Drahota becomes part of Bryan Construction

Drahota becomes part of Bryan Construction

Bryan Construction, Inc., a Colorado Springs-based construction management and general contracting firm, today announced Terry…

Discover Goodwill hosts national assembly

Discover Goodwill hosts national assembly

On April 26-29, Discover Goodwill will welcome hundreds of staff members from Goodwill Industries International’s…

Martin looks back on Council years

Martin looks back on Council years

In my tenure on City Council, which ended this week thanks to term limits, I…

Olympic and Paralympic Foundation launches campaign to support athletes 

Olympic and Paralympic Foundation launches campaign to support athletes 

The United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation announced this week the launch of the Team…

Pediatric trauma patients to now be transported to Denver

Pediatric trauma patients to now be transported to Denver

Memorial Hospital voluntarily released its trauma waiver this week from the Colorado Department of Public Health…

Parents may participate in state assessments discussion

Parents may participate in state assessments discussion

Parents of military-connected children in the Colorado Springs area can join other concerned parents to learn…

UCCS adds accounting graduate degree

UCCS adds accounting graduate degree

Students with a goal of becoming a certified public accountant, certified management accountant or tax…

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NORAD: Back to the mountain

Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station once was crucial to American nuclear strategy. Featured in a dozen movies (Fail Safe, Dr. Strangelove, WarGames and more), and closed for years to all but “essential personnel,” the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) Combat Operations Center under the mountain was the epicenter of the Cold War, the point……

Springs business owner indicted for tax fraud

A Colorado Springs business owner was indicted by a federal grand jury March 26 on charges of filing false income tax returns and evading reporting requirements. The office of Colorado U.S. Attorney John Walsh and IRS Special Agent Steven Osborne announced in Wednesday that Lisabeth Melahn, 53, of Colorado Springs, is scheduled to appear before a……

Pediatric trauma patients to now be transported to Denver

Memorial Hospital voluntarily released its trauma waiver this week from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, meaning the most complex pediatric trauma cases, estimated at fewer than 10 per month, will be transported to a designated pediatric trauma facility in the Denver metro area. According to a UCHealth news release, the waiver release will ensure……

Pediatric trauma patients to now be transported to Denver

Real estate action picks up

Greg Kaufman brokered the $5.35 million sale of a 57,000-square-foot commercial building at 4663 Centennial Boulevard in Colorado Springs. The seller was Centennial Colorado Partners, and the buyer was Moeser Square Partners. The buyer Broker was Jerry Knauf of the London Group. Cascade Commercial Group (CCG) represented Dr. Nawei Jiang, an acupuncturist, who recently purchased……

Real estate action picks up

Museums, arenas shine if done right

For a good chunk of February, a driving vacation took me back to my roots, visiting Arkansas and coming back through Texas, seeing family and friends at various stops. But though this trip wasn’t about work, I couldn’t avoid noticing some tourist attractions along the way, especially how they might relate to what’s going on……

Small Business

Low-key jewelers add vintage touch

Low-key jewelers add vintage touch

For 20 years, a hidden gem has been housed above The Famous Steakhouse on North Tejon. Several gems, actually. For two decades Ted Blum’s Jewelers Services has quietly built custom jewelry and repaired nearly anything, from costume pieces to engagement…

Old concept gets new life via technology

Old concept gets new life via technology

Ross Hill made his first PictureBooth out of things he could find at a Tennessee…

Local manufacturer celebrates 35 years

Local manufacturer celebrates 35 years

Concepts in Millwork started operations in Colorado Springs with three employees 35 years ago last…

Navy retiree brings franchise, fitness home

Navy retiree brings franchise, fitness home

John Suazo says The Exercise Coach “won’t turn Baby Boomers into bodybuilders.” And that’s OK.…

Retail

Low-key jewelers add vintage touch

Low-key jewelers add vintage touch

For 20 years, a hidden gem has been housed above The Famous Steakhouse on North…

Retail on a roll: Area commercial parks approach build-out

Retail on a roll: Area commercial parks approach build-out

Southern Coloradans with a little extra money to burn should take note: Several long-established chains,…

Radiantly Raw, Anna’s Apothecary to fill grocer’s space following closure

Radiantly Raw, Anna’s Apothecary to fill grocer’s space following closure

The only full-line grocery store in Manitou Springs has closed, and two local business owners…

From Peru to selling gems in the Springs

From Peru to selling gems in the Springs

Luisa Graff was born in Lima, Peru, and escaped to the United States after a political coup there. At 14, when she landed in Colorado Springs, it took her only a few months to get a job. Ed Megel had…

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