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Bach appoints city leaders on staff

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Bach appoints city leaders on staff

Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach appointed Wynetta Massey as city attorney and Dan Gallagher as aviation director for the Colorado Springs Regional Airport, according to a press release sent by the city Wednesday morning. Also, Bret Waters, current director of the office of emergency management, has taken on the additional role of deputy chief of… Continue Reading Bach appoints city leaders on staff

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Business Alliance lays out positive plans

So, you might be wondering, what has the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance done for us lately? From one statistic, which President and CEO Joe Raso smartly chose to lead off his RBA member investor briefing Tuesday, that answer might not be so positive. Raso informed the audience of business leaders that on Dec. 13,… Continue Reading Business Alliance lays out positive plans

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Space Foundation supports federal budget

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Space Foundation supports federal budget

The Space Foundation offered its support for the Administration’s FY15 budget proposal for NASA, calling the proposal a “balanced approach to sustaining key NASA programs and capabilities, while increasing emphasis on next generation capabilities – within a budget constrained environment.” “The president’s proposal of $17.46 billion in FY15 funding for NASA is very close to… Continue Reading Space Foundation supports federal budget

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Flights to Phoenix begin May 15

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Flights to Phoenix begin May 15

The Colorado Springs Airport announced Tuesday that Allegiant Airlines will offer nonstop, roundtrip jet service to Phoenix to the Phoenix/Mesa Gateway Airport beginning May 15. “We are thrilled to provide Colorado Springs residents with affordable, nonstop service to Phoenix,” said Andrew C. Levy, Allegiant Travel Company president and COO. The service will operate twice weekly.… Continue Reading Flights to Phoenix begin May 15

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Beginning March 15, the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park will offer guided tours on park vehicles through construction zones and over one of the world’s highest suspension bridges, weekends only, said Mike Bandera, vice president and general manager. Weather and construction permitting, park hours will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The park fee is… Continue Reading Royal Gorge Bridge and Park to open March 15

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Red Noland changes hands

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Mike Jorgensen and Thom Buckley announced Monday afternoon they have acquired all stock in the Red Noland Automotive Group. The company owns and operates multiple Colorado Springs dealerships, including Cadillac, Infiniti, Jaguar and Land Rover. In a separate transaction, Jorgenson and Buckley also acquired the company’s buildings and real estate, including a collision center and… Continue Reading Red Noland changes hands

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Parks and Wildlife to meet in Denver

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The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission is scheduled to meet in Denver Thursday and Friday to determine park pass and property rules for 2014, according to a news release. The conference will be at the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Hunter Education Classroom at 6060 Broadway and will also include discussions on water management, landowner voucher… Continue Reading Parks and Wildlife to meet in Denver

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Wine festival to benefit the Conservatory

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The 23rd annual Wine Festival of Colorado Springs to benefit the Colorado Springs Conservatory will be held March 6-8. Seminars include food and wine pairing, organic wine, wine tasting with a market auction and a gourmet winemaker dinner and live auction. The theme is wines with a conscience: biodynamic, organic and sustainable wines. The luncheon… Continue Reading Wine festival to benefit the Conservatory

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Penrose named one of the 50 best in nation

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Penrose-St. Francis Health Services was named an America’s 50 Best Hospitals™ by Healthgrades®, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. This is the seventh year in a row Penrose-St. Francis has achieved the distinction. The hospital is in the top 1 percent nationwide and one of only 15 hospitals in the… Continue Reading Penrose named one of the 50 best in nation

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League of Women Voters honors Jan Doran

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League of Women Voters of the Pikes Peak Region honored community advocate Jan Doran with its eighth annual Making Democracy Work Award Tuesday. The League recognized Doran for her work in the community and creating positive change in Colorado Springs and El Paso County, according to a League press release. Doran’s involvement in government decision-making… Continue Reading League of Women Voters honors Jan Doran

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