Landing the right house in a tough market

NEW YORK – It’s tough out there for would-be homeowners. They’re facing rising mortgage rates, higher home prices and a shortage of available houses in many markets. Plus, recent changes to the tax...

DATE: April 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

High-flying home prices get another jolt

NEW YORK – The U.S. housing market’s storyline for the last several years has been one of steady demand and limited supply, pushing prices ever higher. Now, a new chapter has opened up for the...

DATE: April 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Mortgage rates highest since 2013

WASHINGTON – Long-term U.S. mortgage rates continued to climb this week, reaching their highest level in more than four years and denting prospective home purchasers’ prospects amid the spring...

DATE: April 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Why the liquor industry wants to get self-driving cars on the road

NEW YORK – Automakers and tech firms have long been the ones hustling to get self-driving cars on the street. But they’ve lately been joined by a surprise ally: America’s alcohol industry. In...

DATE: April 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Animas Laser Therapy opens in Durango

Animas Laser Therapy recently opened at 48 County Road 250, Suite 6, and offers noninvasive medical laser services for pain management, fat-loss and skin renewal. Dr. Michelle Hemingway is taking...

DATE: April 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Road to homeownership gets rockier

LOS ANGELES – Higher mortgage rates are making the already challenging task of buying an affordable home even tougher for many Americans this spring. In metro areas such as Denver, buyers are...

DATE: April 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Local company may buy Western Excelsior mill site

Aspen Wall Wood is interested in purchasing the remaining assets of the Western Excelsior mill facility in Mancos, officials from both companies announced during a Montezuma County commissioners...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

SRA Pain and Laser Center opens downtown

SRA Pain and Laser Center recently opened at 1401 Main Ave., Suite A. The business, led by director Frank Jarrell, offers cold laser therapy for acute and chronic conditions; disease complications;...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Project16x launches grant for entrepreneurial women

Project16x – a leadership summit collective that recruits 16 women from the outdoor industry for entrepreneurship, conservation and social advocacy – will, in partnership with Deuter, offer a grant...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

LPEA adds serviceman to team

La Plata Electric Association recently announced that Ty Mortensen was added to its Durango team as a serviceman. Servicemen work with customers and electricians, upgrade electrical systems, set...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango Car Care hires master technician

Durango Car Care, 601 E. College Drive, recently announced that Kurt Rutkowski has joined its team as an ASE-certified master technician. Rutkowski, who was lead technician at Village Auto Care for...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

IRS blames Tax Day woes on glitch

NEW YORK – The Internal Revenue Service’s online tax filing systems failed widely on Tax Day because of a hardware “glitch” in the part of the agency’s operating system that houses taxpayers’...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business