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Wayne Heilman

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  • Largest Colorado Springs health care practice sold

    Updated: 53 min ago

    Denver-based kidney care giant DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. announced Wednesday it has acquire Colorado Springs Health Partners, the largest health care practice in Colorado Springs. Terms of the deal, which is expected to be completed by year's end, were not disclosed. DaVita...

  • 14 years and no workplace injuries mean another award for Colorado Springs company

    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    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....

  • Wait to act on vehicle recall, auto dealers advise

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    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


    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


    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...