Community invited to provide input on regional transit

Community invited to provide input on regional transit

Mountain Metropolitan Transit and the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments are conducting a community…

CDOT adding new communications tools for U.S. 24

CDOT adding new communications tools for U.S. 24

The Colorado Department of Transportation has developed new methods to help ensure the public is…

Annual event to raise funds for mental health training

Annual event to raise funds for mental health training

AspenPointe announced the fundraising initiative for this year’s Heroes of Mental Health Luncheon will support…

Jan Erickson wins Accolades award

Jan Erickson wins Accolades award

Jan Erickson, founder and CEO of Janska/Clothing that Comforts, was named the 2014 Accolades Business…

Business Alliance asks for local show of Fort Carson support

As the U.S. Army assesses how to make inevitable post-war cuts in its budget and…

First Choice Emergency Room opens in Fountain

First Choice Emergency Room opens in Fountain

First Choice Emergency Room opened its new Fountain facility at 7 a.m. Friday. The emergency…

CPI increases only .1 percent

CPI increases only .1 percent

Inflation is holding steady, according to the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics.…

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AFA awards $110 million in support service contracts

The U.S. Air Force Academy awarded an Alaska-based contractor with more than $110 million in contracts to provide various support services. The Academy announced Thursday that Aleut Facilities Support Services LLC of Anchorage had won the two five-year contracts. Both contracts were set aside for small businesses, according to a news release. The first contract,……

AFA awards $110 million in support service contracts

Integrity Mortgage and Financial receives Direct Endorsement status

Integrity Mortgage & Financial Inc., a privately-held Colorado Springs based mortgage banking firm, has completed its test case process with the Federal Housing Administration and has been approved for participation as an FHA Direct Endorsement Lender. The Direct Endorsement status allows Integrity Mortgage & Financial to underwrite and approve FHA loans in-house with its own……

Annual event to raise funds for mental health training

AspenPointe announced the fundraising initiative for this year’s Heroes of Mental Health Luncheon will support its Mental Health First Aid training program, a need highlighted during this spring’s Mental Health Begins With Me community forums. Mental Health First Aid is a groundbreaking public education program that helps the public identify, understand and respond to signs……

Annual event to raise funds for mental health training

Foreclosure rates in Colorado Springs decrease

Foreclosure rates in Colorado Springs decreased for the month of June over the same period last year, according to newly released data from CoreLogic. The CoreLogic data reveals that the rate of Colorado Springs foreclosures among outstanding mortgage loans was 0.82 percent for June 2014, a decrease of 0.04 percent compared to June 2013 when……

Foreclosure rates in Colorado Springs decrease

Triangle reaffirms what Colorado Springs needs

Another August, another Copper Triangle, and another couple of weeks of being broke. We left Colorado Springs last Friday afternoon for Copper Mountain, stayed in a pleasant studio at Copper Mountain Resort on Friday and Saturday nights, and came back Sunday afternoon. The bike ride was wonderful, as always. What’s not to like about an……

Small Business

Dutch Bakery a sweet choice for breakfast

Dutch Bakery a sweet choice for breakfast

It’s a Dutch bakery with a difficult-to-pronounce name: Boonzaaijer’s. So difficult, in fact, that the owner, Stephen Boonzaaijer, printed the pronunciation on his business cards: Boné-zi-yer’s. Boonzaaijer got his start in the bakery by following five generations of tradition. “It’s…

Army vet brings skill set to inspections

Army vet brings skill set to inspections

Retired Army veteran Nate Hollis needed a post-military career that would best utilize his attention…

Regulatory fairness hearings scheduled here

Regulatory fairness hearings scheduled here

National Ombudsman Brian Castro will convene a regional hearing for small business owners, representatives from…

Bicycle Experience enjoys high-profile digs

Bicycle Experience enjoys high-profile digs

Most shop owners, whatever their ilk, would probably be upset if someone selling the same…

Retail

Discover Goodwill expands, retains Westside parcel

As Discover Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado has expand throughout the region, talk of…

Farmers markets: local wares, slower pace

Farmers markets: local wares, slower pace

They are the nomads of retail. They ferry their tents and wares, set up fleeting…

Today, resale is the new retail

Today, resale is the new retail

In Colorado Springs, a person can purchase virtually any item, new or used. Standard new…

Businesses move out of and around downtown

Businesses move out of and around downtown

Several businesses in downtown Colorado Springs have moved, will move, or plan to close. Two are moving to the Chapel Hills Mall. Susan Godec will close her Phancy Pheasant at 220 N. Tejon St. because of a drop in business…

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