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Military equipment finds new life locally

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Military equipment finds new life locally

According to Lt. Catherine Buckley, public information officer for the Colorado Springs Police Department, it’s the ultimate recycling program. “We’re taking stuff we can actually use,” Buckley said of the Department of Defense’s 1033 Program, which makes available free surplus or unused equipment to state and local governments, including the Colorado Springs Police Department, the… Continue Reading Military equipment finds new life locally

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Anarde moves from ICBM to global security

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Anarde moves from ICBM to global security

Russ Anarde spent 28 years in the Air Force, retiring as a brigadier general. During a varied career, he worked in operations and maintenance of intercontinental ballistic missiles. He describes himself as a STEM dropout, referring to science, technology engineering and math, because he changed majors from math to business while he was in college.… Continue Reading Anarde moves from ICBM to global security

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Academy, CTI research projects together

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Academy, CTI research projects together

Inks that change colors when the temperature changes — like that on Coors beer cans — are helping chemistry students learn at the U.S. Air Force Academy. At the same time, cadets and their professors are helping CTI Inks, the Colorado Springs-based company that provides the thermochromic inks to Coors. In August, the Academy and… Continue Reading Academy, CTI research projects together

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On the Horizon – November 7, 2014

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Nov. 8 Love a parade Veterans Day Parade, 10 a.m., Tejon Street, from St. Vrain Street to Vermijo Avenue. Formal for adults The Yot Club will enjoy a formal evening, a prom for adults, filled with live performances, door prizes and silent auction to support Colorado Springs Conservatory, Christmas Stockings for Kids and Soaring Eagles… Continue Reading On the Horizon – November 7, 2014

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Kudos! – November 7, 2014

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Kudos! – November 7, 2014

Bryan Construction wins award Bryan Construction received the ENR Mountain States Magazine award for 2014 Best Project – Manufacturing for the Bal Seal Engineering plant in Colorado Springs. A panel of eight judges from the construction industry selected the winners. Bryan also won the 2014 Bluebeam eXtreme award for industrial/energy projects for its use of… Continue Reading Kudos! – November 7, 2014

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People on the Move – November 7, 2014

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Realtor Sarah Rudolph has affiliated with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s Colorado Springs office. Rudolph earned an associatesdegree in accounting from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. Robert Ochsner, M.D., has joined Kaiser Permanente’s physician team at its Briargate medical offices. He obtained his medical degree at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He is… Continue Reading People on the Move – November 7, 2014

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The Home Front Cares new to Give! campaign

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The Home Front Cares new to Give! campaign

The Home Front Cares has seen the need for its services increase significantly since its founding in 2003. Started by Vietnam veterans Bob Carlone and Joe Henjum, the Colorado Springs nonprofit that provides emergency funds to pay essential life expenses including rent, utilities and car repairs, will be participating in the Give! campaign for the… Continue Reading The Home Front Cares new to Give! campaign

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BivySak brings adventure to front door

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BivySak brings adventure to front door

Having just launched a business catering to the Colorado lifestyle, friends Eric Liebold, Joe Thomas and Conaire Hallisy are about to celebrate their company’s one-week anniversary. “We are a true startup,” said Liebold, who also holds the position of COO for Chief Petroleum Co. BivySak, an online subscription service based in Colorado Springs, creates and… Continue Reading BivySak brings adventure to front door

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Post-election, here’s an agenda for the Legislature looking to 2015

Years ago, state legislator Ken Chlouber gave an eager aspirant to local office some tart words of advice. The candidate had bored Chlouber for 15 minutes as he described his brilliant and innovative plans for his city’s future, until Chlouber finally spoke. “Well, all those plans and ideas are fine,” he said, “but if you… Continue Reading Post-election, here’s an agenda for the Legislature looking to 2015

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Election dissection, from PPRDA to defense

In the aftermath of the 2014 election in El Paso County, we come away with some clear messages from voters and priorities for local leaders going forward. We already knew that the Pikes Peak region would go virtually all in with the nationwide Republican tidal wave. That much was obvious from the U.S. Senate race,… Continue Reading Election dissection, from PPRDA to defense

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