U.S. long-term mortgage rates rise; 30-year at 4.12%

WASHINGTON – U.S. long-term mortgage rates rose moderately this week, remaining at historically low levels that can lure potential purchasers in the spring homebuying season. Mortgage buyer Freddie...

DATE: April 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Delta tops long-running ranking of U.S. airlines

Delta Air Lines comes in first in a long-running study that ranks U.S. airlines by how often flights arrive on time and other statistical measures. Researchers who crunch the numbers also say that...

DATE: April 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Restaurant inspections: Ocean Pearl, Chavolito’s, Livestock Auction

Colorado has implemented new restaurant inspection regulations that took effect Jan. 1. The Colorado Retail Food Establishment Rules and Regulations are based on a national standard for retail food...

DATE: April 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Fish power brings couple home to Montezuma County

Jeff and Tammy Coulon started aquaponic farming as a test – just for produce for the family dinner table at their farm near Ainsworth, Nebraska. It proved so successful it turned out to be key to...

DATE: April 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Landline, internet problems northeast of Durango

A subdivision northeast of Durango has been experiencing persistent problems with landline and internet service for at least a week now, a nuisance that residents say has been “a real pain.” At...

DATE: March 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

New funeral home to serve growing population in La Plata County

A new funeral home is coming to Durango that aims to help alleviate the demand for service as the region’s population grows. The Williams Funeral Home last week received approval from La Plata...

DATE: March 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango train purchases building, prompting two businesses to relocate

Durango Smoke Shop, a mainstay downtown business, will relocate this summer after the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad purchased a downtown building to consolidate offices. The railroad...

DATE: March 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Southwest Air sees $150 million revenue hit from grounding of Boeing 737 Max

Southwest Airlines, the largest operator of Boeing’s 737 Max, said the model’s grounding amid safety concerns will combine with soft demand from leisure travelers to shave $150 million off...

DATE: March 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Dolores County’s Westerman named Economic Development Leader of the Year

Gus Westerman, director of Dolores County CSU Extension and chairman of the Dolores County Development Corp., has been awarded the “Ed Morlan” Economic Development Leader of the Year award by the...

DATE: March 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Community development plan for Montezuma County available online

The Montezuma County Community Development Action Plan, a list of multi-partner projects to be started or completed within the next two years, was approved by the Board of County Commissioners in...

DATE: March 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Deep snow helps, but isn’t necessarily key for businesses

While the generous winter snowpack has definitely helped Purgatory Resort, word about the expected fat spring runoff and the benefits it will bring to other businesses is principally confined to...

DATE: March 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado man guilty of $7.2M renewable energy tax scam

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado man has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a scheme in which he and others filed false claims for tax credits under a federal program that encourages production and...

DATE: March 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

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