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UPS Store promotes employee

The UPS Store in Bodo Park recently promoted Antonio Silva de Torres to assistant manager. Silva de Torres, who has worked at the store for one year, completed numerous hours of online and...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Nonprofit leader graduates program

Katy Pepinsky, La Plata Youth Services director, recently graduated from a nine-month nonprofit leadership and management program offered by the Community Resource Center. During the program,...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

LPEA names new Pagosa district manager

La Plata Electric Association recently promoted Jerry Wills to Pagosa Springs district manager. Wills, in his new role, will now manage all LPEA employees and operations in Archuleta County. Wills...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

LPEA announces District 4 director

La Plata Electric Association director Jack D. Turner, a representative of La Plata County District 4, completed required courses and earned National Rural Electric Cooperative...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Know Your Dough to hold program

Know Your Dough, a nonprofit that provides financial wellness programs for youth, will host a program Dec. 11-15 at Durango Montessori School, 1309 East Third Ave. For more information, email...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

New local Anthem provider named

Licensed professional counselor and coach Felicia Libo was recently accepted as an Anthem provider for clients for her counseling and coaching practice. Libo has worked in the Durango area for more...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

AAA Durango hires travel agent

AAA recently hired Jeff Weinmeister as its Durango office travel agent. Weinmeister previously worked for the AAA office in Fort Collins and its headquarters in Florida, and also worked for Disney...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Rise of ‘hobby farms’ means more growers get maimed, killed

INDIANAPOLIS – Phil Jacobs was just a teenager when his parents bought a scenic Kentucky farm with hayfields, forests, creeks, trails and a view of the Ohio River. Decades later, he still spent...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Townhouses proposed near Island Cove Park

A proposal to build three townhomes north of Island Cove Park in Durango raised concerns about the park’s future Monday at a Planning Commission meeting. In particular, residents and neighbors...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cash-only businesses shun digital age

RGP's Flame Grilled Wraps, a longstanding business in the Main Mall, will start to accept credit cards for the first time in its existence. Owner Jesse DeKrey said the sandwich shop was cash-only...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Atmos Energy promotes ‘Sharing the Warmth’ program

Atmos Energy recently launched its “Sharing the Warmth” program, which rounds up the natural gas bills of participating members to donate the difference to local assistance agencies that help...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Peak Physical Therapy hires therapist

Peak Physical Therapy recently hired Ashlie Angel to its team of physical therapists. Angel earned a bachelor’s degree in nutritional science from Kansas State University and a master’s degree from...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business