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Letters – January 18, 2013

Museums can make the city much better The Space Foundation certainly agrees with your editorial suggesting that Colorado Springs focus on museums — especially the idea that local museums should collaborate to magnify their impact on the community. We recently opened the Space Foundation Visitors Center, which currently comprises the Northrop Grumman Science Center featuring… Continue Reading Letters – January 18, 2013

Colorado Springs, as we’ve documented more than a few times, knows how to plan for the future. Over the years, our city has developed an endless fascination with studies, assessments, projections and long-range plans. At some point, though, we have to move beyond this romance with the future. We have more than enough ideas and… Continue Reading Museums can be first short-term goal

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Steel-cased doors lead to a series of windowless vaults, which were enlarged and updated during the FAC’s 2007 renovation/expansion. They’re big, quiet spaces, as full of treasure as King Tut’s tomb. Continue Reading Museums sit atop storehouses of local treasures

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Patricia May was helping tornado victims in Central Florida when a plain old gold coin, covered in plastic, fell out of a golf shoe. May stuck it in her junk drawer at home and left it there for three years. A couple of weeks ago, she happened upon the coin again and decided to research… Continue Reading Rare coin museum in Colorado Springs undergoes renovation

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