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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

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Italian bank will take cheese as collateral

Equipment. Real estate. Accounts receivable. Inventory. These are all good forms of collateral if your business is looking for a bank loan. But if you’re finding yourself a little short of these...

DATE: April 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Netflix standing on the threshold of 100 million subscribers

SAN FRANCISCO – Netflix is on the verge of surpassing 100 million global subscribers, a testament to how much the video streaming service has changed the entertainment landscape since its debut a...

DATE: April 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Construction worker shortage hitting home

Homebuilders in La Plata County are preparing for a busy summer season, and some expect large projects could put pressure on a small labor pool. “I imagine that it is only going to get compounded a...

DATE: April 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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DHS team goes to state Go Code challenge

An app developed by Durango High School students will go up against ideas developed by professionals during the state competition of the Go Code Colorado challenge. The challenge, now in its fourth...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Homes along Rim Drive slated for summer construction

Nine new houses are likely to be built along Rim Drive near Terra Vista Drive. The small development named Arrowhead Ridge will subdivide 10.43 acres into 10 lots. One existing home will remain...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Conference for best horse practices in Durango this fall

A new conference will be held this fall in Durango that seeks to highlight “the best equine research and practical horsemanship.” “Think TED talk for horse owners and riders,” said director Maddy...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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First National Bank of Durango hires two

First National Bank of Durango recently hired Luke DeKay as a universal banker and Reid Beevers as a credit analyst. DeKay is from Durango, graduated from Fort Lewis College and most recently...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Fort Lewis College awarded $400,000 in funding

Fort Lewis College professor awarded $400,000 to study RNA and viruses Dr. Katie Mouzakis, assistant professor of chemistry at Fort Lewis College, was awarded a support of competitive research...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Lisa Parker’s Puppies to hold ‘Paws for Celebration’ at fairgrounds

Lisa Parker’s Puppies will hold “Paws for Celebration” from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on April 21 at La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2700 Main Ave. Entry fees are $20, with free admittance for children six...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Vestibular rehabilitation health professional brought on at Rivergate PT

Jessica Voegeli is now certified in vestibular rehabilitation, a form of therapy designed to improve vertigo, dizziness, visual disturbance or imbalance, at the Animas Surgical Center’s Rivergate...

DATE: April 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business