Presence of Wikipedia felt throughout Nigeria, world

LAGOS, Nigeria – The man who helped create the online reference Wikipedia said Tuesday that the end of Encyclopaedia Britannica’s print run shows the world’s growing reliance on the Internet as a...

DATE: March 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

U.S. consumer confidence falls slightly in March

NEW YORK –Americans’ rosy outlook about the U.S. economy remains resilient as they focus on the good in the barrage of conflicting economic news.A widely watched barometer of consumer confidence...

DATE: March 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Getting fit in the bathroom

Yoga can be practiced in pretty tight quarters, but Susan Atkinson has added a new dimension.Atkinson, a yoga instructor who lives in Bayfield, teaches how to practice the ancient discipline in a...

DATE: March 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

I’ll have soda with my chicken wings, please

Some diners at Hurricane Grill & Wings had been limiting themselves to a small order of the chain’s saucy chicken wings and a glass of tap water. These days, many of those people are upgrading to a...

DATE: March 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Who can the public blame?

LOS ANGELES – Families canceling vacations. Fishermen watching their profits burn up along with their boats’ gasoline. Drivers buying only a few gallons of gas at a time because they can’t afford...

DATE: March 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Alpine Eye Clinic opens new location Dr. John G. Petty announces he has opened Alpine Eye Clinic at 3710 N. Main Ave.Petty is an ophthalmologist and offers general eye care, diabetic exams,...

DATE: March 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Local home sales rebounding from 2009 lows

A year has passed, but the message at the 12th annual Real Estate Forecast on Wednesday night was almost identical to 2011: It’s a buyer’s market out there. And just like last year, brokers are...

DATE: March 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sweden cuts back cold, hard cash

STOCKHOLM Sweden was the first European country to introduce bank notes in 1661. Now, it’s come farther than most on the path toward getting rid of them.“I can’t see why we should be printing bank...

DATE: March 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Give your Facebook password, get employed

SEATTLE – When Justin Bassett interviewed for a new job, he expected the usual questions about experience and references. So he was astonished when the interviewer asked for something else: his...

DATE: March 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Marketing to internship seekers

As the weather warms and college students begin to ponder their summer plans, Fort Lewis College and the Durango Chamber of Commerce are working to promote a new Web page where businesses can post...

DATE: March 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Tax presentation to be held March 28 “Tax Talk” will take place at 5:30 p.m. March 28 downstairs at the Irish Embassy Pub, 900 Main Ave.Tax professionals from the office of Fredrick Zink &...

DATE: March 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

New Business Brief

Big Visions announces January opening Big Visions LLC announces its opening in January.The business is owned by Sharon Rosenbaum an inventor and patent holder. Veryl Rosenbaum is the research and...

DATE: March 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

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