New Mexico taps federal loans to pay unemployment

SANTA FE – New Mexico has depleted its unemployment benefits trust fund and begun to use federal loans to keep up with claims – spending that can trigger higher taxes if not repaid, a top labor...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Nurses say state staffing levels leave patients vulnerable

DENVER – Some Denver nurses said the state’s minimum staffing levels have left them overworked and patients vulnerable to substandard care. A Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

A new hand on deck to offer assistance to small businesses

The novel coronavirus might have thrown a wrench into many businesses in 2020, but the Southwest Colorado Small Business Development Center is working to bolster its capacity to help them. Through...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Why join Visit Durango’s Board of Directors?

Visit Durango is currently accepting applications for our Board of Directors from now through October 31, 2020. The Visit Durango Board of Directors is organized by sector to ensure all categories...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2020 | COLUMN: The Tourism Effect

Former CEO pushes back on audit of Gallup hospital

SANTA FE – The former CEO of Rehoboth McKinley Christian hospital in Gallup on Wednesday challenged the findings of a special audit of finances and contracts at the taxpayer-supported hospital in...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Tomsic Physical Therapy welcomes Nathan G. Dailey as their newest physical therapist

Tomsic Physical Therapy will welcome Nathan G. Dailey as their newest physical therapist in October. Dailey is a board-certified orthopedic clinical specialist and certified strength and...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado workers protest COVID-19 fine issued to meat plant

DENVER – A union representing workers at a Colorado meatpacking plant where six workers died of COVID-19 and hundreds more were infected staged a protest Wednesday, claiming that federal officials...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado cold snap could disrupt state’s marijuana industry

DENVER – Early cold temperatures and snow in Colorado may have destroyed millions of dollars worth of outdoor plants, cannabis and hemp companies said. The drop of about 70 degrees Fahrenheit...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Needles Liquors to move to Purgatory Resort

Needles Liquor will move from the Needles Country Square about two miles north into the Purgatory Village Plaza and will rebrand itself as Mother Cline Liquor Carrie Cline, who has owned the store...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

How Wolf Creek plans to navigate a coronavirus reopening

Almost 4,200 Wolf Creek skiers responded to a survey sent by the ski area’s owner, Davey Pitcher. They were largely from New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma as well as surrounding communities like...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Photo: Burger shack calls it quits

DATE: Sept. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Starting from the bottom

Unless you’ve had the luxury of hibernating up in the mountains camping somewhere, you certainly can’t have avoided all the election hyperbola. Are we over it? Well, not yet, but we’re close. If...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2020 | COLUMN: From the Chamber

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