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Peak Physical Therapy hires therapist

Peak Physical Therapy recently hired Ashlie Angel to its team of physical therapists. Angel earned a bachelor’s degree in nutritional science from Kansas State University and a master’s degree from...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Alpine Bank promotes staff member

Alpine Bank recently promoted Allison Nadel to enterprise marketing operations manager for bank locations in Colorado, from Denver to Durango. Nadel grew up in Ridgway, was hired as a teller in...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Ramboll hires Durango resident

Ramboll Environ recently hired senior managing consultant and Durango resident Paul Nazaryk to establish its presence in the Four Corners. Nazaryk graduated in law from University of Denver, has 30...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Region 9 adds member to loan committee

Region 9 Economic Development District recently named Shawn Gregory, founder of the Cortez-based Tuffy Security Products, to its Business Loan Fund Committee as a Montezuma County representative....

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Columbine Landscapes offers holiday decorations

Columbine Landscapes Co. recently announced that it now offers indoor and outdoor holiday decorating services for homes and businesses, including window painting, lighting, locally-made wreaths,...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

This holiday season, mom-and-pop shops threaten the mall

WASHINGTON – More bad news for America’s shopping malls: Consumers are shopping closer to home. And increasingly, home is not where the malls are. Spending growth at mom-and-pop businesses has...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Boutique Air moves toward two-engine planes in Cortez

One year after introducing a line of one-engine aircraft to the Cortez Municipal Airport, Boutique Air has increased its use of two-engine airplanes. When Boutique first started flying out of the...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Fixed mortgage rates move lower

Fixed mortgage rates retreated this week, but strong economic data and comments by the incoming and outgoing Federal Reserve chairs left many anticipating higher rates. According to the latest data...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

MIT study suggests U.S. vastly overstates oil output forecasts

WASHINGTON – Turns out, America’s decade-long shale boom might just end up being a little too good to be true. There’s no denying that fracking has turned the U.S. into a force in the global oil...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

SCAPE to offer free workshops

Southwest Colorado Accelerator Program for Entrepreneurs, with sponsor city of Durango, will hold a series of free creative business workshops at the R Space, located next to the Rochester Hotel at...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Tacos and tequila on the menu at newest downtown eatery

Mountain Tacos & Tequila, the recently opened restaurant at 741 Main Ave., is the final product of an idea Tad and Vilma Brown have been discussing for years: bringing the iconic Mexican street...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Tiny houses are trendy – unless they go up next door

DES MOINES, Iowa – As he tows a 96-square-foot house around Des Moines, Joe Stevens is overwhelmed by the intense, sometimes tearful support he receives from churches, schools and service groups...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business