Wayne Heilman

Business Reporter

  • Sinton Dairy to lay off 120 in Colorado Springs as it ends milk production

    Updated: Tue, Mar 17, 2015

    A Colorado Springs business whose roots date back to just a few years after the city's 1871 founding will undergo a significant downsizing. Sinton Dairy Foods will lay off 120 employees, or two-thirds of its local workforce, during the next two months as it exits the fresh milk...

  • Colorado Springs-based businesses have different reasons for earnings dip

    Updated: Tue, Mar 17, 2015

    Vectrus and Century Casinos both reported declining earnings for 2014 but for different reasons - reduced work in Afghanistan for Vectrus and expenses growing faster than revenue in Poland for Century. Colorado Springs-based defense contractor Vectrus announced earnings last year fell...

  • After strong year, T-Mobile hiring 105 for Colorado Springs call center

    Updated: Sat, Mar 14, 2015

    Wireless giant T-Mobile US Inc. is hiring 105 full-time technical care specialists for its Colorado Springs call center after the carrier expanded its customer base by 18 percent last year. The Bellevue, Wash.-based company is hosting a hiring event Monday at the center, 556 Chapel...

  • Halt of visa program hits Broadmoor, other businesses that use foreign workers

    Updated: Fri, Mar 13, 2015

    More than 200 seasonal foreign workers likely won't be coming to work at The Broadmoor hotel next month because two federal agencies recently suspended the visa program after a federal judge threw out the regulations under which the program operates. Jack Damioli, The Broadmoor's...

  • Tax credits approved to lure IT firm that would hire 180 in Colorado Springs

    Published: Thu, Mar 12, 2015

    The Colorado Economic Development Commission has approved $2.74 million in state income tax credits over three years to attract an information technology platform company to Colorado Springs. The company would hire 180 employees earning an average annual salary of $54,000. The...

  • Colorado Springs medical device manufacturer expanding rapidly

    Updated: Thu, Mar 12, 2015

    A Colorado Springs company that manufactures medical devices for some of the biggest names in the business is in the midst of a growth spurt, thanks to burgeoning demand from its customers. By the end of 2015, CEA Medical Manufacturing will have increased its Colorado Springs...

  • Colorado Springs developer behind USOC headquarters project files for bankruptcy

    Updated: Thu, Mar 12, 2015

    Colorado Springs developer Ray Marshall - whose involvement in the U.S. Olympic Committee headquarters project led to charges of theft and racketeering - and more than 80 partnerships and limited liability companies in which he owns an interest have filed for bankruptcy. Marshall,...

  • Nominees for major Colorado Springs business award announced

    Updated: Wed, Mar 11, 2015

    The Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado and the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance on Tuesday named 21 women as nominees for the 2015 Athena Award, the area's premier award for local businesswomen. City Councilwoman Jan Martin won the award last year; this year's...

  • Survey: 2nd quarter hiring outlook for Colorado Springs not as sunny as for state, U.S.

    Updated: Tue, Mar 10, 2015

    The hiring outlook in the Colorado Springs area will be better in the second quarter than it is in the current quarter, but it will still lag the state and nation, according to a quarterly survey by staffing giant ManpowerGroup. The percentage of area employers planning to hire in...

  • Condo deal creates big questions for Colorado Springs councilwoman, anti-tax activist

    Updated: Mon, Mar 9, 2015

    The sale of a small residential condominium on Colorado Springs' southwest side has created big questions for City Councilwoman Helen Collins and anti-tax activist Douglas Bruce. The political allies, who once ran together as a slate for the City Council, have found themselves drawn...

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