Durango Artisan Foods makes purchases

On Dec. 17, Mark and Kara Grubis of Durango Artisan Foods purchased O’Hara’s Jam and Jellies as well as San Juan Mountain Mustard. O’Hara’s Jams and Jellies has been in business since 1996. In...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Five workplace predictions for 2019

NEW YORK – Some predictions about life at work in 2019 are hard to know: whether the economy will slow down, and if so, when. Others seem like sure bets: The #MeToo movement will continue, with...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Piñon Project offers free rentals of outdoor gear

Local businesses and a grant have helped the Piñon Project set up an outdoor-gear library to serve local school programs, youth groups and other organizations. The inventory of gear is funded by a...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

2018 a busy year in Durango’s business world

The 416 Fire, and its aftermath, left a scar on the business community in the Durango area in 2018, but most companies were able to weather the storm. Retail outlets, especially on Main Avenue,...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Elevation Customer Builders welcomes new designer

Kim Eisner of Candent Design joins Elevation Custom Builders as an in-house designer specializing in new construction, remodels and lighting design. Eisner brings an eye for aesthetics and...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

U.S. long-term mortgage rates dropped to 4.55 percent average

WASHINGTON – U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week, offering a slight degree of relief to would-be homebuyers after the stock market has tumbled. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Chiropractic practice finds a home on Main

Iris Davidson is expanding her chiropractic practice – she’s adding humans to a mix of clientele that has primarily focused on dogs and horses, with only an occasional spine adjustment for an owner...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

This Saturday, not Black Friday, is when the real money is spent

NEW YORK – Waiting until the weekend to do your holiday shopping? You’re not alone: Today may be the biggest spending day of the year. Although Black Friday used to be America’s biggest single...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Trump signs $867 billion farm bill into law

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump signed into law Thursday an $867 billion farm bill that provides billions in aid to U.S. farmers while rejecting deep cuts to the federal food stamp programs...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Solar power buyers loved 2018

NEW YORK – Solar-panel makers had an awful 2018, but their customers really enjoyed it. Module manufacturers lost about 40 percent of their market value this year, even as the number of...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Stock market woes raise a nagging fear: Is a recession near?

BALTIMORE – Fears of a recession have been mounting with the U.S. stock market appearing to be headed for its worst December since 1931 – during the Great Depression. Wall Street’s sustained slump...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Did your favorite company donate to Democratic or Republican campaigns?

Macy’s: “Highly recommended.” Amazon: “Better options are available.” Home Depot: “Please shop elsewhere.” Those reviews aren’t talking about customer service, shipping options or holiday deals....

DATE: Dec. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

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