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Ned Hunter

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  • Colorado Springs bar owner fined $21,000 over karaoke

    Updated: Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    In 2012, the boys were just back in Colorado Springs from Afghanistan and celebrating at the Carey-On Saloon with a night of karaoke. One grabbed the straw hat covered with signatures wishing him well that hangs on a hook at the bar, and he wore it proudly as he took the stage with...

  • Car fans may find their hearts racing at new Colorado Springs club

    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    A driver's dream, the custom-built Chevy Corvette took second place in the 2011 Detroit AutoRama car show, the largest and most prestigious custom auto show in the nation. A year later, it broke all previous custom-car corvette sales records when it sold for $408,800, instantly...

  • New adventures; new contacts

    Updated: Fri, Apr 11, 2014

    Readers, Thank you ever so much for reading this blog and the responses and story ideas you sent me during the past year. This last blog is to inform you that today (Friday, April 11) is my last day at the Gazette. I am going to back to school to learn how to fly airplanes […]

  • Colorado Springs nonprofit going bigger with new thrift store location

    Updated: Wed, Apr 9, 2014

    The Assistance League of Colorado Springs is moving its Bargain Box thrift store to a larger location to offer more clothing and other items - and raise more money to help its charities. The league plans to open its new location at 405 S. Nevada Ave. on May 3. The nonprofit will hold...

  • Success drives Epicentral Coworking to larger space in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Wed, Apr 9, 2014

    The owners of Epicentral Coworking in downtown Colorado Springs are expanding their business even as they prepare to end their business partnership. Hannah Parsons and Lisa Tessarowicz started their membership-based coworking business in January 2012 with just two members, Parsons...

  • New Gazette app will offer faster, easier access to news

    Updated: Sun, Apr 6, 2014

    The Gazette celebrates the 20th year of its website Sunday by unveiling a new mobile application designed to help readers gain faster access to stories. The free app, available on Apple and Android devices, allows readers to select story alerts by either topic or author, said...

  • Colorado Springs job fair targets the young and inexperienced

    Published: Thu, Apr 3, 2014

    No job experience? No problem. Employers who showed up Thursday at a Youth Job Fair in Colorado Springs know they're dealing with an inexperienced pool of job candidates, and that's OK by them. 'That's actually one of the things we look for in a lot of them," said Carla Howell of...

  • Colorado Springs auction company goes big to stem flow of business to Denver

    Updated: Thu, Apr 3, 2014

    Tired of seeing a lucrative segment of the auction business - and the tax money it generates - lost to Denver, auctioneer Ray Holt of Colorado Springs decided to take action. He and his sons are turning their facility at 6314 East Platte Avenue into a large commercial and industrial...

  • More programs coming as JA of Southern Colorado moves into larger space

    Updated: Fri, Mar 28, 2014

    Junior Achievement of Southern Colorado plans to move next week into a larger office that will give it more room to operate programs that teach schoolchildren about finance and business. The nonprofit bought a former Goodwill building at 2320 West Colorado Ave. in September for...