New Mexico legalizing marijuana job numbers may be ‘decent’

ALBUQUERQUE – Legalizing recreational marijuana in New Mexico would create needed jobs in one of the poorest states in the nation, but the numbers would pale in comparison with jobs in other...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Health Care costs discussed Aug. 28

A presentation called “Health Care Costs Making You Sick?” will be offered beginning at noon Wednesday at TBK Bank, 259 W. Ninth St. Ken Bates with Durango Insurance Professionals will deliver the...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango Adult Education Center hires Susan Hakanson as new executive director

The Durango Adult Education Center has announced that Susan Hakanson joined the center in August as executive director. The public is invited to meet Hakanson at a welcome reception 4 to 5 p.m....

DATE: Aug. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango Coffee Co. to host grand opening

Durango Coffee Co. will host a grand opening party from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at the store, 730 Main Ave. Business owners Taliah Agdeppa and Katherine Walker welcome the community with open...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Business

Mining proposal in Santa Fe National Forest draws opposition

PECOS, N.M. – A proposed exploratory mining operation on Santa Fe National Forest land is drawing fierce opposition from some northern New Mexico residents. Residents near the village of Pecos are...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Cold Case Gear aims to beat the heat (or the cold)

Avid outdoor adventurers Jon and Deirdre Rosenberg were frustrated during winter expeditions when the temperature would affect Deirdre’s photography. “We’re from Minnesota, and we do a lot of...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Business

US long-term mortgage rates stay near historic lows

WASHINGTON – U.S. long-term mortgage rates remained near historically low levels this week against a backdrop of volatile financial markets around the globe. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Food truckies open brick-and-mortar Mexican restaurant on Main Avenue

Switchback, a new taco bar, aims to fill a niche for lower-cost, fresh cocktails and eats downtown. Co-owners Dan and Lindsay Gearig opened their Mexican-inspired street food restaurant last week...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Downs, McDonough & Cowan announces new partner

The law office of Downs, McDonough & Cowan LLC is pleased to announce that Margaret E. Foley has become a partner in the firm and the firm name has changed to Downs, McDonough, Cowan & Foley LLC,...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

BPX Durango Inc. announces new location

BPX Durango Inc, a tax preparation and representation service, has moved offices. Penny Fisher, a federally licensed enrolled agent, has been working from the West Building on Second Avenue for...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Surf ‘N Tacos now open in Hermosa

Jorge and Emily Gutierrez recently opened Surf ‘N Tacos food truck next to the Speedway gas station in Hermosa, 32225 Highway 550. The grand opening was Aug. 7 and the food truck is now open four...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Fourth-grader’s idea sprouts family board game company

At 11 years of age, Eric Schadt is likely Durango’s youngest entrepreneur. With the aid of his older sister, Jennifer, 21, and his older brother, Paul, 16, Eric has turned his fourth grade science...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

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