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Colorado Springs Utilities Newswire

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  1. MilitaryVeteran employment and retention focus of conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    ... Shirley Martinez, a veteran who is an equal employment specialist and diversity advisor for Colorado Springs Utilities. Martinez spent 15 years in the Army and said she knows firsthand the struggles of transitioning into the civilian workforce as a ...

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  2. HazlehurstPueblo considers municipally owned power companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    ... a former board member of Colorado's largest municipally owned utility - your favorite frenemy, Colorado Springs Utilities. If, as Pueblo City Manager Sam Azad estimated earlier this year, buying the system might cost the city around $1 billion, the ...

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  3. Utilities workers pick Colorado Springs City Council candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Colorado Springs Independent

    In news about the April 4 Colorado Springs city election, here's a round of endorsements, and the results of a non-scientific online poll. First, the endorsement: Colorado Springs Utilities Employee Advocacy Group has endorsed candidates in the City Council election.

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  4. A serious climate change opportunityRead the original story

    Friday Feb 24 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... State Forester with water providers like Denver Water, Northern Water Conservancy District, and Colorado Springs Utilities. That's because 80 percent of Colorado's population depends on water that comes from the national forests. But the U.S. Forest ...

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  5. Colorado Springs Utilities sitting on too much cash, forced to cut electric rates | Colorado Springs Gazette, NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | The Gazette

    Knight warned his colleagues and the Colorado Springs Utilities staff last month that if they didn't cut ratepayers' electric costs, they would surge outside the "band of reasonableness" - the $5 million margin of error that Utilities is allowed. Now the staff wants an unscheduled cut to that rate because Utilities has hit $6 million in ratepayer money it's holding, just as Knight predicted.

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  6. 350 Colorado seeks air quality report withheld by Colorado Springs UtilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Boulder-based 350 Colorado, a grassroots environmental advocacy group, says it has filed a Colorado Open Records Act request for an air quality report withheld by Colorado Springs Utilities. The report, based on modeling, deals with the downtown Drake Power Plant and was at the center of a controversy involving Leslie Weise, a Monument attorney whose child attends school "under the plume of toxins" from Drake, a release said.

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  7. Richard Skorman, Chuck Fowler cordial in drawing differences in Colorado Springs council forumRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Gazette

    ... Bennett, who has served six years. The council elected April 4 will choose a new director for Colorado Springs Utilities, likely change Utilities governance, and tackle the annexation agreement for the sprawling Banning Lewis Ranch and other growth ...

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  8. Colorado Springs still waiting to be paid by Slide the CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... it. Slide the City, which is owned and operated by Sack Lunch Productions, also owes: a $1,400 to Colorado Springs Utilities for water (approximately 149,500 gallons) and commodity charges and other fees, Utilities reports. Spokesman Steve Berry ...

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  9. It's not your imagination. More trees than ever are standing dead in Colorado forestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Denver Post

    ... with the U.S. Forest Service, Denver Water, the Northern Water Conservancy District and Colorado Springs Utilities. They also work with communities statewide to develop wildfire protection plans. Bruce Finley covers environment issues, the land air ...

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  10. LETTERS: America is deeply at risk; mismanagement of city utilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Gazette

    ... What will it be? It seems like every time I open The Gazette there's yet another story about Colorado Springs Utilities and some lawsuit it finds itself embroiled in. Utilities is either using the court to attack a concerned mother for talking about ...

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  11. OpinionLet's reconsider the Taxpayer's Bill of RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    ... initiative is turned down in April, residents will see a single credit of $36 on their bills from Colorado Springs Utilities. And maybe it's time to go a step further than the multi-year fix asked for on the April ballot. While no one argues that ...

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  12. Utilities goes from one Drake Power Plant lawsuit to anotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Colorado Springs Independent

    On Feb. 8, environmental activist Leslie Weise and Colorado Springs Utilities reached a joint settlement. Consequently, the Colorado Court of Appeals dropped a contempt citation against Weise, and Weise dropped her appeal of an El Paso County District Court decision denying her a privileged Utilities document.

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  13. Aventa Credit Union expanding territory to three entire countiesRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Gazette

    ... of Aventa's membership is limited to 52 employer groups, including the city of Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs Utilities and UCHealth Memorial Hospital. Aventa employs about 70 people to operate its six branches and as of Jan. 31 had assets ...

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  14. Up to 100 people to be evicted from Colorado Springs homeless camp by TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Gazette

    ... helters. The camp is located on a mix of land owned by the Colorado Department of Transportation, Colorado Springs Utilities and El Paso County parks. People who refuse to leave could receive tickets for trespassing, Kirby said.

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  15. Zio's restaurant closes its doors in northwest Colorado SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | The Gazette

    ... sought Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. It's not certain when Zio's shut its doors. But a Colorado Springs Utilities notice stuck inside the restaurant's front door at 6650 Corporate Drive, and recent online reviews and comments, indicate the ...

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  16. Lawsuit alleges thousands of Clean Air Act violations by Colorado Springs UtilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | The Gazette

    ... the project. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette WildEarth Guardians filed a lawsuit Thursday against Colorado Springs Utilities, alleging more than 3,000 Clean Air Act violations at the coal-fired Martin Drake Power Plant and seeking more than $112 ...

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  17. Suit filed against Colorado Springs Utilities alleges thousands of Clean Air Act violations | Colorado Springs Gazette, NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | The Gazette

    ... the project. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette WildEarth Guardians filed a lawsuit Thursday against Colorado Springs Utilities, alleging more than 3,000 Clean Air Act violations at the coal-fired Martin Drake Power Plant and seeking more than $112 ...

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  18. Colorado Springs Utilities drops push for contempt citation against clean-air activistRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | The Gazette

    Utilities and the city had asked the court to consider citing Weise for contempt and pursuing punitive sanctions, which could include jail time and fines, because Weise spoke to The Gazette about a document she had been seeking. Although her attempts to get the air-quality report by AECOM Technical Services Inc. were rebuffed, the appeals court inadvertently sent her that document.

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  19. Case dropped between Colorado Springs Utilities and clean-air activist | Colorado Springs Gazette, NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | The Gazette

    The contempt citation against clean-air activist Leslie Weise, and her appeal of a lower court ruling, both were dismissed Wednesday by the Colorado Court of Appeals. Utilities had asked the court to consider citing Weise and wrote that punitive sanctions - monetary and nonmonetary - were warranted, because Weise spoke to The Gazette about a document she had been seeking.

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  20. Power outage reported in northeast Colorado SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | The Gazette

    An underground cable failure cut power to more than 1,000 people starting at 5 a.m., according to a Colorado Springs Utilities spokeswoman. Some of those lines have since been restored.

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