Know Your Dough appoints board member

Know Your Dough, a nonprofit that provides tailored financial wellness programs for local youth, has announced that Steve Johnson was named to its board. Johnson has worked with KYD as a volunteer...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Business After Hours to be held Thursday

Durango Chamber of Commerce will hold a Business After Hours event featuring The Payroll Department from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the secret garden at the Rochester Hotel, 726 East Second Ave. The...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Worthless just two years ago, Texas sand now brings in billions

Standing high on top of a windswept dune in the West Texas plains, Greg Edwards stares out into a vast ocean of sand. It stretches in every direction, interrupted only by an occasional strip of...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

World’s biggest miners want more copper, but nobody’s selling

NEW YORK – It’s the mining world’s biggest dilemma: everyone’s hunting for copper deals, but even the richest producers just can’t pull the trigger. The largest miners all say they’re bullish on...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Yellow Carrot makes a move, opens for breakfast, lunch and dinner

The Yellow Carrot, a bakery, restaurant and catering business on north Main Avenue, has long lured customers in with cupcakes, chips, breakfast burritos and take-and-bake items. Its new location a...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Williams Partners sells Four Corners assets for $1.125 billion

Williams Partners LP will sell its natural gas pipeline and gathering operation in the Four Corners to Harvest Midstream Co. for $1.125 billion in cash and use the proceeds to help finance its move...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Auto sales shrivel

NEW YORK – Automakers just paid the price for dialing back on discounts for the first time in 55 months. Almost all major manufacturers reported declining U.S. deliveries for July, led by a 15...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Over 50, out of work and in despair

Q: After working as a librarian for 13 years, I took two years off to care for a dying family member. I came back at the height of the recession, when jobs in my field became scarce. I changed...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Millennials are making a costly investment mistake

NEW YORK – Millennials think cash is the best long-term investment. Unsurprisingly, they’re not seeing good returns. Almost 1 in 3 millennials said cash instruments, such as savings accounts and...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Oregon weighs record bond for housing as real estate prices jump

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Oregon agency that runs Portland’s zoo is behind the biggest bond measure in the state’s history to build homes. For humans. Metro, a municipal entity known for running the...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Mortgage rates rise; 30-year at 4.60 percent

WASHINGTON – Long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose for the second straight week, continuing to dampen prospects for potential home buyers. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

The UPS Store promotes employee

The UPS Store, located in the Bodo Industrial Park Centennial Center shopping center, recently promoted Jennifer Harris to assistant manager. In the last year, Harris has shown excellence in her...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business