Business

Subscribe

Business Buzz: Craig hotel displays new sign

The Clarion Inn & Suites, of Craig, recently completed the latest phase of its re-branding with the addition of a new sign on its premises at 300 S. Colorado Highway 13.

San Francisco, Washington-Dulles added to Steamboat winter air service

For the 2014-15 ski season, winter air service into Steamboat Springs will add nonstop flights from San Francisco and Washington, D.C., in addition to expanding flights from Seattle and Los Angeles.

Business Buzz: Flooring business shows customer appreciation

TLC Carpet One Floor & Home recently featured its fourth annual customer appreciation barbecue, providing free food for all in attendance Friday afternoon.

Tease photo

Temporary pop-up gallery to display Craig art

Art is what it is because of the creativity of the person who makes it possible, and whether they chose to work in bright colors or black and white, traditional media or something unorthodox, they all need a place to show their talents. This week, the artists of Craig will have such a location.

Business Buzz: Craig Walmart celebrates remodel

The latest business news for Northwest Colorado.

Tease photo

Summer farmers market crops up again in Craig

Do It Downtown business effort starts this week

Summer is officially here and for many Craig residents, that means heading downtown for the weekly farmers market. Thursday marked the opening day for the seasonal event.

Cannabis credit co-ops unlikely to gain traction without federal signoff

The most recent attempt by Colorado legislators to allow marijuana businesses access to financial services is a nice token gesture, according to those in the industry, but in reality will do little to change the status quo of secretive bank accounts and large amounts of cash changing hands.

Business Buzz: Whittle the Wood strengthens local businesses

Craig’s Whittle the Wood Rendezvous carving event not only provided plenty of entertainment for residents and visitors, it was also a boon for those who set up items for sale during the festivities Friday and Saturday. More than 40 total vendors, many of which are based in Craig, were involved in selling food and crafts.

Craig Rural Entrepreneurship Marketplace canceled because of low registration

The Rural Entrepreneurship Marketplace — an event planned by the Craig Chamber of Commerce, the Craig/Moffat Economic Development Partnership and the Colorado Rural Development Council scheduled for Thursday and Friday — was canceled Wednesday because of low registration.

Business Buzz: Village Inn updates Craig building

Local business news from Craig and Moffat County.

Conference to bring small-business owners to Craig

Small-business owners will have a chance to learn how to start up or expand their business at a Craig conference June 12 and 13. The Craig Chamber of Commerce and Craig/Moffat Economic Development Partnership worked together to bring the Rural Entrepreneurship Marketplace to the area. The conference is one of the goals that local leaders focused on after Downtown Colorado Inc. assessed Craig’s business community.

Business Buzz: Local shopping incentive begins this week

The Downtown Business Association has started its Locals Love You More Downtown Contest for the summer, running through Sept. 1.

Moffat County real estate transactions for February, March

Moffat County real estate transactions for February and March 2014.

Business Buzz: Craig meat company receives new certification

Brother’s Custom Processing recently achieved a special certification through United States Department of Agriculture as a wholesale retailer of locally slaughtered animals.

Tease photo

Drilling for natural gas and oil in Northwest Colorado

Energy boom or bust? It all depends on what's found

Dorris and John Zimmerman have been living on their property just on the west edge of Craig for almost 40 years. The couple built their home in 1967 and raised their children there. In 1987, they welcomed an energy company on their land, allowing it to implement hydraulic fracturing as one means to extract gas and oil from the earth. The well has been there ever since, pulling energy resources out of the ground. In that time the Zimmermans said the well has seen at least three hydraulic fracturing efforts.