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A panel of accounting and tax policy experts will discuss the U.S. tax code and changes that could create jobs and improve U.S. competition in the global marketplace at a March 11 program at UCCS. From noon to 2 p.m. at the school’s Upper Lodge, five experts, including southern Colorado native and UCCS alum Michael Fryt,… Continue Reading Experts to gather at UCCS to discuss corporate tax reform

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Airstrip Attack returns to airport for second year

The Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack at the Colorado Springs Airport will return this summer. Shift-S3ctor and Revvolution, in conjunction with the Colorado Springs Sports Corporation and  The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, announced this week that the second running of the event will take place June 26 and 27 as part of Pikes Peak… Continue Reading Airstrip Attack returns to airport for second year

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City Hall is in the ‘loop’

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Colorado Springs City Hall is the first city office where residents can use the Hearing Loop system. This technology provides better hearing access for citizens with hearing loss. The system will be accessible beginning March 9 during the City Council work session. The system, a hearing aid compatible loop, magnetically transmits sound to hearing aids and… Continue Reading City Hall is in the ‘loop’

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CPCD given $250,000 state grant

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The Colorado Health Foundation awarded CPCD … giving children a head start a grant totaling nearly $250,000 to help strengthen vulnerable families with medical and dental screenings, behavioral health help, health and nutrition classes and a family wellness club. “A healthy child has a greater ability to learn and that points them toward success,” said… Continue Reading CPCD given $250,000 state grant

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Taco Bueno breaks ground on three Springs stores

Dallas-based restaurant chain Taco Bueno broke ground Monday on three new Colorado Springs locations it plans to open later this year, creating more than 100 jobs. The company plans to open a restaurant at 7970 N. Academy Blvd. first, followed by one at 538 W. Garden of the Gods Road and another at the intersection of Dublin… Continue Reading Taco Bueno breaks ground on three Springs stores

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Job fair offers 3,000 jobs

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Job fair offers 3,000 jobs

For its annual Spring Job Fair, the Pikes Peak Workforce Center has lined up more than 100 companies, all of which say they are hiring for open positions. The fair will take place Thursday, April 2, from 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Hotel Eleganté, 2886 S. Circle Drive. Veterans, transitioning military and their spouses are… Continue Reading Job fair offers 3,000 jobs

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Lenovo laptops at risk for infection

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Lenovo laptops at risk for infection

Cyberlaw attorney Doug DePeppe sent a cyber risk advisory to executives this week regarding adware embedded in to Lenovo laptop computers. An alert sent by Aspire, an intellectual property law group in Colorado Springs, said a serious security flaw in certain Lenovo laptops, which shipped with embedded adware that undermines the trust of the root… Continue Reading Lenovo laptops at risk for infection

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Mountain Chalet under new ownership

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Mountain Chalet under new ownership

Mountain Chalet, the mountaineering shop located across from Acacia Park in downtown Colorado Springs, is under new ownership. Dan and Marilyn Foster, the store’s proprietors for 34 years, handed over the keys March 2 to new owners, Jim and Elaine Smith, who, according to a news release, “share the Fosters’ passion for the outdoors and… Continue Reading Mountain Chalet under new ownership

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Tax returns to be stored in savings

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Tax returns to be stored in savings

Playing it safe and planning ahead, Americans plan to stash their tax refunds into savings this year. According to the National Retail Federation’s annual Tax Returns Survey conducted by Prosper Insights and Analytics, 47 percent of those expecting a refund plan to put the money into savings, the highest percentage in the survey’s history. Nearly… Continue Reading Tax returns to be stored in savings

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Academy research awards ceremony today

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Academy research awards ceremony today

Work to create a nuclear physics curriculum at the U.S. Air Force Academy, developing a new engine design, delving into spacecraft docking techniques at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and investigating the cost savings from sustainable buildings are some of the projects that will be highlighted during the 19th annual Research Awards at the Air… Continue Reading Academy research awards ceremony today

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