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El Paso County auto market booming; sales jump by biggest percentage in nearly 2 years

By: Wayne Heilman

El Paso County's auto market continued to boom in August as new vehicle registrations rose from a year earlier by the biggest percentage in nearly two years, according to a report from the El Paso County Clerk and...

Colorado Springs-based Spectranetics Corp. faces shareholder suit


A Spectranetics Corp. stockholder is suing the Colorado Springs-based medical device manufacturer in Denver federal court, alleging violations of federal securities laws and seeking to have the case declared a...

Colorado Springs unemployment rate falls to 7½-year low with a caveat

By: Wayne Heilman

The Colorado Springs unemployment rate fell to a 7½-year low in July largely because of a big decline in the number of people in the job market, which one economist speculated resulted from some young people unable...

Colorado Springs Airport bringing back free parking promotion

By: Wayne Heilman

The Colorado Springs Airport will again offer free parking during November and December, airport director Dan Gallagher announced Tuesday.

"This is a promotion and not an experiment this year. The airlines...

Construction set for Colorado Springs Airport hangar project

By: Wayne Heilman

Owners of a hangar condominium complex at the Colorado Springs Airport will start construction Tuesday on a $2.5 million expansion that will make room for up to 14 more privately operated non-airline aircraft or...

Raytheon cleared to take over $700M Lockheed contract, despite protest

By: Wayne Heilman

Raytheon Co. will begin taking over a North American Aerospace Defense Command contract from Lockheed Martin Corp. Tuesday after the Government Accountability Office last week denied Lockheed's protest of the $700...

Passenger numbers at Colorado Springs Airport decline for fourth consecutive month


Passenger traffic at the Colorado Springs Airport in June fell from the same month a year earlier to 54,102. The drop is the fourth consecutive monthly decline and the seventh in the past eight months. The number...

Colorado Springs-based Spectranetics hired medical device industry veteran as CFO

By: Wayne Heilman

Colorado Springs-based medical device manufacturer Spectranetics Corp. on Thursday named a medical device industry veteran as its chief financial officer, replacing longtime executive Guy Childs.