Chicks hit Manitou Friday for retail crawl

Thirty women – or, chicks and their peeps, rather – were trailed Friday night by a red wagon and rubber ducks with “Chick in Charge” name tags, during Manitou Springs’ first Chick Crawl, a retail promotional event to draw female shoppers. And, by most accounts the event was a success. Jewelry was “flying out the […]
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Monument Valley Park condos on their way up

Work has started on the $15 million condo project, 28 West, that will overlook Monument Valley Park. The location at 28 West Monument St. sat...

Meeting scheduled to discuss rodeo parade, Fan Fest and Pride Fest

Want to know what the plans are for this year's Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo Parade, Fan Fest and Pride Fest in downtown Colorado...

Mortgage sector hiring again – but not yet stemming losses

While there's good, even if surprising, news from the mortgage employment sector - that hiring has shot up - persistent layoffs are outnumbered hirings, leaving...

State, El Paso County haul in H1N1 medication

For the first time in the state's history, an overnight operation moved 167,000 courses of antiviral medications to fight the H1N1, or swine, flu...

Estee Lauder profit falls 70 percent

(A.P.) Cosmetics company Estee Lauder on Monday said its fiscal third-quarter profit slid 70 percent due to restructuring charges and declining sales, but results...

Renewable energy receives favorable support state, federal levels

Wind energy has received a favorable report from the Department of Labor, just as Colorado made the list of top 10 states for wind energy...

Penrose and Memorial agree on visitation rules

Colorado Springs hospitals are working together to prevent the spread of H1N1 swine flu. Both Penrose-St Francis Health Services and Memorial Health System have agreed on visitor protocols to prevent the flu. People with weak immune systems, women who are pregnant, children younger than 12 or anyone with a fever, cough or sore throat should not visit patients at either hospital.

Economist sees unintended consequences

Next time a proposed regulation sounds good - give it a litmus test before supporting it. "If you want to support legislation, make a list...

Don’t let the suits fool you

Mountaineers usually take four weeks to summit 20,320-foot Mount McKinley, including travel time. Flying to Alaska, acclimating, climbing to high camp, waiting for a weather window, summiting, descending and flying in a tiny plane back to Anchorage – it all takes plenty of time. But Chris Blees, CEO of BiggsKofford P.C., isn’t your average mountaineer […]
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All that glitters isn’t green

Marketers becoming savvy at promoting sustainable sheen Polar bears are drowning. Heat waves are killing people every year. About 30 percent of all species are threatened by rising temperatures. Death, famine, disease – all attributed to a planet on fire from global warming. So what to do? Have a fashion show. Take your own bags […]
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People on the Move – May 1, 2009

Charles Landherr has been named area sales manager for Colorado and Wyoming for Mitsubishi Electric HVAC. He previously worked as a sales engineer at the Joyce Agency. Dr. Robert Edelbrock has been named vice president/campus director for the University of the Rockies. He has more than 20 years of experience, most recently as interim dean […]
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