$100 bills to go high-tech to beat fakes

WASHINGTON - The folks who print America's money have designed a high-tech makeover of the $100 bill complete withdisappearing Liberty Bells and magical ribbons.It's all part of an effort to stay...

DATE: April 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Calif. company fired up about move

Durango soon will be home to a company that would like to clear the air of emissions generated by wood-burningfireplaces.California-based Earth's Flame has announced plans to relocate its...

DATE: April 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Region 9 receives federal grants

A local economic development agency has received $500,000 in federal funds to loan to businesses. The Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado will use the money to provide...

DATE: April 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

What a grand will get you

Here's how much you'd have if you put $1,000 into this investment at the start of the year.

DATE: April 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Intel results boost stocks

NEW YORK - The Dow Jones industrial average extended its push past 11,000 Tuesday after expectations grew that strongercorporate earnings would signal that a recovery is on track.Stocks fell in...

DATE: April 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Store to run on Main

Your Running Store is moving to Main Avenue after outgrowing its College Drive location.The store is moving Sunday and will reopen Monday at 726½ Main Ave., behind Durango Coffee Co.Don and Karwyn...

DATE: April 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Stocks slide after 2-month streak of gains

NEW YORK - A late-day slide broke the stock market's recent calm Wednesday after concerns grew that shares areoverheated.A mix of concerns including a drop in consumer borrowing and a slide in oil...

DATE: April 8, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Brokers: 2010 home prices may decline

Real estate in the Durango area may see further price declines as buyers slowly reduce unsold inventory, The WellsGroup predicts in its annual forecast.Homes priced at less than $400,000 will hold...

DATE: April 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Tax credit helps Cortez winter home sales

It's been a wild ride for Cortez housing sales this year, as local real estate agents found ways to move homes whilesidestepping sporadic weather.February 2010 Cortez home sales doubled from the...

DATE: April 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Indoor sports facility opens

The Stillwater Foundation has opened a new indoor sports facility in Durango that will allow local athletes to honetheir skills year-round.Co-founder of the foundation, attorney and former college...

DATE: March 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Chipping Away

If Neil Hannum is right, his locally made chips may soon blanket Durango's restaurants and breweries.Hannum's Chip Peddler hopes to follow in the footsteps of successful local food and drink...

DATE: March 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Loan program helps Ignacio businesses spruce up

IGNACIO - Little by little, business owners are remaking downtown Ignacio.The latest is Ignacio Floral and Coffee Shop, which opened last week. Owners Kasey Correia and Dee Dee Hedin more...

DATE: March 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business