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Travel business opens in Durango Katherine Burgess has announced the formation of a new company – Colorado Travel Connection LLC, Cruises and Safaris.Burgess was the owner and operator of Uptown...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Economic outlook looks familiar

Don’t be fooled by the end-of-year economic optimism that bubbled up in the final weeks of 2011 because all signs point to 2012 being a continuation of the country’s long, slow slog out of the...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

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Mountain Autotech changes location Mountain Autotech owned by Luis Echeverri has moved from 29412 U.S. Highway 160 to 39983 U.S. Highway 160 in Gem Village.Echeverri is a professional mechanic who...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Scientists develop drought-tolerant hay

ALBUQUERQUE – With much of the Southwest struggling with drought, many ranchers and dairy farmers are having difficulty finding enough hay for their livestock. They are faced with tough choices:...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

The go-to guy to buy the green

PORTLAND, Ore.Paul Stanford had lived a life of error, missteps and regrets, one laden with betrayals and failure. Then, on Nov. 3, 1998, Oregon voters approved the medicinal use of marijuana.And...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango hopes for arts award

Durango may be known for its historic downtown, the train and scenic San Juan Mountains, but many in the arts community are making efforts to ensure the city’s artistic side is highlighted as...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

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Registered dietitian receives certification Registered Dietitian Jenny Pritchard was recently awarded a Certificate of Training in Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management by the American...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Wall Street’s happy new year: Dow up almost 180 on Day 1

NEW YORK – The stock market got a big jump on a better year.After a flat 2011, stocks rose sharply Tuesday in the first trading of 2012 after investors returned from the holiday and found...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Business

Archives offer window into Apple origins

PALO ALTO, Calf. – In the interview, Steve Wozniak and the late Steve Jobs recall a seminal moment in Silicon Valley history – how they named their upstart computer company about 35 years ago.“I...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Crocs’ profits soaring on the heels of snazzy, new designs

DENVER (AP) – Crocs – love ’em or hate ’em.But not just the distinctive rubbery shoes with holes. The stock of Crocs generates the same polarized sentiment.Investors have alternately loved it and...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Eurozone facing some tough hurdles early in 2012

FRANKFURT, Germany – After a turbulent 2011, the 17 countries that use the euro will be quickly confronted in the new year with major hurdles to solving their government debt crisis, just as the...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

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Roy Firestone to perform benefit The Durango Chamber of Commerce and BP America will bring Emmy Award-winning Roy Firestone to Durango for a benefit concert for the athletic programs at Fort Lewis...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

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