business and finance

Pueblo Community College welcomes Doug Parker

Doug Parker joined the Pueblo Community College Southwest Regional Law Enforcement Academy as the new coordinator in October. Parker was a police officer for nearly 36 years in Denver and Littleton...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Cruise Planners docks in Durango

Cruise Planners is now serving Durango with a wide range of travel services, including honeymoons, destination weddings, anniversaries, family reunions, corporate retreats and all-inclusive...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Homeward Heroes offer deal

Homeward Heroes is offering health care, military, law enforcement, education and fire personnel the chance to earn 15 percent of their agent’s commission when buying or selling a home. For more...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Hesperus CrossCreek Ranch part of American Angus Association

CrossCreek Ranch in Hesperus announces that it is a new member of the American Angus Association. The American Angus Association is the largest beef breed association in the world and helps...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Deadline to apply for SBA drought loans is Dec. 12

The Journal Small nonfarm businesses in Colorado, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico have until Dec. 12 to apply for a Small Business Administration federal disaster loan for economic injury. The...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Housing boom appears to have stabilized this year

The homebuilding market may be slowing down a bit and stabilizing after an exceptional year in 2017, although home prices have continued to rise. Rising interest rates nationally could be...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Hunt is on for industrial, office space in La Plata County

In an effort to help existing businesses expand and to attract new firms, an inventory of light industrial and office space available for lease or purchase is being compiled in La Plata County....

DATE: Nov. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

You live in the Mountain Biking Capital of the World

Two weeks ago, Durango gained statewide and national attention when the Colorado High School Cycling League’s state championships came to Durango. Our local cycling teams – Durango and Animas high...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2018 | COLUMN: The Tourism Effect

Mortgage rates jump to highest level in 7 years

U.S. mortgage rates jumped this week to the highest level in seven years, a trend that is pulling down home sales and slowing home price growth. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Chamber to host November Lunch and Learn on Nov. 28

The Durango Chamber of Commerce is hosting a November Lunch and Learn at noon Wednesday, Nov. 28, at TBK Bank, 259 W. Ninth St. The topic will address how to hire a financial advisor. Cost is $13...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

LPEA welcomes two new employees

The La Plata Electric Association welcomes two new employees to the team. Dominic May is the Energy Management Supervisor who will address LPEA members’ concern for energy efficiency and...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Know Your Dough seeks board members

Know Your Dough is seeking board members to join the nonprofit in providing financial literacy for youth and young adults. Candidates should have teaching experience and/or knowledge of the...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

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