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Re: “Student loans rob the future to pay today with wide-ranging consequences

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Posted by Marcentel Alex on 09/22/2016 at 4:16 PM

Re: “Medical and recreational dispensaries, cannabis resources in the Pikes Peak region

Maggie's farms is racist towards Jews. I went 2 this dispensary in manitou & got an 8th of a flower strain called juicy fruit. I smoked it & went to throw the container away - I always peel off my labels & written below in gold paint pen, like they've done on every container I've had, was the words Jewish fruit.. idk if they were making fun of the fact they thought I looked Jewish or calling me a fruit thinking I looked gay, maybe combo of the 2. I spoke to mngmt & 2nd in command said he fired the guy, then laughed at me when I said this could be a big legal prob. Please don't vote 4 or shop at any maggies

Posted by zumascoot on 09/18/2016 at 11:58 AM

Re: “Braised Chicken with Dill Pickled Cucumbers and Mustard

Fantastic recipe! Tried it in an MEC dutch oven (it's made from pure clay) and it came out excellent. This is what I did differently though: I added the chicken and once the oil and liquids started showing up, added the shallots. Didn't take the chicken out of the pot. This way I didn't have to add chicken stock, just the juices in the pot were enough. These special pure-clay pots did a fantastic job. Although I know food is much healthier and turns out more delicious when cooked in them, didn't think it would be easy to use... but to my surprise it was easier than cooking in metal pots.

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Posted by Sophy George on 09/15/2016 at 4:45 AM

Re: “Millibo Art Theatre's founders risk all in the name of original productions, and creating a lasting legacy

I moved to the Springs five months ago. As soon as I arrived, I enrolled my grandkids in the Millibo's summer camps. From the moment I stepped into this wonderful theater I felt at home. Everyone there has welcomed me as a volunteer and a friend. They have made my new adventure that much more fun and enjoyable. Margaret

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Posted by Margaret Hines Chamberlain on 09/07/2016 at 9:24 PM

Re: “Millibo Art Theatre's founders risk all in the name of original productions, and creating a lasting legacy

I have performed at the MAT, and seen many shows there. Jim Jackson and Birgitta Depree are two of the hardest working , most talented people doing theater in Colorado Springs. They are also two of the most giving, and loving people I have ever met. They are super human. I don't know how they do it, but I am eternally grateful that they do. - Charlie Ammen

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Posted by Charlie Ammen on 09/07/2016 at 10:50 AM

Re: “So you want to work in a dispensary?

Colorado.gov
Look up MED Occupational Licensing
Good luck!

Posted by Ryeonna on 08/26/2016 at 8:04 PM

Re: “Get out: Get out

Another one to be added to the list is Colorado Rafting Association ( http://www.coloradoraftingassociation.com/ ). Finest white water rafting network.

Posted by NodyRay on 07/18/2016 at 4:05 AM

Re: “2016 Inclusion Award Winners

Ben has uch a beautiful soul...

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Posted by Brenda Edmonds on 07/07/2016 at 5:29 AM

Re: “2016 Inclusion Award Winners

Ben Broadbent, you are an incredible asset to our community and will be missed tremendously, California is lucky! Congratulations!

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Posted by tanyashaw737 on 07/06/2016 at 6:55 PM

Re: “Fireworks displays don't come together in a day

Millions of individual Americans have been celebrating our freedom by lighting off fireworks on the 4th for much of our nation's history. Today, that right is being trampled by government officials bent on ever-more control. Even here in Colorado it's now illegal to light off sky rockets, roman candles, fire crackers (I love Black Cat fire crackers), and a myriad of other fireworks. It disgusts me that government can so easily crush our freedoms,and that more Americans aren't incensed by the constant erosion of our rights.

Posted by Skycastle on 07/01/2016 at 4:07 PM

Re: “Tesla's new home battery aims to fill a missing link to integrate wind and solar into the grid

There is a Live-Counter about TESLA sales:
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Sold Model S and X up to now (12-05-2016): 124.247

Posted by Rob Loe on 05/12/2016 at 5:18 AM

Re: “A preview of outdoor music festivals for your summertime planning

Courtney Barnett announced she dropped off the Pabst show a week or so ago.

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Posted by Ryan Brosmer on 05/11/2016 at 6:10 PM

Re: “With few shelter options, many homeless will likely reside in tents over the summer

Re SRMs new 150-bed shelter - "even that project won't meet the need." ------ Of course it won't. The "compassion industry", whose goal is to SERVE the poor - rather than help the poor to help themselves - is a growth industry.

Have just finished reading "Charity Detox" (by the author of "Toxic Charity"). What an eye opener! The current service-provider paradigm is a failure because it doesn't move poor people and the poor communities they live in out of poverty. Only economic community building and good-paying jobs can do that.

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Posted by curious on 05/11/2016 at 12:26 PM

Re: “Eating vegan and vegetarian in Colorado Springs

sucks that you have to drive to Denver cough cough to get a good hare krishna vegetarian buffet at govindas but it is worth the drive.

Posted by David McGhee on 04/27/2016 at 11:22 AM

Re: “Your guide to southern Colorado cannabis

I like that i can grow my own stuff an know whats in it.

Posted by rocket625 on 04/24/2016 at 7:04 AM

Re: “Do utility 'connect fees' unfairly punish smaller users?

New to the area and APPALLED at this charge....the larger metropolitan companies have an incremental fee component where after a certain amount of KWH the cost per KWH goes up - thereby giving us retired/disabled an ability to "take charge of our own destiny" by reducing our useage. This fee eliminates our ability to do this and unfairly burdens us. $30 a month on an income of $1000 is a huge unfair burden, while on an income of $4000 per month is a mere inconvenience....we need to stop this or our communities will die off even faster. Why should I pay an extra $30 per month and continue to put $$ into the community (Calhan) when I can pay the same rent being charged here and have the convenience of living in the Springs for less money? I retired to a rural community because I grew up rural, and like so many of our youth had to leave to live. I came back to try and support the community lifestyle that I loved-why should we be penalized?

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Posted by new in town on 04/10/2016 at 6:02 PM

Re: “Rise of the e-bike

Electric bikes are so fun and useful, I see them riding around the city all the time. It's interesting to think that these have been around for so long, but because they get such good mileage, and seem to go on forever, it make sense. I wouldn't be surprised to see more of these riding around the city as they start to get more popular, and people see all the benefits that comes with them. http://human-electric-hybrids.com/h.e.h.-home.html

Posted by Katie Anderson on 04/04/2016 at 1:03 PM

Re: “CSU report suggests Front Range could become 'the Silicon Valley of agriculture'

Agriculture on the high plains? Hickenlooper is from Pennsylvania and not a farmer in Colorado by any means. Food does not grow here very well. (hint:It is a desert) Cattle feed maybe and cantaloupes in Rocky Ford when the weather is just right. Wheat out east toward Kansas but Silicon Valley comparisons do not fly. If one knew how many vineyards and orchards were bulldozed in the late 1950's and 1960's to create San Jose's cheap tract houses which sell for millions now they would shudder at the thought of being compared. But the outlying wheat and cornfields once around Denver are all sprouting tract homes now and the larger homes house the folks who bought low in San Jose and sold "Silicon" high then moved here where their dollar bought a lot more house. They had plenty to spare and bought up local governments to do their bidding. It also drove natives out of once affordable homes in a process called "Californicating".

Posted by Robert Wyman on 03/21/2016 at 11:59 PM

Re: “How to pick the best summer camp for your kids this year

As Camp Owners of Swift Nature Camp and over 20 years in the business, I agree with all the information here. The only thing I would need to ad. Summer camps have a culture and this culture is not always highlighted on the website. So how do you differentiate between camps, because lets face it archery is archery. Here are few ways to help: Ask the director, look at camp size, ask other campers, and of course do a review search online. Hope that helps
http://swiftnaturecamp.com

Posted by Jola Lonnie Lorenz on 03/12/2016 at 10:34 AM

Re: “Eating vegan and vegetarian in Colorado Springs

Check out The Burrowing Owl.
Best Vegan Nachos in town.

Posted by Gabriel Mitchell on 02/15/2016 at 6:01 PM

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