Business (general)

Zuke’s to leave Durango, layoff 16 local employees

One of Durango’s oldest homegrown companies has announced it will be leaving for Texas and laying off nearly 75 percent of its employees. Zuke’s Pet Nutrition announced Thursday it will join with...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Boutique Air moves toward two-engine planes in Cortez

One year after introducing a line of one-engine aircraft to the Cortez Municipal Airport, Boutique Air has increased its use of two-engine airplanes. When Boutique first started flying out of the...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Tacos and tequila on the menu at newest downtown eatery

Mountain Tacos & Tequila, the recently opened restaurant at 741 Main Ave., is the final product of an idea Tad and Vilma Brown have been discussing for years: bringing the iconic Mexican street...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Mancos prepares for an ‘old-fashioned Christmas’

Mancos will celebrate this Christmas with two weeks of events in the Creative District, starting Dec. 1. The festivities will begin with the Rudolph Run race and end with a baking workshop at Zuma...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Small Business Saturday celebrates Durango’s local establishments

Dana Hodge is outspoken about his opposition to corporate America: He doesn’t own a computer and refuses to shop at big-box stores such as Walmart. “I’m probably the last person on the planet that...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tailwind Nutrition in Bayfield awarded $250,000 grant

Bayfield-based Tailwind Nutrition, an endurance drink mix manufacturer, applied for and was awarded a $250,000 grant by the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade. Fifteen...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

New Indian restaurant opens on Cortez Main Street

A new Indian restaurant has opened on Main Street in Cortez. Mirch Masala held its grand opening on Nov. 10 after moving into the space formerly occupied by Nero’s Italian Restaurant. The manager,...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Durango JC Penney converts to clearance center

Thousands of items at JC Penney are on clearance, touting savings up to 70 percent across the entire store. The JC Penney at the Durango Mall is one of six store locations across the nation...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

New skin spa opens in Cortez

A new skin care business recently opened in Cortez. Kerri White, who operated a spa in Arizona for several years, opened Serenity Skin Spa on Main Street with a grand opening event on Thursday....

DATE: Nov. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

One-man business in Durango dials in on device repair

Nash McNichol, owner of Tech-Nichol, is one of the youngest business owners in Durango. McNichol, 20, a self-taught technician, opened the electronic repair business at 736 Main Ave., Suite 6, in...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Cortez City Council approves public art advisory committee

The Cortez City Council gave final approval to the creation of a public art advisory committee. The committee has been in the works since March, when several local artists signed a petition asking...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News