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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...

2011-05-26 11:42:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai, Red Bull, and Rhys Millen Racing will attempt to set multiple world records at this year's Pikes Peak International Hill climb in June. Rhys Millen will compete in the unlimited class with the Hyundai-powered RMR PM580 purpose-built tube-framed race car, while Rhys' father, Rod Millen, will compete in the 2WD production class with the Genesis Coupe race car. Both race cars use production engine blocks, heads and valvetrain...

2011-03-24 14:24:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Technical Solutions, LLC (STS) a federal technology and services provider, announced today that Kelly Terrien, President and Chief Executive Officer of the company was selected by the U.S. Small Business Administration as the 2011 Colorado State Small Business Person of the Year. As the Founder, Kelly Terrien leads the 8(a) Certified, Woman-Owned, Veteran and Small Disadvantaged Business growing from one person to over 350...

2010-12-31 00:01:01

Only university competition awarding scholarships for innovation serving national security needs Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) December 29, 2010 The fifth annual National Security Innovation Competition (NSIC) is making a call for academic research papers and interested sponsors, according to organizers for the 2011 event. The Colorado Homeland Defense Alliance (CHDA) and the Colorado Springs Technology Incubator will host the competition on April 29, 2011 at the United States Air Force...

2010-11-18 12:30:00

HERNDON, Va., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Autonomous Audi TTS Pikes Peak research car achieved its initial goal of completing the 12.42-mile course of the world-famous Pikes Peak International Hill Climb race in Colorado without stopping and without a driver behind the wheel. The research car - jointly developed by Audi, Stanford University, the Volkswagen Group Electronics Research Lab in Palo Alto, Calif., and Oracle - conquered the challenging route up the mountain, which...

2010-07-20 10:00:00

EVANSTON, Ill., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial employment in Colorado fell 2.7% over the past twelve months according to the 2011 Colorado Manufacturers Directory, an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers' News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI reports Colorado lost 5,823 industrial jobs and 240 manufacturers between May 2009 and May 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070213/MNILOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070213/MNILOGO)...

2010-06-25 08:57:00

HERNDON, Va., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Bold new look and name honor the spirit of past Audi rally winners Audi TTS research car on track for high-speed testing without a driver on tricky Pikes Peak mountain course this fall Research project with Stanford University, Oracle Corp. points way to future driver assistance safety systems Audi today launched a bold new design for the Autonomous Audi TTS Pikes Peak, as research surrounding the car that can drive itself enters a crucial stage...

2010-06-04 11:27:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Pikes Peak Community College (PPCC) has simplified its online admissions process and has "Addy" to thank for it. Addy is the CodeBaby Character whose interactive conversations guide prospective students through the application process on the PPCC website. The results: an increase in completed applications, a significant reduction in application errors, and a decrease in admissions staff support. Since the addition of Addy, the admissions...


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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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