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Mirador phase two begins

After a decade of stalled construction, the second phase of the Mirador development, know locally as “Box on the Rocks,” began last month with a spring completion date for the duplex being built. ...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Trump expects ‘big results’ from his choice to lead USDA

WASHINGTON – Donald Trump said Thursday that he expects that former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue, his choice to lead the Agriculture Department, will “deliver big results for all Americans who earn...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Apartments drive home construction up

WASHINGTON – U.S. builders ramped up home construction in December, led by a surge of apartment building, while single-family houses lagged. Housing starts jumped 11.3 percent last month, to a...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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U.S. consumer prices up moderate 0.3 percent in December

WASHINGTON – U.S. consumer prices, driven up by rising energy costs, rose moderately in December, closing out a year in which consumer inflation rose at the fastest pace in five years. The Labor...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Homebuilder confidence, sales outlook slips

U.S. homebuilders are feeling slightly less confident this month about their sales prospects, a pullback from December when builders’ confidence reached the highest level in 11 years. The decline...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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U.S. job market has changed under Obama

WASHINGTON – When President Barack Obama took office in January 2009 in the midst of the Great Recession, the economy was hemorrhaging jobs. Employers were panicking in the face of plummeting...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Free ‘Wake Up Money’ seminar Jan. 25

There will be a free “Wake Up Money” seminar at 6 p.m. Jan. 25th at The Wells Group, 901 Main Ave. Attendees should use the side entrance on 9th Street. John Ralph of The Wells Group will lead the...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

‘Snowdown Business After Hours’ to be Feb. 1

Four Corners Broadcasting will host “Snowdown Business After Hours” from 5 until 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1 in the ballroom at the DoubleTree Hotel, 501 Camino del Rio. Food, drink, prizes and a...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Forest Service to hold vendor fair

The U.S. Forest Service and Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center will hold a procurement fair for small businesses interested in providing services to the Forest Service or any other...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Kogan Builders hires site superintendent

Kogan Builders welcomes new site superintendent Rob Watson to its team of professionals. Watson formerly owned Watson Enterprises Inc., contributed to the design and construction of the Riverhouse...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Group to offer nonprofit development help

Community Resource Center of Denver will bring its “Development Officer Series” to Durango in February and March. Each session will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Durango Community Recreation...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Businesses competed to enhance railroad experience

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Durango Business Improvement District sponsored a holiday lighting contest for businesses along the narrow gauge corridor from the train depot to...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business