Smart Enterprises renews registration

Local nonprofit Smart Enterprises of Durango recently renewed its registration as an accredited Auto Glass Safety Council-registered member company. Smart Enterprises has operated in Durango for...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Southwest Midwives hires two to practice

Southwest Midwives recently announced that Megan Riddle and Vanna Waldron joined its practice as registered midwives. Riddle is from Burlington, Vermont, and worked as a volunteer emergency medical...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Legacy HCR, Heating, Cooling and Refrigeration serves S.W. Colorado

Legacy HCR, Heating, Cooling and Refrigeration opened in January. With more than 40 years in the industry, the business provides heating, cooling and refrigeration sales, services and installations...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

EXIT Realty Home and Ranch hires one

Drew Harbison recently joined the team of real estate professionals at EXIT Realty Home and Ranch. EXIT Realty Home and Ranch, at 1032 Main Ave., is a member of EXIT Realty Colorado. For more...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Business workshop to be held Thursday

Southwest Colorado Small Business Development Center will sponsor a half-day workshop about starting a business from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday in Program Room 1 at Durango Public Library, 1900 East...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Mountain Bike Specialists receives award

The League of American Bicyclists recently recognized Mountain Bike Specialists with a silver-level bicycle-friendly business award. Mountain Bike Specialists joined a group of 1,200...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

ASAP Accounting to offer free web conference

ASAP Accounting and Payroll, Inc. will present a free web conference at 2 p.m. Aug. 28 about employee retirement plans for small business owners and managers During the web conference, titled...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Toddler’s popsicle-by-air marks milestone in U.S. drone delivery

WASHINGTON – From her home in a wooded hollow in Virginia hill country, Brianna Smith and her 2-year-old son Jack entered the aviation record books on Tuesday. Just six minutes after a technician...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Family, community keep Allison Garage humming

ALLISON – If there’s a secret to longevity and success in a small business, the Simons family, who have run Allison Garage for 50 years, certainly have found it. Heading down Colorado 151, just...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Sending your kids to college could lose you your home

NEW YORK – The financial distress caused by college tuition worsened the foreclosure crisis at the heart of the Great Recession. New research in the journal Demography shows that if you wanted to...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

San Juan Brewfest nears drinking age

The 20th annual San Juan Brewfest, sponsored once again by Chevron, will be held on Saturday, Aug. 25, in downtown at Buckley Park. This annual event has become very popular over the past several...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Front porches and entries that say ‘welcome’

NEW YORK – Interior designer Joan Craig sees many clients who give the decorating of their living room or kitchen a lot of thought. Yet while “people have become much more attuned to developing...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business