Chamber has ambassador program

The Chamber Ambassador Program is part of the Cortez Area Chamber of Commerce’s business outreach efforts.By giving of their time to help businesses grow and achieve successful results, Ambassadors...

DATE: April 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Zoo feels fallout

Radiation concerns from Japan are now having an effect on at least one local business. The new Zoo Teen Dance Club, located at 1120 E. Main St., Cortez, has been partially open since March 12, on...

DATE: April 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Dolores Restaurant will reopen

After being closed for about 10 months, the Dolores Restaurant was expected to open Friday with a new name — Vic’s Diner.Victor Nuñez Jr., a 2007 graduate of Dolores High School, will help run the...

DATE: April 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Welcoming 4CORE

DATE: April 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Farmers ribbon

DATE: April 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Lambert Family Angus joins American Angus Association

Lambert Family Angus, of Lewis, is a new member of the American Angus Association.The American Angus Association, with nearly 30,000 active adult and junior members, is the largest beef breed...

DATE: April 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Hay farmers hold their own

DURANGO — It’s early spring, and the first cutting of hay on John Baughman’s ranch east of Durango is still months away. But work to prepare for that period of intense activity is already under...

DATE: April 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

4-H’ers serve community

In 4-H, one of the requirements for the fair is that the clubs do community service projects. Each club tries to do several projects throughout the year. Community service projects help the kids...

DATE: April 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

New coffee shop

DATE: March 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Organic business

John Osborne has been planning his new business for almost two years. On March 21, plans turned into reality when Global Organics and Hydroponics opened at 11 N. Broadway in Cortez.For the most...

DATE: March 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Pizza and Suds will open

By Shannon LivickDolores Star EditorWhen it comes to perfecting pizza, Sheri Schiess, co-owner, and son, Tyler Schiess, seem to know what it takes.“We make our own dough, and we make our own...

DATE: March 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Effortless Exercise

The newest exercise gym in Cortez can strengthen muscles, increase range of motion and improve blood circulation, all while lying down on a table.Effortless Exercise uses toning tables, passive...

DATE: March 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business