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Alpacka Rafts moves to downtown Mancos

Mancos-based Alpacka Rafts has moved to a new downtown location, but that’s not the only big change the company is planning for the near future. The company’s upcoming 2017 lineup of packrafts is...

DATE: March 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Home buyers have ways to learn about a house’s sordid history

The stigma and intrigue of “murder houses” make them common backdrops for cheap television and a trap for tourists. But selling so-called stigmatized houses, where a death – particularly a violent...

DATE: March 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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In virtual age, home buyers still like their real Realtors

Steve Murray sometimes gets together with other old-timers in the real estate industry, shares some wine and inevitably gets around to remarking, “I sure would’ve thought it would’ve changed more...

DATE: March 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Cortez offers incentives to businesses that improve their look

The city of Cortez has announced a plan to compensate businesses that improve the look of their landscaping or storefront look this year. The Parks and Recreation Department has promised Cortez...

DATE: March 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Think Network hires IT support manager

Soren Thompson recently joined the IT support team at Think Network Technologies as IT support manager. Thompson is from Ruidoso, New Mexico, and has over 15 years of experience in IT, holding...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Home Builders Association offering scholarships

The Home Builders Association of Southwest Colorado is offering a $2,000 academic college scholarship and a $1,000 vocational/trade school scholarship to local graduating high school students...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Tarpley RV promotes employee

David Padoven has been promoted to general manager of Tarpley RV, 25871 U.S. Highway 160, after joining the company in 2002. Padoven was the sales manager at Tarpley for 15 years before the...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Stillwater Music hires staff

Mark Rosenberg and Sheryl Jones recently joined Stillwater Music. Rosenberg has worked in Southwest Colorado as a teacher and professional musician for 17 years, performing with the San Juan...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Understanding sandstone creates oil industry opportunity

Durangoans Rob Lander and Linda Bonnell have carved out a niche for themselves in the oil and gas industry as researchers and consultants helping companies determine if it is economically viable to...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Silicon Valley finds its voice as immigration ban fuels outrage

U.S. immigration restrictions introduced over the weekend are bringing the technology industry together in unified anger as never before. While the clampdown isn’t an immediate threat to...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Student project will save money at Durango High School

A DECA Club project at Durango High School was put into action this week when LED light bulbs were installed in the school’s entryway, with more to come for the building and parking lot. Seniors...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Companies sought at Safety Connection

Safety Connection LLC currently provides safety services to companies that want to improve their safety culture, such as hazard analysis, safety education, inspections and audits. They can also...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business