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Wayne Heilman

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  • No workplace injuries mean another award for MechOne Inc.

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    For a company whose employees make and install sheet metal in commercial air conditioning and heating systems, you'd expect at least one on-the-job injury a year. But MechOne Inc. of Colorado Springs has never had an injury that caused an employee to miss work in its 14-year history....

  • Colorado Springs Health Partners gets new owner; patients unlikely to see changes

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Denver-based kidney care giant DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. announced Wednesday it has acquired Colorado Springs Health Partners, the largest health care practice in Colorado Springs - a deal that could change the face of local health care. Terms of the deal, which is expected to...

  • Wait to act on vehicle recall, auto dealers advise

    Yesterday

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration may have issued a warning Monday for people to act "immediately" on a massive recall of vehicles with potentially defective airbags, but auto dealers are saying "not so fast." Most dealers are still in the dark about how to proceed,...

  • Terminal case: Colorado Springs Airport dealing with challenges 20 years after building's opening

    Yesterday

    On Oct. 22, 1994, a few days after a blowout community celebration that lasted nearly 10 hours, a 12-gate passenger terminal opened to great fanfare and high hopes just a few miles south of the old Colorado Springs Airport building near Powers Boulevard. - "The larger terminal will...

  • Judge's ruling puts stalled Colorado Springs project on road to revival

    Yesterday

    A federal bankruptcy judge in Denver approved a plan Monday for a committee of lienholders to take over the troubled Colorado Crossing project Nov. 4, ending a 4½-year bankruptcy that has left the five-building complex unfinished for nearly six years. The decision could help...

  • Colorado Springs call center won't close, after all -- and it's hiring

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    In a dramatic about-face, Firstsource Solutions Ltd. announced Monday that it will keep its Colorado Springs call center open and add 100 employees over the next 18 months after receiving a contract from a major health care plan to enroll new members. The India-based company said in...

  • Attend Manitou Springs workshop, leave with your very own 3-D printer

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    If you've wanted to get into 3-D printing but didn't know where to start, a workshop at the Pikes Peak Makerspace at the Manitou Art Center could make it happen. Participants at the three-day workshop, Nov. 7-9, will assemble 3-D printers from kits they buy from a Loveland company....

  • Ka-ching! Surge in Colorado Springs sales tax collections

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    A big ending to a strong summer tourism season helped boost consumer spending in Colorado Springs in August to the best monthly gain in 1½ years. Collections from the city's 2 percent sales tax in September, reflecting August sales, were up 16.7 percent from September 2013 to $12.6...

  • Future of stalled Colorado Springs development may be decided next week

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    The fate of the stalled Colorado Crossing project in northern Colorado Springs is now in the hands of a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge in Denver. Judge Sidney Brooks said Thursday that he will rule Oct. 24 on whether to approve a plan to transfer ownership of the troubled complex to...

  • Does it seem less costly to live in Colorado Springs these days?

    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    Consumers in the Colorado Springs area got a bit of a break in their cost of living in the second quarter. Compared with the first quarter, the area's cost of living in the April-to-June quarter dropped compared with the national average, according to a survey by the Council for...

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