SW Memorial receives national accreditation

Southwest Memorial Hospital was surveyed over a period of days recently by DNV Healthcare, Inc. (DNV) and was awarded three-year accreditation from the organization, according to a written release...

DATE: March 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Cortez airport keeps plugging away

The Cortez Municipal Airport is a one-man operation.Russ Machen is that guy and he has worked for the city of Cortez for 32 years, the past 20 as the airport manager.No matter what the job —...

DATE: March 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Commercial pesticide applicator testing

The Colorado Department of Agriculture is offering a location in Cortez for those interested in testing toward their license as a commercial pesticide applicator. The testing is one step in...

DATE: March 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Archibeque, Berry earn First National Bank promotions

Byron Maynes, President and CEO of First National Bank, recently announced that Amie Archibeque and Sara Berry have been promoted to Assistant Vice Presidents at the Cortez branch.Archibeque serves...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Dolores River Brewery celebrates 10 years

It’s Wednesday at the Dolores River Brewery and that can only mean one thing for owner/brewmaster Mark Youngquist — it’s time to make beer.Brew days are filled with the smell of malted barley, long...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Ribbon cutting

DATE: Feb. 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

All hail! Cab service comes to Cortez New business tries to cater to everyone

Rising from the ashes of the out-of-business Save-A-Buck Taxi, Cortez Cab taxi service could be rolling up with a shiny new vehicle to a curb near you.Cortez Cab Owners Ed Gilbert and Yvonne Valdez...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Cortez Chamber expands Ambassador program

The Chamber Ambassador Program is part of the Cortez Area Chamber’s business outreach efforts. Ambassadors help contribute to the overall economic health and growth of the local business community....

DATE: Feb. 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Zuma has a new home

Zuma Natural Foods has moved to its new location in Mancos at 171 Railroad Ave. Zuma is open for business while details of the move are still being ironed out.Zuma’s hours will remain the same, and...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Group demands resignation from regulator

DENVER — Environmentalists, led by a Durango group, are calling for the immediate resignation of the state’s top oil and gas regulator.David Neslin, director of the Colorado Oil and Gas...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

30 years and counting for the Ponderosa

Now that February 14 has arrived, Deanna Truelsen knows there are a few things that need to be done.First off, Truelsen usually rolls out a batch of homemade cookies to celebrate the holiday, but...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Baker Sanitation rolls out commercial recycling program

Baker Sanitation Incorporated (BSI) has begun offering corrugated cardboard recycling services to its commercial customers and is providing recycling containers to customers to collect and divert...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business