Four Corners’ future topic of economic conference

Four Corners Regional Economic Consortium will host the Four Corners Future Forum, a two-day conference that address regional economic challenges, Nov. 1-2 at San Juan College, 4601 College Blvd.,...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Rendezvous Doughnuts on east 5th offers handmade treats

Brown butter vanilla bean and sea-salted caramel with house-cured bacon are some of the unique flavors at Rendezvous Doughnuts. “What I want to do is raise Durango’s palate for high-quality...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Long-term mortgage rates fall

WASHINGTON – Long-term U.S. rates slipped this week, reversing two straight weekly increases. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages fell to 3.88 percent...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Subway by Walmart under new ownership

The Subway located near Walmart at 1145 S. Camino del Rio was purchased in September by Jim Cagle Jr. of J & L Sandwiches, from former owners Steve and Ann Redding, and Scott and Christina...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Mountain Middle adds behavioral health specialist

Mountain Middle School recently hired Amy Hackmeier as behavioral health specialist. In her new position, Hackmeier will support behavior health needs of students, implement learning strategies and...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Backcountry Experience to host entrepreneur event

Backcountry Experience will host a reception for outdoor-industry entrepreneurs in the Durango area at 6 p.m. Nov. 2 at Crow’s Closet, 750 Main Ave. The event will feature presentations from Jill...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Dolores students gain skills in restaurant business

Dolores third-graders served up Mexican, Italian and Indian food during a restaurant project held at the Dolores River Campground on Oct. 11-12. At the campground’s lodge, students bustled about...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Alpine Auto reopens with new management

Alpine Auto Sales recently announced that it has opened under new management. Donald Schoonover now oversees staff at the business, located at 1473 Highway 3. For more information, call 426-4356 or...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Ken Charles awarded for years of service in economic development

Hospital expansions, roads and preschools are among the hundreds of projects Ken Charles of Durango has worked on during his 29 years as a regional manager for the Colorado Department of Local...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | UPDATED: 2 days 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Business

R Space in downtown Durango offers new co-working option

R Space, a new co-working space in town, aims to serve nontraditional workers and meet a demand for private rooms for meetings. Kirk Komick and Diane Wildfang, owners of the Rochester Hotel, are...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

New ownership transforming Days End into Motel Durango

New ownership has brought a new look and new name to an older motel on north Main Avenue. Garth Schultheis and James Coleman, Purgatory Resort owner, bought Days End in May. Since then, Schultheis...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business