Survey: Rural economy being hurt by tariffs, low prices

OMAHA, Neb. – For the first time this year, a monthly survey of bankers in parts of 10 Plains and Western states indicates the regional rural economy is shrinking. The overall index of the Rural...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado adopts California emissions standards

DENVER – Colorado has adopted vehicle emission rules that incorporate California standards, joining several other states in moving pre-emptively to avoid any weakening of federal standards by the...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Ska Brewing to release barrel-aged beers

Herald Staff Report Ska Brewing Co. is bumping up their Steel Toe Milk Stout by aging it in bourbon barrels and blending it with local cold-brewed coffee to create Bumpier & Grindier Imperial...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Berkshire Hathaway opens office in Telluride

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Western Colorado Properties today opened an office in Telluride to boost its resort sales and leverage the strength of its brand among a broader range of clients...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Hunt is on for industrial, office space in La Plata County

In an effort to help existing businesses expand and to attract new firms, an inventory of light industrial and office space available for lease or purchase is being compiled in La Plata County....

DATE: Nov. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango plans to leave council of governments, saving $36,000

The city of Durango has plans to leave a council of governments it once helped form, reducing a burden on an already strapped general fund. “I couldn’t justify it,” said Ron LeBlanc, city manager....

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Energy company drops plans to drill under lake, dog park

DENVER – An oil and gas company that wanted to drill 14 wells that would extend underneath a Colorado lake has withdrawn its application amid public outcry over the proposal. The Denver Post...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Marijuana and drug testing class

A class about marijuana use and testing in the workplace will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday Nov. 27 at the District 9R building, 201 E. 12th St. in Durango. Cedar Diagnostics is hosting the course and...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Cruise Planners serving Durango vacation needs

Cruise Planners is now serving Durango with a wide range of travel services, including honeymoons, destination weddings, anniversaries, family reunions, corporate retreats and all-inclusive...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Deadline to apply for SBA drought loans is Dec. 12

The Journal Small nonfarm businesses in Colorado, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico have until Dec. 12 to apply for a Small Business Administration federal disaster loan for economic injury. The...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Denver news comes to Southwest Colorado via city of Durango station

The city of Durango has found a way to broadcast Denver’s KUSA 9News on its public television station in response to residents clamoring for Colorado news. The city is broadcasting 9News 8½ hours...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

San Juan County-based recovery project receives award

The Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado has received a 2018 Aliceann Wohlbruck Innovation Award from the National Association of Development Organizations for the San Juan...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

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