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U.S. home sales slowed in February

WASHINGTON – Americans retreated from buying existing homes in February, a pullback after sales in January had surged to the fastest pace in a decade. But over the past 12 months, sales are up...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Durango couple launches Highland Helicopters to fill flying niche

When TriState Careflight closed, helicopter pilot Brandon Laird and his wife, flight paramedic Dayle Morningstar Laird, decided to open their own business last year. “We decided to dig in and make...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

LPEA to host information session April 13

La Plata Electric Association will hold an information session about the integration of the renewable/distributed electricity generation into LPEA’s resource mix from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 13...

DATE: March 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Deadline reminder for filing oil and gas declarations

For all oil and gas operators, the deadline to file the Oil and Gas Real and Personal Property Declaration Schedule is April 15. As required by Section 39-7-101 (2), C.R.S., if the owner or...

DATE: March 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Deadline reminder for personal property declarations

For all persons who own, possess or control taxable personal property, including furnishings, equipment and other movable personal property, the deadline to file a Personal Property Declaration...

DATE: March 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Networking event scheduled at Carver’s

The casual networking event “Coffee at Carver’s Tuesday Talk” will be 7:45 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 4 at Carver Brewing Co., 1022 Main Ave. Participants are encouraged to come prepared to share,...

DATE: March 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Trump tumbles on Forbes billionaires’ list

Donald Trump is $1 billion poorer since becoming president, according to Forbes’ latest list of the world’s billionaires. The magazine’s newest ranking, released Monday, estimated that Trump’s net...

DATE: March 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Businesses get pushed out as industrial districts rebuild

DES MOINES, Iowa – Leaning over the map, Brian Vincent turned to a city official and asked, “Why does it show a park instead of my business?” The planner paused and then explained. Des Moines...

DATE: March 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Tammy Fee to speak at “Meet Monat” March 22

There will be an informational meeting, “Meet Monat,” about the shampoo retailer from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 22 at the Keller Williams Real Estate Office, 700 Main Ave. Tammy Fee, Monat...

DATE: March 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Living on Main Avenue

Main Avenue is Durango’s hub and source of nightlife. It’s one of the most expensive yet coveted places to do business. And for some, it’s a place to live. Sirens, parades and events, chatty...

DATE: March 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Fairy gardens captivate imaginations of both kids and adults

A set of little wings. Ceramic fountains. Tiny versions of ornate cottages and brick walkways fit for the English countryside. These are just some of the whimsical decorations that adorn fairy...

DATE: March 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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U.S. housing starts rose in February

WASHINGTON – U.S. builders broke ground on new homes at a faster pace in February, a sign that developers expect solid sales growth this year despite higher mortgage rates. Housing starts rose 3...

DATE: March 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business