SWMH welcomes new pain management specialist

Interventional Pain Management specialist Dustin M. Cole, MD, has joined Southwest Memorial Physicians, a Southwest Health System, Inc. affiliated clinic located at 20 S. Market St. in Cortez. Cole...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Ballantine board gains 4 new members

On Friday, four new people joined the nine-member board of directors of Ballantine Communications Inc., The Cortez Journal and the Durango Herald’s parent company.The board members were introduced...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Celebrating 10 years in business

Diamond D Processing, a custom meat processing plant owned by Dick and Dixie Lee, opened its doors for business in August 2002. What started out as a small family business ran by Dick and niece...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

4-H members qualify for Colo. State Fair

Following is a list of the 4-H members that are participating in the Colorado State Fair. In all of the categories, with the exception of dogs, shooting sports and animals, the 4-H member had to...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Sales taxes on the rise

The Weber Fire took two weeks to contain, depleted firefighting and emergency resources, but at the same time did have an impact on city sales tax in Cortez, according to figures released by the...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Lessons from 12,000 bees

PALISADE — Tarrin George and Levi Miller have created a home for 12,000 Italian honeybees to live inside their Palisade fruit and vegetable stand, and they’re hoping folks from around the region...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Chamber offers monthly Business Before Breakfast

The public is invited to join the Cortez Area Chamber of Commerce for a leadership development program the first Friday of each month from 7 to 8a.m. at First National Bank, 2258 E. Main in...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Four States Agricultural Exposition appoints new executive director

The Four States Agricultural Exposition announced today that Pam Linscott has joined the non-profit to further develop the annual Ag Expo, held each year in March, at the Montezuma County Colorado...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

4-H members qualify for Colo. State Fair

Following is a list of the 4-H members that are participating in the Colorado State Fair. In all of the categories, with the exception of dogs, shooting sports and animals, the 4-H member had to...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

1 year in business

DATE: Aug. 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Business spotlight

Breakfast Main Street Brewery The Main Street Brewery at 21 E. Main St. in Cortez is now serving breakfast on the weekends. The eatery features an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet and a bloody...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

West Slope Liquors settles into its new location

Thirty-one years after opening, West Slope Liquors is still going strong.In early June, the business moved to a larger location at 2212 E. Main, filling a vacancy created when Fastenall relocated...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business