Old Fort at Hesperus offers online auction

The Old Fort at Hesperus recently launched an online silent auction to benefit its Farmer in Training Program. The program allows prospective farmers to co-manage a plot of land with assistance...

DATE: July 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Re/Max agent Brenda Bates wins Hall of Fame Award

The Journal Brenda K Bates, of Re/Max Mesa Verde Realty, has received the Re/Max Hall of Fame Award, which honors agents who have earned more than $1 million in career commissions with the company....

DATE: July 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Couple start boat-to-table business

A love for the ocean and the mountains inspired Durango native MJ Carroll and her boyfriend, Eric Macias, to start Silver Wave Seafood Co. and share their passion with Southwest Colorado. Macias...

DATE: July 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Net neutrality effort based on false claims

DENVER – As the FCC takes steps to reverse net neutrality, a term for a free and open internet, researchers say a key assumption for the move does not hold water. In his argument to revisit the...

DATE: July 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Telluride adding Charlotte flights

Telluride plans to add another hub to its network with service on American Airlines from Charlotte (CLT) to Telluride/Montrose Airport (MTJ), on Saturdays through winter. The Charlotte flight will...

DATE: July 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Tailwind selected as company to watch

Bayfield-based Tailwind Nutrition, an endurance drink mix manufacturer, was selected as a Colorado Company to Watch in late June. The company was among the 50 companies selected from a field of...

DATE: July 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado health insurance rates may go up 27 percent next year

DENVER – Coloradans shopping for health insurance on the private market could see eye-popping rate increases averaging 27 percent next year, the state Division of Insurance announced Friday....

DATE: July 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Multibillion-dollar contract for Los Alamos lab up for bid

ALBUQUERQUE – The competition for a multibillion-dollar contract to manage the U.S. laboratory that created the atomic bomb is beginning as criticism intensifies over the troubled safety record of...

DATE: July 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

American AgCredit office celebrates 100 years

Nearly two dozen farmers and ranchers signed up for a loan in La Plata County in March 1917, forming a branch of the Progressive Farm Loan Association. One hundred years later, the association is...

DATE: July 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

La Plata County takes no stand on lawsuit on oil and gas agency

La Plata County Commissioners on Tuesday took no action on whether to weigh in on a lawsuit that seeks a state agency to put public health and the environment above energy interests. The lawsuit,...

DATE: June 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Despite dip in visits, Colorado ski resorts report strong year

Visits to 22 ski areas across Colorado were down slightly during the 2016-17 season. Purgatory Resort, Hesperus Ski Area and the 20 other members of Colorado Ski Country USA reported 7.3 million...

DATE: June 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business