business and finance

Feasibility study considered for Montezuma County convention center

After initial research, informal surveys and brainstorming sessions for a new convention center in Montezuma County, it is now time for a feasibility study, said a small group of organizers. Local...

DATE: June 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crow Canyon cuts 12 staff, announces turnaround plan

As part of a financial turnaround, Crow Canyon Archaeological Center announced an 18% cut in administrative staff this week. In January, the education and research campus west of Cortez saw...

DATE: June 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trading posts in Four Corners fight to stay open amid changes

FARMINGTON – The trading posts, once a staple in the Four Corners that connected Navajo weavers and artists to buyers, are facing challenges to their survival. Trading posts are facing increased...

DATE: June 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Tailwind Nutrition finds new home

For Jeff and Jenny Vierling, finding light-industrial and warehouse space off La Posta Road was the culmination of a two-year search for the right manufacturing space to keep their business,...

DATE: June 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Hidden gems in downtown Durango

Downtown Durango has a wide variety of shops, restaurants and service-based businesses. The Durango Business Improvement District’s online business directory has 300 businesses listed in it! Within...

DATE: June 8, 2019 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

U.S. long-term mortgage rates fall; 30-year average at 3.82%

WASHINGTON – U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell for the sixth consecutive week, with the key 30-year loan average running below 4% and at its lowest point since September 2017. The declining rates...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Gas prices likely to decline during summer travel season

The pain consumers feel at the gas pump is likely to ease slowly during the course of the summer travel season. Gas prices peaked last month at an average $2.90 per gallon in Durango and are now...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College to receive 10 cents every time ‘loyalty card’ is used

Fort Lewis College will see extra cash over the next five years from a new loyalty debit card. The FLC Forever Loyalty cards issued by Alpine Bank will generate at least $100,000 to be distributed...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Professional Women present concert

The Professional Women’s Network of Durango will present its annual networking kickoff concert featuring Robby Overfield from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Secret Garden at the Rochester Hotel, 726...

DATE: June 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

YPOD holds lunch with Zach Williams

Young Professionals of Durango will hold its Lunches with Leaders series with Zach Williams, co-owner of 2nd Deli & Spirits, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Ore House Restaurant 147 E....

DATE: June 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Lavengood receives national recognition

Tamra Lavengood, a clinical performance coordinator with Mercy Family Medicine, was recognized at the national meeting of Comprehensive Primary Care Plus in Baltimore for her contributions to...

DATE: June 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

First S.W. Bank adds to board

First Southwest Bank has added Pamela Bricker and Rebecca Rian to its board of directors. Bricker is a third-generation Coloradan who has been living in the San Luis Valley since 1975. She is the...

DATE: June 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

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