New executive director named to Piñon Project

The Board of Directors of the Piñon Project Family Resource Center recently announced that it has named Kellie Willis as the agency’s new Executive Director. Willis was promoted from her position...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Drawing on his talent

Art teacher, youth minister, painter, saddle maker. David Wright has been all of these things and more. He has a long list of hobbies and interests. Now he has carved out a new niche and can add...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Workforce awards

DATE: Oct. 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Southwest Health System welcomes new pediatrician

Pediatrician Anne Christian, MD has joined Southwest Memorial Primary Care, a Southwest Health System, Inc. affiliated clinic. Dr. Christian graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Grooming goes mobile

Man’s best friend has long been regarded as a companion, a guardian and a family member. They are photographed as much as children and are dressed up like them as well. Owners personalize their...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Predicting business economic impact?

Critics frequently question what economic impact new projects will have on the community. A modeling system acquired by two local nonprofits now allows organizations to estimate that impact,...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Nathaniel’s Hats ready to move

Nate Funmaker, owner of Nathaniel’s Hats on Grand Avenue, will be moving his store location to the two-story location on Mesa Street, across from the Mancos Inn. He hopes to be in his new location...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Time for barbecue

Something was missing from Cortez. Along Main Street, a slew of restaurants could be found highlighting various cultural foods. Hungry townsfolk and tourists have been satisfied. Yet, something was...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Program pays for lost weight

Thousands of Coloradans are being paid to lose weight in a free program open to anyone in the state.The payments of $15 to $150 have persuaded about 23,000 residents to sign up for the program...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Mancos residents can ‘mob’ these stores

A “cash mob” experience is being tried by the Mancos Chamber of Commerce as an idea to get folks to “buy local”. Once a month, the chamber will pick a member to benefit from a cash mob. (The places...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Marijuana: To legalize or not?

Several years into Colorado’s experiment with legalized medical marijuana, advocates of the drug want to decriminalize its use for everyone, regardless of health conditions.Amendment 64 seeks to...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Southwest Health System announces new board member

Thomas O’Hara recently joined the board of directors at Southwest Health System, Inc., a non-profit organization. The all-volunteer board directs the management of Southwest Memorial and its...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business