Colorado workers protest COVID-19 fine issued to meat plant

DENVER – A union representing workers at a Colorado meatpacking plant where six workers died of COVID-19 and hundreds more were infected staged a protest Wednesday, claiming that federal officials...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado cold snap could disrupt state’s marijuana industry

DENVER – Early cold temperatures and snow in Colorado may have destroyed millions of dollars worth of outdoor plants, cannabis and hemp companies said. The drop of about 70 degrees Fahrenheit...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Needles Liquors to move to Purgatory Resort

Needles Liquor will move from the Needles Country Square about two miles north into the Purgatory Village Plaza and will rebrand itself as Mother Cline Liquor Carrie Cline, who has owned the store...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

How Wolf Creek plans to navigate a coronavirus reopening

Almost 4,200 Wolf Creek skiers responded to a survey sent by the ski area’s owner, Davey Pitcher. They were largely from New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma as well as surrounding communities like...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Centura Health-Mercy Regional Medical Center names chief medical officer

Centura Health-Mercy Regional Medical Center has announced that Christopher M. Hudson, M.D., has been named chief medical officer. As chief medical officer, Hudson will share his passion for health...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

USDA Rural Development Colorado State Director and SBA Regional Administrator to visit Durango businesses

U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development State Director Sallie Clark and U.S. Small Business Administration Director of Rural Affairs Daniel Norberg will visit Durango Sept. 16 to visit...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

The Community Foundation to host onprofit capacity-building webinar series for nonprofit staff and board members

The Community Foundation serving Southwest Colorado has opened registration for two comprehensive training webinars discussing COVID-impacted nonprofit financials. The Foundation’s “Something to...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

New Mexico film industry to resume some production work

SANTA FE – New Mexico officials approved the start of production work by film crews in a sign the industry could soon be back in business after a suspension because of the coronavirus. Film...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

New Mexico art collective seeks union, management resists

SANTA FE – Workers at a New Mexico art collective are seeking to unionize, they said in a statement. Employees at the Santa Fe-based art collective Meow Wolf are seeking to unionize under the...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango financial expert sees gold values rising higher

David McAlvany would never be so crass as to tell you he told you so, but the CEO of McAlvany Wealth Management, figured years ago gold was set to catch fire – but if you’re worried you’ve missed...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

La Plata County to demolish building on East Second Avenue in Durango

La Plata County is expected to begin demolition of a county-owned building on the corner of 11th Street and East Second Avenue. The county purchased what is known as the former “Schluter Floral”...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Spaceport America vets capital projects amid investigation

ALBUQUERQUE – An investigation into the conduct of Spaceport America’s chief executive officer is ongoing and initial findings are expected in the coming weeks, the organization’s interim leader...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

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