The Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC will host two debates between state legislature candidates on the November 2022 ballot tonight, Sept. 27, at the Lon Chaney Theater of City Auditorium.
Despite some departments' turnover rates in the last few years exceeding 30 to 40 percent, the city of Colorado Springs weathered the Great Resignation "remarkably well, a city spokesperson says.
The city has scheduled a neighborhood meeting for Oct. 6 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. to hear from residents about gating Old Stage Road at night. The meeting will be held at Cheyenne Mountain Junior High, 1200 W. Cheyenne Road.
The annual AskCOS community survey is underway, and market research company Elevated Insights is urging El Paso County residents 18 and older to weigh in.
The arts have long been an undisputed catalyst for economic growth and innovation. It’s also well-known that a vibrant arts and cultural sector creates jobs, attracts investment, generates tax revenue, and stimulates local economies through cultural tourism and consumer purchases. According to the most recent Arts & Economic Prosperity study, conducted by Americans for the Arts, the nonprofit arts and cultural sector in the Pikes Peak region generates $153.3 million in annual economic impact, and supports 5,070 full-time equivalent jobs.
It’s lunchtime at Centennial Elementary School, and nearly all of the 70 kindergartners in the cafeteria cheerfully line up for their school-provided meal.
Colorado Springs Airport saw 195,364 total passengers travel in and out of the airport in August — up just 1.7 percent on August last year. But that number is 25.9 percent higher than pre-COVID travel in August 2019.
Median asking rent in the Springs is up a staggering 47.5 percent from August last year, according to a new report. By comparison, the national increase looks almost reasonable at 27.9 percent.
The White House yesterday released state-by-state data on how the Biden-Harris Administration’s plan for student debt relief will benefit borrowers in all fifty states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico.
Colorado Springs Utilities is blaming inflation in large part for a whopping budget proposal for 2023 that calls for spending 26.3 percent ($325 million) more than this year — a rise from $1.2 billion to $1.6 billion.
The Mayor's Office today announced its finalists for the ninth annual Mayor’s Young Leader Awards. The program celebrates the outstanding achievements of young professionals aged 40 and under who are making a positive impact in Colorado Springs through their professional and volunteer activities.
Pikes Peak State College is now home to a new center for developing community leaders — one of 10 in the nation established by the nonprofit organization The Citizens Campaign.
Britt Haley has been chosen as Colorado Springs' director of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services, pending City Council confirmation, the city announced today in a news release.
When Juaquin Mobley’s family immigrated to America from the Dominican Republic to build a life in New York City, the first place they went for support was the barbershop. Historically, the barbershop has been somewhere to get a haircut, yes — but more importantly it’s served as a refuge, a s…
There’s debate in Manitou Springs School District 14 over whether a “dramatic” jump in staff turnover is due to administrative leadership failures, or just a sign of the post-pandemic times.
The lie at the heart of Monopoly is that each player starts with the same money, at the same place on the board. It’s the lie at the heart of business and entrepreneurship, too. No one’s really starting on Go. Some set off with a fistful of extra cash their great-grandpa won in a 1951 game; …
When Harry Salzman bought his first house in Colorado Springs, he thought he was lucky because the interest rate had lowered from 9 to 8½ percent. He couldn’t have envisioned that home buyers would be dropping out of the market with rates at 6 percent.
A judge ordered Martha Sutherland, the former owner of a pre-weight loss surgery therapy company based in Colorado Springs, to pay $204,000 in restitution for committing Medicaid fraud, the Colorado Attorney General announced.
I first met Sam and Kathy Guadagnoli during the 1990s. They were a smart, fiercely ambitious and fun couple with two kids and a nascent business empire. Even then, their creativity and relentless drive was striking.
The real estate market in Colorado Springs — and statewide — showed growing buyer power, the impact of rising interest rates, and a slowdown during August, according to a report out today from the Colorado Association of Realtors.
Dozens of residents have flooded the city with messages taking issue with a proposal to install a gate on Old Stage Road that would bar traffic from "late evening" through "early morning hours" due to "public safety issues," the city said in a notice of a neighborhood meeting about the closure plan.