Osteopathic physician certified by Institute for Functional Medicine

The Institute for Functional Medicine announced this week that Kelly Busby, an osteopathic physician, graduated in May from the 2018 class of IFM certified practitioners. Busby trained in the...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Three local businesses move into former Main Street Emporium

Three women recently opened up new local businesses at the former location of the Main Street Emporium in Cortez. Residents and passersby can now pick up a locally made candle at Centennial Gifts,...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Business

Company in Durango uses 3D printing to design rocket engines

Since 2009, Daudi Barnes and his team at Advanced Mobile Propulsion Test has offered state-of-the art testing facilities for rocket engines on a 2-acre site east of the Durango-La Plata County...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado prosecutor: Marijuana laws too loose

DENVER — Colorado’s system for regulating marijuana has too many loopholes that disguise illegal activity and jeopardize public safety, a federal prosecutor said Wednesday, detailing his motivation...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

One of oldest coal companies in U.S. files for bankruptcy

HELENA, Mont. – One of the oldest coal companies in the U.S. filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday to deal with more than $1.4 billion in debt amid declining demand for the fuel. Englewood,...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango, region find LEDs to be a bright idea

Durango, Bayfield, Ignacio and Pagosa Springs will save about $180,000 a year in electricity costs and reduce their carbon emissions by about 3 million pounds a year by switching from 2,500...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

KSUT radio station meets $1 million fundraising goal

KSUT, a public radio station based in Ignacio, topped its fundraising goal of collecting $1 million by Sept. 30, a milestone that solidified a matching grant of $1 million from the Southern Ute...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Stormy’s Gymnastics returns home to Main Street

Stormy’s Gymnastics has come full circle. After several years providing youth fitness programs at different locations in Cortez, owners Rayna Hale and Randy Quilling have brought their youth...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango Craft Spirits goes big on small-batch liquors

Durango Craft Spirits expects to open a 1,500-foot expansion by the end of the month, which will mainly help it double production of its craft bourbon from two barrels a month to four. “We just ran...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Seasons restaurant, a mainstay in downtown Durango, is for sale

Karen and Wayne Barger, owners of Seasons Rotisserie & Grill, a mainstay on Main Avenue in Durango, have listed the fine dining restaurant for sale for $2.25 million. Karen Barger said after the...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Grant-writing sessions planned in Durango

Community Resource Center is bringing a three-part Pen to Paper Grant-writing Series to Southwest Colorado. The series will provide consulting and peer review of a current grant application, with...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Animas High graduate uses biology to predict stock prices

Professionals on Wall Street are highly paid to predict where stocks and stock markets are headed. The most prescient, think Warren Buffet, are billionaires. Izzy Simpson, 18, who graduated last...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business