Helping crime victims helps the bottom line

Victim Service Tracking may not quite be an overnight success – it’s been in operation since October 2014 – but it’s certainly hitting its stride now. The maker of software that tracks...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Local group will offer low-cost health insurance plans in Southwest Colorado

Negotiations to offer a new health insurance option that lowers costs for both employers and employees in Southwest Colorado appears to have paid off. The Southwest Health Alliance , a group of...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield launches small business COVID-19 relief grants

Bayfield businesses have two weeks to apply for COVID-19 relief money offered through a town grant. The town of Bayfield received $103,000 from the federal coronavirus relief bill, the $2.2...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Hot Springs owners battle county over development guidelines

The new owners of Durango Hot Springs question if La Plata County is as business-friendly as officials tout after the county tightened a key interpretation of a setback that limits their...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Then and now: 6 months after Colorado issued stay-at-home order

It may feel like another lifetime ago, but Friday was the six-month mark from when Gov. Jared Polis issued Colorado’s first stay-at-home order, an extreme measure to slow the spread of COVID-19 at...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

After yearslong effort, La Plata County inks new land-use code

It’s official: La Plata County has a new land-use code. La Plata County commissioners Clyde Church, Gwen Lachelt and Julie Westendorff voted unanimously Tuesday in support of adopting sweeping...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jack Llewellyn: Glue of Durango’s business community

Jack Llewellyn came to Durango, sight unseen, in 1982 to attend Fort Lewis College. Now, he is likely the first face outsiders, newcomers and up-and-coming business owners associate with Durango....

DATE: Aug. 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Federal government awards Region 9 with 2 grants

The Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado will receive $743,000 through two awards from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration. The Rise and...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Ute Mountain, Southern Ute tribes receive $300,000 in COVID-19 aid

The two tribes in Colorado, Ute Mountain Ute and Southern Ute, will each receive $150,000 in federal grants to help with COVID-19 recovery efforts. The COVID-19 Recovery and Resiliency Project...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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

State funding gives boost to two Durango projects

With $65,000 from Colorado in hand, the city of Durango can advance two city projects that focus on urban redevelopment and electric vehicle infrastructure at a time when many efforts are stalled...

DATE: July 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Farmington flights delayed until spring 2021

FARMINGTON – The city of Farmington announced Monday the return of commercial flights to the region has been delayed as a result of coronavirus uncertainties. The daily flights from the Four...

DATE: July 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

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