Goodwill receives state staffing contract

Goodwill Staffing Services has been awarded a contract from the State of Colorado to fulfill temporary staffing needs in El Paso and surrounding...

County OK’s 900-acre off-road park

Off-road motorcycle and four-wheel drive enthusiasts might soon get a 900-acre recreation park in El Paso County for practicing their sport. The Board of County...

Al’s purchases Mister Neat’s

Al’s Formal Wear has acquired all the assets of Mister Neat’s Formalwear, the largest formal wear company in Colorado. Mister Neat’s Formalwear was founded in 1972 and has a distribution center in Loveland and 17 retail stores throughout the state, including three in Colorado Springs. Al’s Formal Wear has been in business for more than […]
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AT&T exiting pay phone business

In what is yet another sign of the wireless times, AT&T Inc. said yesterday that it plans to leave the pay phone business by...

Woodmen Road improvements get funding

The El Paso County Board of Commissioners has approved $1.36 million for the Woodmen Road Improvements Capacity Project. El Paso County is receiving $1.13 million...

Exports sustain small, mid-size Colorado companies

Small and mid-sized businesses in Colorado are fueling the state’s export industry. The Colorado Office of Economic Development reports that 3,837 state companies exported during...

Mountain States leading economic indicator dips again

Inflationary pressures remain elevated, while the overall index for the Mountain States region has slipped. The November Business Conditions survey of supply managers and business...

Assessor’s Office changes personal property declaration forms

The El Paso County Assessor’s Office has changed the El Paso County DS056 (Regular Business) and DS060 (Lessor Business) forms for the 2008 tax year. The changes are expected to make it easier for a business owners to complete and submit the forms. Taxpayers owning more than $2,500 in total actual value of personal property […]
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Assessor’s Office changes personal property declaration forms

The El Paso County Assessor's Office has changed the El Paso County DS056 (Regular Business Form) and DS060 (Lessor Business Form) for the 2008...

Pikes Peak region continues to see home price stability

For the first time in 13 years, house prices fell in 21 states during the third quarter, according to a government index. Average home prices fell by 0.4 percent nationwide from the previous quarter, according to the latest Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight House Price Index [730 Kb PDF]. The index tracks homes with […]
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Comedy club to fill former Hide N’ Seek space

The Wits End Comedy Club is planned to open in the in the space formerly occupied by the longtime west side gay nightclub, Hide N’ Seek, at 508 W. Colorado Ave. Kevin Murphy of Murphy Constructors, which recently completed a $450,000 upgrade to the building, said plans for a new kitchen for the comedy club […]
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World Toilet Association flushing out serious issues

There are professional trade groups for almost any type of organization. Retailers have the National Retail Federation. Nurses have the American Nurses Association, and...