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2010-04-15 08:00:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai, Red Bull and Rhys Millen Racing will attempt to set a new world record at the famous Pikes Peak course in an all-new, never-before-seen race car. Rhys Millen is attempting to retrieve the record from defending champion and current record holder Nobuhiro "Monster" Tajima (record time of 10:01.408) and become the first racer to eclipse the storied 10-minute barrier. Rhys' father Rod Millen tamed the 14,110-foot Colorado Rocky...

2010-01-14 15:00:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- PRC, LLC (www.prcnet.com), a premier provider of outsourced customer contact management services, announced today that the company will mark its third anniversary as a member of the Colorado Springs community with a celebration at 1 p.m. MT on Thursday, January 14 in the PRC offices at 6805 Corporate Drive in Colorado Springs. As part of the celebration, local employees will pledge 1,000 hours of community service to the Colorado Springs...

2010-01-08 16:58:00

DENVER, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colorado Tourism Office's (CTO) "Snow at First Sight" campaign, which began on October 12 with a global search for three people who have never experienced snow before, has concluded with the selection of three winners. Hailing from Atlanta, Australia and Hawaii, the three finalists are set to begin their Colorado adventure on January 11, 2010 where they will blog on www.SnowAtFirstSight.com about their experiences and post regular updates on social...

2009-09-28 15:00:00

DENVER, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced a collaborative conservation partnership - "Treasured Landscapes: The Hayman Restoration Partnership - Working Together for Healthy Forests and Clean Water" - between Vail Resorts, the National Forest Foundation (NFF) and the USDA Forest Service, which will be one of the most comprehensive forest health and watershed public-private partnership post-fire restoration projects...

2009-09-24 22:33:36

A plan for a new U.S. Olympic Committee headquarters in Colorado Springs moved forward Thursday when a judge dismissed a legal challenge to the financing. Lawyer Lindsay Fischer, who filed a lawsuit arguing the city could not issue certificates of participation to raise $38 million without a referendum, said he is considering an appeal, The Colorado Springs Gazette argued. He said he was flabbergasted by the ruling. Fourth Judicial District Judge Scott Sells handed down a six-page opinion...

2009-07-19 15:47:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The 87th Annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb has a new world record holder today - the Rhys Millen Racing Red Bull Hyundai Genesis Coupe. World Champion driver Rhys Millen piloted the Genesis Coupe to his ninth overall class title, breaking one of his two world records in 17 trips to the Hill Climb. "Driving the Genesis Coupe for the first time at Pikes Peak in front of thousands of fans is an amazing experience," said Millen....

2008-09-12 18:00:14

By WAYNE HEILMAN, Perhaps JA Worldwide should have allowed this year's hosts of its annual Global Business Competition to participate as well -- they could probably use the $3,000 cash prize to make ends meet once they are laid off next year. Hewlett-Packard Co. provided the prize and hosted the final round of the contest at its Rockrimmon complex, the first time in the 12 years of the competition it has been held in Colorado Springs, which also is home to JA Worldwide's headquarters....

2008-09-09 12:00:41

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy, a leading provider of managed care market intelligence, reports that Colorado Springs, Colo., health systems, Memorial Health System and Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, are expanding facilities and services in the northeastern portion of the city, where there is a better-insured population. According to the new Colorado Springs Market Overview, these moves should provide economic growth that will offset higher rates of...

2008-08-20 18:00:40

By DAVE PHILIPPS, Deep in a craggy cirque on Pikes Peak's north face, a secluded valley holds the ruins of the Oil Creek Tunnel. It's a gorgeous walk into the region's mining history and a cool, alpine walk for a hot summer day. To get there Drive up Pikes Peak Highway 14 miles to the Elk Park trailhead, an unmarked gate on the left of the road at tree line. The turnoff looks terrifying, but leads down a gentle dirt lane to a parking area. The hike Elk Park Trail starts at tree...

2008-08-04 21:00:27

By The Gazette, Colorado Springs, Colo. Aug. 4--EARLY VOTING RESUMES Early voting for the Aug. 12 primary election continues today through Friday after a slow start Saturday. Registered voters may cast ballots at the following locations: --Centennial Hall, 200 S. Cascade Ave., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. --The Citadel mall, Suite 3124 on the upper level near J.C. Penney, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. --Chapel Hills Mall, Suite 179 on the lower level near the food court escalator, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m....


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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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