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2012-02-20 08:00:00

21,000 Colorado Springs students and teachers compete in seven-week driving safety challenge. Colorado Springs, Colorado (PRWEB) February 20, 2012 Nearly 21,000 high school students and staff members participated in DRIVE SMART Colorado´s seven-week challenge to promote safe driving habits. The campaign ran from late October to early December, and after receiving entries from 21 area schools, the DRIVE SMART Colorado officials have announced the winners of the challenge. “We know...

2012-01-25 08:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Salient Federal Solutions, Inc. (Salient), a leading provider of information technology, engineering and intelligence analysis services, announced today the opening of its newest Talent Operations Center located in Colorado Springs, CO. The official opening of the Center will be celebrated this evening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony by company President and CEO Brad Antle along with local dignitaries from the City of Colorado Springs and...

2011-12-22 06:00:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Dec. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation has been named by The Colorado Business Journal as one of the region's "Top Engineering Firms." DECISIVE ANALYTICS placed in the top 5 out of the 20 Engineering firms selected. The award recognizes the top Engineering firms in the Colorado Springs region based on total 2010 Engineering Project Billings for Colorado Springs. "We are extremely grateful to be recognized by the Colorado Springs...

2011-11-28 10:56:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Governor John Hickenlooper will be in Colorado Springs Tuesday, November 29, for the official Groundbreaking of Colorado Springs' first Community Solar Garden. The event will take place at Venetucci Farm, located at 5210 S. U.S. Highway 85 at 10:30 a.m. Use Venetucci website or call for directions. At 10:15 a.m., the Governor and other state and local elected officials will be placing the first solar panels on racking- Media...

2011-10-07 07:00:00

The fifth edition of the Quality of Life Indicators report for the Pikes Peak region is being released tomorrow. The 2011 report indicates the region continues to be bolstered by a strong military presence and is more affordable than our benchmark cities. In addition to the challenges posed by a weak economy, the report highlights some community and social challenges, which need to be addressed. For the first time, the publication demonstrates how land use in the region is impacting a variety...

2011-06-27 14:25:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- All hail the monster! Driving his modified 2011 Monster Sport (Suzuki) SX4 Hill Climb Special, Nobuhiro "Monster" Tajima broke his own former world record, as well as the seemingly unattainable 10-minute mark, all while capturing his sixth consecutive overall win with a time of 09:51:58 at the 89th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100503/LA97823LOGO) On a fiercely competitive day,...

2011-06-20 13:54:00

TOKYO and HALF MOON BAY, Calif., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GoPro, the world's leading activity image capture company, has signed Tajima Motor Corporation as its exclusive motorsports channel distributor for its award winning line of HD HERO® cameras and accessories. Additionally, GoPro is proud to be title sponsor for legendary Nobuhiro "Monster" Tajima as he goes for his sixth consecutive win at Pikes Peak in 2011. (Photo:...

2011-06-20 11:38:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. and BREA, Calif., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Driving his modified 2011 Monster Sport (Suzuki) SX4 Hill Climb Special, Nobuhiro "Monster" Tajima will pursue his sixth consecutive overall win and a shot at breaking the elusive 10-minute barrier at the 89th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Sunday, June 26. Team Monster Sport will compete in the Unlimited class, and will be hosted by McCloskey Suzuki of Colorado Springs during the two weeks of race...

2011-06-02 13:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. (SANYO) announces that its lithium-ion batteries will be used in the Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. (Yokohama Rubber) electric vehicle (EV) operated by "Team Yokohama EV Challenge" for the upcoming hill-climbing motor sports race "2011 PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB" to be held in Colorado, USA on June 26. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110602/LA12907) "PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB," the best-known...

2011-05-28 00:00:51

To complement their presence on the east and west coast, Ntiva merges with Colorado Springs based company, Ability Technologies. McLean, VA (PRWEB) May 27, 2011 Two leaders in the field of IT Solutions, Ntiva, Inc. and Ability Technologies announced today they have joined forces. Ability Technologies, recognized as a one of the largest IT solution providers in Colorado Springs, has merged with Ntiva, headquartered in the DC Metro area. This union combines two highly motivated and...


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Pike National Forest
2014-01-20 10:14:06

The Pike National Forest can be found in the Front Range of Colorado, USA, and westwards of the Colorado Springs and includes Pikes Peak. The forest covers 1,106,604 acres within Teller, Clear Creek, Jefferson, El Paso, and Douglas counties. The main rivers the drain the forests are the South Platte and Fountain Creek, Rampart Reservoir, a large synthetic body of water, can be found within the forest. The forest gets its name from the American explorer Zebulon Pike. A lot of the bedrock...

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