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Mining Exchange to host job fair

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The Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel, will host a job fair in its lobby Saturday, March 31. The hotel needs to hire  50 positions before its opening scheduled in late April, according to a press release. The hotel already has several group bookings and some individual booking as well, according to the release. Job… Continue Reading Mining Exchange to host job fair

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Letters of support for a nonstop flight from Colorado Springs to Washington, D.C., are pouring into the Colorado Springs Airport. The letters will be forwarded to the U.S. Department of Transportation, who has the final say on incoming and outgoing flights into Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, one of the few airports in the country… Continue Reading Colorado Springs supports Frontier’s plan for nonstop flight to D.C.

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More than 1,000 of the nation’s top wheelchair basketball athletes arrive this week in Colorado Springs for the National Wheelchair Basketball tournament. For the first time, the National Wheelchair Basketball Association, which is headquartered in the Springs, chose to host its annual tournament in its hometown. Tip off and a local celebrity VIP game are… Continue Reading Wheelchair basketball tourney slam-dunk for local hotel

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On the heels of its best year, the Royal Gorge Route Railroad in Cańon City is rolling into its 2012 season early to capture more tourists during the week. The railroad  takes passengers on  four historic railroad cars through the Royal Gorge canyon along the Arkansas River. This year, the train starts its season March… Continue Reading Royal Gorge Route Railroad starts daily tours two months early

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After 20 years as executive chef at The Broadmoor, chef “Sigi” – Siegfried Eisenberger – is hanging up his chef’s hat. But, the award-winning chef isn’t leaving the food business. He is starting his own business of natural grown products. And, The Broadmoor is his first client. Eisenberger, only the fourth executive chef in the… Continue Reading The Broadmoor’s award-winning chef hanging up his toque

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Registration is open for the 2012 Rocky Mountain State Games, which is expected to attract 7,000 athletes to Colorado Springs this summer. Colorado amateur athletes of all ages and skill levels, including physically disabled, visually impaired and Paralympic athletes, can register now to compete in the multi-sport festival. In 2011, the event was expected to… Continue Reading Registration open for 2012 Rocky Mountain State Games

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Colorado Springs named top weekend getaway

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Because of its views of the “purple mountains majesty,” Colorado Springs is listed in the top 10 “Best Weekend Getaway” list in a recent U.S. News & World Report Travel article. The list highlights destinations with “just the right ratio of relaxation and entertainment to leave you rejuvenated and ready to return to the grind… Continue Reading Colorado Springs named top weekend getaway

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The Broadmoor hotel and resort is the best meeting place, outside of Denver, and its audio visual team is the best in the state, according to the readers of Colorado Meetings + Events magazine. The Broadmoor and J&S Audio Visual Inc. were named among the best in the state March 6 at the sixth annual… Continue Reading The Broadmoor named best in state for its meeting space

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Royal Gorge zip line to open in April

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Hold on to your seats. A new zip line is being built at the scenic Royal Gorge in southern Colorado that will be one of the highest in the world. The 700-foot zip line will run parallel to the Royal Gorge, 1,100 feet above the canyon floor. Park visitors will be harnessed into a chair… Continue Reading Royal Gorge zip line to open in April

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Ever wonder how a ski resort can report a foot of new snow while the weather service reports only a few inches? Vail Resorts says snow reporting is an inexact science after it was forced to retract its report of a foot of snow on Feb. 23 and change it to 2 inches. The resort… Continue Reading It’s not a snow job – Vail defends snow reports

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