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Bartolin turned challenge into his own era

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Steve Bartolin arrived at The Broadmoor in 1991, at a time when the resort needed far more than just some touch-up work. No, the hotel wasn’t crumbling, but it was on the verge of losing touch with the changing world. Being a gorgeous yet slowly fading relic, and living on its reputation as a private… Continue Reading Bartolin turned challenge into his own era

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Local lawyer dispenses global wisdom

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Local lawyer dispenses global wisdom

While growing up in Kentucky, John Buckley III set three goals for himself: attend the Air Force Academy, become a fighter pilot and get a law degree from Harvard. The Colorado Springs-based attorney is batting a perfect three-for-three. “Where I come from, you don’t get to do that,” the principal of Buckley Law said of… Continue Reading Local lawyer dispenses global wisdom

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Ensor likes new outlook for Sky Sox

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Ensor likes new outlook for Sky Sox

When asked about his proudest moment in baseball, Sky Sox General Manger Tony Ensor naturally lists his two Southern League championships with the Birmingham Barons, the Double-A minor-league franchise he managed in Alabama. But his proudest moment, perhaps, was as a Little League outfielder called in by his coach hours after a dentist’s visit. Stuffed… Continue Reading Ensor likes new outlook for Sky Sox

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Positive thinking: Our most popular businesses

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Let’s take a walk on the lighter side of the local business scene. We’ve had enough heavy topics lately with the election, discord among City Council, who’s running (or not) for mayor and what’s being done (or not) to help our local economy keep up with the constant good news coming out of Denver and… Continue Reading Positive thinking: Our most popular businesses

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Let’s not have city mega-ballot

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In case you hadn’t noticed, Colorado Springs finds itself in a state of governmental flux near the end of 2014. We’re on the brink of a long, potentially divisive campaign for mayor in the upcoming April municipal election, muddled more by Councilor Joel Miller’s announcement Monday that he would resign to enter the race. We’ll… Continue Reading Let’s not have city mega-ballot

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He pays it forward helping other youth

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He pays it forward helping other youth

Tariku Hailemariam was born in Ethiopia to a 15-year-old mother who could not afford to care for him. Because of that, she put him up for adoption, and a woman who was economically capable of caring for him at the time took Tariku in. A few years later, she lost her income and had to… Continue Reading He pays it forward helping other youth

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Compassion International: Local presence combines with global influence

Compassion International seeks to improve the world, one child at a time. For $38 a month, a person donating to the Christian-based organization headquartered in Colorado Springs may sponsor a child in poverty-stricken areas around the globe. The program measures various levels of success in four key areas — the child’s spiritual, physical, cognitive and… Continue Reading Compassion International: Local presence combines with global influence

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Kudos! – November 28, 2014

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Gen. Johnson honored for tough calls U.S. Air Force Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson received the Tennessee Ernie Ford Distinguished Aerospace Achievement Award. She has made the tough calls in setting priorities and making the decisions necessary to maintain the high integrity of the institution, her award stated. Griffis/Blessing to manage center Ellen Edwards… Continue Reading Kudos! – November 28, 2014

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People on the Move – November 28, 2014

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Shauna Jones, CPA joined the Shafer Group, PC as the manager of audit and accounting services. She has a bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting. Jacob Wager is Kaiser Permanente Colorado’s government relations liaison. Wager has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Colorado State University and a master’s degree in public policy from the… Continue Reading People on the Move – November 28, 2014

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All Things Catholic more than a store

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All Things Catholic more than a store

Prior to Brian and Rachelle LeMay’s purchase of All Things Catholic in the spring, Rachelle worked in the shop for the previous owner for several months. She and her family also frequented the retailer in its numerous locations throughout Chapel Hills Mall. “The store has moved five times in the seven years it’s been at… Continue Reading All Things Catholic more than a store

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