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3 years 1 month ago

Check before you brew; Coffee makers recalled

WASHINGTON (AP) - Home-brewed coffee lovers, take note: More than a million popular coffee makers are being recalled after dozens of reports of the brewers spraying hot liquid, coffee grounds or tea leaves onto people. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says there have been 140 reports of problems with the...

3 years 4 months ago

Holiday shopping made easy

Over 200 hundred vendors are showcasing their products at the 2011 13th Annual Holiday Festival this weekend at the Freedom Financial Services Expo Center in Colorado Springs. There is everything from gourmet foods to children's toys and clothes. Many Colorado-based vendors are there, too. Mark Ludy is a...

3 years 6 months ago

Thrifty Thursday savings

Free coffee, ice cream and a discount at local consignment sale are featured in this week's Thrifty Thursday. FREE COFFEE: Participating Colorado McDonald's restaurants are giving away free coffee! Customers can pick up a FREE Small Premium Roast Coffee now until Sunday, September 25 in the drive-thru or...

3 years 10 months ago

Solar Roast heats up coffee business

Pueblo has more than 300 days of sunshine a year--and for that reason two brothers moved here from Oregon to open a unique coffee shop powered by the sun. Their invention is like no other and now they're expanding. Michael and David Hartkop are the founders of Solar Roast Coffee...

3 years 10 months ago

Solar Roast Coffee expands in Pueblo

A lot of us drink coffee in the morning, but have you ever thought about how it's made? Well, two brothers in Pueblo have a unique invention and now they're expanding. David and Michael Hartkop are the creators of a solar roaster. The mirrors reflect heat from the sun--roasting...

4 years 6 months ago

Coffee prices on the rise

While it's usually not the most expensive thing on your ticket at a diner, coffee is getting more expensive as you sip. At Colorado Springs coffee importer Barista Espresso, they're already seeing price increases and say you'll probably see them too. "In the gourmet market, you'll start to...

4 years 8 months ago

Catching up with Rod Smith

Rod Smith is without a doubt one of the greatest players ever to wear a Bronco uniform. On the field #80 helped Denver win back to back Super Bowls en route to becoming the team's all time receiving leader. These days Rod has gone from the locker room to the...

4 years 10 months ago

Tomorrow's cup of coffee could benefit MDA

You can enjoy a hot cup o' joe tomorrow, while helping out the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Dutch Bros. Coffee has partnered with MDA, to kick of ALS Awareness Month. All Dutch Bros. Coffee locations will donate proceeds from tomorrow's coffee sales to MDA, to raise awareness for ALS (Lou...

5 years 2 weeks ago

Thrifty Thursday

It's Thrifty Thursday here on News First 5, our chance to pass along some great deals! One of our Facebook friends told us that R & R Coffee Cafe at 11425 Black Forest Road in Colorado Springs is celebrating their two year anniversary and passing savings along to you. Friday...

5 years 4 months ago

Inventing A New You

Layoffs. A down Economy. For some, it's been tough finding work. But one local entrepreneur is "re-inventing" himself, after his third pink slip. Don Heaberlin says he's always wanted to open a coffee shop, so this time, he jumped! He took a gamble, using money from his 401K, and...

5 years 6 months ago

Xcel includes food bills as part of fee hike

The Colorado Public Utilities Commission has asked Xcel Energy to scrap $480,000 from its rate increase request because the money was spent on employee-recognition awards, parties, and other treats like coffee, bagels, and doughnuts. The Minneapolis-based utility is asking the commission for a $182 million rate increase in Colorado. The...

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