Allstate to add 51 agency owners this year

Allstate Insurance Corp. plans to recruit 51 agency owners in Colorado this year. Northbrook, Ill.-based Allstate said it added 30 agents in Colorado last year...

Government-assisted refinancings spike

Refinancings have decreased in the broader markets due to rising mortgage rates, however a Federal Housing Finance Agency report shows that government-assisted loan modifications...

State legislators to hold transportation meeting

State lawmakers will be in Colorado Springs early next week to hear about transportation issues from local residents. The Transportation Legislation Review Committee, made of...

Sassower’s military critique baseless

I am in general agreement with Raphael Sassower’s recent opinion piece on “looking outside the military for a brand,” but his gratuitous comments about...

Copper Ridge: Stiff competition, soft market

The proposed 2.4-million-square-foot Copper Ridge project won the City Council’s support amid one of the worst retail environments in Colorado Springs in more than...

Poll: Finances dictating college, career choices

No matter how many subjects they're acing, most college students these days find economics a grind. Tricky financial calculations influence everything from what school...

Spring has sprung — and with it — the Uncle Wilber...

Colorado Springs is celebrating the seasonal opening of the Uncle Wilber Fountain downtown in Acacia Park with much hoopla, from 11 a.m. to 1...

Mayor Suthers orders curfew in Colorado Springs

By Faith Miller In response to late-night vandalism and confrontations between protesters and police, Mayor John Suthers has ordered Colorado Springs residents to stay at...

Commercial lenders respond to slower economy

Both supply and demand for commercial real estate loans, a source of funds for office, retail, warehouse and hotel construction, appear to...

Chamber & EDC seeks input on local business climate

The Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC is currently seeking input from local professionals on the state of the area's business climate via an online...

Indulgence Festival raises funds for Zonta

Some 1,200 guests indulged in sweet confections, chocolate and cocktails during the third annual Colorado Indulgence Festival Sunday at the Antler's Hotel downtown. The sold-out...

Bernanke pushes loans for sound small businesses

Getting loans flowing more normally to creditworthy small businesses will help the economic recovery, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said today. Small businesses - more...