business and finance

Four Corners Health Care promotes three

Four Corners Health Care Center recently promoted three of its staff members to positions: Bryan Chapman was promoted to rehabilitation manager. Stacey Chavez was promoted to life enrichment...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Rochester Hotel concerts benefit nonprofits

From proceeds collected during the Community Concert Series at the Rochester Hotel Secret Garden, 10 nonprofits in La Plata County received $1,500, with a $200 bonus. The organizations include:...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Adult Day Care announces new partnership

Adult Day Care at Our Place, a daytime respite care for adults, and First United Methodist Church of Durango outreach, recently partnered with Colorado Respite Coalition and was added to the...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Talk About Town: Durango a top destination for an affordable fall vacation

The Animas River, Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, and San Juan National Forest made Durango one of the “12 Best Adventure Towns for an Affordable Fall Vacation” alongside destinations...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2017 | UPDATED: 5 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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Rolling Stone, iconic music magazine, puts itself up for sale

Rolling Stone co-founder Jann Wenner is putting the magazine up for sale, marking a new chapter for the cultural bible that for half a century has spotlighted musical artists from Jimi Hendrix to...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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James Ranch, north of Durango, receives approval for expansion

Expect more events, a new restaurant, bakery and expanded tours at the James Ranch. Last week, the La Plata County Planning Commission unanimously approved an application from the James family for...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2017 | UPDATED: 2 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Business

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Frontier Airlines fined for long delays in Denver snowstorm

DENVER – The U.S. Department of Transportation said Friday it fined Frontier Airlines $1.5 million for keeping passengers stuck on a dozen aircraft on the Denver airport tarmac for more than three...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Irma’s damage a reminder of Florida economy’s vulnerability

WASHINGTON – Florida’s economy has long thrived on one import above all: People. Until Irma struck this month, the state was adding nearly 1,000 residents a day – 333,471 in the past year, akin to...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 days 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: Business

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Ska Fabricating owners start structural steel company

Hermosa Iron Works, formerly a large structural steel company in town, sold most of its equipment to Ska Fab Steel earlier this year. Dan Morris and Matt Vincent, the owners of Ska Fabricating,...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Colorado construction is plugging the gap with an academy

DENVER (AP) – Houses along the Front Range can’t be built fast enough. Part of the problem is a booming population. There’s also a shortage of construction workers to get the job done. The Colorado...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Control holiday stress by doing what’s essential

Let me be the first to remind you that the holidays are right around the corner. The kids are in school, pumpkin spice lattes reappeared, Labor Day has come and gone (I still think the academic...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2017 | COLUMN: Money Savvy

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Indian Biz Expo explores strategies for success

IGNACIO – Sovereignty, effective government services and wise long-term priorities are all keys to economic success for Native American tribes, an expert told the crowd at the Indian Biz Expo Four...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News