Five Southwest Colorado firms on fast track to growth

Daudi Barnes is looking for an investment of $4 million to $5 million to revolutionize the way rocket thrusters are designed and manufactured through his firm, Agile Space Propulsion Co., located...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango’s J.C. Penney store to return to regular, full-line sales

After less than a year of trying a new store concept that sold exclusively clearance merchandise, J.C. Penney Co. in the Durango Mall will return to its full-line, regular business model. “We’re...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Big tech throwing big money at home robots

NEW YORK – Science-fiction writers and technologists have been predicting the arrival of robot butlers for the better part of a century. So far, domestic robots have been relatively pedestrian:...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Animas Surgical Hospital sees room to grow

Animas Surgical Hospital’s problem would make many businesses envious: It’s growing so fast it needs a 73,125-square-foot expansion. A second building, an ambulatory surgical center, is in the...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Parent of North Face to camp in Denver

DENVER – The company that makes The North Face outdoor clothes, JanSport packs, Timberland boots and a host of other consumer products plans to move the headquarters for those brands to metro...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Want better customer service?

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DATE: Aug. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

What do you do with 1,500 washing machines?

GREELEY – One of my pet peeves is how we so casually use the term “unbelievable!” as the catch-all for such amazing accomplishments as an NBA shooting guard draining an 18-foot fall-away jumper...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Mortgage rates fall again

WASHINGTON – Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week for the second straight week, with relatively lower rates continuing to fail to spark home sales. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Wild Iris Wellness opens in Durango

Wild Iris Wellness recently opened at 1201 Main Ave., Suite 104. Business owner DeVere Gamble, who has performed craniosacral therapy at Pura Vida Healthcare for the last four years, will continue...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Smart Enterprises renews registration

Local nonprofit Smart Enterprises of Durango recently renewed its registration as an accredited Auto Glass Safety Council-registered member company. Smart Enterprises has operated in Durango for...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Southwest Midwives hires two to practice

Southwest Midwives recently announced that Megan Riddle and Vanna Waldron joined its practice as registered midwives. Riddle is from Burlington, Vermont, and worked as a volunteer emergency medical...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Legacy HCR, Heating, Cooling and Refrigeration serves S.W. Colorado

Legacy HCR, Heating, Cooling and Refrigeration opened in January. With more than 40 years in the industry, the business provides heating, cooling and refrigeration sales, services and installations...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business