Pediatric Partners of the Southwest announces promotions

Pediatric Partners of the Southwest recently promoted Grecia Cruz and Destiny Salazar as family advocate and care coordinators. In their new positions, Cruz and Salazar will provide patient and...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

LPEA announces pair of promotions

La Plata Electric Association recently announced that Michael Juliano has earned his journeyman lineman certification and joins the ranks of the professionals responsible for constructing and...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

LPEA names new meter technician

The La Plata Electric Association announces Debbra Herrera has been named meter technician. Her position includes working with a variety of LPEA’s departments to assist with and advise about...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Hotel proposed for Purgatory Resort

A new 103-room hotel with a ballroom to handle 300 people and meeting space is being proposed for Purgatory Resort just south of the base area. If approved by La Plata County, the hotel, in a...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango’s Pizza Hut moving closer to downtown

The Pizza Hut on north Main Avenue will move to downtown Durango to expand its delivery area, a move that will also eliminate its dining area and allow the franchise to concentrate on deliveries...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

It’s giddy-up time at GitPrime

GitPrime is on a building and hiring spree, putting to work $10.5 million in venture capital raised earlier this year. The Durango-based firm which makes software analytic tools that provide...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Senior citizens are replacing teenagers as fast-food workers

NEW YORK – The sullen teenager grinding through a restaurant shift after school was once a pop culture cliche – as American as curly fries. Nowadays, Brad Hamilton, the teen played by Judge...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Millennials plan to spend big this holiday season ... on their pets

Millennials love their pets, and that love’s showing up on their holiday credit card bills. The much-discussed generation of shoppers, known for their industry-disrupting tastes, will spend heavily...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Marijuana is getting cheaper

DENVER – Wholesale marijuana prices in Colorado have fallen by a third in just the past 12 months, continuing a price crash that began soon after the drug was legalized. Although this implies that...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Survey: Rural economy being hurt by tariffs, low prices

OMAHA, Neb. – For the first time this year, a monthly survey of bankers in parts of 10 Plains and Western states indicates the regional rural economy is shrinking. The overall index of the Rural...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Even small companies may be able to cut Amazon-like deals

NEW YORK – A company doesn’t need to be as big as Amazon to get a good deal on real estate. Whether a small business wants to buy or rent, it may have leverage with landlords or local governments...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Mortgage rates drop significantly

WASHINGTON – U.S. long-term mortgage rates recorded the biggest drop in nearly four years this week but remain much higher than they were a year ago. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said Wednesday that...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

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