Durango Brewing Co. no longer serving food

Durango Brewing Co. has closed its kitchen to focus on its brewery – inviting families and friends to order out or bring their own picnic basket while enjoying the brewery’s ales. The move hearkens...

DATE: March 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

How a rural subdivision found a path to faster internet

Frustrated with antiquated and deteriorating internet service, Jim Wiler and his neighbors in the rural Deer Valley Estates subdivision east of Bayfield began searching for better options. It took...

DATE: March 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Walmart plans new shopping experience

NEW YORK – Bohemian or traditional? Walmart is launching a new online home-shopping experience in the coming weeks that will let shoppers discover items based on their style. The move, announced...

DATE: March 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Bayfield keeping retail pot ban, for now

About 60 people filled Bayfield Town Hall on Tuesday, most of them raising their hands to show they opposed marijuana retail sales in Bayfield. A few raised their hands to say they supported the...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Drought forces painful choices for New Mexico ranchers

ALBUQUERQUE – Some stretches of New Mexico have gone months without meaningful moisture, leaving farmers and ranchers with difficult decisions as forecasts call for drought to intensify. Experts...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Second judge says Trump can’t keep stalling clean-air rules

WASHINGTON – A second judge has told the Trump administration it can’t keep stalling clean-air rules for oil and gas production on federal lands. U.S. District Judge William Orrick of the Northern...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado’s top oil, gas regulator becoming energy consultant

DENVER – Colorado’s top oil and gas regulator is stepping down to take a job with an energy consulting company, the state announced Tuesday. Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Director Matt Lepore...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Nunn Construction promotes employee

Nunn Construction recently promoted Christopher Schnurr to project manager. Schnurr earned a mechanical engineering degree from University of Oklahoma and moved to Southwest Colorado to work for...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado oil production rises as prices rebound

Associated Press DENVER — Oil production continues to increase in Colorado as energy companies respond to a recent rebound in crude prices, according to U.S. government data. The Energy Information...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Silverton works to diversify its winter economy beyond skiers

Residents of Silverton are getting creative to diversify the town’s tenuous winter tourism economy, especially because this year’s abysmally dry and warm season has hit local mainstays hard. “For...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Cortez’s final TEZ Talk to feature disabled athlete

The final speaker in Cortez’s TEZ Talks series will be a former college football player born without legs. At 7 p.m. on March 2, First National Bank in Cortez will host its third free speaking...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business