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Chamber to hold Business After Hours

The Durango Chamber of Commerce will hold Business After Hours from 5 to 7 p.m. March 16 at the Sachs Construction offices, 182 Girard Street Unit B. Admission is $7. Food, beer and wine will be...

DATE: March 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

BID launches shoplifting alert system

The Business Improvement District recently started an online alert system. If anyone notices a shoplifter, someone passing counterfeit bills or someone disturbing customers, they can notify all...

DATE: March 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Mancos Brewery to expand with move this spring

The Mancos Brewing Co. is preparing to move to a new, larger space this spring, co-founder and brewer DeWayne Jackson said. Currently at 500 W. Railroad Ave. in Mancos, the brewery will move to the...

DATE: March 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Insurance group to meet at Strater Hotel

The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors South Western Colorado will meet at noon on Thursday in the Oak Room at the Strater Hotel. Bob Avery, a certified financial planner,...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

New housing scams coming on the market

Housing scams can get the best of any renter, home buyer or real estate agent, particularly in hot real estate markets, and Durango is no different. Certain rackets have been around for years,...

DATE: March 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Famous Waldorf Astoria getting makeover

NEW YORK – The word “grand” matched few hotels in the world better than New York City’s Waldorf Astoria, but this bastion of gilded splendor is now closing for two to three years for a...

DATE: March 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Why Trump’s immigration crackdown could sink U.S. home prices

In San Francisco, an Indian software engineer on a work permit canceled plans to bid on a $900,000 home. In Washington, a Brazilian nonprofit executive passed on a fixer-upper near her office. And,...

DATE: March 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Construction spending drops 1 percent in January

WASHINGTON – Builders cut back on construction spending in January by the largest amount in nine months, with weakness stemming from the biggest reduction in government activity in nearly 15 years....

DATE: March 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Consumer spending up slightly

WASHINGTON – U.S. consumer spending rose at only a sluggish pace in January, even as signs of growing optimism about the economy have emerged. Consumer spending increased 0.2 percent in January,...

DATE: March 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Two employees join First National Bank staff

First National Bank of Durango has hired Erica Luce as appraisal coordinator and special projects assistant, and Sherri Amershek as a universal banker at the Bayfield office. Luce graduated from...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Ska hires new chief operating officer

Ska Brewing Co. hired Steve Breezley as chief operating officer to be responsible for overseeing operations at the company’s headquarters, 225 Girard St. Breezley graduated from the master brewer...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Stillwater Music adds new board member

Stillwater Music added Chris Yeargin to its board of directors. Yeargin graduated from University of Washington in civil engineering and moved to Durango in 2014 from Angel Fire, New Mexico. He...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business