Individual health premiums rising even more in Colorado

DENVER – President Donald Trump’s decision to end a key federal health subsidy means state residents who buy their own health insurance will pay even more next year, Colorado’s Division of...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area opens earlier than usual

DENVER – Colorado’s ski season is getting off to an early start with the opening of Arapahoe Basin Ski Area. A-Basin’s Black Mountain Express lift started turning Friday at 9 a.m., giving skiers...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Energy industry sues Denver suburb over oil, gas regulations

DENVER – The energy industry has sued a Denver suburb over its new rules for oil and gas drilling, saying they illegally conflict with state rules. The Denver Post reported the Colorado Oil and Gas...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Diamond J Western wear shop opens on Main in downtown Durango

Sparkling belts, hats, shirts and Western bling of all kinds fill the walls and counters of Diamond J Apparel. The shop opened on the 1000 block of Main Avenue in the middle of September,...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Economic council awards volunteer of the year award

The Journal Gus Westerman, Dolores County CSU Extension director, has won the Volunteer of the Year Award from the Economic Development Council of Colorado. Recipients of the 2017 EDIE awards were...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Tribes urged to consider pot industry

PHOENIX – Tribal leaders from California and Washington state last week discussed the potential opening of legal marijuana businesses on tribal lands. Several members of the National Indian Gaming...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado says 430 pipelines failed leak test

Tiny holes or faulty parts could be the reason that about 430 oil or gas pipelines in Colorado failed a leak-detection test after a fatal explosion blamed on gas seeping from a severed line,...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

EPA-contracted company uses mine waste to resurface county road in Silverton

The same Environmental Protection Agency crew that caused the Gold King Mine spill is again catching flak for using potentially toxic material from a mine waste pile to improve a road north of...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Appeals court sidesteps decision on U.S. fracking regulations

DENVER – A federal appeals court on Thursday sidestepped a decision on whether oil and gas regulations enacted by the Obama administration are legal, noting that the current administration plans to...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

CDOT hiring snowplow drivers, maintenance workers

Colorado Department of Transportation is hiring permanent and seasonal full-time and part-time snowplow drivers and road maintenance workers across the state. Most positions start in November. Jobs...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Apple unveils $999 iPhone X, cellular watch

CUPERTINO, Calif. — Apple has broken the $1,000 barrier with its latest, and most expensive, phone, the iPhone X. With a price starting at $999 and a host of new features, the phone will be a big...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

CenturyLink describes efforts to improve regional internet

Efforts to improve rural internet service across the region are underway, but not all residents are experiencing better service. CenturyLink received $159 million in federal funding to improve...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business