Region 9 gives lender of the year award

Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado awarded Brian Rose, a commercial lender and Alpine Bank senior vice president, with its “Lender of the Year” award. Rose has worked in...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Volunteers sought for youth financial programs

Know Your Dough, a nonprofit that provides financial wellness programs to local youth and young adults, is recruiting volunteers to teach fourth-, seventh- and eleventh-grade programs in the spring...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Goff Engineering president retires

Parker Newby, professional land surveyor and president of Goff Engineering and Surveying, Inc., will retire Dec. 31 after 24 years at the company. Newby joined Goff in 1993 and has been involved in...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Dr. Weber retires from La Plata Family Medicine

La Plata Family Medicine recently announced that Dr. Susan J. Weber will retire from private practice Dec. 31. Weber joined La Plata Family Medicine June 1, 1998, where she served as a family...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Ag summit planned for Jan. 16 at Montezuma County Fairgrounds

The second annual Agriculture Outlook, Strategies and Economic Summit has been scheduled for Jan. 16 at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. The free event runs 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and includes lunch....

DATE: Dec. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Smile By Design adds office in Bayfield

With locations in Durango, Cortez and Pagosa Springs, A Smile By Design has added an office in Bayfield at 30 West Mill St. Orthodontist and owner Dr. Daniella Phillis is accepting new patients,...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

What the largest tax overhaul in 30 years means for companies

WASHINGTON – The impact of the biggest overhaul of the U.S. tax code in three decades will spread far and wide starting next year, highlighted by a cut in the corporate rate to 21 percent from 35...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

How the tax bill impacts homeowners, buyers and sellers

WASHINGTON – Many homeowners, buyers and sellers are left wondering how the tax reform legislation will affect them. Below is a look at what the final version contains and what it means to...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Food hall proposed near Durango Mall

New restaurants could find a home in a proposed building on Mercury Village Drive near Vantiv overlooking the Animas River and offer more dining options to the Bodo Industrial Park area. “We want...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Mortgage rates pause but appear poised to drift higher

WASHINGTON – Mortgage rates remained stuck in a holding pattern this week and have barely budged since October. According to the latest data released Thursday by Freddie Mac, the 30-year fixed-rate...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Couple undertakes restoration of historic Mancos Opera House

A Mancos couple has begun the daunting task of restoring one of the town’s oldest buildings. The Mancos Opera House, at 136 W. Grand Ave., was built in 1910 and originally housed a grocery, a drug...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Holiday deliveries already falling behind

WASHINGTON – If it seems like your online orders are arriving later than expected, you’re not alone. An influx of online purchases is testing the limits of carriers like UPS and FedEx, despite...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business