Drones becoming essential to businesses

In 2014, by Richie Fletcher’s estimation, two people were using drones in Durango. Today, Fletcher, owner of media production firm Solo Arts and a drone enthusiast, estimates 36 people are now...

DATE: May 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Former Pagosa Springs man pleads guilty to tax fraud involving hot springs

A former resident of Pagosa Springs with connections to the Springs Resort & Spa has pleaded guilty to filing a false tax return. William Marvin “Bill” Whittington, 68, of Scottsdale, Arizona,...

DATE: May 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Forbes names Durango one of ‘coolest towns’ for summer vacation

Herald Staff Writer Durango was named one of “The 14 Coolest Towns for Your Summer Vacation ” in Forbes magazine on April 26. The designation came from Ann Abel, a travel writer and editor for 15...

DATE: May 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Maria’s Bookshop, mainstay on Durango’s Main Avenue, is for sale

Maria’s Bookshop in Durango is for sale. However, Peter Schertz, the shop’s co-owner, said Thursday that book lovers shouldn’t be concerned: Maria’s isn’t going anywhere. “There will still be a...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

New method examined to bring fiber optics to homes

The difficulty and expense of connecting a home to a fiber-optic network led Cedar Networks of Durango to explore alternatives to make that “last mile” hookup more affordable and practical for...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Life insurance to be discussed Thursday

The Southwest National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors will host a presentation about life insurance at noon Thursday in the board room at LaQuinta Inn and Suites, 125 Mercury...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Cataract surgery evolves to make vision even sharper

A new tool at Four Corners Eye Clinic ensures that surgeons can more precisely replace lenses in the eyes of cataract patients. The clinic’s intraoperative aberrometer, or ORA, allows doctors to...

DATE: April 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Four Corners Community Bank adds Thompson to ag lending team

The Journal Four Corners Community Bank has announced that Charles Thompson, who claims 32 years of experience as a senior loan officer, has joined its Cortez agriculture lending team. “His...

DATE: April 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

SRA Pain and Laser Center opens downtown

SRA Pain and Laser Center recently opened at 1401 Main Ave., Suite A. The business, led by director Frank Jarrell, offers cold laser therapy for acute and chronic conditions; disease complications;...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Business plans battle for supremacy in the Hawk Tank

Ever think about enjoying a fine dining experience while floating in a hot-air balloon over the Animas Valley – the San Juan Mountains’ magnificence in the background? Tristan MacLean and Megan...

DATE: April 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Attorneys invited to April housing law training

A free continuing legal education session about multi-unit housing issues will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 19 in the Oak Room at the Strater Hotel, 699 Main Ave. The training is...

DATE: April 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Vendors needed for Tractor Supply spring market

Gardeners, craftspeople, artisans and food producers are needed to showcase their goods at a spring market event May 12 at the Tractor Supply Co., 1175 Dominguez Drive. The event is seeking...

DATE: April 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business