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Century Casinos reports record profit

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Century Casinos Inc. reported record net operating revenues of $7.19 million — an increase of 7 percent over the previous record of $6.71 million reported during the same period in 1999 and the eighth consecutive quarter of net operating revenue growth. Net income for the quarter was $830,000 or $0.06 per share — increasing slightly… Continue Reading Century Casinos reports record profit

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Spectranetics and Baxter settle lawsuit

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Colorado Springs-based Spectranetics Corp. has reached a settlement with Baxter Healthcare Corp. in the patent-infringement lawsuit that Baxter filed against Spectranetics. Under the settlement agreement, Baxter and Spectranetics each release all claims and counterclaims against each other, and Spectranetics enters into a license agreement with Baxter for use of its patents in the United States… Continue Reading Spectranetics and Baxter settle lawsuit

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AMR Ambulance Service of the Year

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The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment named American Medical Response’s El Paso County operation the Emergency Medical Services Ambulance Service of the Year for the state of Colorado. AMR was nominated by Colorado Springs Fire Department Chief Manuel Navarro. The award honors an ambulance service for being a leader in patient care, medical… Continue Reading AMR Ambulance Service of the Year

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Library district wins Better Business award

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The Pikes Peak Library District staff won the Better Business Bureau’s Excellence in Customer Service award in the Large Business category for its proven customer-service strategies and implementation. The award is patterned after the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award criteria and is registered with the U.S. Department of Commerce through the National Institute of Standards… Continue Reading Library district wins Better Business award

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Memorial hospital needs volunteers

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Memorial Hospital is currently recruiting volunteers who are interested in visiting, writing letters and reading with patients. Volunteers also help with special events, cuddle premature babies and act as helping hands for the hospital staff. Volunteers are carefully screened and do not assist with direct patient care. Hours are very flexible including day, evening and… Continue Reading Memorial hospital needs volunteers

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Velcon Filters Inc. ISO 9001-certified

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Velcon Filters Inc., an industry leader in the fuel filtration market, announced that it achieved ISO 9001 certification for its Colorado and Alabama facilities. An internationally recognized quality management and assurance system, ISO 9001 registration ensures quality products as well as efforts at continuous improvement.

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U.S. lagging in telecommuting

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U.S. executives are less likely to telecommute than their counterparts in eight other industrialized countries, according to a survey of 2,466 executives in 17 countries issued by Cook Associates, a Chicago-based firm. Just 8 percent of U.S. executives regularly telecommute, while another 3 percent do so intermittently. Executives in the Netherlands are most likely to… Continue Reading U.S. lagging in telecommuting

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Input sought on transportation

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Representatives from the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments (PPACG) will ask citizens questions about the region’s transportation needs at a series of public workshops scheduled across the Pikes Peak region for late October and early November. The PPACG is responsible for developing a long-range transportation plan, which will be used for federal, state and… Continue Reading Input sought on transportation

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FirstBank reports strong earnings

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Lakewood-based FirstBank Holding Co. of Colorado reported net income of $54,699,000 for the nine months ended Sept. 30, 2000, up 9 percent from the same period last year. Earnings per share for the period were $364.79, up 11 percent from 1999. Net income for the quarter represents a return on average assets of 1.62 percent… Continue Reading FirstBank reports strong earnings

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Memorial opens new mother-baby unit

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Memorial Hospital opened a new mother-baby unit this week. The new unit is located on the sixth floor of the north tower and will provide a quiet, comfortable area for mothers to recover after their babies are delivered. The facility includes spacious rooms with expansive views, a large nursery for babies when their mothers are… Continue Reading Memorial opens new mother-baby unit

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