Durango start-up builds unique trailers for camping

Blaze Davies attributes an idea from his wife, Alicia, as the inspiration for his startup company, Moto Burly, which is gearing up to manufacture rugged trailers built for the backcountry from its...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Family members of Navajo uranium miners find remnants of old home sites

SLICK ROCK (AP) – Across the gravel road from the Burro No. 7 Mine in Southwest Colorado, the Dolores River rolls by, framed by the tall reeds overgrowing her banks. Waste material from the former...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Business innovation center coming to downtown Durango

The Fort Lewis College School of Business Administration plans to open a business innovation center taking up 7,000 square feet of space in downtown Durango by New Year’s Day. “We actually have...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango Area Tourism Office has new leader

Rachel Brown, the marketing and communications director for Fisherman’s Wharf Community Benefits District , will be the new executive director for the Durango Area Tourism Office. Brown, who will...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Rocky Mountain Chocolate reports Q2 earnings

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Inc. (RMCF) on Friday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $918,000. The Durango-based company said it had net income of 15 cents per share. The...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado lawsuit seeks suspension of drilling permits

DENVER – A group opposed to hydraulic fracturing announced a lawsuit Wednesday seeking to halt new oil and gas drilling permits until updated regulations are in place. Colorado Rising attorney Joe...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado soldiers to catch drone buses at Fort Carson

COLORADO SPRINGS – An Army-supported research program has plans to bring robotic buses to Colorado troops at Fort Carson. The Gazette reports that the pilot program could eventually lead to...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

New Mexico governor praises oil industry for opportunities

SANTA FE – New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham professed her full-throttled support for the oil sector on Tuesday, telling industry leaders that her Cabinet secretaries work for them and that...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado beer company to downsize, stop mass distribution

BOULDER – A Colorado beer company has announced plans to downsize and discontinue widespread distribution after facing increased competition. The Daily Camera reported Thursday that Boulder Beer...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado banks quietly offer services to marijuana industry

DENVER (AP) – Colorado’s cannabis industry has had a chief request since marijuana was legalized: Give us access to banks. But it turns out that hundreds of the state’s pot businesses are already...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Building a better bumper

It took a little more than two years for two Durango entrepreneurs to go from an idea generated during a weekend water-skiing on Navajo Lake to sales of their product, more functional and...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Terminal remodel nears completion at Durango-La Plata County Airport

Construction of a new baggage-handling facility and remodeling of the ticket counter and airline operational offices are on schedule and on budget at the Durango-La Plata County Airport. The $1.7...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

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