Glut of marijuana in Oregon is cautionary tale, experts say

PORTLAND, Ore. – When Oregon lawmakers created the state’s legal marijuana program, they had one goal in mind above all else: to convince illicit pot growers to leave the black market. That meant...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Wells Group agent passes exam

Justin Osborn, a Wells Group Real Estate Brokerage Realtor in Colorado and New Mexico, recently attended a nine-day Land Institute Land University education course in Arlington, Texas. Osborn...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Occasions Bridal Formal Tuxedo has new owner

It was recently announced that Jillian Hill, a seamstress with more than 20 years experience, is the new owner of Occasions Bridal Formal Tuxedo. According to a news release, Hill will expand the...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Solar economics topic of next Lunch and Learn

Shaw Solar and Durango Chamber of Commerce will present a Lunch and Learn event about the economics of solar power from noon to 1 p.m. June 27 at First National Bank of Durango, 259 W. Ninth St....

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Kennebec Wealth Management hires one

Kennebec Wealth Management, an independent advisory firm in Durango, recently named Rachel Kuss as vice president of investments. Kuss has 18 years of industry experience. She has earned several...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Berkshire Hathaway announces affiliate

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Durango Real Estate Group recently announced its affiliation with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, a brokerage network operated by HSF Affiliates. The new Berkshire...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Four Corners Community Bank adds to board

Four Corners Community Bank in Farmington announced that Paul Thompson and Dr. John McNeill, both longstanding bank shareholders, have been added to its board of directors. Thompson is a registered...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Long-term mortgage rates jump

WASHINGTON – Long-term mortgage rates jumped this week after two straight weeks of declines, reaching their second-highest level this year. Against a backdrop of rising interest rates in the...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

It’s time to rethink Vegas

LAS VEGAS – The Las Vegas you know and love (or hate) is in the midst of a reinvention. More than $5 billion worth of construction investment has poured into “Sin City” recently, resulting in such...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Harley investors’ ride gets rougher as sales obstacles pile up

NEW YORK – The hits just keep coming for Harley-Davidson, whose shares are headed for their biggest weekly decline since mid-March. The motorcycle maker had already been rolling downhill fast this...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Trying to fetch a higher price for your home?

New York – While Bernadette in the novel Where’d You Go, Bernadette bemoaned the excessive number of Craftsman-style houses in Seattle, a recent report from RealEstate.com, a new real estate site...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Mortgage rates fall

WASHINGTON – Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week for the second straight week, providing a helpful jolt for potential home buyers. Last week’s decline followed weeks of increases that...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business