Colorado residents seek to block major oil and gas project

DENVER – Frustrated residents of a Denver suburb say state law is forcing them to participate in a major oil and gas drilling project against their wishes, so they launched legal challenges with...

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Postcard-style mural approved for building on north Main Avenue

A postcard-style mural featuring iconic symbols of Durango is expected to adorn the side of a marketing agency near north Main Avenue and 26th Street this spring. The mural, called...

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

A supersonic era: Speedy Concorde was ‘designed to outwit time’

The speed and elegant appearance of the Concorde inspired awe. Its ear-rattling sonic booms irritated people on the ground and led to restrictions on where the jet could fly. The Concorde’s maiden...

DATE: March 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Ute Mountain tribe hosts solar open house

An open house for the Ute Mountain Community Solar Project will be held on March 12 at the Towaoc Community Center from 5-6 p.m. There will be a presentation on the Ute Mountain Ute tribe’s $2...

DATE: March 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Beercat to make stop at Silverton Mountain

It looks like Silverton earned itself a spot on 10 Barrel Brewing Co.’s first-ever Beercat tour. But first, what’s a Beercat? “Think snowcat + beer = Beercat,” said Lauren Haber, a spokeswoman for...

DATE: March 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Billionaires are on the hunt for new underground cobalt

A coalition of billionaires led by Bill Gates has thrown its financial weight behind a startup hoping to build a “Google Maps for the earth’s crust” to hunt for new sources of cobalt. The startup,...

DATE: March 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Shop class stars strut their stuff at regional competition

Seth Thornburg, 17, a senior at Durango High School, is pretty handy with a miter saw and a router – skills enhanced in carpentry and woodworking classes. Seth and 85 other students from five...

DATE: March 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Farmers Supply Mill, a mainstay for local ag, set to close in March

If you wanted a historian on how the ever-changing economy has altered lifestyles in Southwest Colorado, you probably couldn’t find anyone better than Con Kemple. Kemple is closing Farmers Supply...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Farm loan delinquencies highest in 9 years as prices slump

WICHITA, Kan. – The nation’s farmers are struggling to pay back loans after years of low crop prices and a backlash from foreign buyers over President Donald Trump’s tariffs, with a key government...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

11th recreational marijuana shop opens in Durango

The Homestead Dispensary, Durango’s latest recreational marijuana outlet, which opened Nov. 23, is selling marijuana it grows at a related farm in Saguache County. Kwinn Varney, marketing director...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Forest Service grants Village at Wolf Creek road access

After more than 30 years of legal battles and court proceedings, the proposed Village at Wolf Creek has finally obtained the road access it needs to U.S. Highway 160 to start building. But that...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

La Plata County commissioners want water study before King II coal expansion

With GCC Energy seeking a massive expansion for its coal mine in Hesperus, La Plata County commissioners said Tuesday they want a complete study of potential impacts to surrounding water before any...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

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