Region 9 Economic Development District is moving to Durango Tech Center

The Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado is moving to the Durango Tech Center. “Region 9 has been renting office space since our inception almost 30 years ago”, Laura Lewis...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Coal plant closure sparks worry in northwestern New Mexico

FARMINGTON – Officials in northwestern New Mexico are grappling with the likely effects of a coal power plant closure near the Navajo Nation and in one of the nation’s poorest states. The Daily...

DATE: July 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

New Mexico to explore reuse of oil and gas wastewater

SANTA FE – New Mexico is teaming up with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to explore ways the wastewater that results from oil and gas operations can be reused or recycled. The state and...

DATE: July 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Economists agree slowdown is coming, but not on when

COLORADO SPRINGS (AP) – The Colorado economy has been booming for years, but several economists expect growth to slow over the next year and fall into a recession by late 2019 or early 2020....

DATE: July 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Mountain West purchases Englewood office

Mountain West Insurance and Financial Services, LLC announced its acquisition of Forsberg Engerman Co., an insurance broker based in Englewood, was effective July 1. Forsberg Engerman is a surety...

DATE: July 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado black market marijuana: Are cartels wrongly blamed?

COLORADO SPRINGS – A frequently used criticism by law enforcement of Colorado’s legalized marijuana industry is that it invited dangerous drug cartels into the state, where they operate in black...

DATE: July 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Despite last weeks incidents to Animas River, rafters undeterred

The Animas River has received a barrage of incidents over the past week, but Durango’s rafting industry remains undeterred. The biggest problem the rafting industry faces isn’t the incidents...

DATE: July 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Fort Lewis College Foundation fundraising comes in strong

The Fort Lewis College Foundation raised more than $3.3 million in fiscal year 2018, about $600,000 more than the previous year. The donations are dedicated to scholarships and projects across the...

DATE: July 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Leadership Montezuma application deadline is approaching

The Journal Leadership Montezuma has announced that its program will begin Sept. 7 and 8. The program provides educational development opportunities “as a springboard for individual growth and...

DATE: July 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Kinder Morgan donates money to Cortez Community Garden

On July 24, representatives from Kinder Morgan CO2 Co. presented a gift to the Cortez Community Garden outside the Recreation Center. The community garden outside the Cortez Recreation Center has...

DATE: July 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado breweries raise $28,000 for Save the San Juans

The Journal Ska Brewing announced on Saturday that Colorado breweries that participated in the Save the San Juans Saturday fundraiser for Fire 416 relief raised more than $28,000 for Durango’s...

DATE: July 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

GCC Energy paves the way for mining to increase near Hay Gulch

Residents perturbed by the constant drum of trucks hauling coal from GCC Energy’s King II mine say the sound has abated somewhat with the near completion of the company’s multimillion-dollar road...

DATE: July 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

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