Last weekend, online broker Scottrade became the latest company to become a victim of a data breach, when cyber criminals stole personal information from 4.6 million people using the company’s services. The company wasn’t even aware of the breach until the FBI let Scottrade officials know that someone hacked into their system. Scottrade isn’t alone. […]
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If employers have not heard the term “status blind harassment” they should familiarize themselves with the issue, local attorneys and human resource managers say. Status blind harassment is more commonly known as workplace bullying, said Joan Rennekamp, human resources consultant with the law firm Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons in Colorado Springs. Insiders also call it […]
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Of all the pieces hanging on the walls of the Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts in Palmer Lake, the most unadorned perhaps holds the most weight. Tucked away, in a place where most would pass without notice, there is a rendering on the wall depicting what the center would look like if it expanded to […]
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While the nation’s nursing workforce is on track to exceed demand during the next 10 years, at least one report predicts Colorado will be short about 17,000 licensed practical and registered nurses by the year 2025. That conclusion was presented in a December 2014 assessment, “The Future of the Nursing Workforce: National- and State-Level Projections, […]
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Colorado craft beer grew up and became a powerhouse industry when it broke the $1 billion mark in 2015. The state’s suds have seen explosive growth during the past five years, and nowhere has that growth been more pronounced than along the Front Range. Northern Colorado, and especially Denver, has led the craft-brewing charge as […]
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At its northernmost point, Powers Boulevard is met with a juxtaposition. By now, InterQuest Parkway was supposed to be a vibrant strip of hotels, entertainment venues, restaurants, offices and residences. Instead, semi-finished buildings left vacant for 10 years stand mere feet from new construction. Stymied by a stagnant economy and developer bankruptcy, associated players are […]
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Nearly five years after Polaris Pointe (formerly Copper Ridge at Northgate) began as an urban renewal project in north Colorado Springs, businesses continue to slowly populate the development, including a large indoor water park and resort expected to open next year. Still without the infrastructure that was expected to support Polaris Pointe’s growth, developer/investor Gary […]
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By all accounts, except maybe Fido’s, Charis Bible College moving to Teller County has been good for Woodland Park. “They have been a tremendous asset to this community,” said Woodland Park Mayor Neil Levy. “One reason we continue to be in good shape in terms of sales tax revenues is with the addition of Charis […]
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One of the small cities south of Colorado Springs is experiencing an explosion in both population and businesses, thanks in part to the new Sam’s Club and Walmart, as well as a host of recent fast-food restaurants and small, independent businesses. The latest tax figures are proof of the city’s economic renaissance. Retail sales tax […]
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The Colorado Springs developer who recently built downtown’s first new apartment building since 1960 has announced plans to create a similar development just a block to the west. Darsey Nicklasson, well known for her role in developing Blue Dot Place at 412 S. Nevada Ave. — a four-story, 33-unit urban apartment building that now also […]
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It is anticipated that by 2020, more than half the U.S. workforce will be self-employed — and that’s a statistic the Quad Innovation Partnership is taking very seriously. The partnership — a collaborative program formed by Colorado College, Pikes Peak Community College, UCCS and the Air Force Academy — has hired an executive director and […]
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Throughout the years, once-unincorporated areas in Colorado have chosen for different reasons to go legitimate and incorporate themselves — but some still have resisted. Among those communities that have chosen time and time again to remain under the jurisdiction of El Paso County are Falcon, just northeast of Colorado Springs, and Security-Widefield, between Colorado Springs […]
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