Applying for college and financial aid can be stressful for seniors this time of year. Intern Robbie Patla asks college-admission counselors for advice on how to make the process easier to reduce stress on parents and students.
Local-First in Durango is spearheading an effort to form a local health-care alliance to negotiate lower medical fees and lower health-insurance premiums for its members. Learn how the alliance is drawing upon the lessons from agricultural cooperatives.
A ballot proposal that would have allowed the state Legislature to keep excess tax revenues above the TABOR cap failed to pass muster with voters. That means no extra money for education or transportation.
A Durango man who was looking for a healthy alternative to dairy products for his daily calcium intake couldn’t find what he wanted, so he created his own concoction out of four simple ingredients.
Housing Solutions for the Southwest has obtained the state tax credits to build 40, one-bedroom apartments with supportive social services to help homeless residents transition into stable homes.
The $1.7 million investment may not seem like much from a passenger’s view, but the behind- the-scenes improvements will make room for a third carrier and more efficient baggage handling.
No, Durango resident Lou Galinson’s dogs did NOT make him put the cute kitties in a cage. But his dogs did inspire him to open the Pet Haus 10 years ago. Since then, he’s adopted out more than 750 Humane Society kittens from his store.
Retired U.S.A.F. TSgt. Matthew Slaydon lost his sight and his right arm while on a mission in Baghdad. He and his wife have received a mortgage- free home in Bayfield from the Sinise Foundation.
We hate to say it, but Tax Day 2020 is only five and a half months away. It may seem like an eternity right now, but you may wish to start planning now for deferring income to offset your tax liabilities.
A Durango hyperbaric oxygen therapy clinic treats brain trauma, fibromyalgia, PTSD, chronic depression, stroke, and many other health issues. Users say it makes a difference in their quality of life.
When you’re ready to retire and want to sell your share in the business to a business partner or family member, you’ll need a team of advisors. Charles Spence explains why.
The executive director with the Colorado Fiscal Institute told the League of Women Voters that TABOR may unfairly impact low- and middle-income families, while the state’s education and transportation infrastructure suffer.
So someone has offered you a ridiculously low price to buy your business. Should you say no? Be insulted? Charlie Cole with Cole and Partners offers some advice.
Two friends in pursuit of the perfect beer decided to start the Telluride Brewing Company, and they’ve won seven national awards in eight years. Learn more about the men behind the suds.
Finding the dining hall, let alone the Registrar’s Office can make the first year of college intimidating for any new student. So Fort Lewis College has started a program for first-time students to help with retention and student success.
Archaeologists with the Colorado Department of Transportation have wrapped up excavation of a small Pueblo I village that is in the path of the Farmington Hill realignment project. Local Indian tribal experts assisted on the research project.
A group of volunteers have organized an independent Tedx Talk featuring Durango speakers who have ‘Ideas Worth Spreading.’ Although the inaugural event is sold out, it will be broadcast on YouTube worldwide.
What’s on the November ballot in this off-year election? Quite a few local issues, school board elections, and a couple of state referenda. La Plata County Clerk Tiffany Parker explains.
Tim Kirkland with Renegade Hospitality Group will be the keynote speaker at the annual La Plata County Economic Summit, and you can learn how to handle multiple generations in the workplace.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Colorado matches about 100 young people with adults every year, but it comes with a cost, and now, the agency is challenging you to support a match!
A new road-base material developers are calling ‘Nature’s Concrete’ promises to reduce the cost of road construction and maintenance for local governments by more than 60 percent.
If you’re using artificial tears, you may want to check with your ophthalmologist for other diagnoses and treatment options for your dry-eye syndrome.
La Plata County Clerk Tiffany Parker talks about important deadlines with regard to voter registration, when ballots will be dropped in the mail, and when you get them to the clerk’s office.
A La Plata County chapter of the national Slow Money Movement hopes to offer micro-loans to jump-start young farmers who want to grow food locally and boost the local economy.