Close to $1 million in city fees could bolster affordable housing

The city of Durango expects to generate close to $1 million in the next few years from fair-share housing fees, a windfall that could help the city achieve affordable housing goals. Fair-share...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Home Builders offers scholarships

The Home Builders Association of Southwest Colorado is now accepting applications for its 2019 Building for the Future Scholarships. Up to $10,000 will be awarded to support area high school...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Cooperative to hold workshop in Bayfield

The Southwest Food Fresh Cooperative will co-host a Vision Course and Scaling Up Workshop for beginning and expanding farmers and ranchers in partnership with the Colorado Tourism Office, Rocky...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado town extends moratorium on new oil, gas drilling

BOULDER – A Colorado town has extended its moratorium on new oil and gas drilling, expecting lawmakers to address statewide regulations this year. The Daily Camera reports the Erie Board of...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Cleanup efforts underway after industry leaks in Colorado

GRAND JUNCTION – Cleanup efforts are underway after two recent leaks from oil and gas facilities in western Colorado. The Daily Sentinel reports a buried natural gas gathering line owned by...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango recognized for solar accessibility

The city of Durango has made it easier for residents to obtain permits and install solar panels, and it has earned the municipality national recognition as a solar electricity-friendly community....

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Habitat for Humanity seeking family for affordable home

A monthlong application period is now open for the annual Habitat for Humanity of Montezuma County homeownership program. Molly Greenlee, executive director of the local Habitat group, provided an...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

La Plata County Humane Society to close high-end shop

La Plata County Humane Society will close a retail shop that opened in April and featured high-end donations. The franchise will be consolidated into the existing thrift store at the Humane...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

LPEA sets ambitious goal to cut carbon by 50 percent

La Plata Electric Association set ambitious goals this week to cut its carbon footprint by 50 percent and keep costs lower than 70 percent of its peer cooperatives in Colorado. LPEA’s board...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

USA Today publisher targeted for buyout

DENVER – The publisher of USA Today has received a $1.36 billion buyout bid from a media group with a history of taking over struggling newspapers and slashing jobs. MNG Enterprises, better known...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Alan Plummer Associates acquires FEI Engineers

FEI Engineers, a water and wastewater engineering firm with offices in Durango and Denver, has been purchased by Alan Plummer Associates Inc., a Fort Worth, Texas-based water and wastewater...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Bed Bath & Beyond rally loses steam

Bed Bath & Beyond shocked investors with a rosy forecast for fiscal 2020, but analysts remain skeptical about the company’s ability to hit its targets. Some doubt the company’s strategy of...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

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