business and finance

Two Durango furniture stores combine

Two Durango furniture stores, Ashley HomeStore at 835 Main Ave., and Willis Furniture, 1474 Main Ave., have combined. Ashley HomeStore will now be called the Durango Furniture & Mattress Downtown...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Professional Women’s Network to host event

The Professional Women’s Network of Durango will host a speed networking event at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Underground, downstairs at the Irish Embassy, 900 Main Ave. Bring business cards and good...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado Nonprofit Association to host fundraising workshop

The Colorado Nonprofit Association will host a Raise More Money Now fundraising workshop from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Durango Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave. Every nonprofit wants to...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

SCAPE to host startup showcase and investor social

SCAPE will host a startup showcase and investor social from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Fort Lewis College ballroom, 1000 Rim Drive. Join SCAPE for the launching of new innovative businesses,...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

San Juan Basin Public Health warns of phone scam

Phone scammers are pretending to be San Juan Basin Public Health staff and asking businesses to pay for retail food licenses, according to the health department. A business in Pagosa Springs and a...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Hot Springs and Resort begins renovation process

Additional soaking pools, extended hours and other upgrades are coming to Durango Hot Springs and Resort, formerly known as Trimble Spa and Natural Hot Springs, owners say. Construction started...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Can you hear me now: Cellphone coverage blanks out north of Mancos

MANCOS – At wits’ end with deteriorating Verizon cellphone service in her home 5 miles north of Mancos, Maria Tuxhorn sought help from The Journal to inquire why reception went south about three...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Kayenta Coal Mine layoffs hit as Navajo Generating Station closure looms

WASHINGTON – The last 265 workers at Kayenta Coal Mine are being laid off as August comes to an end, another step toward the looming closure of the Navajo Generating Station that will bring the...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Beer Pong getting sustainability makeover with new aluminum cup

Beer pong may be getting more environmentally friendly. Ball Corp., the 139-year-old packaging company that has benefited as beverage companies shift away from plastic amid pollution backlash, is...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Average 30-year mortgage rates tick up to 3.58%

WASHINGTON – U.S. long-term mortgage rates ticked up slightly this week, yet they remain near historic lows. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the average rate on the 30-year loan rose...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Millennial Money Make renting work for your financial goals

“Renting is just throwing money away.” “Renting is like paying someone else instead of paying yourself.” You may have heard these opinions from family and friends, but it’s not that simple. In some...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Petitto & Associates welcome new employee

Petitto & Associates is pleased to announce the hiring of investigator Laci Phillips. Phillips became a licensed private investigator in September 2017. She began with P&A as an intern in January...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

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