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Catalyst Campus: path to the future

Train stations once were among the world’s epicenters of connectivity and vitality. They represented the worth of a community as well as its future economic potential. That’s an ethos the O’Neil Group Company wishes to recreate at its Catalyst Campus, a collaborative work and education environment slated to open next summer in downtown Colorado Springs.… Continue Reading Catalyst Campus: path to the future

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Quality Inn at Garden of the Gods sold

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Quality Inn at Garden of the Gods sold

The 124-guestroom Quality Inn at 555 Garden of the Gods Road in Colorado Springs sold to a real estate investor “with diversified real estate holdings in the western United States,” according to a news release sent by the seller’s broker, HREC Investment Advisors. The new owner is CSQI LP with a principal office street address… Continue Reading Quality Inn at Garden of the Gods sold

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Venus Williams speaks at Peak Vista

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Venus Williams speaks at Peak Vista

Over 900 guests attended Peak Vista Community Health Centers’ tenth annual Breakfast of Champions Tuesday. Attendees heard from numerous community members, as well as President and CEO Pam McManus and four-time Olympic gold medalist Venus Williams. Williams served as keynote speaker and emphasized that focus and dedication – along with family influence – were key… Continue Reading Venus Williams speaks at Peak Vista

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Election dissection, from PPRDA to defense

In the aftermath of the 2014 election in El Paso County, we come away with some clear messages from voters and priorities for local leaders going forward. We already knew that the Pikes Peak region would go virtually all in with the nationwide Republican tidal wave. That much was obvious from the U.S. Senate race,… Continue Reading Election dissection, from PPRDA to defense

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Dispirited Democrats! Delighted Republicans! It was 2008 all over again, except this time the winners had an “R” after their names. A few dazed survivors were left to pick through the wreckage Tuesday night, including Michael Merrifield, Pete Lee and then, much later, Gov. John Hickenlooper, who somehow managed to come back from the dead… Continue Reading Pavlovian response prevails in stormwater vote

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It’s always fun to follow the continuing feud between Mayor Steve Bach’s administration and Council President Keith King’s five-person Council majority. King’s latest biblically-tinged letter to Bach, obtained by the Business Journal, starts off on a hopeful note. “City Council is willing…to come together and honor the Isaiah 2 mandate: ‘Turn our swords in plowshares… Continue Reading Back to business: Bach, Council still firing salvos at each other

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Democrats lose Senate, Congress

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Democrats lose Senate, Congress

Democrats will transfer complete control of the 114th U.S. Congress next year after Republicans added the Senate to its existing House majority on Election Day, Nov. 4. Colorado shifted from deep purple to slightly red, electing Republican U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner over incumbent Democrat Mark Udall with 49.4 percent of the vote, according to the Associated… Continue Reading Democrats lose Senate, Congress

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Today is final day to vote

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Today is final day to vote

Today is Election Day and the last opportunity to vote. Ballots must be dropped at a polling location by 7 p.m. Ballots mailed today will not be counted. Polling locations follow: Main Office El Paso County Clerk’s Office 1675 W. Garden of the Gods Road, Suite 2202 Colorado Springs North Branch El Paso County Clerk’s Office 8830 N… Continue Reading Today is final day to vote

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Ent hosts holiday food drive

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Ent hosts holiday food drive

Ent Federal Credit Union is currently hosting its annual food drive. The financial institution’s 17th annual holiday food drive is designed to help local families in need, according to a news release from the company. Donors may drop off non-perishable food items and monetary donations at any of Ent’s 27 regional service centers now through… Continue Reading Ent hosts holiday food drive

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Attorney luncheon features Dick Celeste

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Attorney luncheon features Dick Celeste

The El Paso County Bar Association will host its November Bar Luncheon, featuring Dick Celeste, at the Pinery at the Hill, 775 W. Bijou St., Tuesday from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The cost is $30, and the event offers one general continuing legal education credit. “The Bar Association is fortunate to have Dick Celeste speak to… Continue Reading Attorney luncheon features Dick Celeste

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