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Retreat center opens at Lightner Creek Inn Lotus Oasis Retreats announces it opening at 999 Lightner Creek Road.Owner Charlotte Lenssen has a background in the health field, massage therapy and is...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Portugal, Spain become new source of fear

LISBON, Portugal – Europe’s efforts to contain its debt crisis came under increasing strain Tuesday as bond market jitters shook Portugal and Spain, seen as the 16-nation eurozone’s next weakest...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

San Juan Bioenergy for sale

After a change in direction and leadership, San Juan Bioenergy is seeking a change in ownership.The plant’s board of directors made the decision to sell the co-op at the end of October, said Chief...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Fed governor backs foreclosure-compensation fund

WASHINGTON – A Federal Reserve official has voiced approval for a fund that would compensate borrowers whose homes were improperly foreclosed upon.Fed Gov. Elizabeth Duke told a House subcommittee...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Area’s ‘bubbling’ successes a boon

Economic development partners and business leaders from the area gathered last week for cocktails, a pep talk and a few pats on the back for their latest business successes.It was a formal...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

New Business Briefs

Natural health-care practice opens Pura Vida Natural Healthcare announces its opening at 2243 Main Ave., Suite 20.Owner Nicola St. Mary has background as a naturopathic doctor. She graduated from...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

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Chamber’s Ireland trip discussion set Nov. 30 The Durango Chamber of Commerce will host an informational meeting regarding the chamber-sponsored trip to Ireland in 2011 at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 30...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Sweet success stories

When the Region 9 Economic Development group recently surveyed businesses in the region, owners said they felt their greatest achievement was either growth or survival.It’s not surprising in...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Good ingredients, emotional ties fuel Durango Soda Company

It’s been nearly 10 years since Durango Soda Company sold it’s first bottle of Zuberfizz at a local Dairy Queen. The company now bottles and sells 170 cases of the sweet stuff each day.Despite the...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

At Zuke’s, experience proves a bright idea always pays

Recession can’t suppress focus, vision and heart.That’s Patrick Meiering’s philosophy. And the world has yet to prove it wrong.Meiering is the founder, chief executive officer and “Head Bone Maker”...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Ska Brewing opens up a can of growth

The way that co-owner Dave Thibodeau talks about Ska Brewing Company, no one would guess there’s an economic recession going on.In the first half of this year, sales have been up 33 percent over...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango’s outdoorsies help Mercury thrive

It all started with an idea and a handful of employees in 2002. Now, Mercury Payment Systems employs more than 400 people and will process $18 billion in credit-card transactions for retailers and...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

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