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

Durango inventor combines music, robots and booze

The two most popular guests at a party are probably a robot and alcohol. One fascinates people and the other can make people fascinating. Ryan Finnigan, a mechanical tinkerer, is also likely...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

New Mexico Democrats push feds to limit drilling near Chaco

ALBUQUERQUE – The Democrats in New Mexico’s congressional delegation are pushing federal officials to uphold an agreement that limits oil and gas leasing on public land near Chaco Culture National...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Steamworks reprises Colorado Proud Pale Ale

Steamworks Brewing Co.’s limited production beer, Colorado Proud Pale Ale is set to be tapped on Friday. The beer is made using ingredients exclusively from Colorado, including mountain spring...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

U.S. to auction drilling rights near national monument in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY – Federal land managers said Friday they will allow drilling for publicly owned oil and gas near Dinosaur National Monument in northeastern Utah despite concerns about disrupting the...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

E7 Systems serving new niche: Self-pour beer systems

If you’ve ever squeezed between two people at a bar to order a drink and wished you could just step behind the counter and pour your own, a solution is emerging. E7 Systems , a Durango company,...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango to host cancer-wellness conference

Durango will hold its first cancer-wellness conference, “The Art of Living Well With and Beyond Cancer,” this month at the Powerhouse Science Center, 1333 Camino del Rio, and Durango Community...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Four Corners Air Quality Group plans forum in Durango

The Journal The Four Corners Air Quality Group is organizing a second public science forum on Tuesday, Sept. 12, in Durango to discuss methane and methane-related issues affecting the region. Air...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business