The Pikes Peak United Way launched a new, more interactive Web site recently, allowing donors easier access to giving to area nonprofits. Designed to lure new donors, the redesigned, secured site allows visitors to use credit-card numbers to donate to the annual campaign. The new system is designed to go...
Woodland Park-based software developer, Tribal Voice Inc., forged a licensing agreement with AT&T. As part of the deal, AT&T will use Tribal Voice’s PowWow software as a feature in its new WorldNet service. For Tribal Voice, the deal brings the first major source of revenue and an added credibility....
Café Sweet Annie, at 718 Manitou Avenue in Manitou Springs, will close its doors this fall. Owner Anne Armour said she was forced to close after building owner Ray Wolfe would not agree to Armour’s purchase of the part of the building the cafšoccupies. Armour opened the café at...
Joining several other new dining establishments in downtown Colorado Springs, the Avenue Café recently opened on North Nevada Avenue. Tony Afshar, owner of the nearby Underground Pub at 130 E. Kiowa, owns Avenue Café, which represents the first new commercial building in Colorado Springs in eight years. Afshar developed...
AT&T has launched the first national one-rate wireless service price plan. AT&T Digital One Rate, available now, offers customers a single, all-inclusive rate for incoming and outgoing calls anytime, anywhere in the country for a set amount of minutes monthly. There are no separate roaming or long-distance charges, meaning...
Mountain Air Express Airlines will remain in business after a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge ruled that it can keep four of its leased airplanes. Dornier, the planes’ lessor, had requested MAX return all five of the planes in its fleet due to numerous defaultings on lease payments. The court...
Colorado Rural Housing Development Corp., a nonprofit organization, is offering 6¨% mortgage rates to households which make 80% of the county’s median income and 6 3/4 loans to those making 120% of the median income. Colorado Rural Housing takes and processes applications for loans and the loans are closed...
Western Pacific Airlines and Frontier Airlines are still discussing the name for the airline to be born this fall out of a merger. The two reportedly cannot come to a consensus on a proposed name, which isn’t known, but which has been speculated as one of the existing names....
Wolters Kluwer of Amsterdam, Netherlands plans to purchase John Wiley & Sons Inc., a Colorado Springs legal publications firm. The $2.5 billion deal should close in the fall and would result in layoffs for most of John Wiley’s 44 local employees. Some could be offered positions with the Dutch...
Colorado Springs-based State Bank & Trust, the county’s fastest growing bank over the past five years, began construction last week on a new branch at Powers and Palmer Park. When it opens on Dec. 1, the site should employ approximately eight people. John Jackson, the bank’s president, said the...
Doug Carter, formerly of Palmer McAllister, a Frederick Ross Company, has been hired by Phoenix-based Hendricks & Partners to work in its new Colorado Springs office and its Denver office. “Hendricks & Partners is a national commercial real estate firm specializing exclusively in the sale of large apartment properties throughout...