Millwood Junction not being sold

Talk in Cortez business circles that the Millwood Junction restaurant in Mancos was being sold is not true, said owner Joann Riffel. A business source told The Journal on Thursday that the owner...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rising prices make it difficult for first-time homebuyers

Wildland firefighter Jonathan Wegener dreamed about homeownership for about four years before recently purchasing his first home in north Animas City. For a while he hunted for a house in Mancos...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango, La Plata County home prices rise; number of units sold drops in 3rd quarter

The number of home sales lagged slightly but median prices continued to rise across most of Durango and La Plata County, according to third quarter sales data released Wednesday from the Durango...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tiny home, Habitat building on display in 2018 Parade of Homes

In addition to the oohs and aahs heard in the million-dollar dwellings in the 2018 Parade of Homes, there are some interesting options at the other end of the housing spectrum on this year’s tour,...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango gives initial nod to tiny home village

A community of tiny homes may sprout next year in Durango, as a proposal to build 22 of them on 1.77 acres has gained support from city leaders. City councilors approved a preliminary plan for an...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

High-density development in Animas Valley denied

A proposal to rezone 9 acres just north of Trimble Hot Springs for a high-density development of about 40 affordable homes was denied Tuesday by La Plata County commissioners. For months, the...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tercero Townhouse on West Third Avenue rises from ashes

Just over a year after a fire killed one man, left 20 people displaced and destroyed the Tercero Townhouse, owner Caroní Adams is ready to rent again. She’s rebuilt a complex originally developed...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County home sales in June strong despite 416 Fire

The 416 Fire could prompt a slight dip in real estate sales, but overall, the market is expected to remain strong. Second quarter real estate data reflecting sales from April to June didn’t show...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Portion of Spanish Trails Inn & Suites will be redeveloped

Bill Hermesman, owner of Northpoint Home Furnishings, has purchased 26 units at Spanish Trails Inn & Suites. He plans to remodel and convert them to rental apartment units with tenants signing...

DATE: July 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local company may buy Western Excelsior mill site

Aspen Wall Wood is interested in purchasing the remaining assets of the Western Excelsior mill facility in Mancos, officials from both companies announced during a Montezuma County commissioners...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Neighbors oppose high-density development in Animas Valley

A fight is brewing in the Animas Valley north of Durango over the prospect of a potential high-density development. Greg Yucha, who owns two mobile home parks in the Animas Valley, filed plans in...

DATE: March 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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