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Fort Lewis College awarded $400,000 in funding

Fort Lewis College professor awarded $400,000 to study RNA and viruses Dr. Katie Mouzakis, assistant professor of chemistry at Fort Lewis College, was awarded a support of competitive research...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Lisa Parker’s Puppies to hold ‘Paws for Celebration’ at fairgrounds

Lisa Parker’s Puppies will hold “Paws for Celebration” from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on April 21 at La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2700 Main Ave. Entry fees are $20, with free admittance for children six...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Vestibular rehabilitation health professional brought on at Rivergate PT

Jessica Voegeli is now certified in vestibular rehabilitation, a form of therapy designed to improve vertigo, dizziness, visual disturbance or imbalance, at the Animas Surgical Center’s Rivergate...

DATE: April 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Sunshine Stay at Home Care hires new administrator

Sunshine Stay at Home Care of Sunshine Gardens added Denise Mary Park to their team. Park has a diverse background in the senior-care sector, and has held positions as corporate wellness director,...

DATE: April 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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First National Bank adds three to team

First National Bank of Durango recently hired Liz Hoover as an interim staff development manager and trainer, Robert Lanse as a universal banker and Linda Rector as a finance administrative...

DATE: April 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Take Shape for Life adds team member

Take Shape for Life weight-loss program recently added independent health coach Pat Demarest to their team. Demarest will help residents lose weight and achieve optimal health in his position. For...

DATE: April 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Presentation about nonprofits to be held at rec center

The Community Foundation serving Southwest Colorado will offer an informational presentation and brown-bag lunch about nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at...

DATE: April 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Thrive! adds hundredth employer to recognition program

La Plata County Thrive! Living Wage Coalition added their hundredth employer to their employer recognition program in March. To qualify for the program, La Plata County employers must pay their...

DATE: April 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Pinnacol recognizes Evenings Porch Assisted Living

Evenings Porch Assisted Living was included in the businesses that received the Pinnacol Assurance dividend compensation award for maintaining a safe community. For more information and tours, call...

DATE: April 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Sky Ute Casino to host nonprofit money booth event

The Southern Ute Indian Tribe, in coordination with Sky Ute Casino Resort, will host the 18th annual nonprofit money booth at 6 p.m. on May 18 at Sky Ute Casino Resort, 14324 County Road 172,...

DATE: April 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

First National Bank to host seminar about water law

An hour-long seminar about Colorado water law will be offered from 5 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday at First National Bank of Durango, 259 W. Ninth St., in the community conference room. A networking...

DATE: April 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Durango Dermatology adds one to practice

Durango Dermatology recently added Robyn Chapman to its practice. Chapman received a nursing degree in 1990 and worked with patients at Cardiac Surgical for 17 years beforing moving into...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business