New Mexico utility has plan for growing electric vehicle use

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico’s largest electric provider has a plan for incentivizing the buildout of infrastructure that would be needed to bolster the use of electric vehicles in the expansive state...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Orthodontist purchases, remodels old Poer House

After the death of his first wife, Dr. Christopher Lovell was looking to escape the Front Range and find a new scene. His discovery of Durango has added a third orthodontic practice to town – the...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Second round of Business Relief funding now available

The city of Durango and La Plata County are releasing a second round of Business Relief funds to assist businesses and nonprofits with expenses incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses who...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango School District 9-R commits to protect Buckley Park

Durango School District 9-R agreed Tuesday to enter negotiations with the city of Durango to find a land swap that would preserve Buckley Park. The school board voted 4-0 to accept a memorandum of...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

SCAPE accepting applications through January

SCAPE’s 2021 Accelerator Program is taking applications through January. With the program’s pivot to online programming, it is ready to serve its next class virtually, reaching companies spanning...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado reports highest-selling year in state for marijuana

DENVER – Colorado dispensaries have sold more marijuana in the first 10 months this year compared to a record-setting sales year in 2019, officials said. The Department of Revenue said dispensaries...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

US agency looks to open rare lizard’s habitat to oil and gas

CARLSBAD, N.M. – Federal wildlife managers are considering offering permits to landowners in the Permian Basin that environmentalists say could further compromise habitat for a rare lizard found...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Chinampas Design seeks secondary life in aquatic agriculture

It’s not every day you hear about a business plan that looks to build a hydroponic farm as phase II after creating a design and marketing firm. But that’s the game plan for Seth Stephens, Mason...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Animas Surgical Hospital nurse recognized for COVID-19 efforts

Nolan Tarkington, chief nursing officer at Animas Surgical Hospital and incident commander at the hospital for the COVID-19 pandemic, has been recognized as a “Colorado Hospital Superhero,” an...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

City of Durango offers restaurants partial reimbursement of delivery fees

The city of Durango is offering restaurants and food establishments utilizing third party delivery services reimbursement of fees exceeding 15% on Dec. 1 through Jan. 31, 2021. Food establishments...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Chinook Medical Gear honored for contributing to Durango’s economic diversity

Chinook Medical Gear was honored as a winner of the 2020 Governor’s Minority Business Award. Each year, Colorado’s Minority Business Office honors for-profit businesses who have contributed to the...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Centura Health-Mercy welcomes general surgeon Cynthia Millward

Centura Health-Mercy Regional Medical Center has welcomed board-certified general surgeon Cynthia Millward, M.D., to Mercy Surgical Associates, 1 Mercado St., Suite 220. Millward provides surgical...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

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