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CDOT expects to launch ‘Bustang’ by spring

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CDOT expects to launch ‘Bustang’ by spring

The Colorado Department of Transportation announced this week the anticipated launch of Bustang, Colorado’s first state-owned and -operated bus system connecting Colorado Springs to Fort Collins and Denver to Glenwood Springs. Buses will run during the work week and provide transportation along the Interstate-25 corridor as well as mountain corridors accessed via Interstate 70. Bustang… Continue Reading CDOT expects to launch ‘Bustang’ by spring

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Country Club of Colorado starts $3 million renovation

The Country Club of Colorado at Cheyenne Mountain Resort started a $3 million, six-month renovation and expansion “focused on elevating the member and guest experience through a series of new services and amenities,” according to a news release. The project includes a new, 5,000-square-foot resort spa that will feature Colorado-inspired health and wellness programs and… Continue Reading Country Club of Colorado starts $3 million renovation

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Braxton, O’Neil buys Gnostech Inc.

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Braxton, O’Neil buys Gnostech Inc.

Braxton Science and Technology Group, LLC (BSTG) and The O’Neil Group Company, LLC announce the purchase of Gnostech Inc., an engineering firm specializing in cyber security, system integration and security related software development, GPS user equipment and signals modeling, simulation and testing, as well as mission planning, according to a news release sent this week by Braxton.… Continue Reading Braxton, O’Neil buys Gnostech Inc.

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Palmer students win Best in State app challenge

A group of Palmer High School students recently won Best in State in the third Verizon Innovative App Challenge. The competition tasked students to develop a concept for a mobile application that would solve a problem in their school or community. The winning students’ concept focused on creating new ways for teens to get involved… Continue Reading Palmer students win Best in State app challenge

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Springs’ Rivera is ‘Undercover Boss’

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Springs’ Rivera is ‘Undercover Boss’

The CBS hit reality television show Undercover Boss will air Friday and feature Colorado Springs’ Phenix Salon Suites Founder and President Gina Rivera as Ashley. Several lives in the Phenix Salon family were impacted forever when Undercover Boss stepped into their suites in the spring of 2014 with Rivera visiting them in disguise. In the end,… Continue Reading Springs’ Rivera is ‘Undercover Boss’

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Trudy Hodges appointed CEO of PP Community Foundation

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of the Pikes Peak Region announced today, Monday, Jan. 5, that Executive Director Trudy Strewler Hodges will leave her position March 31 to begin as CEO of the Pikes Peak Community Foundation. Since 1989, Hodges has overseen core functions of CASA, the nonprofit agency that trains and supports volunteers to represent the best… Continue Reading Trudy Hodges appointed CEO of PP Community Foundation

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Private sector jobs fall in October

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Private sector jobs fall in October

Nonfarm payroll jobs decreased 2,500 over the month from October to November to just over 2.4 million jobs, according to a Colorado Department of Labor and Employment survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs decreased 3,700 and government increased 1,200 over the month. According to the survey of households, the unemployment rate decreased two… Continue Reading Private sector jobs fall in October

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Agencies team for safer holidays

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Agencies team for safer holidays

According to the National Fire Protection Agency, fire departments respond to an average of 210 structure fires each year due to Christmas tree fires. In order to keep Coloradans safe, the Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management’s READYColorado will share holiday lighting and decoration safety tips at READYColorado.com and through social media sites… Continue Reading Agencies team for safer holidays

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Real estate deals here total $4.8 million

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Real estate deals here total $4.8 million

The Kameron Family Partnership sold its 34,182-square-foot shopping center at 750 Garden of the Gods Road for $2.9 million. Michael Helwege of Colorado Springs Commercial was the sales broker. The new owner is Vieux Carre Holding Company, a firm founded in May this year with an address in Castle Pines and a registered agent named… Continue Reading Real estate deals here total $4.8 million

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Cimarron/I-25 project boosted with extra funds

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Cimarron/I-25 project boosted with extra funds

Colorado’s Transportation Commission approved $19.55 million in supplemental funds Dec. 18 to bridge a budget shortfall for reconstruction of the I-25/Cimarron Interchange, allowing the project to start in 2015. Additional funding sources include: $5 million Responsible Acceleration of Maintenance and Partnerships contingency funds; $12.5 million Regional Priority Projects funds; and $2.05 million City of Colorado Springs… Continue Reading Cimarron/I-25 project boosted with extra funds

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