App yourself into a new software job

SAN FRANCISCO – Looking for a promising career in a lousy economy? A new study suggests you’re apt to find it in apps – the services and tools built to run on smartphones, computer tablets and...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Chained to the road

Every now and again, the passengers push the bus. (Or at least they try to.)Montezuma County resident and former Durangoan Dick Sandlin has had his share of memorable moments in the 25 years-plus...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Greece near cutting its debt; stocks resume steady climb

NEW YORK – Stocks resumed their slow but steady climb Tuesday as Greece appeared close to announcing a deal with creditors to cut its debt. The Dow Jones industrial average ended at its highest...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Bike shop evolves with name change Velorution Cycles announces its name change.Formerly Papa Wheelies, the bicycle shop is located at 1077 Main Ave. Joey Ernst, a USA Cycling National Team...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Movable feasts

Durango’s mobile-food business may not be as prolific as it is in cities such as New York City, but local entrepreneurs say what it lacks in numbers, it makes up for in creativity.“Anything we can...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Getting serious

The year was 1999. Joy and Cookie Swanson had sold all of their belongings, including their home in Austin, Texas, and moved to Durango. During the previous two summers, the couple lived in tents...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Navajos look into energy creation

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – One of the country’s largest Native American tribes has partnered with a national laboratory to study what technologies would be best for developing natural resources on the vast...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Facebook NYSE ticker not as clever as hoped

NEW YORK – FB? That’s the best they could do?The company that changed how politicians raise money, dissidents start revolutions and parents keep tabs on their kids announced its stock ticker symbol...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

SolarWorks adds new staff member SolarWorks, 270 East Eighth Ave., announces the addition of Elsa Jagniecki as the development, marketing and accounts specialist.She has experience in fields of...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

New Business Brief

Earthbound Trading announces opening Earthbound Trading Co. announces its opening at 532 Main Ave.The gift and specialty shop offers aroma, clothing, jewelry and venetian masks.For more...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Super Bowl advertisers go for two screens

NEW YORK – Call it the “second-screen” Super Bowl.About two-thirds of smartphone and tablet owners use their gadgets to do things such as text or post on Twitter while watching TV, says a research...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Fighting the energy boom

LAPORTE, Pa. – When federal regulators approved a 39-mile natural-gas pipeline through northern Pennsylvania’s pristine Endless Mountains, they cited the operator’s assurances that it would make...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

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