Hopis asking feds to explore other options for power plant

The Associated Press KYKOTSMOVI, Ariz. – Hopi tribal officials are calling on the federal government to explore other options for the Navajo Generating Station near Page. Two companies that were...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

First Southwest Bank helps fund purchase of Western Excelsior facility

First Southwest Bank recently facilitated a loan that allowed S&S Wallwood Inc., the parent company of Aspen Wall Wood of Dolores, to buy the Western Excelsior facility — which burned down in 2017....

DATE: Sept. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Alpine Bank hire will serve Latinos

Alpine Bank has appointed Susana Salamun to the position of Latino services officer. She will lead the bank’s commitment to provide service to Latino customers in the 28 Colorado communities served...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Prospective owners, operators of Navajo coal plant end pursuit

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Two companies that were negotiating to take over a coal-fired power plant on the Arizona-Utah line ended the effort Thursday, saying the challenges were too great. The Navajo...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

How many hotel rooms in Durango are too much?

Durango’s lodging industry is looking at ways to make room for 475 new hotel rooms that will come online in the next 1½ to two years. “It’s scary as a lodger. It’s too much, too soon, but at the...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Who’s behind the murals going up around Durango?

Art matters for Hayley Kirkman, and that’s pretty evident around Durango. Murals popping up around town, first on the side of Durango Joe’s on College Drive and now behind Kroegers Ace Hardware ...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Most fault road access to Village at Wolf Creek, others see economic potential

A majority of people who weighed in on the U.S. Forest Service granting the Village at Wolf Creek road access opposed the decision, citing many faults with the proposed resort atop Wolf Creek Pass....

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Gem Village now a stop on information superhighway

Tracy McCracken, owner of Valley Feed and Ranch Supply in Gem Village, is looking forward to the end of September – when she expects to merge onto the information superhighway after struggling for...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

SCAPE seeks participants for 2019 class

The Southwest Colorado Accelerator Program for Entrepreneurs is now accepting applications for its 2019 class. The program accepts five to six entrepreneurial businesses for its six-month program...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Region 9 receives funding from Economic Development Administration

The Journal The Region 9 Economic Development District of SW Colorado Inc. has received additional funds and a grant extension from the Economic Development Administration to continue development...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Top Colorado Democrats object to Trump plans for oil and gas drilling

DENVER – Top Colorado Democrats on Tuesday accused the Trump administration of rushing to open public lands to oil and gas drilling without giving the public nearly enough time to comment. In...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Proposal seeks to boost gas well density in New Mexico basin

ALBUQUERQUE – A Houston-based oil and gas company wants New Mexico regulators to ease restrictions on well locations in two counties within one of the oldest producing basins in the U.S., saying...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business