The Navy Federal Credit Union will open its newest branch at 6916 Mesa Ridge Parkway, close to Fort Carson. The credit union is set to open Monday, and will serve the 66,500 Department of Defense personnel and their families, according to a press release about the opening. Navy Federal will be housed in a 2,450-square-foot […]
There’s a man who has been calling Judy Hardwicke, a deputy at the El Paso County Treasurer’s Office, for months asking why he keeps getting the tax bill for a property he lost in foreclosure more than a year ago. “I’ve been watching it since February,” Hardwicke said. “The foreclosure sale was in March, 2010.” […]
The Colorado Springs Airport announced Tuesday that Allegiant Airlines will offer nonstop, roundtrip jet service to Phoenix to the Phoenix/Mesa Gateway Airport beginning May 15. “We are thrilled to provide Colorado Springs residents with affordable, nonstop service to Phoenix,” said Andrew C. Levy, Allegiant Travel Company president and COO. The service will operate twice weekly. […]
Deputy Chief Tommy Smith will serve as interim fire chief for the city of Colorado Springs, according to a press release from Mayor Steve Bach’s office. Smith has been with the fire department since 1991 and served as a firefighter, paramedic, lieutenant, captain and battalion chief. He currently oversees support services, including the training division, […]
Mission Medical Clinic began in 2004 as a “group of church-minded folks who were praying for healing,” according to Barb Cronin, executive director for the only free clinic in Colorado Springs. “They soon discovered if they added a little penicillin to the praying, perhaps people would be healed faster,” she said. This is the fifth […]
If space fantasy and science fiction is your thing, the Space Foundation’s costume ball will make your Halloween complete. The Third Annual Space and Science Fiction Costume Ball will take place from 7-11 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Space Foundation Discovery Center, 4425 Arrowswest Drive. Proceeds will benefit space-based science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM […]
President Barack Obama approved a request from Gov. John Hickenlooper and Colorado’s congressional delegation for federal disaster assistance related to the flooding in Boulder, El Paso and Larimer counties. “The Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency are authorized to provide appropriate assistance for required emergency measures, authorized under Title V of […]
A perfect storm is brewing, and it could spell the beginning of the end for the Affordable Care Act. Conditions include a Republican-controlled House, Senate and White House, combined with President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Georgia Congressman Tom Price as secretary of Health and Human Services. Price, a six-term congressman and...
Bibs for babies and a Web conference for local doctors’ offices about vaccination updates top the list of a month-long push to increase immunization rates in El Paso and Pueblo counties. The bibs will be handed out free to WIC, Nurse-Family Partnership, immunization clinics and birth certificate clients in both health departments and have an “immunize me” message.
Not all hotels are taking a chainsaw to their room rates to lure or hang on to customers. Choice Hotels International, hardly a marquee name in the hospitality world, and one that caters to frugal business travelers and vacationers who can live without afternoon high tea and 900-thread-count linens, claims it isn’t cutting prices to […]
Average investors have a “permanent buy-side bias,” said John O’Donnell, chief knowledge officer of Online Trading Academy. Sounds serious, if not terminal — but it can be overcome. “Part of the challenge is to bridge the gap between the public’s perception and reality,” he said. People “always look to buy something of good value — […]