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First Choice Emergency Room opens in Fountain

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First Choice Emergency Room opens in Fountain

First Choice Emergency Room opened its new Fountain facility at 7 a.m. Friday. The emergency room is located at 7890 Fountain Mesa Road and is open 24-7. “We have a beautiful facility and are looking forward to delivering the highest quality emergency medical care to Fountain and the surrounding communities,” said Dr. Chad Davis, medical… Continue Reading First Choice Emergency Room opens in Fountain

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CPI increases only .1 percent

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CPI increases only .1 percent

Inflation is holding steady, according to the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) of all items rose only 0.1 percent from one month ago, and 2 percent from one year ago. Economists factor the CPI by comparing prices of goods and services over a period of time –… Continue Reading CPI increases only .1 percent

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Broadmoor opens Cloud Camp resort at 9,200 ft.

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The Broadmoor opened the region’s most elevated resort last Friday: a picturesque rural compound at 9,200 feet with 360-degree mountain views, aptly named Cloud Camp. Perched atop Cheyenne Mountain (more than 3,000 feet above The Broadmoor), Cloud Camp is labeled the hotel’s “newest wilderness experience.” The Broadmoor welcomed its first guests Friday. The rustic retreat features a 8,000-square-foot… Continue Reading Broadmoor opens Cloud Camp resort at 9,200 ft.

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Colorado sees job gains for 33 straight months

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A news release from the Colorado Office of Government, Policy and Public Relations reported nonfarm payroll jobs increased 5,500 over the month from June to July to 2.4 million jobs. The data is a result of business establishments surveys. Private sector payroll jobs increased 6,000 and government jobs decreased by 500, making July the 33rd consecutive… Continue Reading Colorado sees job gains for 33 straight months

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On the Horizon – August 15, 2014

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Aug. 15 Healthy employers This is the deadline to apply for the healthiest employer awards, given in small, medium and large business categories.  Also, nominate for the healthiest CEO. Save the date for the 6035 Lifestyle Lunch on Thursday, Sept. 25.  Aug. 18 Intro to PPWFC New to Pikes Peak Workforce Center? Workshop from 10… Continue Reading On the Horizon – August 15, 2014

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Demon pothole changed a person’s life

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Demon pothole changed a person’s life

The city fixed my pothole last week. Yes, my pothole. I claim this pothole because of a particular relationship I developed with it and with gravity nearly two months ago. I adopted this particular gaping hole in the middle of a crosswalk on Tejon Street at Platte Avenue after I tripped on it and fell… Continue Reading Demon pothole changed a person’s life

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CSHP receives Certified Urgent Care designation

Colorado Springs Health Partners has received the Certified Urgent Care designation for both of its urgent care locations, distinguishing them as true urgent care centers.  The clinics provide patients with walk-in, extended-hour medical attention with licensed providers for a large scope of medical conditions and have met all of the Urgent Care Association of America’s… Continue Reading CSHP receives Certified Urgent Care designation

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The periodic skirmishes between City Council, the Board of County Commissioners and the mayor erupted into open, bitter warfare on Wednesday, as elected officials from the city and the county replied to Mayor Steve Bach’s criticism of the proposed stormwater initative. Earlier in the day, Mayor Bach had criticized the initiative at a press coinference,… Continue Reading Warfare erupts over stormwater

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The Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado, along with its community partners, is hosting a free “letter rip” event from 10 a.m.-2p.m. Aug. 15  at Security Service Field located at 4385 Tutt Blvd. The event is designed to ensure the general public has an opportunity properly dispose sensitive documents to prevent potential identity theft. The BBB is… Continue Reading BBB to host free shredding event in Colorado Springs

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Philharmonic provides free concert tickets to kids

The Colorado Springs Philharmonic announced Free for Kids, a new initiative making performances available and more accessible to young people and their families, beginning Aug. 15. Made possible in part by the GE Johnson Construction Company, the philharmonic will give free tickets to young people ages 7-17 when accompanied by a regular-price adult ticket (up to… Continue Reading Philharmonic provides free concert tickets to kids

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