BLM pulls plan to auction oil and gas lease near Shenandoah

A 40-acre tract on the southern border of the Shenandoah subdivision has been pulled from an oil and gas lease sale that is slated for March, according to a spokesman with the Bureau of Land...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Ken Charles awarded for years of service in economic development

Hospital expansions, roads and preschools are among the hundreds of projects Ken Charles of Durango has worked on during his 29 years as a regional manager for the Colorado Department of Local...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Region 9 announces board officers; Cortez city manager named

The Journal The Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado has elected new officers to their board of directors, according to a news release from Terry Blair-Burton. William...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

2017 Montezuma County Fair livestock buyers

Antique Corral Aspen Wallwood Auto Glass Wizard Basin Coop Belt Salvage Comfort Air Cortez Animal B&B Country Gas Cruzan Construction D&D Sales Dolores State Bank E-4 Seed Empire Electric...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Rendezvous Doughnuts on east 5th offers handmade treats

Brown butter vanilla bean and sea-salted caramel with house-cured bacon are some of the unique flavors at Rendezvous Doughnuts. “What I want to do is raise Durango’s palate for high-quality...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Four Corners’ future topic of economic conference

Four Corners Regional Economic Consortium will host the Four Corners Future Forum, a two-day conference that address regional economic challenges, Nov. 1-2 at San Juan College, 4601 College Blvd.,...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado proposes new rules for gas lines after blast

DENVER — Colorado energy regulators on Monday proposed tighter rules for shutting down oil and gas pipelines after a fatal explosion blamed on natural gas leaking from a line that was thought to be...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Community Foundation hires one to staff

The Community Foundation serving Southwest Colorado recently named Tracy Pope as its new marketing and grants manager. Pope has lived in Durango for more than 21 years and is involved in several...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Moffat County hopeful grouse changes will help industry

Officials in northwest Colorado say they hope changes to federal plans for dealing with an imperiled bird species will allow more energy development in their part of the state. The U.S. Interior...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Individual health premiums rising even more in Colorado

DENVER – President Donald Trump’s decision to end a key federal health subsidy means state residents who buy their own health insurance will pay even more next year, Colorado’s Division of...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area opens earlier than usual

DENVER – Colorado’s ski season is getting off to an early start with the opening of Arapahoe Basin Ski Area. A-Basin’s Black Mountain Express lift started turning Friday at 9 a.m., giving skiers...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Energy industry sues Denver suburb over oil, gas regulations

DENVER – The energy industry has sued a Denver suburb over its new rules for oil and gas drilling, saying they illegally conflict with state rules. The Denver Post reported the Colorado Oil and Gas...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business