Springs workers might get shortchanged in 2008

The Mountain States Employers Council says Colorado workers can expect a slight bump in pay next year – unless they work in Colorado Springs. Overall,...

Nobel Prize awarded for ‘iPod science’

A heck of a lot of science went into making the iPod and other digital music players work. Two scientists whose research helped produce the...

Small firms’ economic confidence strong

Small-Business Optimism Index September, 2007 compared to previous month Plan To Increase Employment 14 -1 Plan To Increase Cap. Outlays* 29 2 Plan To Increase Inventories 0 4 Expect Economy To Improve 2 2 Expect Higher Real Sales 14 1 Current...

2008 construction bills to be even bigger

Material and labor cost increases for construction are expected to be larger in 2008 than in the past 12 months, The Associated General Contractors of America said. AGC, a trade group, made the announcement today in its fifth Construction Inflation Alert, warning owners, budget setters and contractors of the expected higher costs. “Nonresidential construction has […]
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Coors, Miller team to fight Budweiser on beer-market battlefield

Colorado-based MolsonCoors and SAB Miller PLC, the brewer of Miller Lite, said they will combine their U.S. brewing operations in an effort to compete against industry leader Anheuser-Busch. The joint venture will be known as MillerCoors and will have responsibility for brewing and selling brands including Miller Lite, Miller Genuine Draft, Coors, Coors Light and […]
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Volunteer sought for Judicial Performance Commission

The Fourth Judicial District has an opening for a volunteer for the Judicial Performance Commission, which critiques judges seeking reelection. All but one of the...

Mortgage industry employment down – way down

Mortgage and subprime lenders have announced nearly 70,000 layoffs in the first three quarters of 2007, according to Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc., which tracks corporate job cut announcements. That’s a more than five-fold increase from the 12,874 announced job losses in mortgage lending tallied by Challenger in all of 2006. “The heaviest job cutting […]
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Pam Keller named EDC chairwoman

Pam Keller, executive vice president of sales and marketing for Keller Homes has been appointed to serve as chairwoman of the Colorado Springs Economic...

City might need miracle on Tejon Street this shopping season

National and local economists have gloomy predictions for this year’s holiday shopping season. “I’m predicting that spending will be soft at best,” said local economist Tucker Hart Adams. “Consumers are up to their ears and eyeballs in debt. The only thing that’s going to make them spend a lot this year is some kind of […]
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Lockheed Martin awarded contracts

Lockheed Martin-Integrated Systems and Solutions of Colorado Springs has been awarded a contract installment of $25.5 million based on a longer-range 15-year contract valued...

$3 million luxury fixed base operation planned for Springs airport

Million Air is bringing their luxury service to private jets. The red carpet treatment will soon be available for those flying private aircraft into Colorado...

Utilities rate hikes on tap for 2008

Average monthly residential utility bills based on second quarter 2007 data Loveland $112.76 Colorado Springs $116.00 Pueblo $129.61 Gunnison $135.29 Glenwood Springs $151.64 Grand Junction $155.98 Denver $157.18 Greeley $163.10 Colorado Springs Utilities is proposing rate increases for wastewater disposal and natural...