SCAPE to hold entrepreneurial-support event

Southwest Colorado Accelerator Program for Entrepreneurs will hold its 2017 Startup Showcase and Investor Social from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m., August 30, in the Student Union Ballroom at Fort Lewis...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Who really pays the real estate commission?

In almost all cases, the real estate commissions for the buyer’s and seller’s agents are listed on the seller’s closing statement; commissions typically do not appear on the buyer’s closing...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: On Real Estate

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Love on a Hanger makes finals Boutique Awards

Love on a Hanger of Cortez has been voted into the final round of the 2017 Boutique Awards in Colorado as a contender for Overall Boutique of the Year and Storefront Boutique of the Year. The...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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San Juan Basin Public Health hires two

San Juan Basin Public Health recently hired two to its staff. Jed Gilden was hired as finance supervisor. Gilden has an master of business administration from Regis University, an MA in clinical...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Boutique Air prices and flight numbers go up

As Boutique Air approaches its first anniversary serving the Cortez Municipal Airport, its ticket prices are going up – but so is the number of people buying those tickets, airport manager Russ...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2017 | UPDATED: 21 hours 28 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Business

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

3 Texas cities lead nation in new-home construction

In the market for a new home? You’ll fare better if you’re house-hunting in Texas. Dallas, Houston and Austin are on pace to build a total of nearly 130,000 new homes in 2017, based on a Trulia...

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

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Judge orders LinkedIn to stop blocking data-scraping firm

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A federal judge in San Francisco has ordered LinkedIn to stop blocking a startup company from scraping LinkedIn personal profiles for data. U.S. District Judge Edward Chen has...

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

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For electric cars to take off, they’ll need place to charge

DETROIT – Around the world, support is growing for electric cars. Automakers are delivering more electric models with longer range and lower prices, such as the Chevrolet Bolt and the Tesla Model...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business