It doesn't have a large brick-and-mortar presence, but the clinical-trial industry brings notoriety and business to Colorado Springs. In fact, Penrose-St. Francis Health Services won an award from the American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer based in part on its participation in cancer drug trials. It’s the only hospital in Colorado...
Foreclosure filings in Colorado’s largest counties increased 6.5 percent last month compared to February of last year, according to a report this week from the Department of Local Affairs’ Division of Housing. However, the counties with the largest decrease in filings during the period were El Paso and Larimer counties. Foreclosure...
The time for making New Year's resolutions has arrived. Some folks say their goal is to lose weight. Others vow to spend more time with their families. And an even smaller percentage of adults in the United States have their careers in mind when drafting resolutions. A survey...
Chatbots can offer businesses different ways to communicate with customers and staff, not merely replace human workers. “A common question is, ‘Are chatbots coming for your job?’ or, ‘Is coming for your job?’ and I would say very much not,” said Josh Turpen, vice president of engineering at Cherwell...
It may be extreme makeover time for many of the region’s long-established retail centers. Older strip and larger malls that fall into disrepair are struggling to compete against the sparkling new centers that popped up in growing parts of town before the recession. In a report on first-quarter activity in the...
All that matters at All that Glitters is design - creating one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces that reflect nature's casting of the gems. To further enhance artistic possibilities at the 25-year-old Old Colorado Avenue jewelry store, owner Crettee Nemmer purchased the latest high-tech equipment for designing, restoring and repairing jewelry....
There was a lot of energy behind trying to create a downtown renaissance in 2012 — and advocates say to expect that energy to continue building in 2013. “The single biggest thing is going to be hiring a new CEO for the Downtown Partnership,” said Hannah Parsons, interim executive director....
Survey results released in September by Manpower Inc. revealed prospects for a weak job market in Colorado Springs. Manpower, a company specializing in employment services such as recruitment and training, surveyed employers in number of industries in Colorado Springs. Of the companies interviewed, 23 percent plan to hire...
Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller had the fourth-most jersey sales at DICK’s Sporting Goods during a week in June. This past week — even after the team’s recent three-game winning streak — Miller’s jersey had fallen 19 spots to No. 23, according to the nationwide ranking of the best-selling player...
Thanks to their approval of the strong-mayor form of government in the November election, city residents will get what they voted for in 2011: change. Voters will select a new mayor and a seven of nine council members. The new mayor will have powers that his or her predecessors could only...
The wilderness of the Rockies and the sands of Maui beckon. Things like sleeping in and spending time with loved ones are probably long overdue. Everyone deserves some time off. From coaches and caregivers to CEOs and investment bankers, the employed in the United States could use a break...
For Jay and Sam Frost, the Frost Livestock ranch is work, and home, the heart and soul of their family — and worth every hour poured into it by four generations. It’s also an endless challenge and a source of sudden heartache. They’ve been squeezed by rising costs, shrinking margins...