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UCCS breaks ground on expansion of recreation center

Leaders from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs broke ground Friday on the newest construction for the growing campus. This construction will be a $16.3 million expansion of the campus recreation and wellness center. Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak welcomed the large crowd and introduced them to the project – an additional 47,605 square feet to the… Continue Reading UCCS breaks ground on expansion of recreation center

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The Pikes Peak Workforce Investment Board hosted the inaugural State of the Workforce event Friday, Sept. 5, at the Pikes Peak Library District’s Library 21c. Dana Barton, director of business relations and employment development for the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, shared the center’s accomplishments for its recently-ended program year 2013. “The mission of the PPWFC… Continue Reading Pikes Peak Workforce Investment Board hosts inaugural State of the Workforce event

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TSA now uses imaging technology at Springs airport

The Transportation Security Administration Friday announced the deployment of a millimeter wave Advanced Imaging Technology unit at the Colorado Springs Airport. The machine is equipped with automated target recognition software designed to enhance privacy by eliminating passenger-specific images while improving throughput capabilities and streamlining the checkpoint screening process, according to a news release issued by the… Continue Reading TSA now uses imaging technology at Springs airport

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Quantum Financial releases July property transactions

Documents released Wednesday by Quantum Commercial Group Inc. disclosed July transaction information regarding three properties. The 104,439 square feet of office space at 5575 Tech Center Drive in Colorado Springs sold for $5.9 million. The listing Firm was NAI Highland & CIII and the cooperating firm was Quantum Financial Group. It was a foreclosure purchase.… Continue Reading Quantum Financial releases July property transactions

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Meadow Muffins closes after 30 years in OCC

Meadow Muffins, a bar and grill that has been a favorite among those visiting Old Colorado City for more than 30 years, apparently has closed its doors. A representative with Craddock Commercial Real Estate in Colorado Springs, which owns the property at 2432 W. Colorado Ave., confirmed that the business has closed. The restaurant was shuttered earlier… Continue Reading Meadow Muffins closes after 30 years in OCC

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Despite City Council’s refusal to waive park development fees for downtown development, Darsey Nicklasson and Kathy Loo have decided to move forward with their projected downtown apartment building, Blue Dot Place. They announced their intentions in an email sent to the City Council and Mayor on Wednesday. The 32-unit building will be located at 418… Continue Reading Apartment plans move forward

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Royal Gorge Bridge and Park opens Saturday

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Royal Gorge Bridge and Park opens Saturday

The Royal Gorge Bridge & Park in Cañon City will re-open to the public for Labor Day Weekend. After a 14-month closure to rebuild the 360-acre park due to a wildfire, a “soft opening” is targeted for Saturday. Mike Bandera, vice-president and general manager, said the key word is “targeted” as the park will be… Continue Reading Royal Gorge Bridge and Park opens Saturday

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Trine earns FAA helicopter certification

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Trine earns FAA helicopter certification

Trine Aerospace & Defense received certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that enables it to perform maintenance, repair and overhaul services on rotor-wing aircraft. “Trine is one of the few facilities in our region helicopter repair station certification,” said Britt Ham, the company’s president and chief executive officer. “The certificate enables us to better… Continue Reading Trine earns FAA helicopter certification

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Community invited to provide input on regional transit

Mountain Metropolitan Transit and the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments are conducting a community meeting Aug. 28 from 4-6 p.m. at the City Administration Building, Room 102. The general public is invited to help shape the future of regional transportation in the Pikes Peak area. Input is needed to guide future planning for the… Continue Reading Community invited to provide input on regional transit

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Foreclosure rates in Colorado Springs decrease

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Foreclosure rates in Colorado Springs decrease

Foreclosure rates in Colorado Springs decreased for the month of June over the same period last year, according to newly released data from CoreLogic. The CoreLogic data reveals that the rate of Colorado Springs foreclosures among outstanding mortgage loans was 0.82 percent for June 2014, a decrease of 0.04 percent compared to June 2013 when… Continue Reading Foreclosure rates in Colorado Springs decrease

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