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Purgatory Resort plans upgrades for 2017-18 season

Purgatory Resort plans to beef up its summer activities, open new ski terrain, upgrade a chairlift and improve snowmaking operations as part of its capital-improvement projects for the 2017-18...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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NAIFA to offer homeowners and ethics CE classes

The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors will offer a homeowners and ethics CE classes, with a provided lunch with Bob Ross, on May 11 in the conference room at La Quinta Inn...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Elevated Golf Academy now open to the public

Elevated Golf Academy at Dalton Ranch Golf Club, 589 County Road 252 is now open. Instructors teach golfers of all abilities, experience levels, ages and offer beginner and youth programs, with...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Mountain Studies Institute adds three to team

Mountain Studies Institute recently added Jeremy May, Lisa Branner and Priscilla Sherman to their team. Jeremy May is from Durango and joined the organization as an Americorps Volunteer in service...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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LPEA hires customer service representative

La Plata Electric Association recently hired Cyndi Pierce as a customer service representative. Pierce is from Fort Morgan and has lived in Durango for 28 years. She is an avid horseback rider and...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Farmers fear deportation of workers could hurt livelihood

SALEM, Ore. – The head of Bethel Heights Vineyard looked out over the 100 acres of vines her crew of 20 Mexicans had just finished pruning, worried about what will happen if the Trump...

DATE: April 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Tourism office selects deputy director

Frank Lockwood will likely be the next executive director of the Durango Area Tourism Office. The DATO board approved his appointment as deputy director in early April and will work with Executive...

DATE: April 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Festive furniture builder named Dolores Citizen of the Year

Every Colorado mountain town has that one character who embraces the adventurous spirit and love of community more than usual. And for Dolores that person is Dan Heeney, who was named Citizen of...

DATE: April 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Home businesses, internet demand increase in Montezuma, survey says

Early results from an unscientific survey by the Connect 4 Broadband Initiative indicate more Montezuma residents are working from home and there’s a greater demand for fast internet. The survey,...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Cattle market recovers slightly from drop in prices

Despite battles with drought, weeds, grasshoppers and unpredictable market cycles, Wayne and Melody Semler aren’t planning on retirement. “When you are in a business like this, I don’t think you...

DATE: April 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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The Dapper Dog offers alternative to traditional grooming

The Dapper Dog, a mobile dog grooming business, is looking to fluff up pups where they live. Groomer Nicole Ferguson and her business partners Lee Ann and Tony Jackson started the service this...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Southwest Memorial Hospital expansion moves ahead

The $32 million expansion of Southwest Memorial Hospital in Cortez is gaining ground, with a new emergency services station set to be completed this July. Once the entire project is done, which...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business