Legal marijuana sales may spark Midwest interstate tension

CHICAGO – Retailers legally selling marijuana for the past month in Michigan say they have drawn customers from surrounding Midwestern states where the drug remains illegal and, as Illinois...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Fort Lewis College student wins chocolate shop

Talk about a sweet Christmas present. Aaron Stone, a senior at Fort Lewis College, was named the school’s first student winner of a Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory franchise. In September, the...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Kansas city’s move against paper strikes some as retaliation

TOPEKA, Kan. – A growing community near Kansas City has decided to stop publishing its legal notices in its hometown newspaper, describing the move as cost-cutting but doing it after several...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

U.S. workers still pay price of no paid parental leave

NEW YORK – Nancy Glynn could not afford a funeral for her newborn son who died after a premature birth. She was already taking time off from her job as a waitress in Manchester, New Hampshire, to...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Authorities seek to stem crime in New Mexico oilfields

CARLSBAD, N.M. – Authorities in a New Mexico region that is rich in oil and gas say they have participated in a recent blitz targeting thefts and burglaries in the oilfields. Eddy County Sheriff...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

BLM announces appointment of Al Elser as Farmington district manager

The Bureau of Land Management New Mexico has announced the appointment of Al Elser as the Farmington district manager. Elser was sworn in to his position at a ceremony in Farmington on Dec. 11 by...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Columbine Landscapes announces promotion of Megan Peters top crew leader

Megan Peters has been with Columbine Landscapes since the beginning of the 2019 season, and the company has announced her promotion to crew leader. Peters moved to Durango from Wisconsin in 2017...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

The gold market: There’s an app for that

McAlvany Wealth Management, a well-known financial planning firm with roots as the first seller of gold bullion to Americans after it was legalized in 1975, has developed an app to bring the...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Quiz: How well did you keep up with business news in 2019?

NEW YORK – 2019 wound up being another big year for news from the business world. There was a leadership transition at Google’s parent company, a huge IPO by Saudi Aramco, and more scrutiny for...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado pot grower advances sales despite $7M loss in storm

DENVER – A Colorado marijuana grower has estimated it lost about $7 million in an early wintry storm but still expects to harvest more than last year for the extraction market. Pueblo-based Los...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Visitor center along historic Route 66 gets more funding

ALBUQUERQUE – Bernalillo County commissioners are planning to spend another $1.5 million to further support the construction of a visitor center along historic Route 66. The commission voted...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Pathways physical therapist receives advanced women’s health training

Pathways Physical Therapy & Holistic Health’s physical therapist, Melissa Reitman, has completed advanced women’s health training in fundamentals of obstetrics and postpartum physical therapy. This...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

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