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Local firms partner to produce fresh-food app

Local firms partner to produce fresh-food app

A collaborative effort between two local companies has resulted in the creation of a mobile app to help residents find and buy food grown or produced within 67 miles of Colorado Springs. The LocalFood CS app, which will be free upon its release later this week, was the result of a collaboration between LocalMotive and… Continue Reading Local firms partner to produce fresh-food app

Entertainment promotions company starts up in Springs

A newly incorporated entertainment company plans to specialize in boxing promotions in the Pikes Peak region. Recently established Sundown Entertainment LLC is currently working on presenting its first live boxing event and hopes it will take place in the Springs before the end of the year, according to an Aug. 12 news release. The Springs-based… Continue Reading Entertainment promotions company starts up in Springs

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Colorado officials take sides in fracking dispute

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Some 60 mayors and city council members from 17 communities have asked Gov. John Hickenlooper to have the state drop a lawsuit over fracking that challenges oil and gas drilling rules adopted by the city of Longmont. The signers include the entire boards of Carbondale, Crested Butte, Lyons, Westminster and Bennett. At issue is whether… Continue Reading Colorado officials take sides in fracking dispute

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Bill to help local producers signed into law

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Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill this week that will support local, small-scale growers and producers by creating alternative methods for them to sell homemade goods. The legislation will allow growers to sell products directly to consumers, by exempting home kitchens from certain health inspections that are generally applied to large retailers. Home kitchens willb… Continue Reading Bill to help local producers signed into law

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