business and finance

Strater Hotel announces promotions

The Strater Hotel has announced several promotions Tori Ossola has been named general manager. Most recently, Ossola served as the hotel’s rooms division manager, Ossola brings more than 25 years...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado cannabis wants to go public, but not everyone is on board

Colorado used to be on top of the cannabis world. As legalization spreads both in the U.S. and abroad, a lack of investor capital here could be the industry’s undoing. “Now we are chasing the...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Bayfield firm looks to revolutionize wastewater treatment

BAYFIELD – A small, 3½-year-old firm is talking to venture capitalists and angel investors looking for $1.3 million in investments by May to commercialize a chemical compound to clean wastewater...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Let’s get Creative with our outdoors

It’s the penultimate day of a 30-day trip as I sit here and write this column. My bare toes are pushing through a sandy beach at Surprise Canyon on the Grand Canyon. As Durangoans, many of us have...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2019 | COLUMN: Local First

Average U.S. mortgage rates fell this week

WASHINGTON – U.S. long-term mortgage rates dipped this week to the lowest average in more than a year, providing a possible boost to the start of the Spring homebuying season in March. Mortgage...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Global recession fear suddenly stalking credit market

The risk of a global recession has surged to the top of the worry list for credit investors even as they push down their cash balances to snap up new-year issuance, according to Bank of America...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Know Your Dough welcomes new Board of Directors members

Know Your Dough, a non-profit that provides tailored, in-person financial wellness programs for local youth, is pleased to announce new additions to our Board of Directors: April Bates from Ska...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Local business changes name to Oxford Financial Planners

Certified Financial Planner professionals, Stephen Pease and David Smiley announce a business name change to Oxford Financial Planners as of Feb. 1, 2019. The firm remains at 1150A Main Avenue in...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Animas Surgical Hospital welcomes new surgeon

Fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon Dr. Domenic Esposito has joined Animas Orthopedic Associates at Animas Surgical Hospital. Esposito has extensive subspecialty training in sports medicine,...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

EXIT Realty welcomes new team members

EXIT Realty Home & Ranch is pleased to announce that Merlin Flake and Brittany Hathorn have joined its growing team of dedicated real estate sales professionals at 1032 Main Ave.

DATE: Feb. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Hospice of Mercy welcomes new physician

Fellowship-trained palliative care and hospice physician Dr. Lesley Ann Barbour has joined Mercy Home Health and Hospice of Mercy. Barbour earned her Doctor of Medicine and Master of Public Health...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Are local businesses hurting or benefiting from storms?

When it comes to snowstorms, it’s typically feast or famine for businesses, unless you’re the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, in which case it’s complicated. If you sell ice cream,...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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