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With months of public hearings and preliminary planning behind them, organizers of a 6-mile extension of Woodmen Road to Highway 24 in Falcon are moving ahead on plans to improve and extend the busy arterial. Woodmen Road currently carries heavy daily commuter traffic on a two-lane stretch between Powers Boulevard east to Highway 24. “We… Continue Reading Colorado Springs moves ahead with improvement to Woodmen Road

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Local officials are joining forces in an effort to present a cohesive redistricting plan to the state’s redistricting commission later this month. Last week, the El Paso County Commissioners were the latest group to unanimously endorse a resolution that would keep El Paso County as one voting district. As regulated by law, the U.S. Census… Continue Reading Colorado Springs officials work to protect city in state’s redistricting plan

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Colorado Springs rates high in technology report

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Colorado Springs’ first Heritage Technology Report was recently released, citing facts and figures that support the area’s position in the world of high technology. It also highlights the Springs’ top 25 high technology companies and support companies with information on its history, area of specialization and its look toward the future. The area’s labor force,… Continue Reading Colorado Springs rates high in technology report

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Labor starved Colorado Springs employers may feel as though this year’s nearly 3,000 local laid off workers have presented them with a kid-in-a-candy-store scenario, but calculating the cost of turnover could turn things sour instead of sweet. That’s the message Eleanor Lawrence shared with employers during a Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce Metro Council meeting… Continue Reading CO human resources consultant urges businesses to focus on employee-retention

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Hospital submits expansion plans

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Memorial Hospital officials think they have it right this time. After their proposed changes to the hospital’s master plan went down in flames amid objections from the surrounding neighborhood in August 1999, planners went back to the drawing board. Now they are submitting changes that they think will allow the hospital adequate expansion to meet… Continue Reading Hospital submits expansion plans

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Development plans submitted to city

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Nor’wood Development Group, 4065 North Sinton Road, submitted to the city its master plan for its Wolf Creek Ranch project concerning 1,651 acres near Blackforest Road and Research Parkway, and if all goes well, the plan will be heard by the planning commissioners late this summer.“This is the biggest project that is coming into the… Continue Reading Development plans submitted to city

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County seeks to privatize unprofitable arena

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As the future of the El Paso County Penrose Equestrian Center hangs in the balance, the Board of County Commissioners and the Penrose Heritage Foundation’s advisory committee continue to look for a solution that would allow the center to continue operations but as a separate entity from the county. As the owner of the center,… Continue Reading County seeks to privatize unprofitable arena

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Colorado Springs’ infrastructure could deteriorate if the city’s residents don’t pass Issue A, commonly known as SCIP 01. A citizens’ panel and a technical panel composed of chairs of Springs Community Improvement Program committees presented that message last week to an audience of business leaders at The Broadmoor hotel. “Business people understand why we need… Continue Reading Tax increase is essential in infrastructure upkeep

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Beth Spokas is careful not to put the cart before the horse. Although talk is under way to form a downtown Community Development Corp., there must first be a project that would benefit from this developmental entity. Spokas is executive director of the Downtown Partnership – a 4-year-old organization that coordinates activities, projects, and programs… Continue Reading Funding group for downtown development considered (4788)

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As the future of the El Paso County Penrose Equestrian Center hangs in the balance, the Board of County Commissioners and the Penrose Heritage Foundation’s advisory committee continue to look for a solution that would allow the center to continue operations but as a separate entity from the county. As the owner of the center,… Continue Reading County seeks to privatize unprofitable arena (4790)

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