• Colorado Springs-area homebuilding jumps again in April

    Updated: Sat, May 2, 2015

    A recent upswing in Colorado Springs-area home construction continued last month. Builders were issued 285 permits in April for the construction of single- family homes in El Paso County, a nearly 11 percent increase over the same month last year, according to a report released Friday...

  • Colorado Springs must refund excess tax money it collected — or ask voters to keep it

    Updated: Thu, Apr 30, 2015

    Colorado Springs collected an estimated $2.1 million last year above revenue limits, so city officials must refund the money to taxpayers or ask their permission to spend it, chief financial officer Kara Skinner said Wednesday. It's the first time in five years the city has had...

  • Foreclosure picture continues to brighten in Colorado Springs, report shows

    Updated: Thu, Apr 30, 2015

    The foreclosure picture in Colorado Springs continues to improve, according to a report released Wednesday by CoreLogic, a California-based national housing data firm. The area's foreclosure rate - measured by the percentage of local loans in some stage of foreclosure - fell to 0.68...

  • 2015 Athena Award goes to Colorado Springs nonprofit executive

    Updated: Wed, Apr 29, 2015

    Lynne Telford believes everyone in the Pikes Peak region can make a difference. For the past 15 years as an executive of several local nonprofits, she's led by example. Since March 2011, Telford has served as president and CEO of the Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado,...

  • Broadmoor hotel postponing plans for equestrian center, Bear Creek horseback riding

    Updated: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    The Broadmoor hotel has called a time out on its planned equestrian center near Bear Creek Regional Park, a project that drew vocal opposition from some residents in the neighborhood. But Broadmoor President Jack Damioli said Monday that the decision to delay the project isn't related...

  • Wal-Mart reducing hours at some Colorado Springs-area stores

    Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    Night-owl shoppers will have to get used to shorter hours at some of Wal-Mart's Colorado Springs-area stores. Beginning May 2, Wal-Mart Supercenters at 707 S. 8th St. and 3201 E. Platte Ave. will reduce their hours and operate from 6 a.m. to midnight. They had been open 24 hours a...

  • Bryan Construction of Colorado Springs acquires Northern Colorado general contractor

    Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    Bryan Construction Inc., one of Colorado Springs' largest construction companies, is about to get bigger. Bryan has acquired general contractor Drahota of Fort Collins and Steamboat Springs, creating a company that will have a larger footprint and a broader portfolio of projects in...

  • Giddyap: Manitou Springs' restaurant will ride again

    Updated: Fri, Apr 24, 2015

    Manitou Springs' historic Stagecoach Inn, closed since February after decades of serving hearty American fare, is set to ride again. Local restaurateur Paul Jakubczyk, owner of PJ's Bistro since 2002, has contracted to buy the Stagecoach Inn property at 702 Manitou Ave. and is...

  • Businesses find a payoff at Colorado Springs expo

    Updated: Thu, Apr 23, 2015

    The Broadmoor World Arena was all business Wednesday - literally. Nearly 100 businesses, civic and nonprofit groups and local governments manned booths to show off their products and services during the annual Springs Business Expo - a popular event that's grown into a prime...

  • Colorado Springs business and civic leaders are Nashville bound

    Updated: Tue, Apr 21, 2015

    Colorado Springs-area business and civic leaders hope to find more than country music and barbecue when they head to Nashville, Tenn., in June. The Music City, along with Chattanooga, Tenn., and Huntsville, Ala., have been selected as destinations for an annual trip by local leaders...

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