Wayne Heilman

Business Reporter

  • Rising threat of recession within a year, Colorado Springs economist Tatiana Bailey predicts

    Updated: Sat, Apr 21, 2018

    The threat of a U.S. recession is growing and could become a reality later this year or sometime next year, a Colorado Springs economist said Friday. Many economic indicators are pointing to a slowdown, and "there is no question we are late in the economic cycle," said Tatiana...

  • Colorado plays lead role in building Space Shuttle replacement

    Updated: Fri, Apr 20, 2018

    Sierra Nevada Corp. plans to begin production next month in Louisville on the first orbital version of its Dream Chaser spacecraft, which is designed to be a replacement for the Space Shuttle and will be used to ferry equipment, supplies and science experiments to and from the...

  • Lockheed CEO: Time is now to inspire next generation of space pioneers

    Updated: Tue, Apr 17, 2018

    The nation's space sector has a golden opportunity to inspire a generation of youth to pursue space careers, Lockheed Martin Corp. CEO Marillyn Hewson said Tuesday in Colorado Springs. Hewson compared President Donald Trump's reformation of the National Space Council, headed by Vice...

  • NASA must focus on 'risk leadership' to explore deeper in space, retiring director Lightfoot says

    Updated: Tue, Apr 17, 2018

    America's space agency needs to focus less on risk management and more on risk leadership, the retiring interim director of NASA said Tuesday in Colorado Springs. "Leadership is taking us to where we have never been before. We want civilization-changing impact. We are poised as a...

  • Polaris Alpha acquires cybersecurity company Fourth Dimension Engineering

    Updated: Tue, Apr 17, 2018

    Polaris Alpha LLC last week acquired Fourth Dimension Engineering, a cybersecurity company based in Columbia, Md. Fourth Dimension, which employs 79 people worldwide, specializes in electrical and mechanical design and development, custom wireless solutions and embedded software and...

  • Space Foundation CEO wants to triple size of Colorado Springs-based organization

    Updated: Tue, Apr 17, 2018

    Tom Zelibor wants to triple the size of the Space Foundation during the next five years. In addition to hosting the city's largest convention, the Colorado Springs-based nonprofit plans to add a more extensive menu of educational programs and other events for its government and...

  • Competitors fight Cripple Creek casino's ambitious hotel plans

    Updated: Tue, Apr 17, 2018

    The three largest competitors of Bronco Billy's Casino and Hotel are opposing its plans to build a 200-room hotel that opponents say looks as if it belongs in Las Vegas rather than Cripple Creek. Full House Resorts Inc., which acquired Bronco Billy's nearly two years ago, wants to...

  • Colorado Springs teams advance to Go Code Colorado finals

    Updated: Mon, Apr 16, 2018

    Abodio and Foodu, both of Colorado Springs, advanced Sunday to the June 7 finals of the Go Code Colorado competition, in which teams of entrepreneurs build applications for businesses that use public data. Abodio is developing a comprehensive database of building codes, zoning laws,...

  • Vice President Mike Pence helps kick off 34th annual Space Symposium in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Mon, Apr 16, 2018

    The 34th annual Space Symposium, a four-day conference at The Broadmoor hotel that attracts 14,000 participants, hundreds of exhibits and big-name speakers headlined by Vice President Mike Pence, starts Monday. Pence is scheduled to arrive at Peterson Air Force Base at 10:30 a.m....

  • Space Symposium attracts 14,000 to Colorado Springs to hear top speakers

    Updated: Mon, Apr 16, 2018

    The 34th annual Space Symposium, a four-day conference at The Broadmoor hotel that attracts 14,000 participants, hundreds of exhibits and big-name speakers headlined by Vice President Mike Pence, starts Monday. The event is the largest convention held in Colorado Springs and has an...

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