Vice mayor: Enough is enough

Colorado Springs Vice Mayor Larry Small has notified the city attorney and other members of the City Council that he will no longer support...

Colo. optimistic Calif ruling won’t hurt water deal

DENVER (AP) - Colorado water officials are optimistic that a California court ruling invalidating a conservation plan won't derail agreements affecting seven Western states. Dick...

Durango farm recalls barbeque sauce

    Honey barbeque sauce manufactured at a Colorado farm after Aug. 1 is being recalled for not including anchovies in its list of ingredients, leaving...

Carver, Endicott vie for House District 20 seat

(Editor’s Note: The Business Journal asked the candidates at the local, state and national level their stances on business issues that affect Colorado Springs...

Infighting erupts at Memorial commission

The chairman of the Memorial Health System citizens’ commission has come under fire for going too far in trying to control board discussions. Steve Hyde, according to board members, requires them to submit for his approval any questions they want to pose to Memorial executives. And he alone decides whether their inquiry is worth pursuing, […]
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Wells Fargo admits mistakes in 55K foreclosures

Wells Fargo admits it made mistakes in 55,000 foreclosure cases and promises to fix them. The San Francisco-based company says it is plans to refile...

Foreclosure rescue plan tripped up by red tape

Out-of-work homeowners facing foreclosure in Colorado were supposed to receive more than $40 million in help from the federal government by the end of 2010. Instead, the Housing and Urban Development department’s Emergency Homeowner Loan Program has been delayed at least until April 1, and questions remain about how the funds will be administered and […]
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PPACG seeks community volunteer

The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments is seeking a volunteer to serve on its community advisory committee. Members must have the time to review materials and attend meetings, and must be a resident of El Paso or Teller counties. The committee meets the last Wednesday of each month from 3 to 5 p.m in […]
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Suthers opposes marijuana bill, advocates plan ballot measure

Attorney General John Suthers is concerned that legislation regulating medical marijuana should not legalize medical dispensaries or clinics to distribute the drug to patients. In...

Enrollment open for county’s Citizen’s College

El Paso County's Citizen's College will reconvene Sept. 12 and 19. The classes are offered to residents who want to learn about County government and...

Colorado again passed over for fed education grant

Colorado has been passed over in its third attempt to earn a share of federal “Race to the Top” education grants. Colorado is not among the nine states that will share $500 million in grant money intended to jump-start improvements in early childhood education. The White House announced the winning states Friday. Janelle Asmus of […]
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Springs unemployment falls to 9.7%

Colorado Springs unemployment rate in March fell to 9.7 percent, the drop in more than a decade. Even though the news is encouraging, it still...