Could Bureau of Land Management call La Plata County home?

The Bureau of Land Management is considering moving its headquarters out of Washington, D.C., and Grand Junction has been among the leaders looking to lure the office. But La Plata County may enter...

DATE: July 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Increased marketing aims to bring in tourists

Marketing efforts will ramp up this summer in an effort to reverse the financial harm caused by the 416 Fire and bring tourists to Durango. Durango’s streets have been fairly quiet in recent weeks...

DATE: July 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Countryside cabins open near Cortez

The newly constructed Stone Turtle Lodges at the northern edge of Cortez offer travelers and vacationers a comfortable and scenic alternative to the routine hotel room. Owners Keith and Janice Moen...

DATE: June 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Mac Ranch reopens at new Main Avenue location

Owners of The Mac Ranch, Dave Sessions and Bill Searfus, recently announced the grand re-opening of the store at its new downtown location, 1077 Main Ave. The Mac Ranch is all things Apple. The...

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Loss of income can change health insurance status

People who have lost income because of the 416 Fire may be eligible for a change in their health insurance status. People may qualify for Medicaid in 2018 if their income for the year falls under...

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Town of Rico gains business support and marketing intern

The West End Economic Development Corp. in collaboration with the Southwest Innovation Corridor, has hired Ryan Taylor, for a joint internship between the town of Rico and The West End towns of...

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Route 66, Larimer Square on National Trust’s endangered list

WASHINGTON – Route 66, Denver’s Larimer Square and school buildings in Los Angeles are on the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s 2018 list of America’s 11 most endangered historic places....

DATE: June 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Southwest Health hires practice administrator Craig Oswald

Craig Oswald will join Southwest Health System at the chief medical services officer on Aug. 1, according to spokeswoman Haley Saunders. Oswald, who has worked as a practice administrator in...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Ska Brewing Co. installs solar panels

Ska Brewing Co. has installed 223 solar panels at its world headquarters at 225 Girard St. in Durango. These new solar panels will generate enough energy to brew approximately 545,000 pints each...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

New airport director focuses on incremental improvements

For Tony Vicari, managing the Durango-La Plata County Airport is the ideal job in an ideal locale for someone who likes to spend time on trails, whether it’s wearing hiking boots in the summer or...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Could Bureau of Land Management call La Plata County home?

The Bureau of Land Management is considering moving its headquarters out of Washington, D.C., and Grand Junction has been among the leaders looking to lure the office. But La Plata County may enter...

DATE: June 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Farmington looks to propel local food market

FARMINGTON – Community agencies and the city of Farmington are looking for ways to boost the market for local food while revitalizing downtown. Farmington and Silver City are the New Mexico cities...

DATE: June 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business