Rich Laden

Business/News Business Reporter

Vince Bzdek, a Colorado native, takes over Monday as editor of The Gazette.
Pikes Peak Whittlers
While visiting from Chicago, tourists Denis and Susan King use a selfie stick to take their photo at the new 3D dinosaur mural at the Garden of the Gods Visitor Center on Monday, May 23, 2016. This Memorial Day is projected to be a strong tourism day for Colorado Springs. (photo by Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)
Looking south along South Academy Boulevard from Platte Avenue Tuesday, May 17, 2016. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
One of the parking lots at The Rocky Mountain Greyhound Park is pictured on Wednesday, March 9, 2016. A Texas-based auto sales firm, which stockpiles used and salvaged vehicles at sites around the country and sells them through internet auctions, wants to take over the former dog track to use as an auto storage site. The cars would be stored in the track's parking areas. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette.
Steve Kaczmarek, owner of Borealis Fat Bike Co., speaks during the commencement ceremony for The Pikes Peak Community College class of 2016 May, 14, 2016, at New Life Church in Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
There were gray skies in Colorado Springs early Friday afternoon. Photo by Doug Fitzgerald, The Gazette.
The interior of an Omaha Steaks store. Photo from, an Omaha Steaks blog.
Xerox call center in Colorado Springs (Hannah Tran, The Gazette)