Mayor panhandling for USOC cash

Since the end of January, Mayor Lionel Rivera has been attempting to raise $1.5 million from wealthy, civic-minded individuals to prop up the troubled...

USA Boxing demands $3 million purse

In a letter dated March 2 to Springs Mayor Lionel Rivera, USA Boxing CEO Jim Millman asked the city to provide a $3 million...

Time running out to claim 2005 tax money

About 23,700 Coloradoans would be eligible for $20.7 million - a median amount of $532 per individual - if only they would file a...

AAFCU phishermen return to the well

A couple of weeks ago fraudulent e-mails and text messages were sent out asking for Air Academy Federal Credit Union member's account information -...

Bring a brown bag, learn about green

Once a month, the city's "green team" hosts a brown bag lunch session to offer advice, tips and information about how businesses and individuals can...

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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Parties at odds over Obama greenhouse tax plan

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's call to raise taxes on high earners and greenhouse gas polluters met fierce opposition Tuesday from congressional Republicans...

USOC to cut work force

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Olympic Committee announced today it will trim its workforce, further reduce programming and slash more administrative expenses in cost-cutting measures...

Local realtor Curbow on HGTV

It’s not every day a Colorado Springs real estate company can land a spot on a national cable network, but Mercie Curbow, managing broker for Century 21 Curbow Realty knows it can be done. At 7 p.m.Thursday, March 5 at Curbow Realty broker Jeff Robinson and his client, Marcus Garcia, a Naval Reserve sailor home […]
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Colorado beef: It’s what’s for dinner–internationally

During 2008, Colorado was the No. 1 supplier of beef and beef variety meats to Canada, the No. 2 supplier to Japan and Mexico and the...

Peak Vista stimulus money to create 40 jobs

Peak Vista Community Health Centers will receive $1.3 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The money will aid 5,240 patients and create at least 40 jobs. The money is being distributed by the Health and Human Services Administration and is part of $155 million in grants set aside for community health centers. “These […]
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Aspen vacation homes going fast

Pikes Peak region residents who have money to spare could opt for a "carpe diem" investment in time-share ownership at the high-class vacation community in Aspen, Residences at The Little Nell, for just a few million dollars. But you'd better hurry – they're going fast.