business and finance

SUCAP adopts new name

Southern Ute Community Action Programs announced its name has been changed to: Southern Colorado Community Action Agency. The community action organization, abbreviated SoCoCAA, provides services...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Silverton named certified business community

The town of Silverton was selected in August as one of four Colorado communities to be designated as a Blueprint 2.0 Certified Small Business Community. The recognition will be used to, in...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Ballantine Family Fund supports San Juan County

San Juan Development Association, a nonprofit economic development group in San Juan County, announced it was awarded funding from the Ballantine Family Fund. SJDA aims to build resiliency in the...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Realtors to close applications for nonprofits Sept. 30

The Durango Area Association of Realtors announced it is accepting grant funding requests from local nonprofit organizations in need. To qualify, nonprofits must be located in La Plata or San Juan...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Attorney opens new Durango law practice

Attorney Ashley Powell recently opened a law practice, The Law Office of Ashley Dean Powell, in Durango. Powell graduated from University of Iowa College of Law, where he served as senior articles...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

LPEA to hold member luncheons

La Plata Electric Association will hold complimentary luncheons for its members Wednesday at 45 Stewart St. in Bodo Industrial Park and Thursday at 603 S. Eighth St. in Pagosa Springs, Events will...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Insider Q&A Small Colorado manufacturer caught in trade war

WASHINGTON – Troy Roberts has been at ground zero for the trade war being waged by President Donald Trump. And he worries that American companies like his will get hurt. Roberts is CEO of Qualtek...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Alpenglow Properties hires two brokers

Alpenglow Properties announced it added brokers Maria Santiago and Lew Korman to its real estate practice. Santiago is from Santa Cruz, California, and moved in 2008 to Durango for a career with...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango Christian Church may be converted into condos

Durango Christian Church on East Third Avenue may be restored and converted into five condominiums. The congregation decided to put the church on the market about three and half years ago because...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Colorado ideally situated to lure more tour groups

Mountains, history from ancestral Puebloans to the Old West and unique small towns make Southwest Colorado an attractive destination for more small tour groups of 20 to 50 people, according to a...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Locals help businesses weather storm

The city of Durango released sales tax data recently which show how summer started this year for local businesses. As we all know, the 416 Fire started June 1, and it was a very slow start of our...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2018 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Two Montezuma County properties honored as Centennial Farms and Ranches

What brought people west to Colorado was hope for prosperity and the allure of gold, but what kept them there was the agriculture. Land is a limited commodity, so settlers staked their claim and...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business