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

Stocks flat on blue chip earnings

NEW YORK – Stock indexes finished about where they started Tuesday after a round of disappointing corporate earnings and another drop in home prices. Trading was muted ahead of President Obama’s...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Realtor announces recent affiliation David Gore, owner, broker and Realtor, recently affiliated with United Country Real Estate in Kansas City, Mo. His office, United Country – Timberview Realty &...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Cultivating floral art

SPRINGVILLE, Utah (AP) – Chad Wright rattles off names of flowers like a grocery list as he pulls three vases off the shelf for his students.Leather leaf, lepto, wax flower and one hot lady...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Leases make solar more affordable

SAN FRANCISCO – Converting a home to solar power can seem wildly expensive, but new financing makes it possible to generate most of the electricity your household uses at low or no cost.Companies...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Forecast sees job growth lifting housing in ’11

ORLANDO, Fla. – The housing market could gradually begin to emerge from its doldrums this year, industry experts said Wednesday, but their forecast depends on a steady ramp-up in hiring and for the...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Falling bank profits send stocks lower

NEW YORK – Stocks sustained their largest one-day decline since November after banks reported steep drops in profits Wednesday. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. said its earnings fell 53 percent in the...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

A few sweeteners added to recession-battling tax breaks

WASHINGTON – This year’s tax season will look a lot like last year’s, with a few sweeteners added.Most of the tax changes that were put in place in 2009 to spur the economy remained in effect in...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

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