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Durango’s lack of snow doesn’t deter Christmas shoppers

Christmas sales look merry and bright so far in downtown Durango despite the unseasonably warm weather or maybe even because of it. Downtown Durango shop owners and managers’ opinions varied on...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Not your normal Christmas column

This is not the column I thought I would be writing in December. Normally at this time of year, I write about how the year went, what things we are thankful for, and I urge people to shop local for...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2017 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

City plans for vote on Cortez Rec Center sales tax

The Cortez Recreation Center hosted an open house on Tuesday to discuss an upcoming ballot issue that could affect its revenue. Cortez plans to put a question on the April 3 ballot asking residents...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Millennials prefer plastic

DENVER – Millennials have earned a reputation for loving consumer products that are local and artisanal. So why are they buying so many plastic Christmas trees? That’s the question irking Tim...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Mortgage rate volatility expected in the coming month

WASHINGTON – Mortgage rates moved higher this week after the U.S. Senate passed its version of the tax bill. But global and domestic events may push them back down. According to the latest data...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Pantone picks deep purple ‘Ultra Violet’ as color of year

NEW YORK – What we have here in 2017 is a heap of chaos and disruption. What we need in 2018? The Pantone Color Institute thinks whatever that might be will come in the deep purple hue of “Ultra...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

UPS Store promotes employee

The UPS Store in Bodo Park recently promoted Antonio Silva de Torres to assistant manager. Silva de Torres, who has worked at the store for one year, completed numerous hours of online and...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Nonprofit leader graduates program

Katy Pepinsky, La Plata Youth Services director, recently graduated from a nine-month nonprofit leadership and management program offered by the Community Resource Center. During the program,...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

LPEA names new Pagosa district manager

La Plata Electric Association recently promoted Jerry Wills to Pagosa Springs district manager. Wills, in his new role, will now manage all LPEA employees and operations in Archuleta County. Wills...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

LPEA announces District 4 director

La Plata Electric Association director Jack D. Turner, a representative of La Plata County District 4, completed required courses and earned National Rural Electric Cooperative...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Know Your Dough to hold program

Know Your Dough, a nonprofit that provides financial wellness programs for youth, will host a program Dec. 11-15 at Durango Montessori School, 1309 East Third Ave. For more information, email...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

New local Anthem provider named

Licensed professional counselor and coach Felicia Libo was recently accepted as an Anthem provider for clients for her counseling and coaching practice. Libo has worked in the Durango area for more...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business