Skier helmet use takes sharp turn

The use of head protection by skiers and snowboarders has increased 10 percent from two years ago, pushing the rate of helmet use on U.S. slopes to 67 percent.Since the 2002-03 season, the rate of...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Business

Ready to Zumba tonight?

Chanelle Benally has been a Zumba instructor since August 2012, when she decided after two years of participating in Zumba classes, she would instruct them herself. Originally from Gallup, N.M.,...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Business

Fade to green

There will always be a demand for movies. In a movie theater or at home, people love movies. The movie rental business has seen some interesting times over the last five years.As video rental...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Business

Dean Hanson Scholarship applications available

Applications are now being accepted for the Dean Hanson Memorial Scholarships presented by the Four Corners Board of Realtors. Six $1,000 scholarships are available for traditional and...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Spotlight

Snowboard winnerStandard Sales Co. and Durango Mountain Resort are partnering for the 2012-2013 ski season. To celebrate Bud Light being the new official beer of DMR, Standard Sales is running a...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: Business

City aims to help small businesses

The city of Cortez is offering a new incentive program designed to increase spending and promote business longevity. Cortez has been looking at the idea of a city sales tax rebate for small...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: Business

Rolling with the flow

Where there's good people, there's good service. Where there's good service, there will always be customers.That's the key to the Ute Coffee Shop's business success. As a gathering spot for a wide...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: Business

Cake art

DATE: Feb. 4, 2013 | CATEGORY: Business

Sew on and sew forth

Those who can't do, teach. That's not the case with Sharleen Odell. Not only can she do, but she can teach, which she does with a friendly passion.Odell possesses a talent for sewing. She was...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2013 | CATEGORY: Business

Business Spotlight

Tilling the Soil course for small ag producersToday is the deadline to register for a Southwest Colorado Small Business Development Center NX Level Tilling the Soil course that will begin on...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: Business

Four Corners installs new officers

The Four Corners Board of Realtors recently installed Officers and Directors for 2013.Colorado Association of Realtors President Elect Keith Konomoto installed Gerry Parker, President; Robin Rice,...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: Business

Surviving the Recession

Over the next several weeks, the Cortez Journal will be looking at a number of local businesses and how they have adapted, adjusted and handled the challenging economic times of the last few years....

DATE: Jan. 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: Business

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