Forest Service hires Durango supervisor

Colorado State Forest Service recently named longtime forester and wildland firefighter Mark Loveall as its Durango supervisory forester for forest planning and implementation in Southwest...

DATE: June 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Microloan created to ease economic impact from fires

Area nonprofit First Southwest Community Fund recently announced that it has created the low-interest, fixed-rate SouthwestStrong Fire Relief Business Microloan, for area businesses that have been...

DATE: June 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango Dog Ranch expands services

Durango Dog Ranch owners Gretchen and Gregg Dubit announced they have expanded services for the summer at the Hesperus business to include daily guided kennel tours. Visitors can now tour the...

DATE: June 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Cortez Third Thursday market starts summer strong

The Cortez Third Thursday Market started on the first day of summer with a late afternoon sun shining on a big crowd and more vendors than ever. This is the third year the Cortez municipal...

DATE: June 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Hay being sold to horse owners in need

The drought has caused a hay shortage from lack of irrigation water and, as a result, local providers have limited resources and are forced to sell hay to horse owners at higher costs. To combat...

DATE: June 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Silverton shop owners feel economic squeeze from 416 Fire

SILVERTON – The collateral damage inflicted by the 416 Fire hit more than homeowners and businesses within a few miles of the blaze; it also hit owners of shops and restaurants dozens of miles...

DATE: June 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Southwest Health System gets interim CFO

The Journal Sam Radke will serve as the interim chief financial officer for Southwest Health System, according to a news release from Southwest Health public information officer Haley Saunders....

DATE: June 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Mancos Valley Resources and will hold film fest on June 29-30

Mancos Valley Resources, in partnership with sponsors Alpacka Raft, Specialized Bicycles and Osprey Packs, will hold the second annual Mancos Valley River Film Festival on June 29-30. All proceeds...

DATE: June 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Farmers, ranchers invited to nominate committee candidates

The Journal The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency is accepting nominations from farmers and ranchers for candidates to serve on county committees. Producers serve on committees and...

DATE: June 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Solar economics topic of next Lunch and Learn

Shaw Solar and Durango Chamber of Commerce will present a Lunch and Learn event about the economics of solar power from noon to 1 p.m. June 27 at First National Bank of Durango, 259 W. Ninth St....

DATE: June 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Letter from Village at Wolf Creek irks environmental groups

A coalition of environmental groups opposed to the Village at Wolf Creek say a letter the project’s developers wrote in January is a violation of federal laws. The letter, written by...

DATE: June 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Fort Lewis College raising funds to buy river company

Fort Lewis College is raising private funds to purchase a river rafting company, which would be used by faculty and students for academic and recreational trips. If the deal goes through, the...

DATE: June 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

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