Canadian fishermen mad about Maine lobsters

PORTLAND, Maine – Tensions between lobstermen in Maine and Canada are boiling over in a dispute caused not by too few lobsters, but by too many. A huge and potentially record-breaking haul of...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Google to add Gmail to search results

SAN FRANCISCO – Google is creating an information bridge between its influential Internet search engine and its widely used Gmail service in its latest attempt to deliver more personal responses...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Mercy Cardiology welcomes new physician Mercy Cardiology Associates welcomes interventional cardiologist Dr. Alex Fraley.Fraley specializes in minimally invasive interventional techniques to...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

S&P closes over 1,400 for first time in 3 months

NEW YORK – It was a day of milestones for the stock market.Stronger corporate earnings reports and expectations that central banks will act to support the economy powered the Standard & Poor’s 500...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Profit doesn’t always equal value in business

Question: “My business shows a profit. In fact, it has been profitable during the economic downturn. That means it is valuable, right?”Answer: “Not necessarily.”I had this discussion twice in the...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2012 | COLUMN: Bottom Line

EPA can’t regulate livestock farms it can’t find

CHICAGO – The report to Congress was blunt: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had failed to regulate pollution from the nation’s livestock farms – many capable of generating more waste than...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Tribe debates tourism vs. culture

WOUNDED KNEE, S.D. – The Oglala Sioux Tribe occupies a seemingly prime piece of South Dakota – a vast, scenic reservation that stands near a crossroads for tourists visiting Mount Rushmore, the...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Briefs

Health-care legislation presentation to be held The Durango Chamber of Commerce will host a Lunch & Learn, “Health Care in Colorado: How recent legislative mandates impact your business” at noon...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Job postings highest in 4 years

WASHINGTON – U.S. employers posted the most job openings in four years in June, a positive sign that hiring may finally pick up.The Labor Department said Tuesday job openings rose to a seasonally...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

A lofty recovery

Three years ago, homeowners at Rivergate Lofts noticed defects in the riverfront development across the river from the Durango Mall.Patios funneled water into the condos, sound seemed to travel...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Outdoor show may decamp from Utah

SALT LAKE CITY – Organizers of one of the world’s largest outdoor gear trade shows are threatening to pull the bi-annual expo from Salt Lake City if Utah’s governor doesn’t change course on...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Gas drilling’s impact on health lacks studies

PITTSBURGH – Is gas drilling ruining the air, polluting water and making people sick? The evidence is sketchy and inconclusive, but a lack of serious funding is delaying efforts to resolve those...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

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