United Healthcare to hire 80 in Springs

United Healthcare has 80 Colorado Springs job openings to fill by Feb. 8. The insurance industry giant is hosting a job fair to identify candidates...

Trustee reports fewest foreclosures since 2006

The El Paso County Public Trustee’s Office finished the year with the fewest foreclosure starts since 2006 and the most deed releases – which occur when someone pays off their home over time, through refinancing or a private sale – since 2007. Mowle’s staff started 230 foreclosures in December. “While this is 18 more than […]
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Springs businessman blames city cuts for crime

A Colorado Springs liquor store owner is blaming city cutbacks for increased crime in a darkened neighborhood, including a fatal shooting. Gaspar Martinez, owner of...

USOC teams with city to enhance athlete career opportunities


The United States Olympic Committee’s Athlete Career and Education program announced a collaboration with the City of Colorado Springs – Olympic City USA "to...

Peak View expanding adolescent mental health care

Peak View Behavioral Health will begin treating adolescent patients in a hospital setting starting Jan. 21. The hospital will offer both inpatient and outpatient programs for children ages 12 to 17, and the hospital now has 20 acute beds for inpatient stays and full-day treatment on an outpatient basis. “We know there are adolescents in […]
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No stranger to selling cars, Zacharias embraces higher role

Kimberley Zacharias has been in the business of selling cars for more than half of her life but seems to have found a home at Kuni Lexus of Colorado Springs. The 39-year-old New Mexico native, who has been with the company for six years, was recently promoted to general sales manager. In her new position, […]
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UCCS, Palisades at Broadmoor Park create unique partnership

For gerontology professors and students at University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, the Palisades at Broadmoor Park is a living research lab ...
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Don’t sweat the bulge, you might live longer

Those few extra pounds you’ve been meaning to lose? Think again. They might be unsightly, but they could add to your longevity. That’s according to a 12-year study that will be published in Obesity, an online health journal. Underweight people and those who are extremely obese are at increased risk of dying, but carrying a […]
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Colorado ranked 20th for business

Site Selection magazine has ranked Colorado's business climate 20th in the nation. Colorado hasn't made the list for the last two years, because the ranking only...

Memorial to become official USOTC health system

Memorial Health System is the official hospital of the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. In the first-of-its-kind agreement, Memorial will provide both general and specialized care to athletes training in the city, as well as provide medical support for USOC sports events in Colorado Springs. It’s hoped that other training centers will […]
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Sponsors sought for downtown medians

Due to declining tax revenue, there are currently no funds in the Colorado Springs city budget to maintain or water downtown medians. Concerned about the...

Public split on cuts to Medicaid, health reform

Americans don't want Washington to cut Medicaid, according to a survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health. While most...