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Kathleen Stout has joined First State Bankcorporation as executive vice president/sales manager of the mortgage lending division. She will be based in First Community Bank’s office on South Tejon. Josi Lemon has joined Cheyenne Mountain Realty as a real estate consultant. She has been in the real estate industry for the past 10 years. Dan… Continue Reading People on the Move

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* Name: Frank O’Neill Barber * Organization: El Paso County Office of Economic Development & Public Finance * Position: Director * Hometown: Various Army bases; Charleston, S.C., Chapel Hill, N.C., Northfield, Mass. * How long have you lived in Colorado Springs: 27 years * Education: Bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst *… Continue Reading Barber enjoys challenge of wearing many hats

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The employment outlook for Pueblo County has seen a sharp turnaround from a year ago. In its latest Job Vacancy Survey, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment estimated that 543 jobs were open for immediate hire in the region from March 2 through 9. During the same time period in 2003, 473 vacancies were… Continue Reading Latest Pueblo County job vacancy survey released

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Animals, entrepreneurs communing together

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Due east of Colorado Springs, there is an unincorporated community representing an array of people and lifestyles. The old-timers are a fiercely independent lot. People who moved to the community in the 1990s longed for that same independence when they traded city life for wide-open spaces. Today, newcomers, who are arriving at an 11-percent growth… Continue Reading Animals, entrepreneurs communing together

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The 2004 Colorado Balloon Classic, which in 2003 dropped the “Springs” from its name to be more inclusive of all state residents, has chosen a startling simple, bold design as the logo for the 28th event in September. Patsy Buchwald, president of the annual event, said she chose local graphic artist Debbie Tuzel’s design for… Continue Reading Balloon Classic marks change with new-look logo

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Consumers are most interested in knowing the good and bad about mortgage and escrow companies and complain the most about automobile dealers, cell phones and credit card companies, according to data compiled by Better Business Bureaus in the United States and Canada. The bureaus logged 56 million instances of service in 2003, the first year… Continue Reading BBB data reveals businesses with most inquires, complaints

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Colorado College has been awarded a $400,000 grant from Denver-based Boettcher Foundation to help fund the renovation of 100-year-old Palmer Hall. This grant will further a project that is reconfiguring learning and collaborative spaces in the college’s largest classroom building. Work on the building began in the fall and will continue throughout this year. The… Continue Reading Colorado College awarded $400k from the Boettcher Foundation

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The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and the National Nuclear Security Administration’s Sandia National Laboratories have agreed to collaborate on the development and manufacture of a broad range of technologies including microelectronics, micro electromechanical systems, nanotechnology, software and space and security applications. A memorandum of understanding between the university and Sandia emphasizes advanced manufacturing… Continue Reading Sandia National Laboratories, CU-Springs to collaborate

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The Cadet Area at the U. S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs has been designated a National Historic Landmark, the federal government’s highest official recognition of nationally significant properties. The Cadet Area is Colorado’s 18th landmark among the nation’s more than 2,300 designations and was recognized for its significant contributions to America’s military and… Continue Reading USAFA Cadet Area designated National Historic Landmark

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People on the Move

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Duane Beckmann, president of The Beckmann Group, has earned membership in the Million Dollar Round Table – Court of the Table, an international independent association of sales professionals. Eileen M. Wolff has been promoted to vice president/county manager of LandAmerica Commonwealth Title and LandAmerica Pikes Peak Title. Paula Sherwood has joined KRDO as the national… Continue Reading People on the Move

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