Investing ABCs: Teaching your kids about money and markets

The recent stock market mania over the video game company GameStop, which this week was scrutinized by Congress, has provided a teachable moment for kids. The Associated Press talked to a few...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Business

Wind turbine company cuts 450 jobs in plants in Colorado

PUEBLO – A wind turbine company based in Denmark has laid off 450 workers from its manufacturing plants in Colorado, citing lower market demand. Vestas Wind Systems A/S laid off 120 workers at its...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Business

Utility financing bill clears New Mexico Senate panel

SANTA FE, N.M. – A measure aimed at saving customers money when utilities opt to close power plants and recover the lost investments has narrowly cleared its first legislative hurdle. The Senate...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2021 | CATEGORY: Business

AARP Community Challenge Grant Program now accepting applications

AARP Colorado invites community organizations and local governments across the state to apply for the 2021 Community Challenge grant program, now through April 14. Grants fund quick-action...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: Business

Region 9 welcomes new board members and officers

Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado announced new board officers and member. William Tookey, San Juan County administrator, was elected to his fourth year as chair; Dan...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: Business

Region 9 to host business resources virtual meeting

Southwest Colorado businesses are invited to learn more about the export resources and grant funding available to support international business development at a virtual meeting at 10 a.m. Thursday...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: Business

January can’t cool La Plata County’s hot housing market

Total home sales in January in La Plata County likely set a monthly record. That seemingly answers the question: Would the arrival of a COVID-19 vaccine and the cold month’s slow selling period...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado restaurant workers are eager to get the COVID vaccine – but they’re still waiting for their turn

When Grace Kane walks into Denver’s Safta for her shift as a server, there’s tension in the air. Getting a COVID-19 vaccine would go a long way to relieve the stress and anxiety of working in the...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Business

U.S. home prices post record gain, topping peak from 2005

U.S. home prices, fueled by the lowest mortgage rates in history, rose at the fastest pace on record, surpassing the peak from the last property boom in 2005. The median price of a single-family...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Business

It’s end of the road for old Durango Chamber of Commerce building

Durango residents will soon say goodbye to the red Chamber of Commerce building at Santa Rita Park. In January, the city of Durango put the decades-old, wood-framed building up for auction. Bidders...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

R1 Colorado welcomes new Realtor Scott Takacs

R1 Colorado has welcomed new Broker Associate Scott Takacs to its Durango office. Takacs, a Realtor with 10 years of experience, joins the R1 Team in assisting customers in all areas of real estate...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2021 | CATEGORY: Business

ASAP Accounting & Payroll, Inc. names Diana Murray CEO

ASAP Accounting & Payroll Inc. announced the promotion of Diana Murray as CEO of the family-owned business founded in 1990. The company provides accounting solutions and payroll services to...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2021 | CATEGORY: Business

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