The Mortgage Banker’s market composite index, which measures the volume of home loans processed throughout the country, was up 7.5 percent last week. The increased activity resulted in a dramatic increase in refinance applications. The index that tracks refinance applications jumped 22.1 percent for mid-January, pushing its share of mortgage activity from 66 percent to […]
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Memorial Health System has adopted a new, softer touch that makes it easier for patients to pay off unpaid medical bills. The hospital used to give patients four months to pay off their debt — no matter how large their bill — and charged interest on outstanding balances. Now Memorial has: stopped charging interest on […]
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Cheyenne Mountain High School teen Sara Volz was named a 2011 high school inventor by Popular Science magazine and is featured in the September issue. Sara, 16, has been conducting research on alternative fuels for the past year and built her own photobioreactor. She’s been working with Colorado State University faculty and staff on finding […]
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Gov. John Hickenlooper announced plans to expand Medicaid coverage to people living within 133 percent of the federal poverty level, in line with federal guidelines under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The Supreme Court said states could decide whether or not to expand Medicaid coverage in a landmark decision upholding most of the […]
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Construction for new medians on Nevada Ave. between Bijou and Cucharras is underway and expected to be completed by Nov. 20, according to the city of Colorado Springs. The downtown improvement project is part of an action plan created in 1998, the city press release said, and is being paid for by the parking enterprise. […]
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The 2012 appropriations bill – still being debated in Congress – has substantial cuts both to NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, prompting calls of concern from aviation and aerospace groups.
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Small-business owners are almost always concerned about finances, but they usually have other business challenges that also demand their attention. And they often lack the skills to handle them. Those owners and their companies can greatly benefit from professional consultants who provide expertise in critical areas of business where owners may be inexperienced. Those resources […]
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As the implementation of the Affordable Care Act nears, Colorado’s elderly are the target of a scam to obtain their personal information and bank accounts, according to the Department of Regulatory Agencies. The scammers call from a Texas area code, and claim the person is being issued a new national medical card or a new […]
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The Colorado Medical Society filed a lawsuit Monday to halt a rule that would allow chiropractors to administer drugs. The rule was created by the Chiropractic Board of Examiners and would authorize practitioners to administer drugs topically, orally, by inhalation and injection, after completing 24 hours of study and a certification exam. The board certifies […]
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Optical Engines Inc. has just leased 5,000 square feet of office/research and development space at 842 Sierra Madre St. Based in Chicago, the company that integrates laser technology with low power consumption controls, chose to move one of its division here based on quality of life, said Lloyd Riphenburg, who, along with Charley Conrad of […]
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When the Pikes Peak Library District opens its new branch near the city’s northern edge in June, Colorado Springs will welcome a facility that administrators say is unlike any other in the region. “It’s not just a building,” said PPLD Executive Director Paula Miller. “We’re changing the way we deliver public library service in several […]
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Large design jobs don’t come along very often, but they’re out there. DLR Group, a national firm with offices in Colorado Springs and Denver, this month was picked to handle one of the Denver metro area’s largest real estate transactions in years. The architecture firm will be working on the 450,000-square-foot United Launch Alliance campus […]
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