Carving out a business niche — with a chainsaw

Glynis Verrazzano started carving about a year ago, but she’s had a lot of experience with chainsaws. She was a firefighter and a paramedic for 20 years in Atlantic Beach, N.C. Her experience was...

DATE: July 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Rain extends Mancos-area reservoir use

The Weber fire didn’t directly affect the Mancos Water Conservancy District. “We turned out a little extra water,” said Gary Kennedy, superintendent for the district. “We sent some water down there...

DATE: July 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Business After Hours

DATE: July 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Spotlight

The White Eagle Inn and Family Lodge at 2110 South Broadway in Cortez was recently honored by TripAdvisor travel website with a Certificate of Excellence: A Testimonial to Your High Standards for...

DATE: July 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Campaign visit

DATE: July 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Mr.Happy's prepares for move to larger building

It’s time for a change for Mr. Happy’sIn mid-June, Cortez City Council approved a change in location for a Hotel and Restaurant Liquor License for Mr. Happy’s. The new place of business for Mr....

DATE: July 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Fresh food grown locally

On a crisp Monday morning Gerrie and Rick Goodall pointed out young tomato plants, cucumbers and apple trees to a group of people on their Dolores farm.“This is a third-generation apple orchard,”...

DATE: July 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Grand Junction farmer mentors next generation

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — The Craigslist ad offered a 1989 Case International tractor for sale. That was, coincidentally, the same year Zay Lopez was born.Anyway, Lopez wanted a tractor. Maybe not...

DATE: July 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Chinese restaurant reopens after fire

The Hong Kong Chinese Restaurant on West Main Street, the site of a small fire on Friday, June 15, was reopened on Tuesday afternoon.Jeff Vandevoorde, fire chief for the Cortez Fire Protection...

DATE: June 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Dolores passes on medical pot sale

Medical marijuana retail stores will be banned in Dolores for two years, following a 5-2 vote by the town council.Town officials cited overwhelming bureaucratic red tape and the possibility that...

DATE: June 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

A ‘Little Bit’ of everything

Sarah Syverson is the project director of the Montezuma County School to Farm Project, a program started by the Mancos Conservation District and LiveWell Montezuma.Syverson and her partner have...

DATE: June 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Empire Electric returns capital credits

Empire Electric Association, Inc. members received a patronage capital credit refund during May 2012. The size of the refund corresponded to a combination of the amount of money each member paid...

DATE: June 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

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