Inside Track   The latest business developments from the Colorado Springs area

Westminster to buy solar power from SunShare

Jul 10, 2014

The City of Westminster has agreed to buy 254 kilowatts from community...

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Colorado Expressions closes in downtown Colorado Springs

Jul 11, 2014

Colorado Expressions, an artisan gallery and boutique at 122 E. Kiowa...

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Verizon Business to lay off IT workers

Jun 25, 2014

Telecommunications giant Verizon Business notified “well under...

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New vehicle registrations stay in low gear

Jun 12, 2014

New vehicle registrations in El Paso County remained barely above...

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Colorado Springs investor changing plea in kickback case

Jun 10, 2014

Brian Headle, a Colorado Springs real estate investor indicted on seven...

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More Colorado teens finding jobs

Jun 9, 2014

The job market for Colorado’s teens is improving for the first...

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Hotel occupancy falls for second consecutive month

May 16, 2014

The vacancy sign was out at plenty of Colorado Springs hotels in April....

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Weather pounds Century Casinos first-quarter earnings

May 15, 2014

Winter storms in Colorado blew away much of Century Casinos Inc.‘s...

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ANB agrees to buy Wyoming bank

May 13, 2014

ANB Bank has agreed to acquire Capital West Bank of Laramie, Wyo., in a...

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Colorado Springs hotel occupancy dips in March

Apr 21, 2014

Colorado Springs area hotels continued to struggle in March to bounce...

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Advanced Cannabis Solutions stock continues plunge

Apr 11, 2014

Shares of Advanced Cannabis Solutions Inc. continued to decline Friday...

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Spectranetics wins federal approval for new products

Apr 10, 2014

Spectranetics Corp. Thursday announced the U.S. Food and Drug...

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Roop accuses Securities Division of "innaccurate and misleading" statements

Apr 10, 2014

Richard Roop, president of Bottom Line Results Inc., accused the...

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Spectranetics among top Nasdaq stock declines Tuesday

Apr 8, 2014

Shares of Colorado Springs-based medical laser manufacturer...

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New vehicle registrations downshift in March

Apr 7, 2014

New vehicle registrations in El Paso County hit a rough patch last...

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SBDC to host workshop on grants for businesses hurt by floods

Apr 3, 2014

The Colorado Springs Small Business Development Center will host a...

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Exelis spinoff to be named Vectrus

Apr 1, 2014

Exelis Inc. said Tuesday that it has selected Vectrus as the name for...

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StarTek to host job fair to expand Springs call center

Mar 24, 2014

Denver-based call center operator StarTek Inc. is hosting a jobs fair...

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Colorado Springs center to manage VA business verification

Mar 20, 2014

The Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center, which is based in...

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Century Casinos starts Calgary racetrack

Mar 20, 2014

Century Casinos Inc. said Thursday it has begun construction on the...

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Lockheed Martin moving Korean aircraft work to Springs

Mar 19, 2014

Lockheed Martin moving a team of 25-30 people to Colorado...

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Hotel occupancy bounces back in February

Mar 19, 2014

Colorado Springs area hotels bounced back in February with a strong...

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New vehicle registrations off to fast start

Mar 4, 2014

New vehicle registrations in El Paso County have started the year in...

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Springs ranks as 18th best city for female entrepreneurs

Feb 21, 2014

Colorado Springs ranks as the 18th best city for entrepreneurs among the...

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UCCS professor's company licenses his technology

Feb 20, 2014

A company started by Michael Larson, a University of Colorado at...

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Incubator, angel group sponsor workshop on financing

Feb 19, 2014

Need help on refining your pitch to potential investors? Help is...

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Hotel occupancy down in January

Feb 19, 2014

There was plenty of room at the local inn during January, and the guests...

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BBB, Blue Star to host small business event

Feb 6, 2014

If you own or operate a small business and want to get rid of an old...

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State launches challenge to build app

Jan 29, 2014

Politics makes strange bedfellows, and technology is making it stranger...

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Construction begins on Tri-lakes health complex

Jan 27, 2014

The Boldt Co. began construction Monday on a 50,000-square-foot addition...

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CenturyLink launches new version of TV app

Jan 27, 2014

CenturyLink Inc. has launched the latest version of its free Prism TV...

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Vectra Bank to webcast economic forecast

Jan 23, 2014

Vectra Bank will broadcast a live stream of its 21st annual Economic...

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Allegiant Air adds mobile boarding passes at all its destinations

Jan 14, 2014

Las Vegas-based low-fare carrier Allegiant Air announced Tuesday it can...

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Ent to host workshop on mortgage rules

Jan 2, 2014

Ent Federal Credit Union will host a free workshop Jan. 15 for real...

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ANB Bank to break ground on new downtown branch

Dec 5, 2013

ANB Bank will break ground on its new $5 million downtown branch at 2...

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Vehicle registration rebound in November

Dec 4, 2013

New vehicle registrations got back on track in November, jumping 28.7...

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New vehicle registrations down in October

Nov 21, 2013

The El Paso County auto market hit another speed bump in October. New...

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Westside Pioneer to move to online only in January

Nov 19, 2013

The Westside Pioneer will stop publishing its weekly print edition Dec....

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Technology Association reaching out to Springs companies

Oct 30, 2013

The Colorado Technology Association is trying to live up to its name and...

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New vehicle registrations increase in September

Oct 4, 2013

New vehicle sales in El Paso County keep chugging along. The latest...

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Greenwood Village Internet firm opens downtown office

Sep 24, 2013

Greenwood Village-based Aspenware Internet Solutions has opened an...

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CarMax hiring more than 1,000 nationwide

Sep 23, 2013

CarMax Inc., the nation’s largest used car retailer, is hiring...

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Kohl's hiring 50,000 for holiday shopping season

Sep 19, 2013

Looking for a short-term job just for the holidays? Wisconsin-based...

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Hotel occupancy up in August

Sep 18, 2013

Indicators measuring the tourism industry in the Colorado Springs area...

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New vehicle registrations back on track in August

Sep 11, 2013

The local auto market found another gear in August. New vehicle...

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New vehicle sales hit roadblock in past two months

Aug 6, 2013

The local car sales boom may be running out of gas. New vehicle...

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CNBC ranks Colorado seventh best for business

Jul 10, 2013

Cable television network CNBC on Wednesday ranked Colorado seventh on...

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Springs hotel occupancy increases for first time in 3 months

Jun 19, 2013

Hotel occupancy in the Colorado Springs area in May rose compared with...

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Bennet stresses importance of state's space industry

May 30, 2013

Colorado needs to better promote itself as a key hub of the...

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Airport commission debate heats up

May 29, 2013

What a difference a day makes. Colorado Springs City Councilman Joel...

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Tech For Less receives quality, environmental and safety certifications

May 23, 2013

Tech For Less has received certifications for quality management and...

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Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory debuts in breakfast cereal

May 16, 2013

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory has begun a partnership with Kellogg...

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Curbside Cuisine opens for diners

May 16, 2013

Curbside Cuisine, a gathering place for food trucks downtown at 225 N....

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Aaron Brothers leaves Colorado Springs after 10 years

May 13, 2013

Aaron Brothers Art & Framing closed its only Colorado Springs store...

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New vehicle sales off to best start since 2004

May 9, 2013

After a slow start, new vehicle registrations with the El Paso County...

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Wayne Heilman has been a business writer at The Gazette since 1982. He has covered most industries in Colorado Springs and edited the weekly Inside Business magazine for The Gazette. He covers the local economy and the finance, transportation, technology and aerospace industries and works with reporters throughout The Gazette newsroom on financial stories.

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