Pikes Peak United Way, in partnership with Harrison School District 2,  announced plans to open a "first of its kind" family success center in Southeast Colorado Springs. According to a PPUW-issued news release, the center will be housed at what is now Pikes Peak Elementary, (1520 Verde Driv…

A new report titled Archaeology for a Changing Colorado, created by History Colorado, a division of the Colorado Department of Higher Education, explores the state's archaeological work and its economic impact. The report says heritage tourism generated $10.5 billion in direct spending in Co…

Three days after being hit with a ransomware attack, Sinclair Broadcast Group was still limping along without email, phones, file video or graphics, anonymous reporters told CNN. Sinclair reported in a United States Securities and Exchange Commission filing Oct. 17 that several servers had b…

With supply chains strained, the COVID-19 pandemic still gripping the nation and inflation looming, investors may be nervous about their portfolios and wondering what actions they should take.

Ed and Renee Behr are fixtures of the Colorado Springs real estate industry. Ed is a partner of The Platinum Group, which is the city’s number one independent real estate company, with the highest per-agent production of any company in Colorado Springs. Under the umbrella of The Platinum Gro…

Pueblo Community College received nearly $5 million in funding from the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education in the United States Department of Education to help Hispanic and low-income students achieve degrees in science, technology, engineering and math.

The city is conducting a town hall regarding its proposed 2022 annual budget. The public is invited to provide feedback at city council's chambers, 107 N. Nevada Ave., from 5:30-7 p.m on Monday, Oct. 25. Or, join virtually by calling 720-617-3426/Conference ID: 775 376 349#.

Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers highlighted the city’s infrastructure improvements, economic success and recovery from COVID-19 during his seventh State of the City Address at The Broadmoor hotel on Oct. 15. The event was hosted by the Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC.

The Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments' Board of Directors is asking for public comment on its draft fiscal year 2023-2027 Transportation Improvement Program. Public comments are being accepted through Nov. 12. The TIP draft can be found at ppacg.org/transportation/transportation-improve…

“Eclectic CO. would not exist without the Downtown Partnership’s Pop-Up program,” says Peri Bolts, who has owned the popular cooperative retail space on North Tejon Street since 2018. That was the year she quit her job as a Starbucks manager — on a whim — and applied for a special Pop-Up lea…

Vote “yes” committees for the city of Colorado Springs’ two ballot issues on the Nov. 2 ballot are drawing big money, with most coming from the usual suspects — construction companies, police and fire organizations, philanthropists, and developers.

Retail store owners count on holiday sales to carry them through the slowest months of the year — from January to April. And some store owners are expecting that customers will want a return to a traditional shopping experience — hot cider and cookies, courtesy gift wrapping and taking their…

Mayor John Suthers is seeking applicants for a four-year term on the Colorado Springs Housing Authority Board. This volunteer position will be effective from Jan. 11, 2022–Jan. 11, 2026 as a member of a citizen board of commissioners with a time commitment of about four hours per month, acco…

Colorado Springs City Councilor and former Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams has been appointed by a judge to run the Nov. 2 election in Mesa County after that county's clerk and recorder, Tina Peters, was removed as the designated election official by a judge on Oct. 13.

The proposed 2022 budget for El Paso County calls for spending $512 million, including $15 million it’s asking to keep in excess revenue above Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights limits to spend on roads and parks projects. The county will refund $7.1 million in TABOR money to taxpayers.

The Colorado Independent Legislative Redistricting Commission approved a final state house plan Oct. 11 that counsel will submit to the Colorado Supreme Court on Oct. 15. The Colorado Supreme Court will issue an opinion no later than Nov. 15. The adopted plan can be viewed at bit.ly/3FGbEZM.