business and finance

Hunt is on for industrial, office space in La Plata County

In an effort to help existing businesses expand and to attract new firms, an inventory of light industrial and office space available for lease or purchase is being compiled in La Plata County....

DATE: Nov. 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 8 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Business

You live in the Mountain Biking Capital of the World

Two weeks ago, Durango gained statewide and national attention when the Colorado High School Cycling League’s state championships came to Durango. Our local cycling teams – Durango and Animas high...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2018 | COLUMN: The Tourism Effect

Mortgage rates jump to highest level in 7 years

U.S. mortgage rates jumped this week to the highest level in seven years, a trend that is pulling down home sales and slowing home price growth. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Chamber to host November Lunch and Learn on Nov. 28

The Durango Chamber of Commerce is hosting a November Lunch and Learn at noon Wednesday, Nov. 28, at TBK Bank, 259 W. Ninth St. The topic will address how to hire a financial advisor. Cost is $13...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

LPEA welcomes two new employees

The La Plata Electric Association welcomes two new employees to the team. Dominic May is the Energy Management Supervisor who will address LPEA members’ concern for energy efficiency and...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Know Your Dough seeks board members

Know Your Dough is seeking board members to join the nonprofit in providing financial literacy for youth and young adults. Candidates should have teaching experience and/or knowledge of the...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Bayfield School wellness clinic opens

The Pediatric Partners of the Southwest in partnership with the Bayfield School District announces the Nov. 12 opening of the Bayfield School Wellness Clinic at 658 S. East St. in Bayfield. The...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Cruise Planners docks in Durango

Cruise Planners is now serving Durango with a wide range of travel services, including honeymoons, destination weddings, anniversaries, family reunions, corporate retreats and all-inclusive...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Business

Southwest Mortgage joins Flanagan State Bank

Southwest Mortgage announces its partnership with Flanagan State Bank. Flanagan State Bank was founded in 1913 and has been family owned since the beginning. By joining with Flanagan State Bank,...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Chamber hosts Business After Hours Nov. 15 at Animas Surgical Hospital

The Durango Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Business after Hours networking event with food, drinks and door prizes from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at Animas Surgical Hospital, 575 Rivergate...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

New stylist at Shampoo Salon

Shampoo Salon owners Regina and Miss Jane welcome Denene Desormeaux as a new stylist at their salon, 130 W. Eighth St. in Durango. Desormeaux has 35 years experience in the industry and welcomes...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Business

Durango’s Main Avenue retail merry-go-round takes a spin

Autumn is a time for change and that is true not only for the weather but for the retail scene on Main Avenue, where several shops and restaurants are relocating and some new ones have opened....

DATE: Nov. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

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