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Henley’s has stayed on key 69 years

Homer Henley started Henley’s Key Service Inc. in 1945 from his basement. Locksmithing was a hobby for the late Henley, who had been a schoolteacher on the East Coast until the beginning World War II. “The country needed people to work on airplanes more than it needed schoolteachers,” said Paul Henley, Homer’s son and now… Continue Reading Henley’s has stayed on key 69 years

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Canada, U.S. share values, trade, military

The United States should maintain leadership in world affairs, according to Canada’s top military officer. Gen. Tom Lawson, Canada’s chief of defence staff, feels the world needs a strong voice throughout the globe. “There’s very little, moral, ethical and legal highbrow that I’ve seen over decades, so I think you need to take those reins… Continue Reading Canada, U.S. share values, trade, military

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City welcomes new food options, faces

While Colorado Springs has welcomed a new gastropub and the first manager of a popular downtown food-truck market, a project to create the state’s first dog-friendly restaurant is one step closer to reality for the city’s Westside. Colorado Springs City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to amend the zoning on a .41-acre property at 2207 and… Continue Reading City welcomes new food options, faces

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Pop Up Shops fill storefront vacancies

Shoppers familiar with downtown may come across some unfamiliar businesses this holiday season. Pop Up Shops, a program facilitated by the Downtown Development Authority and Downtown Partnership, provides an opportunity for budding small business owners to test the water without daunting commitments. “It provides an option for potential new retailers to test the market,” said… Continue Reading Pop Up Shops fill storefront vacancies

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By Leslie Wiese “I am absolutely committed to keeping Drake open,” was the sole sentence written by Councilmember Andy Pico in response to a resident who emailed the nine Colorado Springs City Councilors at AllCouncil@springsgov.com in August.  Pico’s commitment must also lie with perpetual rate increases accompanying significantly increased costs to operate Martin Drake Power… Continue Reading To whom do City Council members owe allegiance?

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Dec. 5 First Friday The Wild Goose Meeting House, 401 N. Tejon St., will have a First Friday event for the Colorado Springs Pride Center. For every drink, Wild Goose will donate $1 to the Pride Center. Dec. 6 Buy a home Home-buying seminar at Ent Federal Credit Union, from 10 a.m.-noon, Galley Service Center,… Continue Reading On the Horizon – December 5, 2014

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Members only Northwestern Mutual honored four representatives with membership in the 2014 Forum Group, which recognizes representatives as having an “outstanding year helping clients achieve financial security.” They include Financial Representative Michael Carrol, Wealth Management Advisor Benjamin Harvey, Wealth Management Advisor Kevin Kaveney and Wealth Management Advisor Mark Perrault. Rhodes, Marshall Scholar U.S. Air Force… Continue Reading Kudos – December 5, 2014

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Dr. Kierann Toth is the newest addition to the University of Colorado Health Primary Care team at Printers Park Medical Plaza. She specializes in nutrition counseling. Aventa Credit Union recently named Lowell Bender as its mortgage manager. He has more than 18 years of mortgage lending experience. Ann Parfitt joined Kumar and Associates Inc. as… Continue Reading People on the Move – December 5, 2014

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When was the last time you intentionally looked for something only to find that when you focused on it, it was everywhere? For me, I can remember counting Subarus on my drive into work from Monument during my stint at the Chamber. By the way, I think that number was close to 30 every day.… Continue Reading Trust: It’s our community’s valued currency

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Ease your tax pressure by starting early

Tax forms will be filling mailboxes in just a few weeks and CPAs are gearing up for their busiest quarter on the calendar. According to local tax preparers, there are several tips for individuals, businesses and students that can make the road to April 15 a little smoother. It’s personal Jason Watson, managing partner with… Continue Reading Ease your tax pressure by starting early

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