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King charter school purchases real estate

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King charter school purchases real estate

Three charter schools affiliated with Colorado Early Colleges are purchasing their buildings this week for $17.3 million, said Administrator Keith King. The three schools are in Colorado Springs, Fort Collins and Parker. Colorado Springs Early Colleges is in its eighth year of helping students receive associates degrees for free while still in high school, King… Continue Reading King charter school purchases real estate

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USOC names 2015 cycling team

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U.S. Paralympics announced Thursday its 2015 national cycling team lineup, which includes two riders from Colorado Springs. The division of the United States Olympic Committee announced it has composed its national A, B and developmental teams, which include seven reigning world champions, according to a news release. That list includes A-team rider Allison Jones and… Continue Reading USOC names 2015 cycling team

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The calendar tells us December has arrived, which often means winding down to end the year, worrying more about the next holiday open house or the annual office party. But it’s a different story for the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance, which just said goodbye to departing President and CEO Joe Raso. Now the RBA… Continue Reading RBA options: Interim or not?

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FEMA flood projects begin in several Colorado Springs parks

The City of Colorado Springs Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services will continue repair work on numerous locations in parks which sustained significant damages during the September 2013 floods. Contractors will begin the repair projects today, Dec. 8 and continue for the next eight to 12 weeks (weather dependent). The FEMA flood damage projects will cost… Continue Reading FEMA flood projects begin in several Colorado Springs parks

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Incline open for business

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Incline open for business

The Manitou Incline officially opened Friday, Dec. 5, with anxious climbers lining the entryway, awaiting the official ribbon cutting. Colorado Springs City Council’s Jill Gaebler, Manitou Springs Mayor Marc Snyder and the project’s manager, Sarah Bryarly were among those who spoke prior to the opening. “The Manitou Incline is part of our great legacy in… Continue Reading Incline open for business

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Goodwill to open newest Springs store Dec. 13

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Goodwill to open newest Springs store Dec. 13

Discover Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado plans to host a ceremony Dec. 13 to celebrate the opening of its newest retail center in northern Colorado Springs. The ribbon-cutting will serve as the grand opening for the new Goodwill store at 4158 Austin Bluffs Parkway at 9:45 that morning, according to a news release. The event… Continue Reading Goodwill to open newest Springs store Dec. 13

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Imagination Celebration recognizes 50th anniversary of Wilderness Act

Fifty years ago the Wilderness Act revolutionized the way the United State would conserve its most pristine wild lands for future generations. Today, nearly 110 million acres of wilderness have been protected due to the act. In recognition of the anniversary, the Pikes Peak Chapter Sierra Club and Imagination Celebration are throwing a party beginning… Continue Reading Imagination Celebration recognizes 50th anniversary of Wilderness Act

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Health Care Services to begin renovations on new location

Rocky Mountain Health Care Services will begin renovations next month on a 60,000-square-foot building on Pikes Peak Avenue. The building was the former location of Doctor’s Hospital and Eisenhower Hospital. “The new and larger space will allow us to better serve the community and be more centrally located in town,” RMHCS President and CEO Tom… Continue Reading Health Care Services to begin renovations on new location

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Pediatric after-hours urgent care now in Springs

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Pediatric after-hours urgent care now in Springs

Colorado Springs children needing after-hours urgent care services now have a new option with the opening of Children’s Hospital Colorado’s new Briargate Urgent Care center located at 4125 Briargate Parkway. The center offers urgent care services from 5 p.m.-midnight Monday through Friday, and noon-midnight on Saturdays and Sundays. “We identified an unmet need in our… Continue Reading Pediatric after-hours urgent care now in Springs

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Home given to injured Army vet

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Home given to injured Army vet

For the third time in 2014, U.S. Bank, in partnership with Freedom Alliance and Five Brothers, are set to donate a home to an injured U.S. Army veteran. Wednesday, Nov. 19, Sgt. Patrick McPherson and his family will be welcomed to their new, mortgage-free home at 5171 Fossil Butte Drive in Colorado Springs. McPherson was… Continue Reading Home given to injured Army vet

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