Business workshop to be offered Thursday

Southwest Colorado Small Business Development Center and First Southwest Bank will sponsor a half-day workshop, “Starting Your Business,” from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 24 at Durango Public Library,...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

River Preschool aims to expand student body

River Mist Preschool, a nonprofit school located at 2441 County Road 225, recently launched a campaign to expand its facilities. The school plans to increase its student body from 25 to 75, and is...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Four Corners Community Bank hires two

Four Corners Community Bank recently hired Marsha Chaffin and Jackie Cook of Cortez to its staff. Chaffin, a longtime Montezuma County resident, was hired as operations officer at one of the bank’s...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Telecommunication project approved as Enterprise Zone Contribution

The regional, Southwest Colorado Council of Government Telecommunication Infrastructure Project was approved June 15 as an Enterprise Zone Contribution Project by the State Economic Development...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango Athletic Performance now open

Sports chiropractor Kevin Vieser and exercise physiologist Kevin Dehlinger recently opened Durango Athletic Performance, located at 1315 Main Ave. The business owners and Durango Chamber of...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Mountain Capital Partners hires mountain bike director

Officials with Mountain Capital Partners recently announced that Hogan Koesis was hired as mountain bike director for its resorts: Purgatory Resort, Pajarito Mountain, Arizona Snowbowl, Sipapu Ski...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Rochester to host entrepreneur event Tuesday evening

Entrepreneurs of the Southwest will offer a food-business-entrepreneurs event from 5:30 to 7:30 Aug. 15 in the secret garden at the Rochester Hotel, 726 East Second Ave. Shamai Buckel, of Buckel...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Women’s Resource Center named as living wage employer

Women’s Resource Center, a nonprofit that advocates for women in La Plata County, was recently recognized by Thrive! Living Wage Coalition as a living wage employer. For more information, call...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

New ‘microloans’ program launched

Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Office recently announced the launch of the Colorado Microloans Program, an initiative of the Colorado Economic Development Commission...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Advanced EyeCare adds one

Advanced EyeCare recently hired optometrist Dr. Davis Capaccioli. Dr. Capaccioli graduated in general biology from University of California at San Diego, and earned a doctorate in optometry from...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Advanced Industries to visit Thursday

As part of a state road tour, the Advanced Industries team, from the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, will visit Durango to hold a discussion and presentation from 1...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

SHERPA to offer free program

SHERPA will offer its free six-week CISR Practitioner program, designed for organizational leaders and about how to drive sustainability and social responsibility performance improvement, from Aug....

DATE: Aug. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business