Chamber moving to Exchange National Bank building

In an effort to cut costs, the Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce is moving from its offices at 2 N. Cascade Ave. into the Exchange National Bank building at 6 S. Tejon St., suite 700. The new location, where U.S. Bank is located, has lower rent, said Joan Saunders, chamber chief operating officer. “Our […]
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Consumer confidence uptick

Despite a jittery economy, consumers showed renewed confidence this month. The New York-based Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index rose to 88.6 for the month, up from a revised 87.8 during November – the first increase since July. Confidence levels are considered important because they indicate possible changes in spending patterns, and consumer spending contributes nearly […]
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Fort Carson Town Hall Meeting

The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments will host the Fort Carson Town Hall Meeting at the Antler's Hilton hotel on Jan. 14 about...

Survey uncovers Colorado Springs’ fastest travel routes

Want to get there faster? Take Platte Avenue or Academy Boulevard. The City’s 2007 Travel Time Study results show that average, drivers on Platte proceeded...

Law firm paying for New Year’s Eve cab rides

McDivitt Law Firm will pay for Yellow Cab rides within Colorado Springs this New Year’s Eve. Attorney Mike McDivitt said he came up with the idea after he was startled by a recent survey that ranked Colorado Springs as the nation’s third drunkest city. “I love this town, and I just didn’t dream we’d have […]
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Too many gift returns land you on ‘naughty list’

Some of the nation’s retailers are implementing restrictive return policies. A few have resorted to consulting a “naughty list” of habitual gift returners before issuing a refund, according to Consumer World, an Internet consumer resource guide. Many national retailers – Sports Authority, Express, The Limited and KB Toys – use this database to track customer […]
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Fort Carson budget for continued growth

In view of the 4,800 additional soldiers and new brigade combat team that have been assigned to Fort Carson, an obvious question might be...

Form 990 overview, forms on Web

The 2008 Form 990 is now available on the Internal Revenue Web site. Organizations will begin using the new Form 990 for the 2008 tax year but must continue to use the current form for the 2007 tax year. The new Form 990 consists of an 11-page core form that must be completed by each […]
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Fire department expands with mobile crews

Colorado Springs Fire Department has created a new approach to combat the rising volume of calls – a mobile two-person squad based outside a fire station. Similar plans have been instituted in places such as Seattle and Miami-Dade County, Fla. The Springs’ first two-man squad responds to the Knob Hill neighborhood, near Platte and Circle. […]
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November foreclosures up 68 percent

The number of November foreclosure filings nationwide surged 68 percent compared with the same month a year ago. Analysts from RealtyTrac say that in all, 201,950 foreclosure filings were reported last month, compared with 120,334 during November 2006. Still, last month’s filings are down 10 percent from October’s 224,451. The decline in filings from October […]
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County DHS applies for $492,786 in CSBG grants

The El Paso County Department of Human Services has applied to receive $492,786 in Community Services Block Grants for 2008 and 2009. The...

DHS adds day to closures

The El Paso County Department of Human Services will be closed an additional day during the week of Dec. 25, when the offices...