Top Colorado Democrats object to Trump plans for oil and gas drilling

DENVER – Top Colorado Democrats on Tuesday accused the Trump administration of rushing to open public lands to oil and gas drilling without giving the public nearly enough time to comment. In...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Proposal seeks to boost gas well density in New Mexico basin

ALBUQUERQUE – A Houston-based oil and gas company wants New Mexico regulators to ease restrictions on well locations in two counties within one of the oldest producing basins in the U.S., saying...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Dallas firm completes purchase of First National Bank

The $134.4 million sale of First National Bank of Durango, the town’s first bank which opened in 1882, to Triumph Bancorp Inc. of Dallas is now complete, and new TBK Bank signs are already up. In...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Businesses ask for tariff relief as trade war with China rolls on

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration is moving forward last week with plans to impose tariffs on a wider array of Chinese imports even as it explores the possibility of a negotiated resolution of...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Ballantine Family Fund supports San Juan County

San Juan Development Association, a nonprofit economic development group in San Juan County, announced it was awarded funding from the Ballantine Family Fund. SJDA aims to build resiliency in the...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado store throws Nike sale in protest of Kaepernick ad

COLORADO SPRINGS – A Colorado Springs store is trying to permanently get rid of its Nike inventory in light of the company’s recent ad featuring Colin Kaepernick, the former 49ers quarterback who...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

JetBlue is raising fees on baggage and ticket changes

DALLAS — JetBlue Airways is raising fees for checking a bag or changing a ticket, a move that could prompt other airlines to raise their fees. New York-based JetBlue posted the increases online....

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Homegirl Cafe offers ‘platos’ by ex-gang members with hope

LOS ANGELES — In a different time, at another place, and under other circumstances, you might have run away from Latisha Valenzuela and Glenda Alvarenga. But at Homegirl Cafe, a Los Angeles...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Sales drop could be sign of peril for American muscle cars

DETROIT — Sales of new American muscle cars are falling, raising questions in Detroit and elsewhere about whether a nostalgic, high-horsepower cruising culture that dates to before the 1950s is in...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Silverton named certified business community

The town of Silverton was selected in August as one of four Colorado communities to be designated as a Blueprint 2.0 Certified Small Business Community. The recognition will be used to, in...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado’s economy winning, but not everyone shares in victory

Colorado’s economy is, by almost any measure, red hot. Job growth, business formation and wages all are up. But even the most robust economy doesn’t serve everyone. Hidden in the averages are...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Southwest Colorado ideally situated to lure more tour groups

Mountains, history from ancestral Puebloans to the Old West and unique small towns make Southwest Colorado an attractive destination for more small tour groups of 20 to 50 people, according to a...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

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