Governor Jared Polis today signed legislation to jumpstart construction of affordable homes, using $40 million of federal pandemic relief funding to support construction of modular, pre-fabricated and manufactured housing.
As the Colorado Springs School District 11 Board began its search for a new superintendent in March, it narrowed its goals to two main priorities: turning around a years-long trend of declining enrollment and improving academic outcomes.
For the Gen Xers and older Millennials who grew up in the heyday of America’s malls, a church inside one of them may seem out of place. What happened to Wet Seal, Sam Goody and the Orange Julius? And isn’t there even a Magic Eye kiosk anymore? But Zeal Church’s Lead Pastor, Brandon Cormier, …
The $5.5 million, 26,000-square-foot expansion of UCCS’ Kevin W. O’Neil Cybersecurity Education & Research Center is set to open to students this fall, and will introduce new cybersecurity research partnerships with local businesses and multinational corporations.
In a legislative session that saw the introduction of more than 650 bills, lawmakers sought to assuage business owners’ greatest fear: that their unemployment insurance premiums might skyrocket.
A Colorado Springs woman who runs a mental health services business is being charged with stealing $240,000 from Medicaid, after taking payment for psychological testing services that never happened, according to the Colorado Attorney General's Office.Martha Sutherland, who operated Front Ra…
Income for Colorado Springs residents grew by 23.5 percent from 2010 to 2020, putting the city in a better position than others to withstand new inflation hikes, according to a new report by LLC.org, a resource website for business owners.
The El Paso County Commissioners have urged Colorado Gov. Jared Polis to veto the collective bargaining bill passed by the Colorado General Assembly.
The Sachs Foundation has awarded more than $2 million in 2022 college scholarships to 52 high-achieving Black students from Colorado, it announced May 17.
El Paso County has launched a study on extending South Powers Boulevard. Business owners and residents are invited to May 25 open house to learn about the study and an access plan for the extension.
Governor Jared Polis is leading a bipartisan call for President Joe Biden to urge the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to quickly approve the COVID vaccine for kids under 5.
Employees of private companies generally are free to speak about or post their opinions regarding politics or other controversial topics, and employers are limited in what restrictions they can impose.
Prestigious colleges have often included college-affiliated art museums; think Harvard, Yale, Williams and of course, Colorado College. Such partnerships were always slightly strained, since museums tend to focus much of their attention on the past, while colleges live in the here and now. T…
There’s still no good news on Colorado Springs’ home buying market this spring, says Ann Kidd, as ever-increasing prices and now mortgage rates exclude would-be buyers.
The historic Union Printers Home property will soon have a master plan for mixed commercial use, including hospitality, retail, commercial, dining, entertainment and residential spaces.
Experts are warning that the popular 'New Profile Pic' app for Facebook could not only be sending large amounts of personal data to Russia, it could spell trouble for businesses too.
El Paso County Assessor Steve Schleiker is sounding a warning about two bills expected to pass this legislative session that promise to lower property taxes but will be offset by higher property values.
Renee Zentz’s first job out of university was training horses, putting her animal science degree (with an emphasis in equine science and management) from Colorado State University to good use. Later, she spent some time with the Penrose Equestrian Center, where she put on events and helped b…