Business Briefs

Energy-efficient motors workshop coming Jan. 5 La Plata Electric Association, USDA Rural Development and Tri-State Generation and Transmission will continue its Free Information Series with the...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Europe crisis is top 2011 business story

NEW YORK – Europe took the financial world on a stomach-churning ride in 2011.The rising threat of default by heavily indebted European countries spread fear across financial markets and weighed on...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Strong signals ahead

DENVER – The future of the U.S. Global Positioning System is taking shape in a vast white room south of Denver, where workers are piecing together the first of more than 30 satellites touted as the...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Economic alliance gets support

It has been almost a year since the La Plata Economic Development Alliance became the new face of efforts to enhance prosperity in La Plata County. While the organization’s director has dubbed this...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Spain boosts euro stocks; U.S. housing is on the rise

NEW YORK – Encouraging signs out of Europe and a surprisingly strong report on the U.S. housing market drove the Dow Jones industrial average up more than 300 points Tuesday. It was the best day...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Mantell-Hecathorn builds certified home Mantell-Hecathorn Builders Inc. announces the completion of a custom home near Durango that received the distinction of a Gold Level rating through the...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

New Business Brief

Men’s clothing store opens in Durango Citified Urban Wear announces its opening at 835 Main Ave., Suite 109.The clothing store is the only urban men’s clothing store in Durango featuring brands...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Holiday window display winners announced These are the winners of the 2011 Holiday Window Display Competition, sponsored by the Durango Business Improvement District: Affordable Framing, Animas...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Kmart layaway payoff

OMAHA, Neb. – The young father stood in line at the Kmart layaway counter, wearing dirty clothes and worn-out boots. With him were three small children.He asked to pay something on his layaway bill...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Investing in a green revolution

La Plata County’s billion-dollar tribe is looking to the future of energy to keep its wealth secure.“This is not going to pay us back next week or next year,” said Bob Zahradnik, director of the...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Online reports: Do you trust?

NEW YORK – Over the last decade, Americans have witnessed the rise of social networks and mobile technology that’s put the Internet at an arm’s reach, day and night – yet a new study has found that...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

N.J. casino stays fresh with a new tenure limit

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – When the Revel mega-casino opens in May, many of its dealers, beverage servers and other customer-service workers will be young, attractive and sexy.And a policy the casino is...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

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