La Plata Family Center moves to new location

The La Plata Family Center has moved to a new location, 495 Florida Road, in the lower level of Christ the King Lutheran church. The center is now co-housed with Cafe au Play. An outdoor play area...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Region 9 welcomes new board members

Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado (Region 9) has announced several new board members approved at their April and July board meetings. New board members include Queenie...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Comfort Keepers to offer in-home flu shots

Comfort Keepers, in collaboration with Dr. Kicki Searfus of Mountain View Family Health Care, will offer La Plata County residents in-home flu shots. A nurse will make home visits and administer...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

School of Business Administration Dean Steve Elias receives award

Steve Elias, dean of Fort Lewis College’s School of Business Administration, has been awarded the inaugural Anchor Point Foundation’s Startup Champion Award in partnership with the Greater Colorado...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango High School junior starts hand-sanitizer business

When COVID-19 restrictions eliminated Samantha Newcomer’s summer job at Alcé restaurant in Dalton Ranch, the Durango High School junior decided to take her parents’ advice: She started her own...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

As summer ends, let’s get back to school

Do you remember how, as kids, we dreaded August coming around because that meant we soon had to go back to school? Isn’t it funny how several months can change our perspectives? Being off-work,...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2020 | COLUMN: From the Chamber

Southwest Colorado program for entrepreneurs offers virtual showcase

Durango Herald staff The Southwest Colorado Accelerator Program for Entrepreneurs plans to host its annual Startup Showcase virtually on Sept. 22. Scape’s mission is to create more high-growth,...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Video-game stocks and ETFs ride covid rally to gains topping 50%

Netflix’s subscriber gains earlier this year had many ready to crown it king of quarantine. Instead, it’s the video game sector that’s laid claim to the throne. The Solactive Video Games & Esports...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Global youth on back foot as virus hits education and jobs

Young people are being hit especially hard by the coronavirus crisis as their jobs dry up and education is disrupted, according to the International Labour Organization. Under 30s often work in...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Reynolds Ash + Associates Architecture & Engineering promotes Elizabeth Boone to principal

Reynolds Ash + Associates Architecture & Engineering has promoted Elizabeth Boone to principal. Boone was recently awarded Graduate of the Last Decade from her alama mater Ball State University’s...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Local governments to apply for funding to assist small business

Help may be on the way for small businesses in San Juan County through the New Mexico Small Business Continuity Grant. The State of New Mexico recently announced $50 million available for local...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Pediatric Associates of Durango announces new provider

Dr. Jessica Miller will join Pediatric Associates of Durango Sept. 1 during the practice’s ownership transition. Miller grew up on the Front Range and has been practicing pediatrics in Colorado...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

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