Members of the Concilio Hispano de Empresas de Colorado Springs (Colorado Springs Hispanic Business Council) get together each month for a networking and educational luncheon. This month’s meeting on Sept. 18 at the Hotel Eleganté has a special purpose: to mark Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. It will be […]
Two years after Operation 6035 was launched, a key group is being formed to implement its recommendations. Other than that, there’s little hard evidence of any progress since the initial economic development strategy was published. Phil Lane was appointed to head the operation in February 2010, and he acknowledged the program hasn’t unfolded as swiftly […]
A bank that supports public art, a banker who has funded high-end arts festivals, entrepreneurs who celebrate and embrace diverse working groups, and a group of designers and marketing experts who sold T-shirts to help with wildfire relief all were recognized Wednesday at the fifth annual Business & Arts Lunch. The lunch, hosted by the […]
The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs landed twice on the annual rankings list of graduate programs from U.S. News & World Report. The School of Public Affairs - with programs at UCCS and CU Denver - ranked 32nd nationally. Four CU campuses received 37 mentions in the 2012 edition of Best...
Eric Austin Attard has been the executive director of the Pikes Peak Gay & Lesbian Community Center since May. He’s also busy working on a master’s in marriage and family counseling. The Springs has a reputation for being intolerant. What’s your take? I think where you immerse yourself is vital to that question. A lot […]
A state ban on synthetic marijuana is up for a vote in the Colorado Senate. The bill that will be debated today would outlaw several chemicals used to make synthetic cannabinoids. The chemicals are widely available on the Internet and mimic the effects of marijuana in products called "Spice" or...
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