Trying to fetch a higher price for your home?

New York – While Bernadette in the novel Where’d You Go, Bernadette bemoaned the excessive number of Craftsman-style houses in Seattle, a recent report from RealEstate.com, a new real estate site...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Mortgage rates fall

WASHINGTON – Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week for the second straight week, providing a helpful jolt for potential home buyers. Last week’s decline followed weeks of increases that...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Contractor conflict?

NEW YORK – Even when you think you’ve hired the right contractor, your project can go wrong. But all is not lost, as long as the contractor was licensed. (You have next to no legal recourse against...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Forum in Cortez addresses livestock feeding amid drought

Strategies for feeding livestock in drought conditions will be presented on June 14 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Lewis Arriola Community Center, 21203 County Road S. Speakers include beef...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Salt 360 opens on Main Avenue

Salt 360 Flotation Studio recently opened at 3750 Main Ave., Suite 5. The studio offers 90-minute float sessions in 12 inches of magnesium-rich Epsom salt water to create a nearly weightless...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

CTCVoyages to sponsor safari night

CTCVoyages, a Durango travel agency, will sponsor a safari night at 5:15 p.m. Thursday at Himalayan Kitchen, 992 Main Ave. Katherine Burgess, CTCVoyages owner and travel counselor who recently...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Russell Planning and Engineering hires one

Russell Planning and Engineering recently hired Andrew Arnold as a planner intern. Arnold received a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Cornell University and has worked in Kenya as an explorer...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Columbine Landscapes promotes employee

Columbine Landscapes recently announced that it promoted former crew leader Colleen Hefferan to field manager. Hefferan is from Eagle and also works as an annuals project manager and manages...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Southwest Memorial in Cortez shows off $32 million upgrade

New buildings, spacious, sunlit patient rooms and modern technology greeted dozens of visitors to the grand opening of the expanded Southwest Memorial Hospital campus on Monday. Anchoring the south...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

416 Fire not harming tourism, director says

Tourism agencies have well-crafted marketing campaigns to draw in targeted crowds. But when natural disaster happens, they have to pivot to crisis communication to keep their message on point. The...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Hunt is on for firms looking to move to Durango

For the first time in at least a decade, an effort will be made to attract new businesses to Durango – specifically back-office operations for firms such as human resource departments, auditing...

DATE: June 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Help wanted – desperately – as applicants become scarce

AURORA (AP) – In a country in the midst of sustained economic growth, Colorado has been ahead of the pack. Month after month of an expanding economy has resulted in some pretty good times for...

DATE: June 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business