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For owners of short-term rental properties in Colorado Springs, May is typically one of the busiest times of the year. With the weather beginning to warm, vacation season ramping up and high school and college graduations bringing thousands of travelers to the city, STRs like those listed on Airbnb are...
On April 27, Bailey Mazziotti’s mother texted her to ask if she’d intended to change her Facebook profile photo. When she checked, Mazziotti found that someone had hacked her personal account on Facebook, switching her photo for a picture of a man holding an ISIS flag. The hacker had changed her...
Colorado Springs students, parents, teachers and administrators are living in a whole new world these days. Living rooms, dining rooms and kitchen tables are standing in for classrooms. Teachers are using digital programs and apps to instruct and interface with kids. Administrators are wrestling with issues they’ve never faced before....
By Pam Zubeck The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted the city of Colorado Springs to shave $20 million from its budget this year. But despite that cutback, cone zones are likely to remain as prolific as ever. That’s because 2C, the voter-approved road funding sales tax, has yielded more revenue than expected...
The COVID-19 pandemic has presented unique challenges for students at higher education institutions across the country, and the nation’s aspiring doctors have been anything but immune.  With campuses closed and hospitals becoming front lines in the fight against the novel coronavirus, students like those at University of Colorado School of...
The sprawling facility that houses the National Cybersecurity Center, Space ISAC and Exponential Impact is set for a huge injection of cash and a 31,000-square-foot buildout, thanks to a U.S. Economic Development Administration grant of almost $3 million. UCCS and the NCC developed the proposal together (with UCCS as the...
For 17 years, Mike Luoma has enjoyed a spectacular view from his town彩票联盟 in a neighborhood called Fairways at Springs Ranch. The neighborhood gets its name from the Springs Ranch Golf Course. Luoma’s backyard abuts the course, and he can gaze across the fairway to Pikes Peak. He won’t be able...
Numerous resources are available for small businesses as they plan to reopen and work to recover from the COVID-19 crisis. Here is a comprehensive list of organizations that can provide information and funding and help you get back on your feet. Pikes Peak Workforce Center Help for employers: PPWFC helps companies...
Weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic unleashed havoc on the United States, Fort Carson was already preparing for the fallout. Col. Brian Wortinger, garrison commander at Fort Carson, said beginning in early January, post leadership was in daily contact with peers in South Korea about the virus and were cognizant of...
For years, marketing experts have been urging small businesses to establish and maintain social media accounts to reach their customers. Now, it’s just about the only way. “Whenever anyone complains that sales are low, I always like to say, ‘Wonderful — that’s a great opportunity for marketing. It doesn’t have to...
The threat of COVID-19 looms over wedding plans like a black cloud, forcing couples to cancel their ceremonies and wedding venues and vendors to shut their doors. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officially recommended that mass gatherings such as weddings be canceled through May 15 under certain circumstances,...
By Faith Miller On this hot April day, a few dozen Manitou Springs residents line up outside St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church. They stand in spaces marked off with sidewalk chalk to ensure 6 feet of physical separation, some wearing medical masks, 彩票联盟made face coverings or bandanas.  Some, including those experiencing 彩票联盟lessness,...