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Hawaiian vacation targets Colorado

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The sand, surf and dreams of a Hawaiian holiday are enticing as we get ready for winter, but watch out. A number of consumers have responded to ad running in the Gazette and Denver Post offering the vacation of a lifetime, at a great price. The company, Vacation Properties International which claims to be located… Continue Reading Hawaiian vacation targets Colorado

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Apartment sale a back-channel deal (7682)

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A 374-unit apartment complex located at 3802 Half Turn Road, just south of Austin Bluffs Drive and Academy Boulevard, sold in August for $9.5 million. The Westree Apartments had not been listed on the real estate market, but the owners did not have the funds to keep things going and maintain the complex, said Gary… Continue Reading Apartment sale a back-channel deal (7682)

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Builders rally to help local teen and his family

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After spending a summer at Craig Hospital in Denver, Jeremy Lanosga is ready to come home. However, before the 17-year-old can reunite with his mother and four siblings in Colorado Springs, the family house near Garden of the Gods needs an extensive remodel to accommodate Jeremy’s new physical needs. Through HBA Cares, a Colorado Springs… Continue Reading Builders rally to help local teen and his family

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Publisher also accomplished book writer

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* Name: Alan Hirschfeld * Organization: Cool River Publishing * Position: Owner and founder * Hometown: Monument. Born and raised in Decatur, Ga. * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs (Monument): Six years. My family and I were born and lived in the Atlanta, Georgia area until early 1999. * Education: Bachelor’s degree… Continue Reading Publisher also accomplished book writer

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People on the Move

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Brian L.A. Wess has been appointed to the Colorado Springs Historic Preservation Board by the City Council for a two year term. He is a local realtor specializing in the purchase or sale of residential and investment properties. Tracey Griggs has joined Greccio Housing as director of property management. He previously was district manager for… Continue Reading People on the Move

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Bartering becomes a modern day career

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They traded cows, skins, horses, tobacco, sugar, corn and probably jugs of whiskey in exchange for whatever goods they needed. From the Native Americans to the early settlers, bartering was the staple of the American economy before the invention of paper money in the 18th century. Although the dollar is the standard form of trade… Continue Reading Bartering becomes a modern day career

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German company expands operations in the Springs

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While many U.S. manufacturers have taken production offshore, one local company has won a contract with a Germany-based company that has chosen Colorado Springs as the site of its American-based operations. Twelve years ago, Ulrich “Uli” Schoberer invented a power meter system that measures the speed, distance, power, heart rate and pedaling frequency of cyclists.… Continue Reading German company expands operations in the Springs

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Colorado Springs Teen Court Inc. celebrated “A Decade of Second Chances” on Oct. 19 with a breakfast at the Antlers Hilton. The organization was founded in 1994 and has served more than 2,000 juveniles, ages 11-18, and their families. The program provides an alternative to the regular Municipal Court sentencing for first-time misdemeanor offenders. Sentencing… Continue Reading Teen Court: A Decade of Second Chances annual breakfast

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Patel sees strengths in community's diversity

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* Name: Jay Patel * Organization: Jayson, Inc. * Hometown: Harare, Zimbabwe * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: I’ve lived here for 26 years. I came to Colorado Springs and decided to get into business for myself. v Education: I studied accounting and I transferred to Indiana State University from overseas. v… Continue Reading Patel sees strengths in community's diversity

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Economic impact of CC exceeds $100 million

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Colorado College students and faculty shell out a lot of cash for pizza. They also spend a great deal on other goods and services. According to a study conducted by two CC economists, the school contributes about $110 million to the local economy each year in expenditures by students, staff, visitors, retirees and conference guests.… Continue Reading Economic impact of CC exceeds $100 million

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