Regional platform created for Colorado Giving Day

The Community Foundation serving Southwest Colorado is leading a regional effort to increase participation during Colorado Giving Day, Dec. 5, through an online initiative that allows donors to...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Partners sought by senior employment program

Senior Community Service Employment Program is seeking partnerships with employers, nonprofits and senior citizens in Colorado. Organizations that become partners will receive free help from SCSEP...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

CDOT providing fresh start for parolees

The Journal Individuals on probation or recently released on parole are receiving a second chance to rebuild their lives thanks to a new pilot program. The Colorado Department of Transportation,...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | UPDATED: 12 hours 3 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Business

Forest Service announces 900 temporary jobs

The Journal The Rocky Mountain Region of the U.S. Forest Service announced today the availability of over 900 temporary jobs for the 2018 field season throughout national forests and grasslands in...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Gold King Mine spill makes U.N. list of significant disasters

BILLINGS, Mont. – A string of mining waste disasters – some deadly – over the past decade show better protections are needed for communities downstream of massive polluted material storage sites,...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2017 | UPDATED: 5 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Business

Hopis reject political establishment in vote for top leaders

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – A small northern Arizona tribe has chosen new leadership as it faces the loss of coal royalties that make up a huge chunk of its budget. Tim Nuvangyaoma won the Hopi chairman’s...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

SCAPE sets program deadline

Southwest Colorado Accelerator Program for Entrepreneurs encourages early-stage companies in Southwest Colorado to apply for its 2018 program. SCAPE is a nonprofit, partnered with Investment Fund,...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

79 percent of Americans would take a pay cut to work for a more ‘just’ company

Americans prioritize one thing above all others when evaluating whether a company is a good corporate citizen: How they treat their workers. That’s according to a survey released Thursday of 10,000...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Rural areas at risk as aquifer drains

DENVER – The draining of a massive aquifer that underlies portions of eight states in the central U.S. is drying up steams, causing fish to disappear and threatening the livelihood of farmers who...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Nurse assistant wins state award for work at Cortez’s Vista Grande

Joshua John, a nursing assistant at the Cortez assisted living home Vista Grande Inn, has been named “CNA of the Year” for his district by the Colorado Health Care Association. The award is given...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Handwoven rug store opens on Main Avenue in downtown Durango

T he inside of Durango Rug Co . closely resembles the Istanbul Grand Bazaar, one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world. The business, which opened last month at 747 Main Ave.,...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

New hiring marks possible turning point for Four Corners energy industry

FARMINGTON, N.M. – Jobs in the energy industry are slowly coming back to northwest New Mexico, marking a shift after several setbacks in commodity pricing and market demand for U.S. oil and gas....

DATE: Nov. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business