A rose is a rose Desert Rose flower shop calls Karla’s Kitchen new home

Yvonne Lopez lights up when she talks about flowers.They have been her life for eight years. She owns Desert Rose Flowers. Her flowers now have a new location, Karla’s Kitchen.“I just love to make...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Highland art donation

DATE: Sept. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Staying afloat

Have you ever been hiking and come upon a beautiful river and thought to yourself, “I wish I had a raft so I could follow this river for a few miles!”? That’s exactly what Alpacka Rafts makes — a...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Alzheimer’s Walk sponsors

DATE: Aug. 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Eating profits

Before the San Juan Bioenergy plant broke ground at Dove Creek in September 2007, Southwest Colorado farmers learned one thing:Sunflowers aren’t just for snacking on. They produce enough energy to...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Montezuma County unemployment rate decreases slightly

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment has released unemployment numbers for July. In Montezuma County, the unemployment rate, not seasonally adjusted, was 8.3 percent, down slightly from...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Love on a Hanger

Dress it up, dress it down, women just can’t go wrong with a little black dress — unless one can’t be found.Tiffani Waters felt the frustration of the limited options to buy new clothing in Cortez...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Osprey makes ‘Best Places to Work’ list

Osprey Packs was named to Outside magazine’s fourth annual “Best Places to Work” list on Aug. 10.Osprey was ranked number 29 out of 50 selected companies, and is one of only five companies to be...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

PHOTO: Through the bank vault

DATE: Aug. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Southwest flavor

Naming restaurants after his sons is just something Victor Nuñez Sr. does. His new restaurant in Cortez is named after 16-year-old son Beny.Beny’s restaurant was Vic’s Diner in Dolores for 10...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

The sky is the limit

The helicopter flies low, skimming through the forest trees and squeezing through impossibly tight spaces while a camera snaps photos of the creek below.These photos offer a unique perspective....

DATE: July 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Bye-bye, barista

DATE: July 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business