<h2><I>Fate of local telecom office uncertain</I></h2><B>By SARA NESBITT</B> <FONT SIZE=-1><I>Staff Reporter</I></FONT> The Colorado Springs branch of Stanford Telecommunications is facing an uncertain future. At the end of last month, Newbridge Networks bought the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company, which boasted a $280 million price tag. However, Newbridge is only interested in one part...

Investment firm moves

A.G. Edwards investment firm recently leased 7,291 square feet of first floor space in suite 110 of the Sun Plaza at 104 S. Cascade Ave. Company representative, Jan McBride, said the company needed more room for its seven employees and 16 investment brokers. She also said that A.G. Edwards may...
<SUBHEAD>Hotel occupancy leaves room for improvement</SUBHEAD> A report detailing the financial performance of Colorado’s hospitality industry shows Colorado Springs with the poorest hotel occupancy levels in the state. Terry Sullivan, president of the Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau, said that’s because Colorado Springs’ significant growth in the past several...

Health Care

<SUBHEAD>IHS back in state’s, HCFA’s good graces</SUBHEAD> IHS at Cheyenne Mountain, which the state health department had previously recommended lose its Medicare funding from the federal government, is “back in substantial compliance,” said Jeanne-Marie Ragan, a state health department spokeswoman. The nursing home will keep its Medicare funding and remain...
On Wednesday, the Colorado Springs City Council lost a voting member and the business community lost a visible small-business owner who, since last May, led an important role in shaping the city’s future. Joanne Colt formally announced her resignation from the Council and asked for forgiveness from the community....
Answers. Salespeople want answers. Here are a few of the answers to questions I get in the mail (fax, e, and snail). The purpose of this column is twofold: First, to give you a sampling of what people ask, and some answers you can use to succeed-and second, to...
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 […]
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Within the next few weeks, officials from the Colorado Springs Airport will step up marketing efforts in order to divert Colorado Springs residents driving to Denver and flying out of Denver International Airport. Mary Collins, a spokeswoman for the airport and a member of the marketing team, said that after...
Business Development Saturday, Feb. 17 SBDC: Business Plan Weekend Boot Camp  Learn more about creating a business plan. Course is specifically for Southeast Colorado Springs and spans two weekends, free, Feb. 17, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Feb. 18, 1-5 p.m.; Feb. 24, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Feb. 25, 1-5 p.m. Sand Creek Library,...
John Suthers stepped onto the Gold Room stage Tuesday night, waiting for a two-man band to wrap up its version of the classic song “Johnny B. Goode,” knowing that he’d never have another chance so perfectly gift-wrapped to begin walking the talk as Colorado Springs’ officially anointed mayor-to-be. The crowd of about 300 supporters already […]
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