Holiday season is off to a strong start, says retail group

NEW YORK – The holiday shopping season has gotten off to a “very strong” start, according to the largest U.S. retail trade group. The National Retail Federation said Tuesday that consumer spending...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado’s booming space industry is second to California’s

DENVER (AP) – When Joe Laurienti talks about his team designing a rocket engine in a rented attic in the early days of his aerospace company, it brings to mind stories about Silicon Valley’s...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Average mortgage rates fall

WASHINGTON – U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week amid a steep decline in stock prices. Continued slides in the stock market and tumbling oil prices have been pushing mortgage rates lower,...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Millennial money

Trying to get your first credit card can be as frustrating as trying to land your first job. Employers want experience, but you can’t get experience unless someone hires you. Similarly, a credit...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Mancos installs electric vehicle charging station

With the help of a $9,000 Charge Ahead Colorado grant from the Colorado Energy Office, the town of Mancos has installed an electric vehicle charging station at Boyle Park. The dual-port charging...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Wells Group moves to new location

The Wells Group recently announced that it has moved to a new Durango location at 1130 Main Ave. Wells Group invites the public to come and see the new office and thanks the community for helping...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Lee Ranch now member of American Angus Association

Lee Ranch in Ignacio is a new member of the American Angus Association. The American Angus Association, with more than 25,000 active adult and junior members, is the largest beef breed association...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

LPCHS announces 2018 animal advocate

The La Plata County Humane Society announced LPCHS volunteer Cathy Roberts as the recipient of the 2018 Animal Advocate of the Year. The award was given at the Bark and Wine event, held at Fort...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Absolute Physical Therapy & Wellness now offering IASTM

Absolute Physical Therapy & Wellness recently announced that all of its therapists are now offering instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization treatment (IASTM), which regenerates healthy soft...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Construction underway on residential neighborhood in Grandview area

Construction crews have been moving dirt in the Grandview area in preparation for a large development that will change the face of the commercial corridor. Developers plan to put 61 single-family...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 8 hours ago | CATEGORY: Business

Hyperbaric chamber now offered by private practice in Durango

A father’s quest to aid his autistic son, a midlife marriage and a woman’s recovery from traumatic brain injury helped lead to the opening of Mountain Hyperbarics in Durango. The business, at 100...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Young Professionals of Durango Holiday Party Dec. 14

The Young Professionals of Durango will host a holiday party from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, at Powerhouse Science Center, 1333 Camino del Rio. Durangourmet will cater, and a cash bar will be...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

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