Gazette parent cuts staff pay 5 percent

The Orange County Register is reporting today that its parent company, Freedom Communications, which also owns The Gazette, will make an across-the-board employee pay...

Air Force proposes Space Command personnel increase of 700

Air Force officials announced today that the proposed 2010 fiscal-year budget calls for a U.S. Space Command personnel increase of 700. While Space Command is based at Peterson...

UCCS creating fifth doctoral degree program

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will offer a new doctoral degree in applied science."This degree builds on the momentum of the completion...

Home prices fall 18 percent in April

NEW YORK (AP) - There is a clear trend home prices declines are moderating - another sign the beleaguered housing market is stabilizing, according...

State’s online unemployment filing system crashes

Colorado's online unemployment claims system crashed repeatedly during the weekend, leaving those required to file progress reports without a method to do so and many...

Affiliated Computers bringing 600 jobs to Springs

Affiliated Computer Services is expanding in Colorado and will be hiring 600 new employees in Colorado Springs, more than doubling its Colorado workforce. "ACS' decision...

Frontier, Midwest team to expand destinations

Midwest and Frontier have entered a partnership that allows each carrier to sell tickets to the others' flights. The deal will expand the number of...

Police get grants to catch car thieves

Front Range police departments have received $2 million in grants from the Colorado Auto Theft Prevention Authority to help catch car thieves. Eight awards were...

County launches discount drug card program

El Paso County launched a prescription discount program today that is available to its residents regardless of age, income or existing health coverage. The program is...

24 tracts of federal land to be studied for solar power

Secretary of the U.S. Department of Interior Ken Salazar announced today that 24 tracts of federally owned land, including nearly 21,000 acres in Colorado's...

LEED adds performance requirements

The U.S. Green Building Council will now require performance data before buildings can receive Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification. "Today, there is all too...

May incomes surge, but saving outpaces spending

WASHINGTON (AP) - Households pushed their savings rate to the highest level in more than 15 years during May as a big boost in incomes...