States eye bankruptcy options

NEW YORK – Big companies such as General Motors file for bankruptcy. Some cities do, too. And last year, 1.5 million Americans did it.But U.S. states aren’t allowed. Now a few policymakers and...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Young professionals network Durango style

Durango may have the scenery, the entertainment and the attitude to be a young person’s paradise, but for someone looking to start a career here, the town has room for improvement, said attendees...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Dow over 12,000 as bull market rolls

NEW YORK – Two years ago, the stock market was roadkill along the financial highway. Now one of the greatest bull markets in history is rolling along – maybe enough to finally get the attention of...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

BP resumes dividend payouts after loss

LONDON – BP PLC outlined plans to rebound from the Gulf of Mexico disaster as a smaller, safer company – selling off almost half its U.S. refinery business – and restored its dividend payment to...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Clay Room to offer cake decorating The Clay Room will offer cake decorating with Luda Woodward.Woodward is a Russian-born culinary artist who has a degree in culinary arts and spent more than three...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Economic agencies reorganize

The new year is beginning with new leaders in two key business and economic-development organizations in the area.The La Plata Economic Development Alliance, formerly known as LEAD, has hired a new...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Green politics

WASHINGTON – Facing a Congress that is more hostile to environmental regulation, President Barack Obama is moderating his environmental goals: a clean-energy standard that mixes nuclear, natural...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Adult day care to offer free day Our Place at Grandview Adult Day Care Center, a nonprofit, will offer a free day of care in February.The day care center’s new hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m....

DATE: Jan. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango hotel drops Holiday Inn franchise name

The Holiday Inn flag no longer flies in front of the hotel at Ninth Street and Camino del Rio. The hotel left the franchise and went independent Dec. 29, adopting the name Durango Downtown Inn.“We...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

NYC loses its edge

NEW YORK – CBGB, the birthplace of punk rock, is gone. No longer can visitors to Coney Island plunk down a few coins to play the unsettling attraction called “Shoot the Freak.” And seedy, edgy,...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

A toast to O2

PURGATORY– Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort has a new bar, but its selections have nothing to do with alcohol.Instead, the Altitude O2 Oxygen Bar, which opened its doors this summer, serves up...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Bacteria bigger threat to citrus than cold weather

VERO BEACH, Fla. – While Florida farmers have lost some of their crop to cold weather for the second year in a row, they say a fast-spreading, incurable bacteria presents a greater threat to their...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

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