Four Corners Community Bank officially family-friendly

Four Corners Community Bank was recognized by Family Friendly New Mexico for its workplace policies. Developed by New Mexico Task Force on Work Life Balance, the program recognizes businesses with...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Farmers market to host taste testing

​As part of the latest Western Risk Management Grant, food producers can have their products taste-tested by consumers at the Durango farmers market Sept. 30 at in the parking lot of First National...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | UPDATED: 12 hours 2 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Business

Fuzziwig’s enters franchise agreement

Fuzziwig’s Candy Factory recently entered into a master franchise agreement with Scheels All Sports. According to a news release, the first three stores, to open over a year and a half, will be...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Four Corners Health Care promotes three

Four Corners Health Care Center recently promoted three of its staff members to positions: Bryan Chapman was promoted to rehabilitation manager. Stacey Chavez was promoted to life enrichment...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Rochester Hotel concerts benefit nonprofits

From proceeds collected during the Community Concert Series at the Rochester Hotel Secret Garden, 10 nonprofits in La Plata County received $1,500, with a $200 bonus. The organizations include:...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Adult Day Care announces new partnership

Adult Day Care at Our Place, a daytime respite care for adults, and First United Methodist Church of Durango outreach, recently partnered with Colorado Respite Coalition and was added to the...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Rolling Stone, iconic music magazine, puts itself up for sale

Rolling Stone co-founder Jann Wenner is putting the magazine up for sale, marking a new chapter for the cultural bible that for half a century has spotlighted musical artists from Jimi Hendrix to...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Frontier Airlines fined for long delays in Denver snowstorm

DENVER – The U.S. Department of Transportation said Friday it fined Frontier Airlines $1.5 million for keeping passengers stuck on a dozen aircraft on the Denver airport tarmac for more than three...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Irma’s damage a reminder of Florida economy’s vulnerability

WASHINGTON – Florida’s economy has long thrived on one import above all: People. Until Irma struck this month, the state was adding nearly 1,000 residents a day – 333,471 in the past year, akin to...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2017 | UPDATED: 2 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Business

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Ska Fabricating owners start structural steel company

Hermosa Iron Works, formerly a large structural steel company in town, sold most of its equipment to Ska Fab Steel earlier this year. Dan Morris and Matt Vincent, the owners of Ska Fabricating,...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2017 | UPDATED: 3 days 12 hours ago | CATEGORY: Business

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Colorado construction is plugging the gap with an academy

DENVER (AP) – Houses along the Front Range can’t be built fast enough. Part of the problem is a booming population. There’s also a shortage of construction workers to get the job done. The Colorado...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2017 | UPDATED: 4 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Business

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iPhone X an evolution of the iPhone, but not the smartphone

CUPERTINO, Calif. – Apple needed to wow skeptics with its 10th-anniversary smartphone, the iPhone X. (That’s pronounced “iPhone 10,” for the curious.) As expected, Apple showed off a phone with an...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business