Hackers are using stolen data to make threats against children, and the U.S. Department of Education is warning school districts nationwide to beef up their cybersecurity in response. The threats — some of which have been sent directly to parents — are personal and specific, and are intended to extort...
Credit card fraud can be costly to companies, but there are methods business owners can employ to limit their losses. It’s not a new problem, but most of the fraud now occurs in the e-commerce realm, rather than at the checkout counter. While so-called “chip cards” have mostly thwarted fraud in stores, identity theft and […]
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After receiving approval for a new kind of charter school in Colorado Springs in 2014, Patrick Cush and his brother, David Cush, CEO of Virgin America Airlines, enrolled 40 students in Launch High School in 2016. Now 75 students are enrolled in the school’s second year and that number is expected to increase to 120 […]
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Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers wants more police officers and firefighters. City council agrees, but also wants to add more bus service and watering in city parks. All will likely be approved when the 2018 city budget is finalized Dec. 12. Suthers submitted his proposed 2018 budget to city council on Oct. 3, as required, […]
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The town of Monument, the largest of three communities in the Tri-Lakes region (Palmer Lake and Woodmoor being the other two) adopted its 66-page comprehensive plan in February. The timing was fortuitous, as the guiding document — the first since 2003 — came just in time for the biggest year in development Terri Hayes can […]
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A cybersecurity breach can break a small business, and now the Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center has launched a statewide program to help small-business owners get ahead of the threats. “We have now fully launched our cybersecurity for small business program, which we lovingly call Cyber CYA — Covering Your Assets,” said Pikes Peak SBDC […]
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Iron Springs Chateau Established: 1964 Employees: Up to 18 Location: 444 Ruxton Ave., Manitou Springs Contact: ironspringschateau.com; 719-685-5104 By Kristian DePue Located in Manitou Springs, near the base of The Incline, the Iron Springs Chateau sits over both Ruxton Creek and the Ute Iron Spring. Ruxton Creek flows underneath, while the Ute Iron Spring is […]
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The lack of affordable housing in Colorado Springs and all over the United States continues to be a hot topic. The economy has improved since the Great Recession, but not everyone has felt the benefits. As people continue to move into El Paso County, there are fewer homes on the market, appreciation climbs and not […]
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Fresh from victory on school financing ballot issues at the polls, local school districts are already preparing to fund their most pressing needs. Voters approved funding measures Nov. 7 for Colorado Springs School District 11, Widefield School District 3, Cheyenne Mountain School District 12 and Peyton School District. For D-11, a mill levy override will […]
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Otis Moore doesn’t have to check his schedule on Thursdays, because the Denver developer knows he’s driving to northern Colorado Springs to meet with workers at Victory Ridge. Moore is a principal with Westside Investment Partners, along with Andy Klein and Kevin Smith, the group that purchased the failed Colorado Crossing mixed-use development on the […]
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Goat Patch Brewing Company Established: 2017 Employees: 12 Location: 2727 N. Cascade Ave. Contact: goatpatchbrewing.com; 719-471-4628 Some Colorado Springs startups continue to prove that, despite conventional wisdom, it can be cool to drink in school. Following up on the long established success of Bristol Brewing Company at the repurposed Ivywild School, the owners of Goat […]
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Before being elected mayor of Manitou Springs on Nov. 7, Ken Jaray spent most of his professional life working as an attorney. He also is founder of several projects and nonprofits for the city, including the Manitou Springs Peak Living Project, whose mission is to make Manitou Springs a healthy city, and the Fountain Creek […]
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