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Batteries to the rescue

Last week, the glitzy electric car company Tesla Motors, run by billionaire Elon Musk, ceased to be just a car company. As was widely expected, Tesla announced that it is offering a home-battery product, which people can use to store energy from their solar panels or to backstop their homes against blackouts, and also larger scale versions that could perform similar roles for companies or even parts of the grid.

For homeowners, the...

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Business After Hours to take place May 15

The Durango Chamber of Commerce’s May Business After Hours will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. May 15 at Caliber Home Loans, 835 East Second Ave., Suite 310.

There will be prizes, games, beer and wine. The cost is $7 for chamber members and guests.

Business expo begins at library

The Durango Public Library, 1900...

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Big changes for Tile & Carpet Store

The Tile & Carpet Store of Durango has gone through some changes recently.

After 20 years of business in Durango on Bodo Drive, the store is under new ownership and changed locations. Dennis Cavanaugh, a La Plata County resident of 13 years, bought the store last summer, found a new location and had it remodeled over the winter. The...

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