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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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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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