The Colorado House of Representatives is considering a bill that seeks to create a comprehensive international export development program for advanced industries. Proponents say House Bill 1193 is a tool for the state’s small- and medium-sized industries that might not have resources needed to export goods overseas. The bill will provide money, training and consulting […]
The Colorado Springs Philharmonic, in partnership with the Bee Vradenburg Foundation, is trying to raise $50,000 by Dec. 31. The Vradenburg Foundation will match all new contributions, increased donations and early gift renewals up to the total. Al Buettner, chairman of the Philharmonic, sought out the partnership with the foundation to create the Chairman’s Challenge, […]
Kelly L. Roth founded Delta Solutions & Strategies LLC in 2000 and the company has grown to more than 60 employees. Delta Solutions is a technical and management consulting company providing products and services to both the government and private sectors of the defense industry. It was recently ranked in the Entrepreneur 50 fastest-growing woman-owned/led businesses in North America.
Some say that July 1 marked the dawn of a new era in Colorado gun-control policy, but one local gun shop owner says it amounts to a business setback. “What we did is create a useless law that hurts Colorado business and has no effect whatsoever on the crime rate,” said Paul Paradis, who owns […]
Thanks to an abundance of competition, gas prices in Colorado Springs are typically less per gallon than the price of gas elsewhere in Colorado, according to AAA Colorado spokeswoman Wave Dreher. “A lot of that is competition,” Dreher said. “You have a variety of different suppliers in Colorado Springs. “In some parts of the state, […]
For Whitley Crow, community research and development went from being just a hobby to a fulfilling profession. The Colorado Springs native was in college when her interest in community development deepened, thanks to an extensive research project to reduce poverty in Africa, followed by a mission trip to Greece and Turkey after graduation. And it […]
Big R, a ranching and outdoor gear store, is expected to break ground on a 34,000-square-foot retail box store in south Monument in the next couple weeks. Mark Useman, senior managing director at Sierra Commercial Real Estate, sold a 10-acre plot at the northeast corner of Struthers Road and Spanish Bit Drive to the retailer. […]
New York City’s proposed ban on large sugary drinks sounds extreme — but the governor of the nation’s leanest state is listening. Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says elected officials run a political risk for proposing dramatic lifestyle changes that Hickenlooper called “one step away from the nanny state.” But the Democratic governor also said he […]
Business owners in Manitou Springs are pleased at the prospect of the Pikes Peak Cog Railway reopening. But it will be more than two years before that could happen, and potential roadblocks could derail a final decision to rebuild the railway. One hurdle was cleared Tuesday, June 12, when Manitou Springs City Councilors voted unanimously […]
The public will have two opportunities to hear the six proposals to lease Memorial Health System. On Dec. 2, when the task force has finished scoring the proposals, it will meet for six hours with bidders to hear proposal details On Dec. 7, a town hall meeting will offer each bidding organization an hour to complete […]
And to HR we’ll go Valentine’s Day is upon us, and if you work in the American workplace, there’s a pretty good chance Cupid has taken aim at you and a co-worker sometime during the course of your career. But that scenario doesn’t always end happily ever after for the participants, and can equate to […]
Having a “diversified” portfolio is all the buzz, said David Twibell, executive vice president and director of wealth management for Colorado Capital Bank, but it can’t be random or haphazard — it has to be smart diversification. “People think they’re diversified if they have 100 different stocks. But if 95 percent of them are U.S.