LPEA to offer home buyer education class

A home buyer education class will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at La Plata Electric Association, 45 Stewart St. Materials cost $15 at the door, payable by cash or check. The class...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Know Your Dough receives funding

Know Your Dough, a local nonprofit that provides financial literacy for youth and young adults,​ recently received ​$​2,000 from the​ ​Durango City Block Grant Award and a $2,000 sponsorship award...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Comfort Keepers receives awards

Comfort Keepers recently announced that it received the 2018 Best of Home Care Provider of Choice and Employer of Choice awards from Home Care Pulse for its Colorado and New Mexico offices. The...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Alpine Bank names wealth management vice president

Alpine Bank recently named Jesse Bopp as vice president of wealth management for Durango and Telluride markets. Bopp has practiced law in Durango since 2005, and focused on business, real estate...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Alpine Bank donates more than $1 million

Alpine Bank recently announced that customers have facilitated a donation of $1,140,350 to nonprofits and community organizations through its Loyalty Debit Card program. Alpine donates 10 cents for...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Delta and Montrose counties elevate their internet game

Elevate Fiber began with a lot of griping by folks in Delta and Montrose counties who were sick of buffering interruptions while trying to stream their Netflix favorites. Along the way, Becky...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango’s internet aims to quicken its pace

If you’ve noticed a better Netflix stream lately and wondered if Durango’s internet speeds have increased, the answer is: Yes, indeed, they just may have. If your internet speeds have not...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Mortgage rates are trending higher

WASHINGTON – Mortgage rates continued their ascent, rising for the fourth week in a row. According to the latest data released Thursday by Freddie Mac, the 30-year fixed-rate average climbed to its...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Facial recognition for cows is latest Cargill-backed tech idea

NEW YORK – Cargill Inc. is backing an Irish startup that uses facial recognition software to help increase the productivity of dairy cows, the latest move by the largest closely held U.S. company...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Homebuilder stocks just had their nastiest seven-day run in two years

NEW YORK – When it comes to the U.S. housing market, James Stack could be forgiven for thinking he’s a seer. Like other investors, Stack, who manages $1.3 billion for people with a high net worth,...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Surya Health hires acupuncturist

Surya Health and Wellness recently hired licensed acupuncturist Yong Oh to its team. Oh has practiced acupuncture since 2006. He earned a master’s degree in acupuncture from Pacific College of...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Russel Planning hires one

Marisa Ortiz was recently hired at Russell Planning and Engineering. Ortiz has a bachelor’s degree from Drexel University in civil engineering. Over the past eight years, she has worked for Santa...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business