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Utilities board ends sales study contract

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Colorado Springs Utilities board members decided yesterday to nix a contract to study selling or leasing its electric power generation. The board unanimously decided not to move forward with a $500,000 study, suggested in 2012 by Mayor Steve Bach in a letter to the board. Board chairman Keith King signaled the direction the board was… Continue Reading Utilities board ends sales study contract

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Mayor Steve Bach plans to ask City Council for nearly$12 million from its reserve funds, the bulk of which will go to rebuild and restore two creeks in the wake of the Waldo Canyon fire. Bach announced his intentions during a press conference this morning. He is also asking for additional money to also cover… Continue Reading Mayor asking $10 million for summer flood mitigation

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The Garden of the Gods campground has been transformed into an RV Resort. RVC Outdoor Destinations, which purchased the campground in 2012, has completed about $800,000 worth of upgrades to the property. Garden of the Gods RV Resort has 173 RV sites, including six  new executive pull-­thru sites, and 29 upgraded lodging units. In addition… Continue Reading Garden of Gods campground upgraded to RV resort

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Pikes Peak Worforce Center hosts job fair

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The Pikes Peak Workforce Center is hosting a spring job fair tomorrow, April 18. The job fair is set up to help “adults who are looking for a job or for a better job,” according to the center. Some of the featured employers include Engineering Systems Inc., Advantage Sales & Marketing, The Mining Exchange Wyndham… Continue Reading Pikes Peak Worforce Center hosts job fair

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Geezers Rule!

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After the newly seated City Council decided to install rookie Councilor Keith King as presiding officer and two-year incumbent Merv Bennett as deputy assistant presiding officer ( I know, I know, those aren’t the official titles), it seemed appropriate to utter the G-word. Asked whether the city ought to be led by a trio of… Continue Reading Geezers Rule!

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On the Horizon – April 12, 2013

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April 12 Careers 101 Pikes Peak Workforce Center is hosting a workshop, “Personality and Career: Myers-Briggs Type Indicator,” from 10 a.m. to noon at 1675 Garden of the Gods Road. Register at www.ppwfc.org. Immigration Reform Panel: Registration Deadline Register by today to attend a panel discussion on the impact of immigration reform on Colorado businesses… Continue Reading On the Horizon – April 12, 2013

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Realtors prepping for National Open House Weekend

Local real estate agents are preparing for National Open House weekend April 19-20. Agents all over town participate in the event, which is supported by the Pikes Peak Association of Realtors, every year. Houses listed for sale open up to the public and people have a chance to walk through without making an appointment. The… Continue Reading Realtors prepping for National Open House Weekend

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Digital Edition – April 12, 2013

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City grounds airport marketing plan to make way for a different strategy

Colorado Springs officials are hoping a new marketing strategy will save the Colorado Springs Airport from its nosedive of declining passengers and airport activity. The airport, like so many regional airports across the country, is caught in a swirl of factors including consolidating airlines, a sluggish economy and rising fuel prices. Every year for the… Continue Reading City grounds airport marketing plan to make way for a different strategy

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The University Village shopping center on North Nevada Avenue offers a number of places to shop and places to eat, but today it added a different service – a place to get testosterone injections. The Low T Center is part of a national chain with 25 locations, one of which is opening  in Las Vegas… Continue Reading University Village adds testosterone injection clinic

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