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Sporting goods store holds grand opening for Cortez location

Many Montezuma County hunting enthusiasts turned out Saturday for the grand opening of the new Goods for the Woods store in Cortez. The family-owned sporting goods store has been open in Durango...

DATE: July 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Durango couple start boat-to-table business

A mutual love for the ocean and the mountains inspired Durango native MJ Carroll and her boyfriend, Eric Macias, to start Silver Wave Seafood Co. and share their passion with Southwest Colorado....

DATE: July 20, 2017 | UPDATED: 9 hours 53 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Business

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First National Bank hires three

First National Bank of Durango recently hired Fredy Avellaneda, JR Smith and Kaitlin Trier to its team. Avellaneda was hired as a drive-up teller at the main office. He is from Michuacan, Mexico,...

DATE: July 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Think Network makes top 100 women-owned-companies list

Think Network Technologies ranked 91 in the ColoradoBIZ Top 100 Woman-Owned Companies for the year. Melissa Glick is CEO and co-owner of Think. She is also an IT consultant and network integrator....

DATE: July 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Integrity Health Plus files for bankruptcy, owes La Plata County thousands

Integrity Health Plus, a health care services company with offices in Durango, has declared bankruptcy and is moving out of a building owned by the county, to which it owes at least $125,000. La...

DATE: July 18, 2017 | UPDATED: 1 day 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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70 apartments under construction in Three Springs

Construction has started on 70 new apartments in Three Springs. FCI Constructors is building the expansion of the Confluence at Three Springs apartment complex and expects to finish in 2018,...

DATE: July 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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New payment processing company sets lofty expectations

Monetary , a payment processing company in Durango, plans to grow like Mercury, and its well-known founders lend credence to its lofty goals. In June, Monetary’s investor, Jeff Katz, named Shelley...

DATE: July 16, 2017 | UPDATED: 4 days 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Business

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Tailwind Nutrition selected as Colorado Company to Watch

Bayfield-based Tailwind Nutrition, an endurance drink mix manufacturer, was selected as a Colorado Company to Watch in late June. The company was among the 50 companies selected from a field of...

DATE: July 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Microsoft wants to bring 2 million Americans online by 2022

Microsoft is aiming to bring broadband Internet to millions of rural Americans within the next five years through what is now unused TV spectrum, the company announced Tuesday. Microsoft’s...

DATE: July 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Net neutrality rollback effort based on false claims

DENVER – As the FCC takes steps to reverse net neutrality, a term for a free and open internet, researchers say a key assumption for the move does not hold water. In his argument to revisit the...

DATE: July 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Amazon’s Prime Day proves to be its biggest shopping day ever

Amazon.com’s third annual Prime Day event turned out to be the biggest day ever for the e-commerce giant, with sales surpassing traditional retailing blowouts like Black Friday and Cyber Monday....

DATE: July 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Mancos businesses apply for federal emergency loans

Businesses affected by the Western Excelsior mill fire in Mancos have just two weeks left to apply for federal assistance. Montezuma County Emergency Manager Paul Hollar gave a presentation on...

DATE: July 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business