Company to shut down inactive New Mexico uranium mine

GRANTS, N.M. – A Texas-based company won’t resume operations at an inactive uranium mine and instead plans to begin an estimated 16 months of closure activity to reclaim the site in western New...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

2020 brings higher labor costs for small businesses

NEW YORK – Small business owners have plenty of changes to deal with as 2020 begins – higher labor costs for many companies, and some owners will discover that they have to comply with new laws...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

U-Haul International to stop hiring smokers in 21 states

PHOENIX – U-Haul International has announced plans to stop interviewing and hiring nicotine users, including people who use e-cigarettes and vaping products. The well-known truck and trailer rental...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

La Plata Physical Medicine moves to new location

Dr. Robert Wallach has moved his practice. La Plata Physical Medicine is now located at 555 Rivergate Lane, Suite B1-102. Existing and new patients may contact his office at 403-3324 or visit...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Columbine Landscapes receives Thrive! Living Wage Coalition certification

Columbine Landscapes recently announced it has received certification by La Plata County Thrive! Living Wage Coalition as a Living Wage Employer. They are now one of 100 certified living wage...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango Hobby opens on Main Avenue

During the long, dark, cold days of winter, some hobbyists hide out in their she sheds and man caves building cars, planes and drones. Durango Hobby opened in late December on Main Avenue in...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado business leaders are feeling more optimistic amid trade deals and federal economic policy

Faced with the fresh start of a new year, Colorado’s business community is feeling a bit rosier about the state’s economic prospects, according to a new survey from the Leeds School of Business at...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Stocks close out best year since 2013

Wall Street closed the books Tuesday on a blockbuster 2019 for stock investors, with the broader market delivering its best returns in six years. The S&P 500 finished with a gain of 28.9% for the...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

2020 brings higher labor costs for small businesses

NEW YORK – Small-business owners have plenty of changes to deal with as 2020 begins – higher labor costs for many companies, and some owners will discover they have to comply with new laws that...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

America’s marijuana growers are the best in the world, but federal laws are keeping them out of global markets

DENVER – In a large warehouse, LivWell Enlightened Health feeds its cloned cannabis plants a custom blend of nutrients, sprays them with filtered water and pumps extra carbon dioxide into the air,...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

California takes lead on laws affecting gig economy, privacy

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California’s long tradition of advancing nation-leading legislation continues into the new year, with laws reining in the gig economy, boosting online privacy and discouraging...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

San Juan College to host Northwest Regional Economic Outlook Forum

Herald Staff Report Learn about current and future economic opportunities and challenges at the Northwest Regional Economic Outlook Forum from 1 to 4 p.m. Jan. 8 at San Juan College’s Henderson...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

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