Public health officials release youth suicide study

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Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman last week announced the release of a qualitative study, “Community Conversations to Inform Youth Suicide Prevention,” which analyzes...

Public Trustee’s report shows foreclosure, deed trends

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The Office of the El Paso County Public Trustee has released its report for December 2018, showing it released 2421 deeds of trust last...

Opinion: Councilmembers face low pay, long hours

On April 2, city voters will select three at-large councilmembers and a mayor to help lead city government for the next four years. City...

Colorado Springs named top U.S. city for employment growth

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Colorado Springs is the top U.S. city for employment growth and the nation’s fifth-best place to find a job, according to a report released...

Sears to close last stores in Colorado Springs, Pueblo

Sears will close its last stores in Colorado Springs and Pueblo in late March 2019, and the accompanying Sears Auto Centers in late January....

Event to focus on evolving workforce, AI and automation

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It’s predicted millions of U.S. workers will have to find a different job by 2030. An unstoppable shift in the workforce will occur not only...

A look back: City enjoys growth in tax revenue

The Pioneers Museum in downtown Colorado Springs is regarded by many as one of the area’s finest architectural achievements.
Mayor John Suthers had a list of 14 priorities he wanted to accomplish in 2018. The list included items such as implementing collection of stormwater...

Solid Rock CDC to launch entrepreneur program for formerly incarcerated

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A new program launching this January aims to turn the formerly incarcerated into entrepreneurs and employees while reducing recidivism. Benjamin Anderson, executive director of Solid...

After cog closure, tourism promoters look to other assets

After protracted negotiations, the owners of the Pikes Peak Cog Railway and representatives of Manitou Springs in November reached an agreement on a tax...

Opinion: Springs was an oasis of peace during political turmoil

It was an interesting year in Colorado politics, if slightly less so in Colorado Springs. Once the fons et origo of disruptive politics in...