Durango High School junior starts hand-sanitizer business

When COVID-19 restrictions eliminated Samantha Newcomer’s summer job at Alcé restaurant in Dalton Ranch, the Durango High School junior decided to take her parents’ advice: She started her own...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Bakers Bridge, a rite of passage for many Durango youths, becomes restricted

The blue-green water and steep rock faces at Bakers Bridge have long drawn sunbathers, cliff jumpers and even actors Robert Redford and Paul Newman during the filming of “Butch Cassidy and the...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Colorado program for entrepreneurs offers virtual showcase

Durango Herald staff The Southwest Colorado Accelerator Program for Entrepreneurs plans to host its annual Startup Showcase virtually on Sept. 22. Scape’s mission is to create more high-growth,...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Video-game stocks and ETFs ride covid rally to gains topping 50%

Netflix’s subscriber gains earlier this year had many ready to crown it king of quarantine. Instead, it’s the video game sector that’s laid claim to the throne. The Solactive Video Games & Esports...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Global youth on back foot as virus hits education and jobs

Young people are being hit especially hard by the coronavirus crisis as their jobs dry up and education is disrupted, according to the International Labour Organization. Under 30s often work in...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Reynolds Ash + Associates Architecture & Engineering promotes Elizabeth Boone to principal

Reynolds Ash + Associates Architecture & Engineering has promoted Elizabeth Boone to principal. Boone was recently awarded Graduate of the Last Decade from her alama mater Ball State University’s...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Local governments to apply for funding to assist small business

Help may be on the way for small businesses in San Juan County through the New Mexico Small Business Continuity Grant. The State of New Mexico recently announced $50 million available for local...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Pediatric Associates of Durango announces new provider

Dr. Jessica Miller will join Pediatric Associates of Durango Sept. 1 during the practice’s ownership transition. Miller grew up on the Front Range and has been practicing pediatrics in Colorado...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

New Spectrum store now open in Durango

A new Spectrum store has opened in Durango at 1145 S. Camino del Rio, Suites 120A and B. The store gives consumers in the Durango area a convenient option for adding or managing their Spectrum...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango’s boutique inns evolve

COVID-19 has ravaged the lodging industry across the country, and while the past few months have been painful in Durango, Kirk Komick and Diane Wildfang, co-owners of the Rochester Hotel and the...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Green chile distributors to sell directly to public

ALBUQUERQUE — New Mexico green chile distributors say health restrictions amid the pandemic are forcing them to sell chiles directly to the public. KOB-TV in Albuquerque reports distributors have...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Second Avenue Consignments now open

Second Avenue Consignments is now open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday at 1163 East Second Avenue. The store accepts consignments of men’s, women’s and children’s clothing. They...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

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