Leadership La Plata holds meet-and-greet

Leadership La Plata will hold a meet-and-greet with its new class and alumni of the program at 6 p.m. Oct. 3 on the patio at Steamworks Brewing Co. The event will welcome in the new class for the...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Hiring underway for CDOT winter maintenance personnel

The Colorado Department of Transportation is beginning its search to hire permanent and seasonal full-time and part-time highway maintenance workers and snowplow drivers. Most positions begin in...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Know Your Dough adds to team

Know Your Dough, a nonprofit that provides tailored, in-person financial wellness programs for local youth, has hired Melissa Lopez as program coordinator. Lopez and her family have lived in the...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Alpine Bank hire will serve Latinos

Alpine Bank has appointed Susana Salamun to the position of Latino services officer. She will lead the bank’s commitment to provide unrivaled service to Latino customers in the 28 Colorado...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Tiny home, Habitat building on display in 2018 Parade of Homes

In addition to the oohs and aahs heard in the million-dollar dwellings in the 2018 Parade of Homes, there are some interesting options at the other end of the housing spectrum on this year’s tour,...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango gives initial nod to tiny home village

A community of tiny homes may sprout next year in Durango, as a proposal to build 22 of them on 1.77 acres has gained support from city leaders. City councilors approved a preliminary plan for an...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

How many hotel rooms in Durango are too much?

Durango’s lodging industry is looking at ways to make room for 475 new hotel rooms that will come online in the next 1½ to two years. “It’s scary as a lodger. It’s too much, too soon, but at the...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Gem Village now a stop on information superhighway

Tracy McCracken, owner of Valley Feed and Ranch Supply in Gem Village, is looking forward to the end of September – when she expects to merge onto the information superhighway after struggling for...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Portland goes old school on electric scooters

PORTLAND – The stereotypical electric scooter rider is a tech-savvy millennial on the go, with access to a smartphone and the tolerance for risk that early adopters tend to flaunt. How do you...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

4 ways to get a sale price when there isn’t a sale

If you don’t see a sale sign, it doesn’t mean you can’t get a deal. Here are four ways you could save money the next time you shop online or in person. Sign up If you’re willing to supply a...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

HP pitches 3D metal printer in bid to expand in manufacturing

NEW YORK – HP Inc., the largest maker of personal computers, is making a big push into the manufacturing industry with its first printer that can churn out 3D metal parts. HP is unveiling the Metal...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

What’s in the Amazon box?

NEW YORK – Watch out for the 7-foot box on the doorstep. Amazon plans to sell and ship fresh, full-size Christmas trees this year. But a live tree is no paperback book. Amazon says the Christmas...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

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