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

Rebound in homebuilding forecast for Durango

A rebound in home sales from the Great Recession in 2008 is expected to extend into 2018, with the lure of the San Juan Mountains expected to attract more baby boomer retirees, outdoor-loving...

DATE: March 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Tax information released for seniors, disabled veterans

A property tax exemption for the 2018 tax year may be available for qualifying seniors, disabled veterans and surviving spouses of those who have previously qualified. Those who qualify may be...

DATE: March 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Application session for seedlings still open

The Colorado State Forest Service and La Plata Conservation District will accept applications until April 6 from Southwest Colorado residents for more than 40 varieties of tree and shrub seedlings....

DATE: March 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Imported guard dogs deployed in U.S. wolf-sheep study

BOISE, Idaho — Federal scientists are trying to decide if it’s time to let the big dogs out. Nearly 120 dogs from three large breeds perfected over centuries in Europe and Asia to be gentle around...

DATE: March 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Ska Brewing Co. distributing Telluride Brewing’s beers

Herald Staff Report Telluride Brewing has partnered with Ska Brewing Company for distribution in Durango. In addition to bars, restaurants, and liquor stores, Telluride’s beers are now sometimes...

DATE: March 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Small Business Development Center offers $300 course

The Southwest Colorado Small Business Development Center is offering a Business Management and Planning Course in Cortez, at the Southwest Colorado Community College Mancos Campus. The...

DATE: March 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango Brewing Co. no longer serving food

Durango Brewing Co. has closed its kitchen to focus on its brewery – inviting families and friends to order out or bring their own picnic basket while enjoying the brewery’s ales. The move hearkens...

DATE: March 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

How a rural subdivision found a path to faster internet

Frustrated with antiquated and deteriorating internet service, Jim Wiler and his neighbors in the rural Deer Valley Estates subdivision east of Bayfield began searching for better options. It took...

DATE: March 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Walmart plans new shopping experience

NEW YORK – Bohemian or traditional? Walmart is launching a new online home-shopping experience in the coming weeks that will let shoppers discover items based on their style. The move, announced...

DATE: March 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business