Wayne Heilman

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Vectrus snags Army contract

By: Wayne Heilman

Vectrus Systems Corp., a unit of Colorado Springs-based military contractor Vectrus Inc., has won a $145 million contract from the Army Contracting Command to receive, repair, maintain, store, and prepare for issue...

Big chains surrender spotlight to local small businesses on Saturday

By: Wayne Heilman

Jennifer Farnes and two retail neighbors are hoping that their participation in Small Business Saturday will help potential customers find them since they have little visibility from either Powers or Stetson Hills...

Supermarket union reaches deal with big chains

By: Wayne Heilman

A union representing workers at Colorado's three largest grocery chains has reached agreement on a new contract with Albertsons, King Soopers and Safeway with ratification votes scheduled through Dec. 10.


Cost of living in Colorado Springs resumes upward climb

By: Wayne Heilman

The cost of living in the Colorado Springs area in the third quarter resumed its climb higher and closer to the national average, according to a quarterly survey.

The local cost of living was 3.9 percent...

List: Hospital projects planned in the Colorado Springa area

By: Wayne Heilman, The Gazette

Four systems plan to build, expand and renovate seven hospitals and other facilities during next several years around Colorado Springs.

Those projects include:  

Penrose-St. Francis Health...

Health-care building boom underway in Colorado Springs area

By: Wayne Heilman

Hospital and health-care construction is booming in the Colorado Springs area - about $1 billion in projects are planned during the next several years by UCHealth Memorial Hospital, Penrose-St. Francis Health...

Colorado Springs' sales-tax collections bounce back

By: Wayne Heilman

Surging housing construction and a strong tourism season helped Colorado Springs sales tax collections bounce back in October from a small decline in September, the city's Finance Department reported.


Colorado Springs area income growth rising, but we're falling behind others in Colorado

By: Wayne Heilman

Incomes in the Colorado Springs area, measured on per-person basis, rose last year by the highest percentage since 2011, mostly as a result of big gains in retiree income, according to a report released Thursday by...