Developing a forest-friendly home building technique

If Kyle Hanson is right, three to five years down the road, a small-scale lumber industry will be enjoying a renaissance in Southwest Colorado, aided by the pioneering efforts of his firm Timber...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Zia Taqueria north’s new home under construction

Construction is under way at what will be the new home of Zia Taqueria north, a building branded as “30th @ Main” by taco shop owner Tim Turner. In addition to Zia Taqueria north , the...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner tours Aspen Wood Products mill

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner visited the Aspen Wood Products mill in Mancos on Tuesday as part of a tour of Colorado. The mill, owned and operated by David Sitton, was formerly the Western Excelsior...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Can you hear me now: Cellphone coverage blanks out north of Mancos

MANCOS – At wits’ end with deteriorating Verizon cellphone service in her home 5 miles north of Mancos, Maria Tuxhorn sought help from The Journal to inquire why reception went south about three...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Cold Case Gear aims to beat the heat (or the cold)

Avid outdoor adventurers Jon and Deirdre Rosenberg were frustrated during winter expeditions when the temperature would affect Deirdre’s photography. “We’re from Minnesota, and we do a lot of...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Fourth-grader’s idea sprouts family board game company

At 11 years of age, Eric Schadt is likely Durango’s youngest entrepreneur. With the aid of his older sister, Jennifer, 21, and his older brother, Paul, 16, Eric has turned his fourth grade science...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Trimble hot springs has new owners

Two Durango men have purchased Trimble Spa & Natural Hot Springs with plans to quickly replace the Olympic-size pool that has failed and to rename the business. Bryan Yearout and Dan Carter plan to...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tech aids growing child care business

When Vivienne McIntyre started Nifty Nanny, offering babysitting and child care camp in fall 2014, she wondered if her endeavor would ever be busy enough to truly be called a “business.” Now, after...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Three women speak on starting their small businesses

Almost everyone has played the mind game of imagining turning their good idea for a business into reality. Three businesswomen from Southwest Colorado who have made that leap offered some advice...

DATE: July 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Women entrepreneurs bring surge of new businesses to Ignacio

IGNACIO – Nine new businesses have come to Ignacio since April, and the surge seems to be led by women. Eight out of the nine businesses were registered or co-registered by women, according to town...

DATE: July 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s M10TEK helps identify counterfeit products

A Durango-based technology consulting company that helps firms boost their efficiency in everything from inventory tracking and product development to human resources is looking to provide a new...

DATE: July 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Live music takes center stage at The Garage, new downtown bar

Chip Lile, owner of El Rancho Tavern, has purchased Colorado Pongas – renaming it The Garage with the aim of providing a comfortable, large downtown venue for live music. Lile and four partners...

DATE: July 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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