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Company in Durango uses 3D printing to design rocket engines

Since 2009, Daudi Barnes and his team at Advanced Mobile Propulsion Test has offered state-of-the art testing facilities for rocket engines on a 2-acre site east of the Durango-La Plata County...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

4 states to decide on marijuana ballot initiatives this fall

Nine states have legalized marijuana for so-called recreational use since 2012, including eight at the ballot box. Thirty-one states have authorized the drug for medical purposes. Four states have...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Holiday sales expected to grow in a strong economy

NEW YORK – The National Retail Federation, the nation’s largest retail trade group, says it expects sales in November and December to rise between 4.3 percent and 4.8 percent to $717.45 billion to...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

One of oldest coal companies in U.S. files for bankruptcy

HELENA, Mont. – One of the oldest coal companies in the U.S. filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday to deal with more than $1.4 billion in debt amid declining demand for the fuel. Englewood,...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Mortgage rates leap to 7-year highs

WASHINGTON – Long-term U.S. mortgage rates leaped this week to their highest levels in seven years amid global anxiety over rising interest rates that has gripped financial markets. Costs for...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Analysis: ‘Trumponomics’ takes heavy toll on the world

NEW YORK – President Donald Trump’s shadow looms large over the world economy. The U.S. president is presiding over an economic boom in his country that has pushed its unemployment rate to its...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Quickbooks classes in Mancos, Pagosa Springs and Durango coming up

The Southwest Colorado Small Business Development Center is sponsoring an introduction to QuickBooks workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, in Mancos, Tuesday, Oct. 23, in Pagosa...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

How to start a nonprofit workshop takes place Oct. 26

The Southwest Colorado Small Business Development Center is hosting a workshop on how to start a nonprofit business from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Oct. 26, in program room 1 of the Durango Public...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

First National Bank of Durango donates $100,000 to Fort Lewis College

The First National Bank of Durango and the Fitzgerald family have given a $100,000 gift to Fort Lewis College. The donation is in recognition of the board of directors of the bank, which was...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Chamber to host data breach Lunch and Learn on Wednesday, Oct. 17

The Durango Chamber of Commerce will host a Lunch and Learn focused on Colorado data breach notification rules from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Alpenglow Properties welcome new broker Carley Carter

Alpenglow Properties has added Carley Carter as a new broker. Carter is a third-generation Colorado native whose travels increased her love for Colorado. She brings a passion for helping and...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Business expo Thursday, Oct. 18, at DoubleTree

The Durango Chamber of Commerce’s Gear Up for Business expo runs from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the DoubleTree hotel, 501 Camino del Rio. More than 40 exhibitors will showcase goods and services....

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

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