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

Realtors to close applications for nonprofits Sept. 30

The Durango Area Association of Realtors announced it is accepting grant funding requests from local nonprofit organizations in need. To qualify, nonprofits must be located in La Plata or San Juan...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Attorney opens new Durango law practice

Attorney Ashley Powell recently opened a law practice, The Law Office of Ashley Dean Powell, in Durango. Powell graduated from University of Iowa College of Law, where he served as senior articles...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

LPEA to hold member luncheons

La Plata Electric Association will hold complimentary luncheons for its members Wednesday at 45 Stewart St. in Bodo Industrial Park and Thursday at 603 S. Eighth St. in Pagosa Springs, Events will...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Insider Q&A Small Colorado manufacturer caught in trade war

WASHINGTON – Troy Roberts has been at ground zero for the trade war being waged by President Donald Trump. And he worries that American companies like his will get hurt. Roberts is CEO of Qualtek...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Alpenglow Properties hires two brokers

Alpenglow Properties announced it added brokers Maria Santiago and Lew Korman to its real estate practice. Santiago is from Santa Cruz, California, and moved in 2008 to Durango for a career with...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

U.S. trade gap widens most since 2015; record China deficit

The U.S. trade deficit widened in July by the most in three years and the gap with China hit a record as the Trump administration imposed tariffs on a range of Chinese goods, prompting retaliatory...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Southwest Colorado ideally situated to lure more tour groups

Mountains, history from ancestral Puebloans to the Old West and unique small towns make Southwest Colorado an attractive destination for more small tour groups of 20 to 50 people, according to a...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Two Montezuma County properties honored as Centennial Farms and Ranches

What brought people west to Colorado was hope for prosperity and the allure of gold, but what kept them there was the agriculture. Land is a limited commodity, so settlers staked their claim and...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado’s economy winning, but not everyone shares in victory

Colorado’s economy is, by almost any measure, red hot. Job growth, business formation and wages all are up. But even the most robust economy doesn’t serve everyone. Hidden in the averages are...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Mortgage rate inches up to 4.52 percent

WASHINGTON – Long-term U.S. mortgage rates ticked up this week as borrowing costs are meaningfully higher than a year ago. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the average rate on 30-year,...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Stillwater Music adds four to board

Stillwater Music recently added four new members to its board: Daniel Gottlieb, Shelley Mauch, Nancy Shanks and Laura Wenger. Gottlieb moved to Durango in 2016 and is the director of investments...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business