Best-selling author to keynote mental health luncheon

Best-selling author to keynote mental health luncheon

Best-selling author Cheryl Strayed will serve as keynote for the seventh annual Heroes of Mental…

Expo to demonstrate region’s manufacturing presence

The Southern Colorado Manufacturing Expo, a showcase including demonstrations of goods and services from throughout…

B&Co. salon to host CASA fundraiser

A new hair “lounge” on downtown’s south side is having a Grand Opening Celebration from…

Exelis completes spin-off of Vectrus company

Exelis completes spin-off of Vectrus company

Defense contractor Exelis Inc. officially completed a spin-off at midnight Friday of its mission systems…

Broadmoor names new sales, marketing VP

Broadmoor names new sales, marketing VP

Executives at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs have announced the appointment of a new vice…

The BBB presents ‘A Night of Excellence’

The BBB presents ‘A Night of Excellence’

The Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado invites the public to attend its annual event,…

Diabetes center opens in new Summit Medical Clinic

The Diabetes Community Center will have a grand opening from 4-6 p.m. Oct. 3 in…

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Exelis completes spin-off of Vectrus company

Defense contractor Exelis Inc. officially completed a spin-off at midnight Friday of its mission systems division, creating a company it claims will be the most profitable publicly traded business in Colorado Springs. The Colorado Springs-based spin-off became Vectrus Inc. — a combination of the words “vector” and “trust” — at 12:01 a.m. Saturday and hit the……

Exelis completes spin-off of Vectrus company

Colorado ranks high in bankruptcy

Colorado has one of the worst bankruptcy rates in the nation, according to the Corporation for Enterprise Development, which released the information Wednesday. In this state, five out of 1,000 people have filed for bankruptcy. This ranks Colorado 44th highest in the nation, behind Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Nevada and Utah. The national bankruptcy……

Diabetes center opens in new Summit Medical Clinic

The Diabetes Community Center will have a grand opening from 4-6 p.m. Oct. 3 in the new Summit Medical Clinic building at 1380 E. Fillmore St. The Summit Medical Clinic is the new home of Dr. Pratheep Arora’s internal medicine and nephrology practice, Quest Diagnostics as well as the center. Arora’s practice includes preventive care, women’s……

Annual dinner champions conservation

Registration for Palmer Land Trust’s fifth annual Southern Colorado Conservation Awards (SCCA) is open. Register online at palmerlandtrust.org. The event features a farm-to-table dinner and a film highlighting the work of this year’s winners. The event will take place Thursday, Oct. 16, at 5 p.m. at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort, 3225 Broadmoor Valley Road. Each……

Annual dinner champions conservation

Summit House moves forward

In 1999, then-Congressman Joel Hefley secured a budget earmark for $1 million, funds that could only be used for planning and design work on a proposed new Pikes Peak Summit House, designated as a priority in the 1998 Pikes Peak Master Plan. Fifteen years later, those funds remain untouched. But the project finally could be……

Summit House moves forward

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Barracuda owner finds success in OCC

Barracuda owner finds success in OCC

“Beautiful should always be affordable.” That’s a phrase that flows frequently from the lips of Barracuda Bazaar owner Kim McKenna. Although they aren’t her words — the motto started with the company’s founder a few blocks down and nearly two…

Ten years of Momentum and going strong

Ten years of Momentum and going strong

Laura Muir Mellini, owner-founder of Momentum Advertising & Public Relations, says she owes the rebirth…

Couple’s transparency key to success

Couple’s transparency key to success

One of Barbara Callan’s first projects with new friends Art and Carol Corpuz was crafting…

Art Hardware enjoys its niche downtown

Art Hardware enjoys its niche downtown

Art Hardware sells different goods and services than some might expect. Many people assume the…

Retail

Planting seeds for downtown’s future

A crowd of more than 100 people stood together last Thursday afternoon on a dirt-covered lot…

It’s Christmas every day at Manitou shop

It’s Christmas every day at Manitou shop

Is it because of the holiday spirit and not procrastination that your Christmas lights are…

High-tech expected to be popular this season

High-tech expected to be popular this season

Smart watches, headphones, books, candy and the Quadcopter all have at least one thing in…

Barracuda owner finds success in OCC

Barracuda owner finds success in OCC

“Beautiful should always be affordable.” That’s a phrase that flows frequently from the lips of Barracuda Bazaar owner Kim McKenna. Although they aren’t her words — the motto started with the company’s founder a few blocks down and nearly two…

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