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Virgin Galactic prepares to unveil spaceship’s interior

UPHAM, N.M. – Virgin Galactic is preparing to unveil the cabin interior of its spaceship as final testing of the craft nears completion at Spaceport America in southern New Mexico. The space...

DATE: July 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Second Time Around gets a second lease on life

Durangoans watching out for each other and a bit of luck kept the doors open at one of the town’s longtime consignment shops, Second Time Around. The shop has even gained a bit more prominence...

DATE: July 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

How do you buy local beef?

The coronavirus pandemic has raised interest in buying local beef, but it can be difficult to know how to do that – even in the meat industry. The interest in local beef was noticed statewide , but...

DATE: July 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango’s downtown businesses bump out

Happy Fourth of July to all visitors and locals in the Durango area! Fourth of July will be different this year without parades, street dances and fireworks, but we can still celebrate with our...

DATE: July 4, 2020 | COLUMN: What's Up Downtown

Keep doing your part to support local businesses

We are fortunate to live in an area with such a strong and ethical local business community. The vast majority of our local business leaders believe in the old...

DATE: July 4, 2020 | UPDATED: 17 minutes ago | COLUMN: Local First

Steamworks Brewing Co. to close one day per week starting Tuesday

Residual effects of COVID-19 and its economic impacts have caused the management of Steamworks Brewing Co., which is owned by Peak Food & Beverage, to close Tuesdays beginning July 7 until further...

DATE: July 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Region 9 program administrator celebrates 10 years with organization

The Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado recognized Program Administrator Terry Blair-Burton for celebrating 10 years with the organization. Blair-Burton works primarily...

DATE: June 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Comfort Keepers names Erin Youngblood as general manager of two offices

Comfort Keepers has announced Erin Youngblood has accepted the position of general manager for their Los Lunas and Durango/Farmington offices. This is an expansion of her responsibilities to...

DATE: June 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Southwest Colorado Disaster Assistance launches online PPE store for local businesses and individuals

The Southwest Colorado Disaster Assistance and the La Plata County Economic Recovery Task Force have announced a new online e-commerce platform for local businesses and individuals to purchase...

DATE: June 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Critical COVID-19 Coverage

Colorado governor orders bars to re-close to in-person service

Gov. Jared Polis on Tuesday ordered Colorado bars and nightclubs to close once again to in-person service because of the coronavirus crisis, citing the fact that the establishments have been blamed...

DATE: June 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

La Plata Family Medicine welcomes new family nurse practitioner Taylor Vicory

La Plata Family Medicine has welcomed Taylor Vicory. Vicory is a board-certified family nurse practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She recently graduated with a...

DATE: June 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

El Pomar Foundation approves grant to Community Connections, Inc.

On June 4, the Trustees of the El Pomar Foundation announced that Community Connections was approved for a $5,000 general operating grant. Community Connections was founded in 1985 to serve...

DATE: June 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

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