Pinnacol Foundation sets scholarship application deadline

The Pinnacol Foundation, which provides scholarships to children whose parents have been injured or killed in work-related accidents, will accept scholarship applications for the 2018-19 school...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Plein Goods opens gallery

Plein Goods recently opened a new gallery shop in Durango at 133 E. Eighth St. The shop features handcrafted textiles, ceramics, jewelry, paper, woodworking, metal, glass and basketry from around...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Rivergate Physical Therapy adds specialist

Susan E. Earl, a local physical therapy specialist, is accepting new patients at a new location – Rivergate Physical Therapy, 575 Rivergate Lane. Earl has more than 20 years of orthopedic clinical...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

New thrift shop opens in Dolores

Two former city slickers have opened The 302 Thrift Shop in Dolores. Michael Williams and Melissa Miller moved to the area a few years ago from the Cincinnati and Baltimore areas. “We love the...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Home Depot to upgrade stores

WASHINGTON – Home Depot, the world’s largest home-improvement retailer, plans to invest more in its stores and employees in the next three years as it pursues a new target of almost $120 billion in...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Coffee shop wants to be Denver’s first legal marijuana club

DENVER – Colorado’s largest city is reviewing the first application from a business seeking to be among the nation’s first legal marijuana clubs, a step that comes more than a year after voters...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango’s lack of snow doesn’t deter Christmas shoppers

Christmas sales look merry and bright so far in downtown Durango despite the unseasonably warm weather or maybe even because of it. Downtown Durango shop owners and managers’ opinions varied on...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

City plans for vote on Cortez Rec Center sales tax

The Cortez Recreation Center hosted an open house on Tuesday to discuss an upcoming ballot issue that could affect its revenue. Cortez plans to put a question on the April 3 ballot asking residents...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Millennials prefer plastic

DENVER – Millennials have earned a reputation for loving consumer products that are local and artisanal. So why are they buying so many plastic Christmas trees? That’s the question irking Tim...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Mortgage rate volatility expected in the coming month

WASHINGTON – Mortgage rates moved higher this week after the U.S. Senate passed its version of the tax bill. But global and domestic events may push them back down. According to the latest data...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Pantone picks deep purple ‘Ultra Violet’ as color of year

NEW YORK – What we have here in 2017 is a heap of chaos and disruption. What we need in 2018? The Pantone Color Institute thinks whatever that might be will come in the deep purple hue of “Ultra...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

UPS Store promotes employee

The UPS Store in Bodo Park recently promoted Antonio Silva de Torres to assistant manager. Silva de Torres, who has worked at the store for one year, completed numerous hours of online and...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business