business and finance

Region 9 announces new board members

Craig Benally, Steve Garchar and Rebecca Anderson have joined the Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado’s board of directors. Benally, a Mancos town trustee; Garchar, a newly...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Southern Ute Indian Tribe selects growth fund director

The Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council appointed Raymond A. Baker as the new executive director of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe Growth Fund. Baker will be responsible for directing the growth fund...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

New sports chiropractic office now open

Durango Sports Chiropractic, a new chiropractic and rehabilitation clinic for athletes, opened Feb. 1 at its location at 25825 U.S. Highway 160, Suite 101. Owner Kevin Vieser has experience...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Sorrel Sky to host business after hours Thursday

The next Durango Chamber of Commerce “business after hours” networking event will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Sorrel Sky Gallery, 802 Main Ave. Door prizes, food, beer and wine will be featured. Cost...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

How to stop those 3 a.m. money worries

If you’re like me, money worries hit hardest in the middle of the night. Fortunately, fear and anxiety about money don’t intrude on my sleep the way they once did. Unplanned expenses used to pop...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Money Savvy

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Insurance merger plans collapse

It was a rough day for the already-roiled U.S. health insurance market: One giant merger was abandoned, another is threatened by infighting, and a major insurer announced it will stop selling...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Recent Trump win on China trademark raises ethics questions

SHANGHAI – President Donald Trump was poised to receive something Tuesday that he has been trying to get from China for a decade: trademark rights to his own name. After suffering rejection after...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Model Tire Store will close in March

One of the longest running business on Main Avenue, Model Tire Store, plans to close in March. For many years, the Bukovec family business was one of the only places in town for tires and tow-truck...

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

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Sears pushes back on reports that it has dropped Trump products

Sears Holdings Corp., responding to reports that it has stopped offering Trump products, said that hundreds of the items are still available on its website through third-party sellers. Though the...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Spring Creek Village lots available

Construction has picked up at a small La Plata County development that’s marketing affordable lots three miles east of town. Phase two of Spring Creek Village off Florida Road is underway, with 17...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Here’s what you need to know to get a mortgage

Lenders are primarily concerned about three things when considering your loan for approval: income, credit and property. There are other aspects of your application that will be evaluated, such as...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: On Real Estate

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Single women are buying homes at twice the rate of single men

By 2007, Michelle Jackson, a 30-something writer in Denver, held a master’s degree, had traveled the world and was enjoying her social life as a single woman. She also felt the pull to purchase her...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business