Manitou Springs URA funds Adam’s Mountain Café

Manitou Springs URA funds Adam’s Mountain Café

The Manitou Springs Urban Renewal Authority (MSURA) awarded funding assistance to a project on the…

Pre-check process lands at Colorado Springs airport

Pre-check process lands at Colorado Springs airport

The Transportation Security Administration opened an application site in Colorado Springs for TSA Pre✓™, an…

Biden to speak at AFA graduation

Biden to speak at AFA graduation

Vice President Joe Biden will be the guest speaker for this year’s graduation ceremony at…

SBA export grants available for small business

SBA export grants available for small business

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced that for the third year, states will be able…

Wildfire neighborhood meeting

Wildfire neighborhood meeting

To increase wildfire awareness and emergency preparedness, the city of Colorado Springs will hold a…

YMCA names Boyd Williams as president/CEO

YMCA names Boyd Williams as president/CEO

Boyd Williams has been named president and CEO of the YMCA of the Pikes Peak…

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AFA to host 11th Research Forum

The U.S. Air Force Academy will partner with UCCS and Colorado College on Saturday to host the 11th annual Colorado Springs Undergraduate Research Forum. During the one-day research event, college students studying arts, humanities and sciences will present findings from their research over the past year, according to a news release. “Colorado College student Petra……

AFA to host 11th Research Forum

Banker takes leap of faith, retires

Many longtime businessmen and -women struggle with how they might fill their days after the time comes to retire — but not Steve Self. Self, who stepped down April 4 after nine years as president of BBVA Compass Bank in Colorado Springs, sees retirement as an opportunity. “I can’t explain the timing,” said the 52-year-old……

Kaiser Permanente announces director of business operations for Southern Colorado

Kaiser Permanente Colorado, the state’s largest not-for-profit health plan, has named Troy Stubbings as director of business operations and market expansion for the health plan’s Southern Colorado service area. In this role, Stubbings will lead business development and operational work.  Stubbings has been with Kaiser Permanente for more than 17 years. During this time he’s……

Personal experience details buying a house

Buying a house can be thrilling, a major headache and stressful all at once for an extended period of time. It was all that and more for me, and I closed on my new house two days after Christmas. After all, it’s not every day you plunk down $2,500 in earnest money, much less a……

Personal experience details buying a house

Lodgers cross fingers for coming season

Area businesses catering to tourists really could use a good summer. After two seasons marred by fires and floods, local hotels, motels and bed-and-breakfasts are waiting with bated breath to see whether their busiest months will bring boom or bust. Many are cautiously optimistic that this year will curb a two-year slide of disappointing numbers.……

Lodgers cross fingers for coming season

Small Business

Old World Designs can bring ancient styles to your home

Old World Designs can bring ancient styles to your home

The new space on the southeast side of 4669 Centennial Blvd. shows off Chris Lobato’s work. In it, crystal vases sit on Venetian mantlepieces, mirrors inside a stone frame, mantles seemingly from the past, new yet ancient architectural features. “This…

Westone makes custom earpieces here

Westone makes custom earpieces here

Westone, The In-Ear Experts Info: 2235 Executive Circle, 540-9333 In business: 55 years Number of…

From the ground up, Janska builds dignified clothing

From the ground up, Janska builds dignified clothing

Janska Clothing that Comforts Info: 2255 Reliable Circle, 866-452-6752 In business: Since 2003 Number of…

A lower-cost option: Premier Diagnostic

A lower-cost option: Premier Diagnostic

Premier Diagnostic Center Info: 3920 N. Union Blvd., Suite 130 In business: 13 years Number…

Retail

Retail a mixed bag across region

Retail a mixed bag across region

Jerry Rutledge will greet you with a warm handshake and a smile. The downtown retailer…

Manitou retail pot ballot question likely

Manitou retail pot ballot question likely

Less than two months after Manitou Springs City Council approved the licensing of retail marijuana…

Opinion: Disasters have their aftershocks

Opinion: Disasters have their aftershocks

In today’s nonstop world of breaking news, far too often we move to the next…

Copper Ridge to welcome shops, prepare for more

Four years after the initiation of developer Gary Erickson’s grand plan for urban renewal, Copper Ridge at Northgate is still plugging along. Three new businesses are scheduled to open next month at the mixed-use development on the northernmost edge of Colorado…

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