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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Once Thanksgiving is over, shoppers don’t have to wait until just before Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa for the shopping rush to begin. Each year, masses of families get together on Thanksgiving and then head to their favorite stores the same night to take advantage of steep discounts, even before Black Friday. But shopping for gifts […]
Hundreds of tech experts gathered at The Broadmoor hotel Nov. 1-3 for the inaugural National Cyber Symposium. The symposium is a landmark event for the nascent National Cybersecurity Center as it works to build what interim CEO Vance Brown calls “a great ecosystem for cyber, innovation and security,” bringing together...
The Cupcake Doctor Established: 2011 Employees: 2 Location: 3312 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. Contact: thecupcakedoctor.com; 719-271-0990 With flavors ranging from eggnog to hot dog, The Cupcake Doctor has the sweet and savory tooth covered. The company, founded in 2011 by owner Desirae Leipply, has grown from a small delivery-only service to a food truck and a […]
Since women comprise nearly half the U.S. workforce, it is startling to see how few have attained CEO status or serve in board positions for major companies. The numbers are improving, but many say not fast enough. Just more than 5 percent of Fortune 500 companies are led by female...
UCCS has signed a strategic relationship agreement with global tech firm Cisco to develop a cybersecurity workforce development center. Worldwide, it is Cisco’s only cybersecurity SRA with a university, UCCS Vice Chancellor Martin Wood said. UCCS Chancellor Venkat Reddy announced the SRA at the National Cyber Symposium Nov. 1. “In this agreement Cisco will serve […]
Though she considered moving away after college, Colorado Springs native Cynthia Parr couldn’t help but to take advantage of the opportunities she saw in her hometown. Parr, 35, works as the product management coordinator at elope inc., a wholesale costume accessory manufacturer based in Colorado Springs. She is also the co-founder of Dragon Theatre Productions, […]
Local manufacturers want to make Colorado Springs a manufacturing hub, and they’re collaborating on major contracts to make it happen. Instead of competing individually and settling for small contracts, a handful of Springs companies are working together on selected projects to attract larger customers that have previously been out of...