G.H. Phipps wins national safety award

A local general contractor was one of five Colorado companies named as among the nation's safest contractors of 2008 by the Associated General Contractors...

First Community Bank’s branches to be purchased

Great Western Bank announced today that it plans to purchase First Community Bank's Colorado branches for about $20 million. First Community Bank is a subsidiary...

Will Pat Bowlen sell the Broncos?

Things just aren't what they used to be for the Denver Broncos. Ticket sales are lagging and a host of new faces, including that...

Pueblo issues conditions for SDS

Pueblo County indicated this morning that there are a number of conditions that must be met before it issues permits for the southern delivery...

Committee delays vote on ‘locked out’ labor pay

The House Business Affairs and Labor Committee delayed a vote yesterday on a proposed law that would let workers who are "locked out" during...

Sand Creek Library ready to reopen March 21

The Sand Creek Branch Library will re-open March 21 after a five-month remodeling and expansion project.The $2.4 million renovation project was paid for through...

Marian House rechristened

The new Marian House Self Sufficiency Center will become the Bishop Richard C. Hanifen Center on March 17. Hanifen is bishop emeritus of Colorado...

Hazardous waste collection extending hours

Beginning this Saturday, the El Paso County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility, 3255 Akers Drive, will accept drop offs from 9 a.m. to 1...

Supreme Court sides with Colorado in fee dispute

The U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion today unanimously endorsing Colorado’s position in a decades-old water dispute that Kansas can only be ...

FDIC has funds but would like ‘bigger cushion’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the agency that insures bank deposits said today that it has plenty of money to cover any...

AirTran expects profit every quarter this year

ATLANTA (AP) — AirTran Airways expects to be profitable in every quarter this year, despite the weak economy and how it has impacted...

Merck buying Schering-Plough

Two of the nation’s largest pharmaceutical companies will merge when Merck and Co. buys Schering-Plough Corp.Under the terms of the agreement, Schering-Plough ...