AFA awards $110 million in support service contracts

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…

First step upcoming for new Academy visitor center

First step upcoming for new Academy visitor center

The Academy will move forward next month toward building a new visitor center just west…

Council kills fee waiver for downtown developers

Council kills fee waiver for downtown developers

Colorado Springs City Council voted down a resolution Tuesday that would have waived fees for…

Mountain Equipment Recyclers gives $50,000 to charities

Mountain Equipment Recyclers gives $50,000 to charities

Mountain Equipment Recyclers has reached $50,000 in charitable giving since opening three years ago. The…

St. Francis receives Level III trauma designation

St. Francis receives Level III trauma designation

St. Francis Medical Center has been designated a Level III trauma center by the Colorado…

New Moody Insurance Colorado Springs office opens

New Moody Insurance Colorado Springs office opens

Rocky Mountain insurance provider Moody Insurance announced the opening of its new Briargate-area office, led by…

Lawsuit challenging TABOR moves forward

Lawsuit challenging TABOR moves forward

Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit denied the governor’s request to…

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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

Emmer to retire from Ent

Ent Federal Credit Union announced Thursday morning CEO Charles Emmer will retire in October. He led the organization for the past 18 years. Emmer joined Ent as CEO in 1996. Under his leadership, Ent’s assets have grown from $1.04 billion to more than $4.0 billion, while membership increased from 151,710 to more than 236,000. Part……

Emmer to retire from Ent

St. Francis receives Level III trauma designation

St. Francis Medical Center has been designated a Level III trauma center by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.  The designation is effective Aug. 1. This achievement recognizes the trauma center’s dedication to providing optimal care for injured patients. “Designation as a Level III trauma center allows SFMC to provide additional resources and……

St. Francis receives Level III trauma designation

Foreclosure activity down

Foreclosure activity in Colorado is at its lowest since the housing bubble burst in August 2006, according to RealtyTrac.com, a leading online marketplace for real estate data. A total of 613,874 properties in the U.S. Have defalt notices in the first half of 2014, a 19 percent decrease from the previous six months and down……

Foreclosure activity down

Incline to be closed for repairs

The Manitou Springs Incline will close in late August for up to four months, so needed maintenance can be done to the popular attraction. The incline, officially opened to the public in 2013 after being heavily used by trespassers for years, is being “loved to death,” according to a video on the attraction’s website, manitouincline.com.……

Incline to be closed for repairs

Small Business

MacVan carries every map imaginable

MacVan carries every map imaginable

Bob Stanley used Google Maps on his smartphone once when he was delivering maps in Denver from MacVan Publishing, where he works as general manager. “I didn’t know Denver well and my smartphone took me out of the way,” Stanley…

Gourmet eatery settling into new digs

Gourmet eatery settling into new digs

There were all of six tables and a single deli cooler at its former location…

Colorado small business owners say raise the wage

Small business owners are bottom-line oriented. They make decisions based on what makes financial sense.…

Curbside takes variety into second year

Curbside takes variety into second year

In the year since the inception of Curbside Cuisine in downtown Colorado Springs, food trucks…

Retail

Trader Joe’s scheduled to open Oct. 10

Trader Joe’s scheduled to open Oct. 10

California-based specialty grocery chain Trader Joe’s announced Monday it plans to open its first Colorado Springs…

Tony’s moves across Tejon

Tony’s moves across Tejon

More than a year after the owner of Tony’s Bar kickstarted the relocation process, the…

Manitou group asks to put pot back on ballot

Manitou group asks to put pot back on ballot

A group of Manitou Springs citizens opposed to the city’s decision to allow the sale…

Trader Joe’s to open Springs store Oct. 10

Trader Joe’s to open Springs store Oct. 10

Colorado Springs won’t have to wait until 2015 for its new Trader Joe’s to open, after all. After months of insisting its target was early next year, the California-based specialty grocer announced this week its first Colorado Springs location at…

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