Economic development

Is La Posta Road poised to be the next Bodo Industrial Park?

The north end of La Posta Road has long been considered by city and county planners as a prime location to meet the region’s need for more light industrial businesses, but access to water and sewer...

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

MUNIRevs could be Durango’s next big-time business

They say big things come in threes. If so, MUNIRevs – a firm started by the former finance director for the town of Mountain Village – may be Durango’s next big homegrown business following the...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Employee share owned plans: A business model with a superpower

Kerry Siggins and Michael Russell are believers that an employee-owned model for business provides tools to get the most out of workers. Siggins, CEO of StoneAge Inc. , maker of waterblast tools...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Ignacio residents share dreams for creative district

IGNACIO – Ignacio community members dream of a movie theater, breweries and even a college campus in the town’s future creative district. Meanwhile, the steering committee is wading through an...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Some residents happy, others less so, with county district plans

The long-awaited updates to La Plata County’s district plans are scheduled for completion this week and next, but it’s a mixed bag among residents whether the documents are truly representative of...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Buyer of U.S. Forest Service’s Trimble property revealed

A Florida company has been revealed as the winner in a bidding war for a prime piece of undeveloped property in the Animas Valley previously owned by the U.S. Forest Service that sold for nearly...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New hotel along Camino del Rio to be among Durango’s tallest

An 86-room hotel on Camino del Rio is on its way to becoming one of the tallest buildings in the city of Durango. Construction of the hotel, which sits along the banks of the Animas River, began in...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

High-density developments sought in unincorporated La Plata County

Some developers in the unincorporated parts of La Plata County are seeking higher-density developments. At least that’s the takeaway from a handful of La Plata County properties that had their...

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

Meeting the needs of different generations is key to business success

IGNACIO – Your business – from leadership styles to marketing to hiring strategies – needs to be adaptive in today’s multi-generational customer base and workforce. Tim Kirkland, CEO of Renegade...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango Business Improvement District working on expansion

Durango’s Business Improvement District, a property-taxing district, is working to expand its boundaries along north Main Avenue to increase its revenue and the services it could offer businesses...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Business innovation center coming to downtown Durango

The Fort Lewis College School of Business Administration plans to open a business innovation center taking up some 7,000 square feet of space in downtown Durango by New Year’s Day. “We actually...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Farmington hopes to offer commercial flights by summer 2020

FARMINGTON – The last commercial flight to service the Four Corners Regional Airport was in 2017, leaving residents of northwest New Mexico with two options: to drive an hour to the Durango-La...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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