• Animal causes Colorado Springs power outage affects 5,600

    Updated: Thu, May 28, 2015

    A raccoon or other animal that got into a transformer caused a power outage Thursday night that affected about 5,600 customers on Colorado Springs' south side, according to Colorado Springs Utilities spokeswoman Patrice Lehermeier. The first calls received about the outage came in at...

  • Eastbound Manitou Avenue reopened to traffic in Manitou Springs

    Published: Thu, May 28, 2015

    The eastbound lanes of Manitou Avenue in Manitou Springs, from U.S. 24 to Serpentine Drive, were reopened to traffic Thursday afternoon after the Colorado Department of Transportation removed rocks that fell onto the road on Memorial Day, according to CDOT. However, a half-mile...

  • Colorado Springs small business owners get their turn to sound off

    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    Small-business people can't resolve their problems in a brief sit-down with politicians, but they can enlighten elected officials about what's on their mind. During a 45-minute roundtable discussion Tuesday in Colorado Springs, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., and Mayor-elect John...

  • Study: As Colorado Springs home prices soar, so does its ranking among 275 U.S. cities

    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    In another sign of an improving local housing market, Colorado Springs moved into the top one-third among the nation's cities for the biggest increases in home prices during the first quarter, according to a federal study released Tuesday. Colorado Springs prices rose 6 percent from...

  • Wal-Mart's latest supercenter opening this summer just south of Colorado Springs

    Updated: Sat, May 23, 2015

    Wal-Mart's latest expansion in the Pikes Peak region ramps up this summer. The retailer's 10th Supercenter will open in July northwest of Interstate 25 and South Academy Boulevard in Fountain, on the south edge of Colorado Springs, Wal-Mart spokeswoman Anne Hatfield said this week....

  • New study ranks Colorado Springs relatively low as a business-friendly city

    Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015

    Colorado Springs has its pluses as a place to do business, but a new study suggests it has far to go to match Omaha, Oklahoma City, Nashville and other metro areas with which it competes for jobs and employers. MarketWatch, a business news website that's part of the company that owns...

  • Vegan, paleo or whatever: New Colorado Springs restaurant will suit 'any dietary requirement'

    Updated: Tue, May 19, 2015

    Modmarket, a Denver-based restaurant chain that specializes in healthy and nutritious fare, will open its first Colorado Springs location this fall at the Promenade Shops at Briargate. Modmarket will occupy 2,900 square feet in one of two new buildings being constructed at the...

  • Colorado Springs apartment complex sells for nearly $50 million

    Updated: Sat, May 16, 2015

    A Salt Lake City company has paid $47 million for an apartment complex on Colorado Springs' southeast side, the latest in a series of big-ticket multifamily acquisitions by out-of-state buyers. RealSource Equity Services completed the purchase Wednesday of the 528-unit Antero...

  • Colorado Springs businesses get the chance to explore global opportunities

    Updated: Sat, May 16, 2015

    Even if you can't locate Slovenia on a map, you might want to sell your goods or services there. International Day in the Pikes Peak region is being held at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort on Thursday to help area businesses take the first steps toward determining if they want to explore...

  • Colorado Springs U.S. Olympic Museum backers showcase project renderings

    Updated: Fri, May 15, 2015

    Supporters of a planned U.S. Olympic Museum in Colorado Springs unveiled preliminary renderings of the project Thursday, while announcing they've finalized an agreement with a local developer who's donating a 1.7 acre-site in southwest downtown. The moves, backers say, are key steps...

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