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1 year 7 months ago

Fort Carson growth: an inside look

These are just a couple of helicopters from Fort Carson's new Combat Aviation Brigade. Of the projects going on at Fort Carson, the CAB is the largest; involving construction of 15 to 20 buildings costing around $700 million. News 5 got an exclusive tour of new facilities and areas...

3 years 11 months ago

Global oil demand seen stronger than expected

The International Energy Agency says it has raised its forecast for global oil demand this year and next following new data showing stronger-than-expected economic growth, especially in rich developed economies. The Paris-based energy watchdog says global demand for crude will reach 86.9 million barrels a day this year, up...

4 years 1 week ago

El Paso County population on the rise

New census estimates show around 400,000 people are now living in Colorado Springs, with an additional 604,000 in the surrounding El Paso County. "It's about a 10% increase from 2000 for Colorado Springs, and about a 16-17% increase for El Paso County." explains Deborah Muehleisen of the Census Bureau. Some...

4 years 3 months ago

West Slope growth rate slows

State officials say population growth fueled by the western Colorado energy boom is slowing down in Grand Junction and surrounding Mesa County. But the state Demographer's Office says the area's population isn't expected to shrink. Elizabeth Garner, the state demographer, says Mesa County's growth rate may not pick up...

4 years 3 months ago

Lamborn rated perfect by pro-growth organization

In its annual congressional scorecard, Club for Growth calls 5th District Congressman Doug Lamborn (R-Colorado) the most pro-economic growth Member of Congress. Club for Growth awarded Lamborn a score of 100 percent for his voting record on legislation to help grow the economy. Lamborn ties for the top ranking with...

4 years 5 months ago

More soldiers and more noise for Ft. Carson?

Since September 11th, 2001, Fort Carson has seen tremendous growth, going from nearly 15,000 soldiers to nearly 25,000. More growth is anticipated down the road. As they prepare for that growth, Fort Carson brass are also preparing to step on some toes, unintentionally. At a town hall meeting Friday...

4 years 6 months ago

Springs, Pueblo partner to improve economy

Economic leaders in Pueblo and Colorado Springs say they're willing to work together to bring more jobs and economic growth to Colorado. The Greater Colorado Springs Economic Development Corporation, the Greater Pueblo Chamber of Commerce, and the Pueblo Economic Development Corporation are now part of a group of business partners...

4 years 7 months ago

Economy grew in 4th quarter

The economy grew for a second straight quarter from October through December, posting a 5.7 percent annual rate, the fastest pace since the third quarter of 2003. The Commerce Department report is the strongest evidence to date that the worst recession since the 1930s ended last year, though an...

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