Lawmakers taking aim at foreclosure practices

Work began at the statehouse this week on legislation to address the ongoing foreclosure crisis. Meaningful reform, however, seems like a long-shot. Any potential legislation would require a bold and detailed proposal from a member of the House Economic and Business Development Committee, most of whom are new to the panel. Rep. Angela Williams, D-Denver, […]
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44 local runners compete in Boston Marathon

Forty-four Colorado Springs residents were among the thousands who competed in today’s running of the Boston marathon, including 1985 women’s champion Lisa Larsen Rainsberger. Springs entrants, equally divided among women and men, ranged in age from 28 to 66. Rainsberger, 48, was the last American woman to win at Boston. She was the official starter […]
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Starbucks gives logo a new look

Starbucks Corp. is giving its siren a facelift. The world's largest coffee company is unveiling a new logo Wednesday that drops the words encircling its...

Go Code receives Harvard recognition

Go Code Colorado, the country’s first statewide civic app challenge, has been recognized by Harvard’s Kennedy School as a “Bright Idea.” The Kennedy School recognized the Go Code, of which Colorado Springs was one of five competing cities, through its Innovations in American Government Awards program, according to a news release. “Go Code Colorado, at […]
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Maggie’s Farm could open Thursday, despite ad

Work has progressed rapidly at the Maggie’s Farm site on Manitou Avenue, adjacent to U.S. Highway 24, but the opening date is still unknown.
Colorado Springs-based medical marijuana vendor Maggie's Farm will open the region's first recreational dispensary Thursday in Manitou Springs, according to reports. Despite the company’s advertisement...

Community invited to Summit House meeting

The public is invited to offer input and hear how the Pikes Peak Summit Complex project team is aiming high with the environmental sustainability...

Intel sells to California investor

It's official. The 1.2 million-square-foot Intel building has sold to Industrial Realty Group of Los Angeles. The transaction closed yesterday, Intel spokesman Bill MacKenzie said. "The...

Springs home prices increase 4.4 percent year over year in July

CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider, released its July Home Price Index report Tuesday. Home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased 7.4 percent in July  compared to July 2013. This change represents 29 months of consecutive year-over-year increases in home prices nationally. On a month-over-month basis, home prices […]
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Damioli to replace Bartolin as Broadmoor president/CEO

The Broadmoor has announced its sixth change in leadership since the historic Colorado Springs landmark opened its doors in 1918. Steve Bartolin, who has served as the hotel’s president and CEO for nearly 24 years, said in a news release Wednesday he will step down March 1 to become chairman. Bartolin will be replaced by […]
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Hard to justify more than stormwater on November ballot

In small groups, meetings and conversations across Colorado Springs, deep discussions have been ongoing about what ballot issue (or issues) should go before local voters in the November election. The suspense won’t last much longer. By the end of July, El Paso County’s commissioners must decide as required by state law what countywide questions to […]
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Seeking a return on Memorial

Colorado Springs could end up making money if it severs ties to Memorial Health System.
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Springs earns As on small business survey

Colorado Springs is among the nation’s best cities for small businesses, according to thumbtack.com. The city earned a No. 1 ranking for the friendliness of its environmental regulations. The thumbtack.com rankings surveyed job creators and entrepreneurs to investigate the best places in the country to do business. The survey took two months and covered more […]
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