Business (general)

Lesson from Durangoans: Make every day count

As I originally set out to write this, I was reminded by the quote from the sage prognosticator Ferris Bueller: “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around, you’ll miss it.” In the...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2019 | COLUMN: From the Chamber

The first Professional Women’s Summit fosters community, networking

FARMINGTON – The first Professional Women’s Summit, held Thursday, is laying the groundwork for a community of mentorship and networking throughout the Four Corners, according to organizers....

DATE: Nov. 7, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico agencies compete with private sector for workers

ALBUQUERQUE – Many New Mexico lawmakers say they want to build up the state government workforce, but the vacancy rate in the state’s executive branch has clung to about 22% even after pay raises...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Celebrate Halloween and Christmas downtown

Halloween and Christmas are about as different as you can get, but they do have one thing in common in Durango: Both are celebrated downtown! The Durango Business Improvement District leads the...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2019 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Time to plan for 2020 marketing

Happy Fall! Where on earth did the year go? We are now entering the fourth quarter, and we’re all beginning our budget planning for 2020. You might not realize the Durango Chamber of Commerce...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2019 | COLUMN: From the Chamber

Lotto ticket worth $3 million sold in Durango

A winning jackpot Lotto ticket worth $3 million was sold Saturday at Albertsons in Durango to someone who has yet to claim the prize. The Colorado Lottery tracks where and when winning tickets are...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Hogan’s Story’ is about family, volunteers who created a community

“Hogan’s Story: Here’s My Story, and I’m Sticking To It,” by G. Michael “Mickey” Hogan tells the story of a man, a family and a time in Durango when volunteers and city councilors worked together...

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

Durango Hot Springs and Resort begins renovation process

Additional soaking pools, extended hours and other upgrades are coming to Durango Hot Springs and Resort, formerly known as Trimble Spa and Natural Hot Springs, owners say. Construction started...

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

Dollar General considers new store near Cortez

Dollar General is considering opening a store south of Cortez. Developers recently informed county planners there is a potential opportunity for a 9,000-square-foot store on a parcel at the...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hemp farmers concerned THC rules lead to crop destruction

Hemp production is blossoming across Colorado, but when the plants produce too much THC, the psychoactive chemical in marijuana, farmers are required by the state to destroy their harvest. The...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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

Best Kind Ferments harnesses a passion for fermentation

Durango resident Dax Berney’s new kimchi and sauerkraut business, Best Kind Ferments, was founded on his passion for food and fermentation. Berney said he has been making kimchi for years and...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

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