AAA projects record-setting holiday travel, crowded highways

Colorado highway traffic
The Colorado chapter of AAA expects holiday travel to set a new record next week. Nearly 810,000 Coloradans will travel 50 miles or more away...

CSBJ reporters win state awards

Colorado Springs Business Journal reporters won six awards at the annual journalism contest, sponsored by the Colorado Press Women, a statewide organization that started...

Dems to vote on stimulus package

The Associated Press Senate Democrats will move today to add to a $150 billion economic stimulus package that includes rebates for senior citizens living...

Mortgage exec gets 30 years for $3 billion fraud

An executive convicted of orchestrating a $3 billion fraud as chairman of one of America's largest private mortgage companies has been sentenced to 30...

Udall hopes to expand renewable leasing programs

Colorado Sen. Mark Udall has joined two other U.S. Senators to expand the availability of renewable energy leasing programs. Udall, Sheldon Whitehouse, a Democrat from...

Longmont OKs ‘Heaven Fest’ music festival

Longmont officials have granted a permit for a one-day Christian music festival that organizers say could draw up to 30,000 people to a park...

UCHealth acquires Integrity Urgent Care

UCHealth finalized its acquisition of Integrity Urgent Care this week and the deal will provide expanded resources to Colorado Springs patients, according to the...

New gay Colorado justice sees mixed reaction

Relief and skepticism both are greeting Colorado's next member of the state Supreme Court. Monica Marquez is the first Latina and the first openly gay...

Travel industry leading in job growth

The travel industry is cruising into economic recovery, creating jobs 16 percent faster than other sectors, the U.S. Travel Association reports. The Bureau of Labor Statistics October report shows unemployment at 7.9 percent and that the economy added 171,000 jobs last month. Of those jobs added, 6,000 were travel jobs. David Huether, senior vice president […]
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Peak Vista merging with rural Plains Medical Center

Peak Vista Community Health Centers, already a major presence in El Paso and Teller counties serving about 66,000 patients, is broadening its reach. Peak Vista announced Thursday it has started a process to merge, beginning in early 2014, with Plains Medical Center, which has four locations northeast of Colorado Springs serving the rural communities of […]
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IRS tax credit certification for qualified new hires

Business owners who hired "disconnected youth" or eligible unemployed veterans before mid-September have until Oct. 17 to request certification for the work opportunity tax...