Three Peaks Deli & Grill in Durango won’t reopen after shutdown

Three Peaks Deli & Grill on north Main Avenue in Durango will not reopen after the shutdown, with the deli’s owner saying he planned to close in March, unrelated to the coronavirus. “It’s kind of a...

DATE: April 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Nearly 10% of Colorado’s workforce has filed for unemployment

When the gates opened Monday in Colorado, 51,000 self-employed and gig workers and independent contractors rushed the new filing system to claim unemployment benefits. Not all made it through with...

DATE: April 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Residence Inn by Marriott in Durango is sold

Prime Hospitality out of Fort Collins, a hotel and motel partnership, has purchased the Residence Inn by Marriott in Durango for $8.2 million. Kalpesh Patel, the registered agent with Prime...

DATE: April 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Honey House Distillery whips up hand sanitizer for first responders

In early March, Kevin Culhane, co-owner of Honeyville, made a call to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration: The coronavirus was coming to Colorado, and people would need hand sanitizer. “It was...

DATE: April 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

New businesses spring up to battle COVID-19

COVID-19 might have delivered severe, perhaps even fatal blows to businesses, but at least two Durango business have sprung up to meet the unique demands created by the viral pandemic. Four Corners...

DATE: April 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Community Emergency Relief Fund opens new round of funding

Applications are being accepted for a second round of grants to be awarded by the Community Emergency Relief Fund for nonprofits in Southwest Colorado working to help people harmed by the spread of...

DATE: April 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

More than 46,000 people file for unemployment in Colorado

DENVER — More than 46,000 people filed for unemployment payments in Colorado last week as coronavirus-related job losses continued, with workers in the hospitality and food industries accounting...

DATE: April 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado processed 61,000 unemployment claims in four days

Out-of-work Coloradans continued to file for unemployment benefits last week, but unlike the week before, the state’s system handled thousands more applicants after implementing technology upgrades...

DATE: March 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Podiatrist finds natural healing power

Kelly Winlock, a below-the-knee amputee, spent years trying and failing treatments to heal leg wounds, but only in the past six months has he discovered a cure with a product that uses a membrane...

DATE: March 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Hindsight helps in making real estate forecasts: Coronavirus to play greater role than thought

Hindsight is always 20-20, and that’s even more true when you’re making annual forecasts. The COVID-19 pandemic had just become an issue internationally when John Wells, broker-owner of the Wells...

DATE: March 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Polis asks landlords to forgo evictions, penalties for late rent

Gov. Jared Polis on Friday asked property owners to be lenient toward their Colorado tenants as thousands in the state deal with employment as a result of the new coronavirus. The Democrat...

DATE: March 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Restaurant workers cope with sudden loss of income

Michelle Hill and her husband, Kelly, had just submitted their paperwork seeking to qualify for their first house, when COVID-19 restrictions were put in place. Now, the Hills’ plans for a home of...

DATE: March 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

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