Business Buzz: Sturmans host retreat in Woodland Park

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Carol and Eddie Sturman, founders of Sturman Industries, recently hosted a natural-gas retreat in Woodland Park. Participants hailed form major natural-gas supplies, whose combined net income in 2012 exceeded $39 billion. At the retreat, the participants discussed opportunities for growing natural-gas engine use through the implementation of engine controls.

Andersen Consruction donated a portion of the construction costs of the rebuild of the two buildings purchased by the nonprofit organization, the Community Cupboard, whose executive director is Janey Child. Teller County Waste donated the dumpsters for the project while the RE-2 School District donated food for the volunteers. The organizatin recently opened in the new location on north Colo. Highway 67.

According to the Roshek Report, 66 homes sold in Teller County and Ute Pass in June. Of 38 homes sold in Woodland Park, the highest-priced, at 1050 Park St., was $475,000, the lowest, at 380 Paradise Cr.#C-4, was $60,000. In Divide, of 13 homes sold, the highest-priced, at 1080 Casntiberry Rd., was $660,000, the lowest, at 753 Will Stutley Dr., was $79,600. In Florissant, of 14 homes sold, the highest-priced, at 1048 Comanche Tr., was $460,000, the lowest, at 236 Obsidian Dr., was $73,500. In Ute Pass, one home sold, at 9010 Mountain Rd., for $469,500.

Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Co. holds a public presentation on the mine-extension projects; a new valley leach facility and recovery plan in Squaw Gulch; the relocation of Colo. 67; the new mill facility and the relocation of the historic-mining structure. The presentation is at 10 a.m. Aug. 10 at the CC& V’s Visitor Center at 371 E. Bennet Avenue in Cripple Creek. Jane Mannon, Community Affairs Manager, will give the presentation. For reservations, call 689-2341.

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