An average of 38 million gallons of wastewater flow into Colorado Springs Utilities wastewater treatment plants every single day, but that doesn’t mean anything can be flushed down the drain.

For the millions of Americans who’ve seen their finances upended by the pandemic, federal stimulus payments, enhanced unemployment benefits and the slew of moratoria placed on debts might have seemed like a godsend when they were first announced. But what happens when those programs expire?

With so many people making use of city parkland over the past year to escape the doldrums of the pandemic, it comes as no surprise that some members of Colorado Springs City Council are taking heat this month after approving an ordinance that allows developers to dedicate less land for it in…

Before the pandemic hit in 2020, the Silicon Valley-inspired offices of Exponential Impact on North Nevada Avenue were often filled with activity: Founders of new companies would meet with business partners, bounce ideas off mentors, deliver presentations to potential investors and chat over…

At least three government agencies and six “large firms” in El Paso County are among a minimum of 18,000 organizations worldwide impacted by the massive breach at IT vendor SolarWinds, according to cybersecurity expert Shawn Murray.

In the spring of 2017, Rodrigo Masferrer was working as an asbestos remover for companies in Colorado Springs and Denver — work he resented from the start. He would get up early in the morning, drive to a job site and spend all day in a stifling coverall and respirator, breaking off chunks o…

After irregular business practices of Ithaka Land trust came to light, a group of citizens is proposing that the nonprofit — which was created to provide housing for the poor — recapture ownership of one of the 10 properties it sold to a developer in the last year.

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has been hard on restaurants, it hasn’t stopped entrepreneurs like Mitch Yellen and Jason Wallenta from proceeding with plans for innovative food and beverage ventures in downtown Colorado Springs.

The Union Printers Home, a 25-acre estate located on Union Boulevard, has been around for almost as long as Colorado has been a state. Built in 1892, it first served as a sanatorium for those in the International Typographical Union with tuberculosis. It most recently housed an assisted livi…

Colorado’s vaccine distribution plan has entered Phase 1B as vaccine providers such as Peak Vista Community Health Centers began inoculating people age 70 and older, the next-highest priority after frontline health care workers (1A). Phase 1 (which is broken into two parts) is anticipated to…

An urban renewal project launched in 2015 has created more than a few reasons for residents and visitors in Colorado Springs to stop and dine or even to relocate to the once blighted and crime-ridden neighborhoods along South Nevada Avenue.

Last year was one of Bonnie Kent’s most successful ever working as a Realtor in Colorado Springs — so when she found a letter in her mailbox in December notifying her that state unemployment benefits had been approved under her name, the irony wasn’t lost on her.

Yemi Mobolade and Russ Ware founded Wild Goose Meeting House and Good Neighbors Meeting House with an eye toward doing something different in the restaurant business. Now, after facing criticism from employees over their tip-sharing model, they’ve adapted in a way that, again, bucks convention.

In a year in which state revenue dropped significantly, legislators managed to find funds to help small businesses, and they intend to continue the efforts they made in 2020’s special session when this year’s regular session convenes.

A proposed rezoning at 2424 Garden of the Gods Road has generated consternation among those living in the nearby Mountain Shadows neighborhood. Residents and members of the Mountain Shadows Community Association have raised concerns about increased population density and its potential impact…

Don Knox, executive director of  the Home Care & Hospice Association of Colorado, wrote a letter to Gov. Jared Polis on Dec. 7 supporting top priority status in COVID-19 vaccine access for home health care and hospice providers.