Rearranging the kitchen after the holiday chaos, I wondered where everything came from. As a child of the 1940s, it still seems remarkable to me that we have fresh food and vegetables in the winter. Seventy-five years ago, a trickle of fresh produce came by train from California and local gr…

When I was appointed the U.S. Small Business Administration’s regional administrator in April 2022, I never imagined the positive impact I could and would have on the thousands of small businesses located in my six-state region. The last seven months have been a whirlwind of activity as I’ve…

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We’ve all been there. Shopping list in hand, ready to make that key purchase. You arrive at the storefront, the lights are on, you can see silhouettes inside, but are they open? Anxiously seeking signs of life, mind racing through your backup plan, a smiling face appears before you with the …

Before April 1, 1989, the main sources for Colorado Springs business news were the city’s dailies, the Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph (now the Gazette) and the Colorado Springs Sun, which folded in 1986.

2023? My hopes for the year are modest — good health, good weather, good friends, good dogs and fun things to write about. Winning the lottery would be great, but unlikely since I don’t buy tickets. Much more fun to drive up to Cripple Creek and hope for a big win (had one in 2009!). Dream o…

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This was a massive year for Colorado Springs business news — and while the Business Journal covered all-around important stories, not much of our top news is necessarily “good news.”

Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough showed up in Colorado Springs Dec. 15 to meet local veterans and urge them to apply for benefits under the recently-passed Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act.

The last time I checked the weather forecast, it looks like the good people of Limon (Limonians? Limies? Limonicans?) can expect minus-42-degree windchills this Thursday. Read that again: 42 DEGREES BEEEELOOOOW… zero. The North Pole’s temp as I write this: -31. So, realize St. Nick will be i…

The Jan. 6 issue of the Colorado Springs Business Journal will be the last under that flag, but hyper-local business news isn’t going anywhere. Rather, beginning Jan. 11, readers will receive a new magazine that combines the Business Journal with other publications within the company under t…

UCHealth is adding a 123,000-square-foot outpatient facility to its Colorado Springs system, at Powers Boulevard and South Carefree Circle. Centura Health is building its third Colorado Springs hospital campus at Interstate 25 and Interquest Parkway.