Development director of Pioneers Museum to step down

The development director of the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum will step down from his position…

BBB names interim CEO

BBB names interim CEO

The Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado’s board of directors has named Matt Colligan as…

El Paso 30th healthiest in Colorado

El Paso 30th healthiest in Colorado

El Paso County ranks nearly in the middle of the healthiest counties in Colorado, according…

Local Yuri Gagarin celebration to include appearance by Buzz Aldrin, other astronauts

Legendary American astronaut Buzz Aldrin and other former NASA personnel are scheduled to attend this year’s Yuri’s Night…

Radiantly Raw, Anna’s Apothecary to fill grocer’s space following closure

Radiantly Raw, Anna’s Apothecary to fill grocer’s space following closure

The only full-line grocery store in Manitou Springs has closed, and two local business owners…

Scott to step down as FRESC director

Scott to step down as FRESC director

The Colorado Springs-based Center for Nonprofit Excellence announced Monday that the director and co-founder of…

$2.5M loan given to The Arena

Central Bank & Trust, a division of Central Bancorp, has provided a $2.5 million SBA…

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Local Yuri Gagarin celebration to include appearance by Buzz Aldrin, other astronauts

Legendary American astronaut Buzz Aldrin and other former NASA personnel are scheduled to attend this year’s Yuri’s Night celebration, an annual event hosted by the Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation. The April 12 event at the Foundation’s World Headquarters building in Colorado Springs will mark the 54th anniversary of Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin’s inaugural Earth orbit in 1961. It also marks the……

How should America’s banks be tested?

What do tests really test? This may seem a silly philosophical question, but educators and government agencies are keen to figure this out. My concern here isn’t with education, but banking. Usually the banks do the testing: Are you credit-worthy? What’s your score? Anyone who ever took out a car loan, house mortgage or business……

Nonprofit to teach good prescribing practices

A Denver-based nonprofit plans to be the first in the state to offer “Prescribing Controlled Drugs: Critical Issues and Common Pitfalls,” a course designed to teach appropriate prescribing practices. The Center for Personalized Education for Physicians will offer the three-day course twice this year, according to a news release. It is intended for those who……

Nonprofit to teach good prescribing practices

Mayor recognizes local Realtor for contributions

Longtime Colorado Springs real estate agent Harry Salzman has been recognized by Mayor Steve Bach for his leadership and improving economic vitality in the region, according to a city news release. Salzman’s recognition comes after he and his business partners donated property to the Foundation for Colorado Springs’ Future Inc., which is owned by the……

Mayor recognizes local Realtor for contributions

Museums, arenas shine if done right

For a good chunk of February, a driving vacation took me back to my roots, visiting Arkansas and coming back through Texas, seeing family and friends at various stops. But though this trip wasn’t about work, I couldn’t avoid noticing some tourist attractions along the way, especially how they might relate to what’s going on……

Small Business

Cliff House still a Manitou anchor

Cliff House still a Manitou anchor

If you ask Paul York, a butterfly effect that led to Manitou Springs’ resurgence in the late 1990s began largely thanks to an errant cigarette in 1982. The general manager of the 142-year-old building now known as the Cliff House…

Luck in love with local food scene

Luck in love with local food scene

Brother Luck (yes, his real name), is the proprietor and executive chef of the relatively…

Nonprofit bridging the physics gap

Nonprofit bridging the physics gap

Whether talking about a startup receiving its first injection of capital or the behavior of…

Mountain Moppets: Young at heart for 30 years

Mountain Moppets: Young at heart for 30 years

Her husband is a cop. Her mom was a cop. It seemed only natural then…

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Polaris Pointe to include water park

Polaris Pointe to include water park

Nearly five years after Polaris Pointe (formerly Copper Ridge at Northgate) began as an urban…

InterQuest Parkway making snail’s progress

InterQuest Parkway making snail’s progress

At its northernmost point, Powers Boulevard is met with a juxtaposition. By now, InterQuest Parkway…

Discarded main streets symptoms of bigger issue

Discarded main streets symptoms of bigger issue

In 1985, Citizens Goals launched “Project 2000,” a community-based effort to find “creative solutions to…

Radiantly Raw, Anna’s Apothecary to fill grocer’s space following closure

Radiantly Raw, Anna’s Apothecary to fill grocer’s space following closure

The only full-line grocery store in Manitou Springs has closed, and two local business owners plan to take over the downtown space and open a new, shared storefront in May. Local First Grocer, which opened last year at 116 Canon…

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