorado Hospital Association and implemented at 55 Colorado hospitals — has resulted in more than $8.4 million in reduced health care costs and 916 fewer episodes of patient harm or readmission. The Partnership for Patients campaign, a public-private partnership of the Centers for Medicare &… Continue Reading Multi-year initiative with Colorado hospitals reduces health care costs by millions

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May storms carry a $109 million price tag

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May storms carry a $109 million price tag

Thousands of Colorado homeowners and drivers have spent the past few weeks meeting with  insurance adjusters, along with car repair shops and roofing contractors getting “the fix” on Mother Nature’s latest round of damaging hail, wind and flooding. The series of May storms have caused an estimated $109.3 million in insured losses resulting from 28,442… Continue Reading May storms carry a $109 million price tag

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Report: Home prices up at home, nationally in April

Property information company CoreLogic reported home prices increased in April, in Colorado Springs and across the country. The company reported that nationwide, home prices increased 10.5 percent (including distressed sales) in April compared to the same time last year, and the level was up 2.1 percent since March. “At the state level, including distressed sales, no states… Continue Reading Report: Home prices up at home, nationally in April

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CSBJ shares in sponsoring Lamborn-Rayburn debate

In an unprecedented media alliance, the Colorado Springs Business Journal, The Gazette and the Colorado Springs Independent are combining to host the first in a series of political debates during this election year, with incumbent U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn debating Republican challenger Ret. Gen. Bentley Rayburn at 6 p.m. Monday, June 16 at Centennial Hall,… Continue Reading CSBJ shares in sponsoring Lamborn-Rayburn debate

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