There’s a wonderful, if likely apocryphal, anecdote describing Winston Churchill’s reaction to the post-World War II takeover of Yugoslavia by Marshall Tito’s communist “partizans.” As the story goes, a young intelligence officer burst into Churchill’s office to inform him, in agitated tones, that Yugoslavia was about to fall into communist hands.
After a distinguished 27-year career with the Space Foundation, Charles P. “Chuck” Zimkas Jr., the organization’s president, retired July 1. President since 2012, Zimkas has played a key role in the continued success of the annual Space Symposium, and in recent years in the relocation of the Space Foundation...
While Tuesday and Wednesday's meeting at the Pentagon were productive for members of the Regional Business Alliance's team in Washington, D.C., the news wasn't always good. Part of the group spent Tuesday at the Pentagon and Wednesday with the state's federal congressional delegation, where they heard about the chances for...
Brent Beavers has loved to cook since he was small, watching his great-grandmother in the kitchen. He also discovered that cooking food was better than cleaning up after the meal, he said. While his childhood meals weren’t fancy, his lifelong love of food has led him to create the Conscious Table,...
The term "car fever" could have originated with the Hayes Motor Company of Colorado Springs back in 1938. Not surprisingly, some members of the Hayes family still share the fever's contagious enthusiasm for sleek lines, high performance, low mileage and a vehicle's cherry condition. Deals still get done at this...
“We really haven’t even listed the property with a broker yet, but we do know that site will not become another hospital,” said Penrose spokeswoman Amy Sufak, adding that the health system is primarily focused on its move north.
Nussbaum named all-star Martin Nussbaum is one of 330 attorneys in the nation to be named to the 2014 list of BTI Client Service All-Stars. He is co-chair of Lewis Roca Rothgerber’s religious institutions practice and counsels clients in the areas of religious institutions law, labor and employment and litigation....
In a Denver hotel ballroom Monday afternoon, Richard Wobbekind of the University of Colorado confirmed what almost anyone close to the state’s business scene already knew. Colorado’s economy continues to be strong, as confirmed by most of the 2015 Colorado Business Economic Outlook. That report, produced annually by CU Boulder’s...
So, next time you read a breathless account of mis-or-malfeasance in local government, take it with a small grain of salt. What you may be seeing, rather than the laziness and incompetence of government, is the natural inclination of journalists to take their shots at the easiest targets available.
The keys to operating a successful joint venture in China are knowledge and understanding, but neither is easy and neither is cheap — and acquiring both can be frustrating, especially when the odds are likely that the partnership will fail. The first step in building a partnership is performing due diligence and in-depth research, something that most small businesses are not equipped to do, but something that is absolutely essential.
With The Gazette in all probability on the sales block, the natural question that follows is, what’s it worth? The old gray lady of Prospect Street ain’t what she used to be. Here is a breakdown of the factors any buyer would consider, based on hard numbers reviewed by...
While the mountain west is struggling to recover from recession, a few of the region's large metro cities, including Colorado Springs, have fully recovered their economic output and surpassed  pre-recession gross metropolitan product levels. A Mountain Monitor report released today by  the Brookings Institute shows that Colorado Spring had fewer job...