Southern Colorado nonprofits receive Wells Fargo grants

Wells Fargo Blue Mountain District manager Jay Bugarin recently announced that 19 Southern Colorado nonprofits received a total of $25,000 in grants from the 24th annual Wells Fargo Community...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

USDA grant provides $355,843 to Durango-area nonprofits

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently selected a group of local nonprofits to receive $355,843 through the Local Food Promotion Program of the Agricultural Marketing Service, to support the...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Muscanell Millworks earns safety award

Compensation insurer Pinnacol Assurance of Colorado has awarded Muscanell Millworks its award for exemplary performance in safety, risk control and financial and claims management. More than 40...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Dolores State Bank hires new lender

Dolores State Bank has hired a new secondary market lender. Linda Davies has experience working in several banks and mortgage companies in the Cortez area, according to the bank’s assistant vice...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

BLM pulls plan to auction oil and gas lease near Shenandoah

A 40-acre tract on the southern border of the Shenandoah subdivision has been pulled from an oil and gas lease sale that is slated for March, according to a spokesman with the Bureau of Land...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Ken Charles awarded for years of service in economic development

Hospital expansions, roads and preschools are among the hundreds of projects Ken Charles of Durango has worked on during his 29 years as a regional manager for the Colorado Department of Local...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Region 9 announces board officers; Cortez city manager named

The Journal The Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado has elected new officers to their board of directors, according to a news release from Terry Blair-Burton. William...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Rendezvous Doughnuts on east 5th offers handmade treats

Brown butter vanilla bean and sea-salted caramel with house-cured bacon are some of the unique flavors at Rendezvous Doughnuts. “What I want to do is raise Durango’s palate for high-quality...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Four Corners’ future topic of economic conference

Four Corners Regional Economic Consortium will host the Four Corners Future Forum, a two-day conference that address regional economic challenges, Nov. 1-2 at San Juan College, 4601 College Blvd.,...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado proposes new rules for gas lines after blast

DENVER — Colorado energy regulators on Monday proposed tighter rules for shutting down oil and gas pipelines after a fatal explosion blamed on natural gas leaking from a line that was thought to be...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Community Foundation hires one to staff

The Community Foundation serving Southwest Colorado recently named Tracy Pope as its new marketing and grants manager. Pope has lived in Durango for more than 21 years and is involved in several...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Moffat County hopeful grouse changes will help industry

Officials in northwest Colorado say they hope changes to federal plans for dealing with an imperiled bird species will allow more energy development in their part of the state. The U.S. Interior...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business