Paper prices trigger changes to The Daily Sentinel

GRAND JUNCTION – The Daily Sentinel says it will convert its Monday and Tuesday print editions to electronic delivery starting Aug. 13. Publisher Jay Seaton announced Sunday the change largely...

DATE: July 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Business

Effort to create hemp conglomerate lands in Bodo Industrial Park

If things break CJ Murphy’s way, Durango will be known for hemp the way Detroit is known for cars and Silicon Valley is known for high-tech. In an out-of-the-way location in Bodo Industrial Park,...

DATE: July 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

La Plata Open Space Conservancy hires executive director

La Plata Open Space Conservancy, a Southwest Colorado land conservation organization, recently hired Patrick Barker as executive director. Barker is originally from West Virginia and earned...

DATE: July 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango KOA receives TripAdvisor award

It was recently announced that the Durango KOA Holiday campground received the 2018 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor. Awards are based on the quantity and quality of reviews received from...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Business

La Plata Electric Association in talks with three solar developers

New solar projects could be built in the region, despite limits La Plata Electric Association’s wholesale supplier places on the renewable energy the co-op can purchase. Three serious proposals...

DATE: July 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Tri-County to hold multi-agency enrollment day

Tri-County Head Start and San Juan Basin Public Health’s Women, Infants and Children program will hold an open enrollment day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 20 at the Tri- County Head Start Central...

DATE: July 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Could Bureau of Land Management call La Plata County home?

The Bureau of Land Management is considering moving its headquarters out of Washington, D.C., and Grand Junction has been among the leaders looking to lure the office. But La Plata County may enter...

DATE: July 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Increased marketing aims to bring in tourists

Marketing efforts will ramp up this summer in an effort to reverse the financial harm caused by the 416 Fire and bring tourists to Durango. Durango’s streets have been fairly quiet in recent weeks...

DATE: July 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Countryside cabins open near Cortez

The newly constructed Stone Turtle Lodges at the northern edge of Cortez offer travelers and vacationers a comfortable and scenic alternative to the routine hotel room. Owners Keith and Janice Moen...

DATE: June 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Mac Ranch reopens at new Main Avenue location

Owners of The Mac Ranch, Dave Sessions and Bill Searfus, recently announced the grand re-opening of the store at its new downtown location, 1077 Main Ave. The Mac Ranch is all things Apple. The...

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Loss of income can change health insurance status

People who have lost income because of the 416 Fire may be eligible for a change in their health insurance status. People may qualify for Medicaid in 2018 if their income for the year falls under...

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Town of Rico gains business support and marketing intern

The West End Economic Development Corp. in collaboration with the Southwest Innovation Corridor, has hired Ryan Taylor, for a joint internship between the town of Rico and The West End towns of...

DATE: June 29, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 8 hours ago | CATEGORY: Business