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Home businesses, internet demand increase in Montezuma, survey says

Early results from an unscientific survey by the Connect 4 Broadband Initiative indicate more Montezuma residents are working from home and there’s a greater demand for fast internet. The survey,...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Montezuma orchard project plants trees at CSU research station

The Colorado State University research station in Yellow Jacket is joining the Montezuma Orchard Restoration Project’s efforts to bring apple production back to the region. On Thursday more than 20...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

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ConocoPhillips sells San Juan Basin assets for up to $3 billion

ConocoPhillips has announced the sale of its interests in the San Juan Basin – a natural gas and oil field that spans northwestern New Mexico and southwestern Colorado – to Hilcorp San Juan LP for...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Montezuma Land Conservancy developing 80-acre farm

Montezuma Land Conservancy has acquired an 80-acre farm northwest of Cortez that the group hopes can become a community resource, MLC Outreach and Education Coordinator Jay Loschert said April 12....

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Cattle growers association accepting intern applications

The Journal The Colorado Independent CattleGrowers Association (CICA) is accepting applications for a summer intern. This program is open to all who are 18 and over and are a graduating high school...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Southwestern Colorado Research Center gets new manager

A new face is coming to the Southwestern Colorado Research Center this year. Abdel Berrada, who has served as the manager and senior research scientist at the center for more than 20 years, plans...

DATE: April 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

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Local nurses recognized for service

The Southwest Colorado Area Health Education Center recognized two local health professionals for their leadership skills during an awards banquet in Durango on March 17. Montezuma County Health...

DATE: April 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Bloomberg: Durango is 12th wealthiest small U.S. town

Durango ranked as the 12th wealthiest small town in America, according to a survey recently released by Bloomberg Business. Bloomberg based the rankings on four metrics (Durango’s in parenthesis):...

DATE: April 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Southwest Innovation Corridor builds startup culture

A new effort is underway to coordinate and encourage technology startup companies in Southwest Colorado because they are environmentally friendly and could bring high-paying jobs to the region. ...

DATE: March 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Hurst opens Antler Creek Realty in Cortez

Ronnie Hurst has opened Antler Creek Realty at 1850 E. Main St. in Cortez. A Southwest Colorado native, Hurst has lived here all his life. He said he specializes in mountain and hunting properties,...

DATE: March 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Regional Economic Summit looks at Montezuma County economy

Local economists and industry experts attempted to diagnose the Montezuma County economy in a Regional Economic Summit in Cortez on Wednesday. Keynote speaker was Robert “Tino” Sonora, a professor...

DATE: March 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

National Safe Digging Month: Be aware of utility lines

The Journal April marks the 10th anniversary of National Safe Digging Month, reminding all Colorado residents to contact Colorado 811 at least three business days before a digging project. National...

DATE: March 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business