El Pomar Foundation approves grant to Community Connections, Inc.

On June 4, the Trustees of the El Pomar Foundation announced that Community Connections was approved for a $5,000 general operating grant. Community Connections was founded in 1985 to serve...

DATE: June 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Masks: The new normal at Durango businesses

You know the era of COVID-19 has become the new normal when mask wearing is now the default while eating or shopping in downtown Durango. “No one’s really gotten upset,” said Jim Carver, co-owner...

DATE: June 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

U.S. job market’s modest improvement may be stalling

WASHINGTON – The number of laid-off workers seeking U.S. unemployment aid barely fell last week, and the reopening of small businesses has leveled off – evidence that the job market’s gains may...

DATE: June 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Loan originator Cathy Mewmaw joins team at Arete Mortgage

Arete Mortgage has announced the addition of loan originator Cathy Mewmaw. Mewmaw comes to Arete with a passion for helping others. She has the patience, expertise and knowledge to guide clients...

DATE: June 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Strater Hotel welcomes new food and beverage director

As the Strater Hotel reopens its restaurants and bars, the iconic hotel welcomes John Sheehan as new director of food and beverage. Accompanying the opening of table service is the introduction of...

DATE: June 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

San Juan Hand Therapy opens satellite office in Pagosa Springs

San Juan Hand Therapy, providing specialized upper extremity rehabilitation to the Durango area for over 24 years, announces the opening of a satellite clinic in Pagosa Springs. Operating out of...

DATE: June 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Cowboys see ranching challenges in Zuni Mountains amid virus

MCGAFFEY, N.M. (AP) – Two cowboys rode their horses on a pasture below the McKenzie Ridge in the Zuni Mountains a recent afternoon checking out the cows. They rode gently to avoid scaring the herd...

DATE: June 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Purgatory gears up for summer and COVID-19

After losing a month of the ski season because of health orders issued to slow the spread of COVID-19, Purgatory Resort reopens today for summer – this time rearmed as much as possible – to deal...

DATE: June 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Even with ruling, workplace still unequal for LGBTQ workers

NEW YORK – Even with this week’s Supreme Court ruling, the workplace will be far from equal for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans. While the nation’s highest court says you can’t be...

DATE: June 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

After 35 years, regional classified paper says goodbye

FARMINGTON – When Robert Elmore moved to Farmington in the 1980s, the Thrifty Nickel was a local city classified paper, but when he bought it in 1989, he saw the potential to turn it into a paper...

DATE: June 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Region 9 receives approval for additional loan funds through the Community Development Block Grant

The Region 9 Economic Development District of SW Colorado has received $406,874 of additional loan funds through the Community Development Block Grant contract between the Colorado Office of...

DATE: June 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Comfort Keepers announces new director of nursing Trina Crow

Trina Crow has joined Comfort Keepers as director of nursing, alternate administrator. She has more than 15 years experience as a registered nurse with expansive knowledge in nursing...

DATE: June 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

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