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Sturman runs company with California roots

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Sturman runs company with California roots

Sturman Industries began in Southern California and moved to Woodland Park in 1995. The company specializes in digital valves, some of which helped bring the Apollo 13 astronauts home. Carol Sturman was working in real estate when she met Eddie Sturman. They started the company in 1989 and married soon after. She now serves as… Continue Reading Sturman runs company with California roots

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Stormwater effort takes hold

The Pikes Peak Regional Drainage Authority (PPRDA), aka the Pikes Peak Regional Stormwater Authority, aka the Pikes Peak Regional Flood Control Authority is, like the summer floods that it seeks to mitigate, building momentum. At Monday’s City Council work session, Councilors considered and commented on a proposed intergovernmental agreement establishing the PPRDA. The draft agreement… Continue Reading Stormwater effort takes hold

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Rocky Mountain Field Institute a force for good

Mark Hesse would be proud of his legacy. The founder of the American Mountain Foundation died early this year in an indoor climbing accident in Boulder. His organization, however, which started as a climbing advocacy program 30 years ago, has since morphed into the Rocky Mountain Field Institute, an organization focused on environmental stewardship that… Continue Reading Rocky Mountain Field Institute a force for good

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These artists stand out among region’s best

Who are the best visual artists in the Pikes Peak region? That’s an impossible question, given that there are at any time thousands of artists creating work at the foot of Pikes Peak. So let’s sharpen the focus and establish some objective criteria. • Sustained quality of work. Successful artists nurture and expand their talent,… Continue Reading These artists stand out among region’s best

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Hail feeds Total Roofing ample business

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Hail feeds Total Roofing ample business

Without hail, Total Roofing likely wouldn’t do $14 million in business this year. Thank goodness for thunderstorms. “We’ve been blessed with a lot of hail,” said Scott McIntyre, owner of Total Roofing. “Good for me is bad for everyone else.” Still, the roofing company tries to “make it as easy as possible” on homeowners whose… Continue Reading Hail feeds Total Roofing ample business

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Powers holds title as champ of sub-markets

According to the Nor’wood Development Group Vice President Fred Veitch, Powers Boulevard is king of the Springs when it comes to retail. Much of that is thanks to Nor’wood itself, which owns the First & Main Town Center, home to numerous heavy hitters in the retail and hospitality industry. And while development continues on the… Continue Reading Powers holds title as champ of sub-markets

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Nano 108: sophistication for the masses

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Nano 108: sophistication for the masses

Keith Altemose brews some delicious sodas. There are his coffee colas, Madagascar vanilla bean colas, his birch beer, sarsaparilla, orange cream, cherry cream and, of course, the ginger ale with black peppercorns and whole ginger that Altemose said is “quite exciting to put in your mouth.” Then there’s the beer. After all, that is what… Continue Reading Nano 108: sophistication for the masses

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Kangaroo Coffee finds unexpected success

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Kangaroo Coffee finds unexpected success

The Lyons family was frustrated with their lack of drive-thru coffee shop options — so they decided to start their own. Since opening the flagship Kangaroo Coffee on Fillmore Street in 2011, Rue and D.J. Lyons have opened a second location, prepared for a third and are planning shops four and five in Colorado Springs.… Continue Reading Kangaroo Coffee finds unexpected success

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Fenimore reaches top at Insurance Technologies

At 53, David Fenimore is living the dream. Since his 20s, he’s wanted to write software and help people. After having worked for Insurance Technologies for the past 18 years, he was named president, effective May 1. Other than the company’s founder and majority owner Larry Wiedeman, Fenimore has the longest tenure. He began working… Continue Reading Fenimore reaches top at Insurance Technologies

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CSHP brings wellness to the workplace

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CSHP brings wellness to the workplace

Colorado Springs Health Partners is bringing together work and wellness in accessible, if not unique ways. CSHP currently offers customized services to employers in the Pikes Peak Region to address issues within the areas of occupational medicine, corporate employee and executive wellness. “CSHP several years ago revived its occupational medicine program,” said Lynne Jones, director… Continue Reading CSHP brings wellness to the workplace

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