Durango man to receive Leadership New Mexico award

Leadership New Mexico announced in a news release that Phil Bryson, organizational trainer, owner of On the Edge Productions and Durango resident, and Paul DiPaola, New Mexico regional president of...

DATE: April 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Local Realtor receives award

Justin Osborn, a Wells Group real estate agent based in Colorado and New Mexico, was awarded the Realtor’s Land Institute Apex Award during the National Land Conference, held March 11-14 in...

DATE: April 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Rental property training offered at Strater

The Colorado Housing and Finance Authority educational program, chfareach, will host two free classes for rental property owners, managers and staff Wednesday at the Strater Hotel, 699 Main Ave....

DATE: April 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Vendors needed for Tractor Supply spring market

Gardeners, craftspeople, artisans and food producers are needed to showcase their goods at a spring market event May 12 at the Tractor Supply Co., 1175 Dominguez Drive. The event is seeking...

DATE: April 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

A durable finish for metal objects comes to Cortez

Sheldon Randall opened STR Custom Coatings late last summer after seeing companies ship items out of state to be powder-coated. Randall’s powder-coating process starts with sandblasting to give it...

DATE: April 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff

NEW YORK – Based on his own back-of-the-envelope calculations, Minnesota farmer Kirby Hettver could lose tens of thousands of dollars of earnings because of President Donald Trump. But damaging as...

DATE: April 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Think you need an extended warranty?

Cost of a three-year extended warranty for a dishwasher: $157.97. Average cost of a dishwasher repair: $159. The fact that service contracts often cost about the same as a repair is just one reason...

DATE: April 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

First National Bank of Durango sold to Texas company

First National Bank of Durango will be sold to Triumph Bancorp Inc. of Dallas for $134.4 million in the third quarter of the year. In addition, Triumph will purchase Citizens Bank of Pagosa Springs...

DATE: April 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Film industry providing economic boost for Silverton

A movie about the 1925 diphtheria epidemic in Nome, Alaska, and the subsequent serum run by a dog sled team was filmed in Silverton last spring. “The Great Race” is scheduled to be released in...

DATE: April 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Squeezing the most out of small outdoor spaces

As herb and vegetable gardens, composting and other aspects of green living become more popular, many people with limited outdoor space are looking for ways to squeeze the most out of it. “A client...

DATE: April 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

10 tools every new homeowner should own – and 3 they shouldn’t

Ah, the joys – and burdens – of becoming a homeowner. Buying a home is an exciting milestone, but afterward, you’re responsible for maintenance. You no longer have a landlord to fix that running...

DATE: April 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Mangan fuses family and guitars in Cortez string business

The next time you listen to a band, you just might be hearing the strumming sounds of guitar strings made by Curt Mangan Fusion Matched Strings. Curt Mangan, owner of Curt Mangan Fusion Matched...

DATE: April 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business