business and finance

Navajo look to Arizona utilities to make up for coal losses

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – As the coal industry nears its end on the Navajo Nation, the tribe is looking to Arizona utilities that shared in the power generated on the reservation to help make up for the...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Effort to jump start local insurance pool gains traction in Southwest Colorado

The high cost of health insurance has made it nearly impossible for some small-business owners across Southwest Colorado to offer the benefit to employees, including Peter Schertz, co-owner of...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Goff Engineering & Surveying, Inc announces Thomas W. Engel as a new partner

Goff Engineering & Surveying, Inc. has announced the addition of Thomas W. Engel, professional engineer, as a principal of the firm. Tom received a bachelor of science in civil engineering from...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Kogan Builders Inc. announces new ownership

Kogan Builders Inc. has announced the transfer of ownership of the company to Edward Asher, effective Dec. 13, 2019. Kogan Builders will continue to operate in the region as it has for more than 20...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango Financial Planning announces new hire

Durango Financial Planning has announced Michelle Kothe as its newest team member. Kothe comes from FIS where she specialized in financial processing for over four years. Kothe joined the team at...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado launches carbon, energy programs for cannabis firms

DENVER – Colorado has launched two pilot programs focused on reducing carbon emissions and improving energy efficiency at cannabis cultivating businesses, officials said. Both programs, which began...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Pathways Physical Therapy & Holistic Health welcomes physical therapist, Cara Cage, PT, DPT

Pathways Physical Therapy & Holistic Health recently welcomed physical therapist, Cara Cage. Cage has been a physical therapist for almost 10 years, specializing in orthopedics, the spine,...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango firm to build tax website for state of Colorado

One of Durango’s fastest-growing businesses just landed a major contract to build the website that businesses will use to pay their Colorado state sales and use taxes. A year ago, MUNIRevs had 15...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango restaurants take lead in reducing plastic use

Not surprisingly, quite a few restaurants in environmentally conscious Durango have taken an extra step or two to eliminate the use of single-use plastic items. “We’ve been actively working to...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Embrace the ‘P’ word

Don’t hate me for using the “P” word. Yes, I’m referencing “politics.” Oh, I heard your collective moan, but I’m being serious here. We all are going to continue to be inundated with the national...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2020 | COLUMN: From the Chamber

New Mexico leads U.S. in pecan production

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The numbers are in and U.S. agricultural officials say New Mexico marked a record year of pecan production in 2019 to lead the nation. The National Agricultural Statistics...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Durangoan Lisa Bloomquist appointed to Affordable Housing Advisory Council

Durangoan Lisa Bloomquist was appointed to a three-year term to the Affordable Housing Advisory Council. Bloomquist is one of 12 AHAC members who advise FHLBank Topeka on the administration of its...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

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