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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

The secret to $100 grocery budget revealed

My family of three eats delicious, healthy meals on a grocery budget of $100 a week, with enough leftovers for lunch. How do we do it? The secret is really quite simple, and you can do it, too. We...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | COLUMN: Money Savvy

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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

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Sunshine Stay at Home Care hires new administrator

Sunshine Stay at Home Care of Sunshine Gardens added Denise Mary Park to their team. Park has a diverse background in the senior-care sector, and has held positions as corporate wellness director,...

DATE: April 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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WildEdge Brewing Collective opens in downtown Cortez

After more than a year of planning, Tucker Robinson has opened WildEdge Brewing Collective at 111 N. Market St. in Cortez. “We’re absolutely thrilled,” Robinson said Tuesday, the brewery’s opening...

DATE: April 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Mancos Brewery gets county approval for new location

Montezuma County Commissioners on Monday approved a liquor license permit for the Mancos Brewing Co. The brewery plans to move to 484 E. Frontage Road from its current location at 500 W. Railroad...

DATE: April 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Improvements to Model Tire building approved

A proposal to update the outside of the Model Tire building was approved Wednesday by the Design Review Board. The owners of CrossFit Catacombs intends to buy the Model Tire building and install...

DATE: April 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Apartments proposed along Main Avenue in downtown Durango

A proposed mixed-use building that could add 44 new apartments to Main Avenue is in the early design stages. The Design Review Board gave the architect and developer feedback Wednesday on the...

DATE: April 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News