Register now for 2018 Economic Summit

Registration is underway for the Leadership La Plata 2018 Economic Summit. The event will be held Oct. 24 at the Sky Ute Casino. The summit will bring together community business leaders in an...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Chamber to hold party for members on Sept. 20

The seventh annual Durango Chamber of Commerce Member Appreciation Party will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Alpine Bank, 1099 Main Ave. Catering will be provided by Steamworks and El Moro....

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Restaurants, T-shirt shops rev up during Four Corners Motorcycle Rally

The Four Corners Motorcycle Rally appears to have met one of its prime missions: boosting late-summer sales for merchants, at least for some Durango merchants. Motorcyclists seem to have kept the...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Trump’s trade war with China may hit parts of your car first

NEW YORK – The U.S.-China trade war threatens to make September a very slow month at E.D. Opto Electrical Lighting Co.’s auto-parts factory in the eastern Chinese city of Zhenjiang. With President...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Businesses beg for tariff relief as trade war with China rolls on

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration is moving forward this week with plans to impose tariffs on a wider array of Chinese imports even as it explores the possibility of a negotiated resolution of...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Mortgage rates tick up

WASHINGTON – Long-term U.S. mortgage rates ticked up this week for the second straight week, remaining substantially higher than a year ago amid strength in the economy. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Five myths about 3Dprinting

NEW YORK – Like any fast-developing technology, 3D printing, described more technically as “additive manufacturing,” is susceptible to a variety of misconceptions. While recent debates have...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Young professionals invited to networking event

Young Professionals of Durango will hold a “Lunches with Leaders” event from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Ore House, 147 E. College Drive. Chris Nelson with La Plata County Humane...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Animas Surgical hires physician

Animas Surgical Hospital announced that board-certified internal medicine physician Josette Miller recently joined its internal medicine team. Dr. Miller has practiced medicine for more than eight...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

SUCAP adopts new name

Southern Ute Community Action Programs announced its name has been changed to: Southern Colorado Community Action Agency. The community action organization, abbreviated SoCoCAA, provides services...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Silverton named certified business community

The town of Silverton was selected in August as one of four Colorado communities to be designated as a Blueprint 2.0 Certified Small Business Community. The recognition will be used to, in...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Ballantine Family Fund supports San Juan County

San Juan Development Association, a nonprofit economic development group in San Juan County, announced it was awarded funding from the Ballantine Family Fund. SJDA aims to build resiliency in the...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business