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How the U.S. economy turned six good jobs into bad ones

Changes in the labor market have upended myriad jobs that used to pay well, dragging down wages and leaving millions of American workers feeling misled and frustrated. To illustrate this dynamic,...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Chamber hosts coffee and talk Nov. 6

The Durango Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Tuesday Talk with free coffee at Carver Brewing Co. at 7:45 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6., at the restaurant, 1022 Main Ave. Local First – Durango Creative...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

New bakery Sweet Addition now open in Main Mall

A new bakery called Sweet Addition is open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. The bakery is located at 835 Main Ave., No. 115, in the Main Mall. Owner...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Chamber YOUniversity takes place Thursday, Nov. 15

The Durango Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Chamber YOUniversity from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. The workshop will focus on the...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Animas Trading Co. moves to 742 Main Ave. in downtown Durango

Animas Trading Co. has moved to 742 Main Ave. Owner Cathy Wakeman said the move has increased space from 2,500 square feet to 3,600 square feet. The woman’s boutique has been open at its new space...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Physical therapist joins Absolute Physical Therapy

Absolute Physical Therapy and Wellness welcomes SueB Earl as a new physical therapist at their office location, 277 East Eighth Ave. in Durango. Earl has been a physical therapist in Durango for...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Southwest Colorado tourism industry borrows battlefield acronym to describe tough year

IGNACIO – The past year in Southwest Colorado has been tough for the tourism industry. Perhaps not as brutal as a Navy SEAL mission in Afghanistan, but brutal enough that regional business leaders...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Local First, city of Durango leading effort to establish a creative district

Work is underway to establish a state-certified creative district in Durango that could draw in additional tourists and help build the local economy. A creative district certification could...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Study: Wildfires don’t hurt hot real estate markets

More people than ever want to live on the wild edges of Western cities, despite the risk wildfires pose to their homes. A recent study by researchers at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas found...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango company tout’s town’s benefits in recruitment

If the boosters of economic diversification in Durango created a poster, their poster child would be Swan Global Investments. The firm , now with 12 Durango employees and located on the second...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Three local businesses move into former Main Street Emporium

Three women recently opened up new local businesses at the former location of the Main Street Emporium in Cortez. Residents and passersby can now pick up a locally made candle at Centennial Gifts,...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango offers a ‘real’ Colorado experience

Where do our visitors come from? Why do they come here and how much do they spend? Each year, Visit DURANGO, aka The Durango Area Tourism Office, goes through a lengthy process to determine the...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2018 | COLUMN: The Tourism Effect

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