Colorado Springs map provider closing after 40 years

MacVan Map Co., which has been producing maps of the Pikes Peak region for 40 years, will close March 31, a victim of the technological advances in cars, smartphones and other devices that help keep people from getting lost. MacVan General Manager Bob Stanley, one of two remaining employees of a company that once employed […]

Capitol Recap: Ballots have positions open, so hunt on for candidates

Help wanted: Republican legislative candidates in Gwinnett County. Normally, they shouldn’t be that hard to find. Gwinnett, like other suburban Atlanta counties, is traditionally a GOP stronghold. But this time around, Democrats sense an opportunity in the ‘burbs, thanks to a combination of President Donald Trump’s low approval ratings in some of those areas and […]

Colorado Springs chefs retrofitting old-fashioned comfort recipes with new flavor twists

Retro comfort foods, those filling dishes that warmed our souls growing up, are cropping up on menus again. But unlike their original, sometimes complicated formulations, they’re modernized. So what’s old is not only new again but also becoming a hot trend in the culinary world. "In the 1960s, Americans embraced French cuisine," said Kate Sutton, […]

State appeals court upholds Colorado Springs, Broadmoor land swap

The Colorado Court of Appeals on Thursday unanimously upheld the controversial Strawberry Hill land swap between Colorado Springs and The Broadmoor hotel. Local nonprofit Save Cheyenne sued in 2016 after Colorado Springs traded more than 180 acres at Strawberry Hill to The Broadmoor for 371 acres split between 14 different parcels. The case was appealed […]