business and finance

Health Care costs discussed Aug. 28

A presentation called “Health Care Costs Making You Sick?” will be offered beginning at noon Wednesday at TBK Bank, 259 W. Ninth St. Ken Bates with Durango Insurance Professionals will deliver the...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango Adult Education Center hires Susan Hakanson as new executive director

The Durango Adult Education Center has announced that Susan Hakanson joined the center in August as executive director. The public is invited to meet Hakanson at a welcome reception 4 to 5 p.m....

DATE: Aug. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango Coffee Co. to host grand opening

Durango Coffee Co. will host a grand opening party from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at the store, 730 Main Ave. Business owners Taliah Agdeppa and Katherine Walker welcome the community with open...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Mining proposal in Santa Fe National Forest draws opposition

PECOS, N.M. – A proposed exploratory mining operation on Santa Fe National Forest land is drawing fierce opposition from some northern New Mexico residents. Residents near the village of Pecos are...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

More electric vehicles suited for Southwest Colorado expected to hit market

Drivers looking to buy a new electric vehicle are limited mostly to cars, but a new state rule could ensure more SUVs, Jeeps and other models better suited to the Southwest Colorado lifestyle are...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hey, business owners: It’s not tough being green

If greenies made a poster featuring the most sustainable, environmentally friendly business in town, they could do worse than picking Maria’s Bookshop. “We must get 15 to 20 boxes a day, and we try...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cold Case Gear aims to beat the heat (or the cold)

Avid outdoor adventurers Jon and Deirdre Rosenberg were frustrated during winter expeditions when the temperature would affect Deirdre’s photography. “We’re from Minnesota, and we do a lot of...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

What story is your business trying to tell?

Storytelling is an interesting term. Many of us think of it as the fairy tales we read to our kids when they were little. But when it comes to a business, you must tell your story. Don’t let other...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2019 | COLUMN: From the Chamber

What do international travelers do for Durango?

Earlier this month, Visit Durango hosted the International Inbound Travel Association, including 35 members, for its annual board of directors and advisory committee leadership retreat. IITA is...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2019 | COLUMN: The Tourism Effect

US long-term mortgage rates stay near historic lows

WASHINGTON – U.S. long-term mortgage rates remained near historically low levels this week against a backdrop of volatile financial markets around the globe. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Food truckies open brick-and-mortar Mexican restaurant on Main Avenue

Switchback, a new taco bar, aims to fill a niche for lower-cost, fresh cocktails and eats downtown. Co-owners Dan and Lindsay Gearig opened their Mexican-inspired street food restaurant last week...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Downs, McDonough & Cowan announces new partner

The law office of Downs, McDonough & Cowan LLC is pleased to announce that Margaret E. Foley has become a partner in the firm and the firm name has changed to Downs, McDonough, Cowan & Foley LLC,...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

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