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Re: “Support unique local stores with your gift giving this season

Disappointed to see you didn't include http://wwwkoffeekompanions.com in this section because online businesses based in Colorado Springs are also "local." They distribute profits to many local businesses who are vendors or are featured in Koffee Kompanions blog at http://www.koffeekompanions.com/blog-cozyc…. Anyone who drinks coffee, tea, or other beverages will benefit from keeping them hot or cold with cup wraps, caps, and cozies for takeout cups, coffee mugs, French presses, and teapots from this premier provider--in business since 1996.

Posted by WriterDoc1 on 12/10/2016 at 11:34 AM

Re: “Victory Service Dogs pair people and pets in need of rescue

Black Forest Animal Sanctuary is very proud to be able to bring dogs like Joey from death row and provide them with a purpose. Like helping veterans like Travis.

Posted by Melissa Cox on 12/08/2016 at 7:27 AM

Re: “The First Tee develop opportunities for young athletes

As a volunteer Coach and Mentor in my third year at The First Tee of the Pikes Peak Region, I have had the pleasure of seeing a metamorphosis (if you will) in the attitudes and critical thing of our kids as they embrace the Core Values. I am honored to be a part of this adventure in cultivating our youth.

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Posted by Jack Wilner on 11/04/2016 at 12:33 PM

Re: “The First Tee develop opportunities for young athletes

Love to see the emphasis on programs that not only develop the athlete but the character of the young person as well!

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Posted by Teddi Domann on 11/02/2016 at 2:56 PM

Re: “The First Tee develop opportunities for young athletes

Thank you for spotlighting The First Tee of Pikes Peak and it's impact on the young people of Colorado Springs. As someone who has interacted with the chapter board and staff, I can share that the participants and parents are in good hands. Thanks again for highlighting the work that Leighton Smith and the support coaches are providing. If this is your first time learning of the program and facility I highly encourage you to visit the Indoor Learning Center this winter season.

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Posted by Mr. Moran on 11/02/2016 at 2:16 PM

Re: “The First Tee develop opportunities for young athletes

The local First Tee facility is wonderful - great for golfers of all ages - If you haven't been there be sure to stop by soon.

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Posted by Mike Dorsey on 11/02/2016 at 8:30 AM

Re: “You are not alone: homeschool resources

I also have a website that is for homeschool families that live in Colorado. It's full of resources like field trips, classes, enrichment, etc. It's at: www.homeschooltreasury.com
Olivia

Posted by hsmama64 on 11/02/2016 at 1:47 AM
Posted by Vietnamized on 10/04/2016 at 1:34 PM

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: “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!

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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

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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

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