Love on a Hanger

DATE: Nov. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Business helps send holiday meals to troops

DURANGO — As Durangoans begin to break out their family recipes and search for the perfect turkey, one local business is working hard to send holiday meals overseas.Durango Antique Market has...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Spice of life

The smell of fresh paint has worn off the walls at El Burro Pancho Mexican Restaurant on Main Street. Two weeks after opening its doors, the front is bustling with business. Meats are sizzling on...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

4-H leader plants ag seeds with youths

Farm life helped prepare Yates for leadership role By Kimberly BenedictJournal Staff WriterAs a mother and a member of the agricultural community, Tonya Yates believes everyone should know where...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Local Tourism in 2011

Rina Eisenberg, of Atlanta City, N.J., was just one of the many visitors who flocked to Cortez and surrounding areas during this year’s tourism season.“It was absolutely amazing,” Eisenberg said...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Seeds of safe food

DURANGO — The Fort Lewis College agriculture department and the Colorado State University Extension office are reaching out to help local growers and public-health officials avoid health threats...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Prospects pan out

Bayfield resident Jim Kolb was laid off from his job as a machine serviceman three years ago — about the beginning of the financial crisis.Kolb, 65, said he was ready to retire anyway. But given...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Mortensen of SWMH named Peak Performer

Dave Mortensen, RPh, Pharmacy Director at Southwest Memorial Hospital earned a Peak Performers award at the 9th Annual Rocky Mountain Hospital Medicine Symposium on October 7. This honor, bestowed...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Harvesting big bucks

Hunters in Southwest Colorado pump more than ammo into their rifles every year. Hunters and anglers are responsible for pumping more than $20 million into Montezuma County’s economy. Colorado Parks...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Region 9 recognizes Capron

Bryce Capron, Dove Creek business owner and chair of the Dolores County Development Corporation, has been named the Economic Development Leader of the Year by the Region 9 Economic Development...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Green light on solar array

Flowers, herbs and trees aren’t the only beneficiaries of sunny Southwest Colorado days at Cliffrose Garden Center. The installation of a new solar array at the business has changed the appearance...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

A bushel a day

YELLOW JACKET — By the time Tom Hooten opened the gate of the Southwestern Colorado Research Center orchard on the morning of Saturday, Sept. 24, about 300 apple pickers were already armed and...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

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