The Hair After salon relocates to Northpoint Center

The Hair After salon and spa recently moved to the Northpoint Shopping Center, 1315 Main Ave., Suite 316. Lyn D’Andrea of Bayfield has owned and operated the business since 2011. The salon offers...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 8 hours ago | CATEGORY: Business

Gervais & Associates announces CVA designation

Gervais & Associates recently announced that Kevin D. Smith, an accountant at the firm, has received a Certified Valuation Analyst designation from the National Association of Certified Valuators...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Homeslice Pizza seeks to open a third Durango location

Homeslice Pizza plans to open its third Durango location, and if the planning process goes well with the city of Durango, it would like the new restaurant to be serving pies by summer. Cory Kitch,...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Business

Freenotes Harmony Park in Durango moving some operations to Georgia

Durango-based Freenotes Harmony Park will cease manufacturing its large outdoor instruments in town this year. Playcore, a Tennessee-based company, bought Freenotes Harmony Park in 2016 and plans...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Manufacturing in U.S. accelerates to cap best year since 2004

WASHINGTON – U.S. manufacturing expanded in December at the fastest pace in three months, as gains in orders and production capped the strongest year for factories since 2004, the Institute for...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Pueblo’s economic footprint in the energy field is growing

PUEBLO (AP) – Since the crash of the steel industry in the early 1980s, the city of Pueblo has been searching for an economic identity to help usher the Steel City into a new era of economic...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

U.S. coal mining deaths surge in 2017 after hitting record low

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Coal mining deaths surged in the U.S. in 2017, one year after they hit a record low. The nation’s coal mines recorded 15 deaths last year, including eight in West Virginia....

DATE: Jan. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

10 home design trends to watch in 2018

WASHINGTON – The home remodeling and design platform Houzz recently released its top-10 home-design-trend predictions for the new year. The site’s forecast, derived from conversations with industry...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Cotton was 2017’s star crop, and funds have high hopes for 2018

WASHINGTON – The longest winning streak in two decades propelled cotton to 2017’s biggest increase among crop commodities, and hedge funds are ready for more gains in 2018. Of the nine components...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Amazon maintains holiday dominance despite stepped-up pressure

NEW YORK – Amazon.com maintained its online dominance in the 2017 holiday shopping season despite increasing competition from Wal-Mart Stores, Target and Best Buy. Amazon captured 89 percent of all...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Mortgage rates stumble at beginning of new year

WASHINGTON – A week after soaring to their highest levels in months, mortgage rates retreated to where they had been hovering for the past several weeks. According to the latest data released...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Custom Window Coverings relocates

Custom Window Coverings, Inc. recently moved to 351 S. Camino del Rio, Suite G., in the Centennial shopping center. “We wanted a relaxed, helpful atmosphere where people can get ideas on their...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business