Drones becoming essential to businesses

In 2014, by Richie Fletcher’s estimation, two people were using drones in Durango. Today, Fletcher, owner of media production firm Solo Arts and a drone enthusiast, estimates 36 people are now...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Denton Signs merges with Fastsigns

Denton Signs recently announced that it has merged with Fastsigns to operate under the Fastsigns/DurangoTV brand name. Its updated, expanded office will open June 4 at 67 Suttle St. in Bodo...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Legacy Properties’ Kniffin receives certification

Legacy Properties West Sotheby’s International Realty recently announced that Kelly Kniffin has completed a residential construction course and earned her national certification as a Residential...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Life insurance to be discussed Thursday

The Southwest National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors will host a presentation about life insurance at noon Thursday in the board room at LaQuinta Inn and Suites, 125 Mercury...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Balanced Life Massage opens near library

A massage therapy shop, Balanced Life Massage, recently opened at 1800 East Third Ave. The shop is run by Lisa Weber, who has 13 years of experience in massage and body work and has worked as a...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Sunshine Gardens hires one

Sunshine Gardens recently hired Olivia De Pablo to its team of management professionals. De Pablo, a University of the State of Morelos business graduate and Fort Lewis College teaching graduate,...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

More businesses are mellowing out over hiring pot smokers

WASHINGTON – FPI Management, a property company in California, wants to hire dozens of people. Factories from New Hampshire to Michigan need workers. Hotels in Las Vegas are desperate to fill jobs....

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Humane Society to open high-end thrift store

The La Plata County Humane Society will open a new thrift store dedicated to high-end boutique items. Re-Tail Boutique will open May 9 in a shopping center south of downtown Durango at 450 South...

DATE: May 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Cortez airport sees increase in flight cancellations

Boutique Air flights at the Cortez Municipal Airport got off to a bumpy start this year, and the company blames turbulent weather and mechanical problems. Airport Manager Russ Machen said the...

DATE: April 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Four Corners Community Bank adds Thompson to ag lending team

The Journal Four Corners Community Bank has announced that Charles Thompson, who claims 32 years of experience as a senior loan officer, has joined its Cortez agriculture lending team. “His...

DATE: April 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Retirement association donates thousands of hours statewide

In celebration of National Volunteer Week, April 15-21, Colorado School and Public Employees Retirement Association recognizes the 33,934 volunteer hours donated to their communities across the...

DATE: April 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

DAAR seeking scholarship applicants

The Durango Area Association of Realtors Helping Hand Community Service Committee is accepting scholarship applications. Qualifying applicants include graduating high school seniors and GED...

DATE: April 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business