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

Mortgage rates climb to highs not seen in four years

NEW YORK – Mortgage rates broke out of their rut this week, with the 30-year fixed-rate average reaching its highest level in four years. According to the latest data released Thursday by Freddie...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Starbucks to close more than 8,000 stores

PHILADELPHIA – Starbucks will close more than 8,000 U.S. stores for an afternoon next month to train employees after two black men were arrested while waiting at one of the coffee chain’s...

DATE: April 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Business plans battle for supremacy in the Hawk Tank

Ever think about enjoying a fine dining experience while floating in a hot-air balloon over the Animas Valley – the San Juan Mountains’ magnificence in the background? Tristan MacLean and Megan...

DATE: April 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Mortgage rates stay the course

NEW YORK – Mortgage rates have settled in, undeterred by conflicting economic data, global political and economic concerns and recent Federal Reserve signals. According to the latest data released...

DATE: April 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

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