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.
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.
Ernest Chamblee has treated community service as a fundamental part of who he is, just as much as his real-estate businesses and two related LLCs. He was a Mayor’s Civic Leaders Fellow in 2021 and is involved in the City Investment Advisory Committee, the Boots to Suits program through Veter…
When Fernando Gonzalez confronts aggression in dogs in his work with Two Tails Training, he sees it as reflective of the changes he’s made in his own life. He’s proud of going to therapy and making intentional changes in himself to influence those around him.
When Joseph Shelton spoke out against transphobia and for the LGBTQ+ community at Colorado Springs School District 11’s Feb. 24 board meeting, he took the podium in a rainbow-colored jacket and made an impression. But he’s been on this mission for years.
There are great combinations that everyone knows, like peanut butter and jelly. And then there are pairings that are less well known, but still worthy of exploration, like poetry and philosophy, or artistry and incarceration.
Daniel Campaña got a very early start as an entrepreneur and leader. At 19, he started a nonprofit focused on encouraging students to leave the confines of church walls and volunteer in inner city communities. That communitarianism also motivated him to help found FOCUS several years later, …
Colorado Springs native DeLovell Earls grew up in Southeast, and attended The Colorado Springs School. As a senior, he was named to the Denver Post’s all-Colorado basketball team, while also excelling academically. A comment he made to the Denver Post about starring for his class 2A team is …
The Colorado House has passed legislation to direct funding to local governments for wildfire mitigation efforts, extend whistleblower protections and improve backcountry search and rescue operations.
Peak Dental Services, a Springs-based dental services organization with about a dozen affiliated practices around the city, will now offer hygienists a stake in the company via an ownership package.
Gov. Jared Polis and state lawmakers are attempting to limit the state’s property tax assessment rates for 2023 and 2024, as rising property values in Colorado are set to cause a sharp increase for taxpayers next year, according to Colorado Public Radio.
Denver-based InBankshares Corp, parent company of InBank, announced that it had completed its merger with the Wiley-based Legacy Bank, effective April 29.
The Westside Community Center will continue to operate on a revised schedule after the city’s contract with the Center for Strategic Ministry ends May 31.
The Colorado Department of Human Services, in partnership with local Colorado workforce centers, is hosting a statewide virtual and in-person career fair titled “Empowering Coloradans Day” to fill more than 170 open positions in a wide range of fields, including health care, communications a…
Colorado Springs Airport traffic during the March spring break rush increased more than 50 percent compared to last March, according to an airport press release.
In an extensive analysis of patient claims data, health plan member engagement has emerged as employers’ single best-practice solution for controlling costs and improving outcomes for their employees. In the fifth joint white paper by the Health Action Council and UnitedHealthcare, a compreh…
The U.S. Small Business Administration is seeking public comments on a proposed rule that would revise the employee-based small business size standards for businesses in nine North American Industrial Classification System sectors.
Colorado Springs was ranked the ninth-best large city to start a business in 2022 by WalletHub, a personal finance website, the city announced in an April 25 press release.
The U.S. economy has been hit by one thing after another the past couple of years – COVID and the resulting supply chain issues, a labor shortage, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and high inflation.
Cleveland, Ohio-based Parker Hannifin Corporation, a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies, is expanding its Engine Mobile Aftermarket Division into Colorado Springs. Parker’s Aerospace Filtration Division is currently located in the city.
The city of Colorado Springs Lodgers and Automobile Rental Tax Citizens’ Advisory Committee will begin accepting funding applications for events and projects in 2023. The application can be found at ColoradoSprings.gov/LART or by emailing Michael.Montgomery@ColoradoSprings.gov.
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