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Deborah Helton has joined Biggs Kofford & Co., P.C. She has a master’s degree in business administration with an accounting emphasis from Colorado State University at Pueblo. Bill Majure has received the Warren Smith Lifetime Achievement Award from the Colorado PGA. He has been director of golf at The Country Club of Colorado at Cheyenne… Continue Reading People on the Move

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Springs welcomes consul general from India

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Colorado Springs leaders are making sure that the second largest city in Colorado – the city just south of the capitol – is getting its fair share of attention when worldwide leaders are scheduled to visit the mile-high city. Although gray clouds engulfed Pikes Peak and area temperatures were more typical of a winter day… Continue Reading Springs welcomes consul general from India

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Consumer Report: All that glitters isn't gold

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They say diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but a recent scam leaves consumers holding a “diamond” that’s worth about as much as a lump of coal. The scam involves a traveling auction that made its way through Colorado Springs in July. The auction was advertised in a local paper and took place at the… Continue Reading Consumer Report: All that glitters isn't gold

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This is a scam that may make you think twice about the legitimacy of an employment offer before you accept it. Recently a number of people in southern Colorado responded to an ad in a local paper advertising for an office manager. Upon responding to the ad they were quickly hired, but just as quickly… Continue Reading Consumer Alert: Job Posting for office manager bilks thousands from respondents

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Foreign competition big on Boutin's list

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* Name: George T. Boutin * Organization: Colorado Springs Office of International Affairs * Position: Executive director * Hometown: Monument * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: Since 1998 * Education: MBA in finance from George Washington University, Washington, D.C.; master’s degree in economics from the University of California – Riverside * A… Continue Reading Foreign competition big on Boutin's list

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People on the Move

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Mike Dyer has been named president and CEO of Best Copy Digital Document Solutions. He has been a consultant in the office automation and document imaging industry in Colorado Springs and Pueblo for 28 years. Katharine French has joined Stockman Kast Ryan and Co. as a senior audit consultant. She is a certified public accountant… Continue Reading People on the Move

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Contractor digging deep financial hole (7779)

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In a third quarter report to the city of Colorado Springs, Colorado Humane Society said that it was $280,453 in the hole entering the final three months of 2004. Payroll alone in the third quarter was $239,060 and income was $267, 142, which included the city’s contract payment of $173,750. Another $42,893 was spent on… Continue Reading Contractor digging deep financial hole (7779)

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Raintree: Health care caught in a perfect storm

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* Name: Shawn Raintree * Organization: Kaiser Permanente * Position: Executive director * Hometown: My family moved a great deal when I was growing up. I spent the most time in Wheaton, Ill., and here in Colorado – I was an undergraduate at the Air Force Academy and got my graduate degree at the University… Continue Reading Raintree: Health care caught in a perfect storm

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Paving the road to a downtown convention center

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As the battle lines are drawn about whether Colorado Springs needs a downtown convention center, the Downtown Partnership is backing a proposal to build a facility with more than simply vocal support. Board members of the organization voted unanimously Nov. 16 to approve a special assessment for members of the Business Improvement District to help… Continue Reading Paving the road to a downtown convention center

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Long lines. Weary postal workers. Rushed customers. No more. The U.S. Postal Service has created customer convenience along with cost savings through new services aimed at busy Americans and harried business owners. The innovative postal products are especially beneficial for housebound seniors and moms who don’t want to cart their children to the post office,… Continue Reading U.S. Postal Service goes from high maintenance to high tech

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