<h3><strong>City of Colorado Springs</strong></h3><p>City offices remain closed today</p><p><strong>City streets closed: </strong><br>Wolf Ranch<br>Briargate Parkway between Union and Powers<br>Scarborough<br><br>See highway closures below </p><h3><strong>El Paso County</strong></h3><p>El Paso County Government Offices Closed<br>El Paso County Combined Courts Closed<br>Pikes Peak Work Force Center Closed</p><h3>Business Closures</h3><p><strong>Air Academy Federal Credit Union Monument Branch</strong><br><strong>Colorado Springs Credit Union</strong><br><strong>Pikes Peak Mental Health</strong><br><br><strong>USAA<br> </strong><br>To add your business to the list, <a href="https://www.csbj.com/contact_us/contact_form.cfm?employeeNum=4&employee=Alex%20Brown">email the csbj webmaster</a>.</p><h3>State of Colorado </h3><p><strong>The Colorado Department of Transportation</strong> is having a major problem with motorists running road blocks. CDOT is noting license plate numbers and if vehicles are abandoned or stuck in the snow, they will be fined.</p><p>For more details or webcams of highways, <a href="http://www.cotrip.org/rWeather/All_Regions_122106_101759.html">click here</a>. </p><br><p>As of 11:30 a,m, Thursday morning, these are the current road closures across the state: </p>I-25 Lincoln Avenue/south to Colorado Springs and from SH 7 north to Wyoming<br>(I-25 is open south of Colorado Springs) <br>I-70 from Airpark Road (east of E-470) to Kansas <br>I-76 from Denver to Nebraska<br>US 85 Greeley to Wyoming <br>US 36 Last Chance to Kansas <br>US 385 from US 36 to Lamar <br>CO 86 from Castle Rock to I-70 <br>CO 96 from Ordway to Kansas <br>US 6 Brush to Haxtun <br>CO 23 from Holyoke to Nebraska <br>SH 94 from Colorado Springs to Punkin Center <br>SH 71 Last Chance to Ordway and Stoneham to Wyoming<br>SH 59 from Kit Carson to Yuma County Line <br>US 24 Colorado Springs to Limon <br>US 40/287 Limon to Lamar <br>US 40 Limon to Kansas<br>SH 10 Walsenburg to La Junta <br>SH 93 Boulder to Golden<br>SH 59, US 36 to the Yuma County LIne<br>SH 63 Anton to Washington County Line<br>US 350 La Junta to US 160 <br>SH 14 Cameron Pass<br>SH 14 I-25 to Sterling<br>SH 116 Kansas to US 287/385
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The future of the Neustream coal scrubber is in doubt, and that puts the future of Colorado Springs-based Neumann Systems Group in jeopardy as well ...
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Valentina "Tina" Landis has joined Colorado National Bank as a commercial lending officer. She has several years of experience as a financial advisor and will focus on making and servicing commercial and real estate loans. Cheryl Ricklefs and Chris Jones have joined Sunny Vista Living Center as marketing/admissions director and community relations director, respectively. They […]
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The Colorado South Chapter of the American Institute of Architects held its annual Holiday Gala & Design Awards program at the Briarhurst Manor in Manitou Springs. More than 200 guests packed the evening event of cocktails, dinner, and awards presentations in a collegial atmosphere including architects, clients, contractors, and other friends of architecture. AIA Colorado […]
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If enthusiasm about downtown revitalization survives fire devastation, city leaders will have to balance a downtown renaissance with rebuilding the scorched northwest side of town.
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It’s the first time in history that the Supreme Court will rule on a sitting president’s signature legislation while he’s running for re-election – but this week, the court will issue a ruling on the historic Affordable Care Act. The health care act is one of five decisions the Supreme Court has left in the […]
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Kathryn Wohlschlaeger has joined The Broadmoor as public relations manager. She is a graduate of St. Louis University and served an internship at the resort last summer. Jose Aponte, executive director of the Pikes Peak Library District, received the 2004 Trejo Librarian of the Year Award from REFORMA, who promotes information services to Latinos and […]
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Denver is on the short list of a number of nationwide stops for the Facebook management team as it markets its upcoming initial public offering, said the Denver Post. Executives will be in Denver Thursday, some reports say, while others say there will be a stop in the capital city on Tuesday. The exact location […]
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New home construction in the United States fell in July, but permits were at a four-year high, said Bloomberg. Starts fell 1.1 percent from a year ago, but permits rose to more than 800,000 – the highest since 2008. Less costly properties and record-low interest rates are increasing demand. Read more at Bloomberg. 
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Back in 1988, the city negotiated a special deal with the people who then owned Banning Lewis Ranch. Ever since then, new owners have tried to undo the agreement — which requires developers to pay for all infrastructure costs associated with the 17,760-acre property. The cost: $12,000 an acre. Secret negotiations to undo the agreement […]
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<h3>County needs volunteers </h3>The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking volunteers to serve on several of its boards. The deadline for applications is April 18. Vacancies exist on the Board of Adjustment, the Colorado State University Extension Advisory Committee, the El Paso County Fair &amp; Events Complex Advisory Board, the Juvenile Community Review Board, the Employee Benefits Advisory Board,
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The U.S. Department of Labor issued a report last week with some good news — the gender pay gap has closed to its smallest level on record. Not so fast, said officials from the Economic Policy Institute. It wasn’t that economists from EPI, a Washington-based economic think tank, disputed that the gap had narrowed, it was whether the reasons behind the shift were necessarily good.
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