Plant that destroys chemical weapons beset by troubles

DENVER – A highly automated, multibillion-dollar plant in Colorado that destroys U.S. chemical weapons is over budget, behind schedule and bedeviled by troubles that could worsen the danger to...

DATE: March 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Southwest Colorado Community College to host job fair

The Journal The southwest campus of Southwest Colorado Community College will host a job fair on Tuesday, April 10, from 9 to 11 a.m. More than a dozen employers are expected to be on hand with...

DATE: March 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Data show coal production in Colorado picked up in 2017

Associated Press GRAND JUNCTION — Data show that Colorado coal production surpassed 15 million tons (14 million metric tons) last year, an improvement from 2016. The Daily Sentinel reported...

DATE: March 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado’s genetically pure bison herd gains lab-born calf

Associated Press FORT COLLINS — A bison calf has been born at Colorado State University using a process that manually combines an egg and sperm in a laboratory. The Coloradoan reported Monday that...

DATE: March 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Pinnacol Assurance issues $291K in general dividends to Montezuma County employers

The Journal Pinnacol Assurance, Colorado’s leading workers’ compensation insurer, is distributing $291K in workers’ compensation dividend checks this month to 394 Montezuma County policyholders. In...

DATE: March 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Adams State offers master’s degree in public administration

The Journal Adams State University will begin offering a Master of Arts degree in Humanities with an emphasis in public administration during the summer session, beginning June 3. The 36-credit...

DATE: March 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Developer files civil rights complaint against neighbors

COLORADO SPRINGS – The developer of an apartment complex in Colorado Springs filed a civil rights complaint against the complex’s neighbors who are looking to keep the housing project from breaking...

DATE: March 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

4CORE receives solar energy award

The Four Corners Office for Resource Efficiency was awarded the Colorado Solar Energy Industry Association Solar and Energy Storage Award for the 11-99 kilowatt category March 12 during the Solar...

DATE: March 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Less of New Mexico’s famed chile crop produced in 2017

New Mexico farmers produced fewer of the state’s famed hot peppers in 2017, and data released by federal and state agriculture officials show the value of the chile crop has declined. The tallies...

DATE: March 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Company that leases farm land on Navajo agrees to fine

FARMINGTON — An Idaho-based company that leases farm land on the Navajo Nation has been fined for failing to post information on pesticides and ensuring protective gear properly fits workers. The...

DATE: March 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Land Link to offer workshops in Durango, Cortez

Land Link will offer two-hour workshops for landowners and land seekers at: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Empire Electric Association, 801 North Broadway in Cortez. 10 a.m. Wednesday at La Plata County...

DATE: March 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Region 9 Economic Development District opens satellite office

The Journal The Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado has opened a satellite office in The Dolores State Bank’s east branch outside Cortez. “Adding office space in...

DATE: March 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business