Four Corners Business Journal: April 2014

Your guide to the Four Corners' economy and businesses
04/03/2014 04:51 PM MDT
The April 2014 issue of Four Corners Business Journal contains stories about how local businesses are using social media and a column by Joel Jones on technology. 
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Joel Jones: Trust, technology, team-building and our greatest leader
04/03/2014 05:09 PM MDT - Last month one of my grandsons asked rather pointedly, “Who was the greatest president of the United States?”  Full Story

BUSINESS
(Jon Austria — The Daily Times)
A local chiropractor uses pressure points to help patients — both people and animals

Acupuncture also offered for animals by local veterinarian
FARMINGTON — Beth Davis, a chiropractor who works on dogs and people, massaged the back of an 8-year-old yellow Labrador named Hazel. Full Story
ENERGY MAGAZINE
Energy: April 2014

Guide to the oil and gas and power industries in the Four Corners
The April 2014 issue of Energy contains stories about Navajo Energy Transitional Company, unions' concerns about power plant closures, Merrion Oil and Gas' efforts with students and how much the oil and gas industry contributes to the state's general fund. Full Story
FARMINGTON NEWS
(Jon Austria/The Daily Times)
Child can participate in several Easter events this weekend in San Juan County

FARMINGTON — Children across San Juan County this weekend will have ample opportunities to fill their baskets with brightly colored Easter eggs. Full Story
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Four Corners Business Journal: April 2014

Your guide to the Four Corners' economy and businesses
04/03/2014 04:51 PM MDT
The April 2014 issue of Four Corners Business Journal contains stories about how local businesses are using social media and a column by Joel Jones on technology. 
Full Story
Joel Jones: Trust, technology, team-building and our greatest leader
04/03/2014 05:09 PM MDT - Last month one of my grandsons asked rather pointedly, “Who was the greatest president of the United States?”  Full Story

Bureau of Land Management holds meetings for input on land use plan in the Mancos and Gallup play areas
04/03/2014 04:58 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — The Bureau of Land Management wants to amend its resource management plan in northwest New Mexico to better accommodate a potential oil boom in the Mancos Shale and Gallup Sandstone formations. Full Story

Less than half of San Juan County area businesses use social media
04/03/2014 04:57 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — Social media is easy and user friendly for many people, and even provides a simple and cost-effective way for small businesses to get their message to a targeted audience. Full Story

Complicated tax scheme makes New Mexico less competitive; turns off local consumers
02/27/2014 11:35 AM MST - FARMINGTON — Stephanie George just wanted to take her family on a small shopping excursion. The 37-year-old mother was in SnS Skateshop in downtown Farmington late Thursday afternoon with her three children and spent more than $30 for a pair of sunglasses and a hat. Full Story

3D printer technology helping local startup businesses
01/29/2014 08:30 PM MST - FARMINGTON — The technology sounds like it could be out of a "Star Trek" episode. But San Juan College School of Trades and Technology students daily are using machines that take pictures drawn on a computer and transform them into tangible three-dimensional objects within a matter of hours. Full Story

Chain and small businesses moving into Farmington
01/03/2014 10:01 PM MST - FARMINGTON — New businesses hoping to set up shop in Farmington have been keeping staffers at the city of Farmington's Community Development Department hopping recently with building permit and plan submissions. Full Story

This opera singer treated Paris commuters to a surprise performance

At times, opera singer Christophe Ménager likes to treat commuters in the Paris metro to a performance. In this comedic piece of opera, he clearly enjoys singing to passers-by. Full Story
Gmail makes sending mobile photos easier

Now, you can insert an assortment of pictures or photo albums directly into email, resize them within the message and make sharing with friends and family less of a time-consuming process overall. Full Story
'Bears': Survival is the bare necessity (review)

Wildlife documentary pros Alastair Fothergill and Keith Scholey follow their well-established format of anthropomorphizing animals with human names, motivations and emotions, while still providing educational information and visuals so stunning, you'll wonder how they were shot. Full Story