Hazlehurst claims seven SPJ awards

Colorado Springs Business Journal staff writer John Hazlehurst has won seven reporting awards, including the Palmer Hoyt or "Reporter of the Year" award, from...

The Wright Group Services consolidates with AssuredPartners

AssuredPartners Inc., through its subsidiary AssuredPartners of Colorado, has acquired The Wright Group Services. The agency specializes in employee benefits, property and casualty insurance and retirement services. Operations are based in Denver, with additional locations in Eagle and Colorado Springs. The agency will continue to operate under The Wright Group Services name and the local […]
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Lane closures on Powers Boulevard

The Colorado Department of Transportation is conducting preventive crack sealing operations on Powers Boulevard (State Highway 21) in north El Paso County...

Health care committee seeks research help

A new steering committee established by Gov. Bill Ritter’s Office of Boards and Commissions is seeking applicants to study health care cost containment and how to improve care quality. Applications to help with the Center for Improving Value in Health Care Steering Committee are due March 16. The panel will advise the state on strategies […]
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Historic Michelle sign will shine again

The iconic Michelle sign — more than half a century old — will shine on N. Tejon Street again if Sara Kinney and Randel...

Boulder banker accused of fraud

The Colorado Securities Commission filed a complaint and issued a temporary restraining order against a Boulder company, alleging that they are violating the anti-fraud...

Now hear this: Kovel opening audiology clinic in August

Nichole Kovel earned her doctorate in audiology from the University of Northern Colorado, and later performed internships at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., and...

More families seek multi-generational homes

Family reunions are taking on a new meaning in the real estate market. A Coldwell Banker Real Estate survey shows that 37 percent of homebuyers...

Dealership branding: ‘If you want to play, you have to pay’

Since the dawn of the automobile industry, the relationship between those who make the cars and those who sell them has often been an uneasy one. That holds true for Colorado dealerships, as witnessed by a bit of wrangling this spring over just how much control the manufacturers should have over infrastructure spending by their […]
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Colorado insurance commissioner resigns

Jim Riesberg, insurance commissioner and director for the Division of Insurance, is resigning effective July 8. Reisberg has served as insurance commissioner since July, 2011, replacing Manitou Springs resident Marcy Morrison in the position. “Jim brought rich experience and a passion for public service to the Division of Insurance,” said Gov. John Hickenlooper. “We are […]
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Trip to Huntsville affirms its edge in space jobs race

Colorado Springs economic development officials say Huntsville, Ala., “gets it.” After a four-day visit to the Rocket City last week, officials from the Colorado Springs Economic Development Corp. say the Springs can learn from Huntsville. “It’s probably the best model city we could ever hope to find,” said David White, EDC executive vice president of […]
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Setbacks and strides in Springs’ diversity appreciation

Obviously our Republican Representative Doug Lamborn missed the sensitivity class when he was in college. He recently called President Barack Obama a “tar baby.” Whether...