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Mancos Thrift Shop adds U-Haul affiliation

The Journal U-Haul Co. of Colorado has announced that the Mancos Thrift Shop has signed on as a dealer in Mancos. Mancos Thrift Shop at 40781 U.S. Highway 160 will offer U-Haul trucks, towing...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Mancos board appoints Heather Alvarez as town administrator

The Mancos Town Board voted unanimously on Wednesday to approve a contract with Heather Alvarez to become the new town administrator. Alvarez has served as interim administrator, in addition to her...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

United Way hires director of operations

United Way of Southwest Colorado recently announced that Elise Savastano joined its team as director of operations. Savastano holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications and...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Treadworks purchases J/P Tire

Treadworks, a tire dealer and auto-repair company with locations in Farmington and Kirtland, N.M., recently purchased J/P Tire, located at 1776 Main Ave. in Durango. For more information, visit...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Shaw Solar adds system design consultant

Shaw Solar recently hired Greg Walton to its team as a solar system design consultant. Walton has lived in Durango for 15 years, holds a master’s degree in sustainable management, specializes in...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Partners sought by senior employment program

Senior Community Service Employment Program is seeking partnerships with employers, nonprofits and senior citizens in Colorado. Organizations that become partners will receive free help from SCSEP...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

QuickBooks workshop scheduled in Mancos

Southwest Colorado Small Business Development Center and First National Bank of Durango will sponsor a workshop, “Introduction to QuickBooks,” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 28 at Southwest Colorado...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Pinnacol to cut workers’ compensation rates

The Pinnacol Assurance Board of Directors recently approved a decrease, for the third consecutive year, in 2018 workers’ compensation rates for Colorado policyholders, effective Jan. 1. Rates will...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Kids Rock promotes holiday food drive

Kids Rock will hold a food drive through Nov. 23 to help people in need during the holidays. Those who donate a nonperishable food item will receive a 10 percent discount on a purchase at the...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Regional platform created for Colorado Giving Day

The Community Foundation serving Southwest Colorado is leading a regional effort to increase participation during Colorado Giving Day, Dec. 5, through an online initiative that allows donors to...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Mortgages rates rise

WASHINGTON – Long-term mortgage rates rose this week to the highest level in months. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac says the rate on benchmark 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages hit 3.95 percent, up from...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business