Family, community keep Allison Garage humming

ALLISON – If there’s a secret to longevity and success in a small business, the Simons family, who have run Allison Garage for 50 years, certainly have found it. Heading down Colorado 151, just...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Sending your kids to college could lose you your home

NEW YORK – The financial distress caused by college tuition worsened the foreclosure crisis at the heart of the Great Recession. New research in the journal Demography shows that if you wanted to...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

San Juan Brewfest nears drinking age

The 20th annual San Juan Brewfest, sponsored once again by Chevron, will be held on Saturday, Aug. 25, in downtown at Buckley Park. This annual event has become very popular over the past several...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Front porches and entries that say ‘welcome’

NEW YORK – Interior designer Joan Craig sees many clients who give the decorating of their living room or kitchen a lot of thought. Yet while “people have become much more attuned to developing...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Dolores engravers highlighted in trade magazine

Ryans’ Custom Products, a personalization retailer in Dolores, is featured in the July issue of Insights, a national trade magazine. Jerry and Marcie Ryan have been creating custom award trophies...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Tercero Townhouse on West Third Avenue rises from ashes

Just over a year after a fire killed one man, left 20 people displaced and destroyed the Tercero Townhouse, owner Caroní Adams is ready to rent again. She’s rebuilt a complex originally developed...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

1st year of Nevada marijuana sales smokes expectations

RENO, Nev. – Nevada regulators and industry insiders say the state’s first year of broad marijuana legalization has exceeded even their highest expectations, with sales and tax collections already...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Republican law limiting labor powers defeated in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The steady march of new “right-to-work” laws in Republican-led states hit a wall in Missouri, where voters resoundingly rejected a measure that could have weakened union...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Auto group accused of deceptive practices to sell to Navajos

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Federal Trade Commission is accusing an auto group in the U.S. Southwest of using deceptive and unlawful practices to sell vehicles to Navajos. The complaint against Tate’s...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Mortgage rates dip on weak jobs report

NEW YORK – Mortgage rates retreated this week after weaker-than-expected employment data. According to the latest data released Thursday by Freddie Mac, the 30-year fixed-rate average slipped to...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango Tourism Office names sales manager

Durango Area Tourism Office recently named Marsha Wilson as sales manager to oversee sales strategy and destination selling activities for the Durango area, effective immediately. Wilson has more...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Region 9 relocates to Tech Center

Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado announced, after it purchased an office space, it will relocate to 135 Burnett Drive, Unit 1, at the Durango Tech Center. Region 9 will...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business