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Lawmakers working to help state economy

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After being re-elected to serve a third term as state representative from House District 18, I turned my focus to the upcoming legislative session, which begins Jan. 7.  I have been meeting with constituents, visiting schools, going to public meetings, talking with stakeholders about bills and attending pre-session hearings in Denver. The incoming House Speaker,… Continue Reading Lawmakers working to help state economy

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Wish for 2015: mindful common sense

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When CBS’ 60 Minutes covers the benefits of meditation for business creativity and productivity (at Google), we know mindfulness has gone mainstream. So much so, that on every self-respecting urban corner you can find a yoga studio or meditation center. The Americanization of Eastern practices comes at a price. Gone are the philosophical commitments and… Continue Reading Wish for 2015: mindful common sense

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Let’s pull together more in 2015

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As the new year begins, we can see a lot of positives surrounding the Colorado Springs business community. The local economy is holding its own, and we continue to observe many optimistic signs about the months ahead. Two major projects on the east side of downtown, the O’Neil Group’s Catalyst Campus as well as developments… Continue Reading Let’s pull together more in 2015

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Optimism reigns around city’s edges

The areas around Colorado Springs saw significant commercial and residential growth in 2014, with signs pointing toward additional growth this year. Both the southern and northern ends of El Paso County seem poised for a prosperous 2015, while Teller County plans to ride a wave of construction — and an economic boost due to tourism… Continue Reading Optimism reigns around city’s edges

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Gift that should keep giving in ’15

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Gift that should keep giving in ’15

By Tom Binnings Thanks to the general aviation businesses and new leadership at the Colorado Springs Airport, our region received a gift in 2014 that should keep giving well into the future. With the support of Mayor Steve Bach, Council President Keith King, most of City Council, the Board of County Commissioners and other regional… Continue Reading Gift that should keep giving in ’15

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New events replace cycling, balloons

Compared to 2014, the year ahead looks to be coming late out of the starting gates. With two high-profile events skipping or leaving Colorado Springs this year, the city will have to look elsewhere to make up the lost revenue. The USA Pro Challenge, which reported a $130 million impact statewide in 2014, and touts… Continue Reading New events replace cycling, balloons

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Commonwheel celebrates 40 years

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Commonwheel celebrates 40 years

The Commonwheel Artists Co-op celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2014 and, for almost all of that time, the gallery has been nestled on the corner of Cañon Avenue and Lafayette Road in downtown Manitou Springs. “It’s served us very well,” Juanita Canzoneri, the co-op’s current president, said of the location. Commonwheel was started in the… Continue Reading Commonwheel celebrates 40 years

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The Broadmoor to hand reins to Damioli

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The Broadmoor to hand reins to Damioli

An Ohio native, Jack Damioli, will take the reins at The Broadmoor in March from President and CEO Steve Bartolin. Damioli had been serving as vice president and managing director at The Broadmoor for the past year. He and his wife of 29 years, Rachel, relocated here last year from Boca Grande, Fla., where he… Continue Reading The Broadmoor to hand reins to Damioli

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For journalists, Colorado Springs has traditionally been a target-rich environment. Ours is an argumentative, contentious and perpetually dissatisfied community — there’s always something going on. Sadly, for those of us who thrive on dissonance, dissension and dysfunction, 2015 promises to be less interesting than 2014. • City elections: We’ll have at least four serious candidates… Continue Reading New year might be brighter, less crazy

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Marijuana: 2015 issue to watch in business

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Marijuana, its use and its legality in Colorado, will affect all businesses next year, predicted a contingent of area chamber of commerce and business leaders. The chamber leaders spoke before Christmas at a Business Journal event. “We’re all going to have to deal with it sooner or later,” said Terri Hayes, executive director of the… Continue Reading Marijuana: 2015 issue to watch in business

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