The final development plan for a new medical campus in Woodland Park has been submitted to Teller County. The medical campus will house Pikes Peak Regional Hospital, a 15-bed acute primary-care facility; a medical office building; Prospect Home Care Hospice, which is relocating to the campus from its current Woodland Park quarters; and a 24-unit […]
The Tri-Lakes area, which includes Monument, Palmer Lake and unincorporated parts of El Paso County, has developed their own work force solutions. The relatively small area has its own incubator and its own economic development corporation, as well as its chamber of commerce. All three are focused on job and business creation for the northernmost […]
Book drive to benefit Head Start children Community Partnership for Child Development has teamed up with Aspen Auto Clinic to hold a book drive for CPCD’s Sit Together and Read literacy program. In October, community members can drop off new, unused children’s books at any Aspen Auto Clinic location and receive a $10 oil change […]
City Council agendas are at best boring, often disturbing and sometimes infuriating. They’re never fun to read — the best you can hope for is that Council and the administration have taken to heart the ancient admonition to physicians: Above all, do no harm. Item 8i on Monday’s work session agenda, innocently titled “Cumbres and […]
The number of small business loans made to Colorado business owners in fiscal year 2004 exceeded all previous records. Statewide, 1,872 loans were approved by the Small Business Administration’s network of more than 120 participating lenders. This marks a 27 percent increase over the number of loans approved in 2003. In El Paso County, 173 […]
<strong>Sharie Flanagan </strong>has been promoted to vice president of human resources at Ent Federal Credit Union. She has worked at Ent since 1997 and has more than 22 years of experience in the human resources field. <strong>Wayne Payton </strong>has been named vice president of small business and corporate Services at Ent Federal Credit Union. He has more than 20 years of experience in the banking industry, most recently as the market president and district manager of retail financial services for Chase.
U.S. housing starts fell 4.1 percent in December, 2011, a greater loss than anticipated, said Bloomberg. The dismal December news capped a year where new construction starts were the lowest in history and signal that recovery in the construction industry will take years. Forecasters say that new home starts will remain low, until the nation […]
As a financial planner, I’m always looking for better tools to build wealth. One area I’ve explored extensively is investing through insurance products. They come in various flavors such as variable annuities, variable universal life, equity indexed annuities, whole life and many more. I’ve found these products all have one thing in common – they […]
Denver and Boulder are on the list of great cities for people in their 20s, said the Denver Business Journal. The website, greatlists.com, compiled the list, choosing cities based on sustainability, transit and affordability. A great night scene also was one of the criteria. Read more at the Denver Business Journal.
Cantaloupe growers in Rocky Ford are trying to reclaim their good name after a listeria outbreak from melons in nearby Holly, Colo. The outbreak has killed 21 people, and consumers are staying away from Rocky Ford cantaloupes. The Holly farm responsible for the outbreak labels its cantaloupes as being from Rocky Ford. It’s a practice […]
The window display at Terra Verde is covered with black cloth, yet beckons passers-by to look inside — “if they dare.” The display — which features Terra Verde’s fall line in a “gruesome” Halloween genre — is just one of many along Tejon Street that allow window shoppers to catch a glimpse of the wares inside.