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Marijuana buffer changes could increase business options in Durango

There may be more opportunity for marijuana shops to open if the Durango City Council changes how mandatory buffer zones are measured. The city must maintain 1,000-foot buffers between schools and...

DATE: May 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Indoor Flea Market closing in May

At Durango’s Indoor Flea Market, the antique toy trucks, angels crafted out of hankies, restored furniture, turquoise jewelry and other eclectic items must go. After 18 years, the store at 701 E....

DATE: May 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Ska Brewing expanding production

Ska Brewing is expanding production of some of its once experimental beers after installing new equipment. Ska added five new fermenters, a second kettle to the brewhouse and a de-aerated water...

DATE: May 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Durango Tourism Office expects a bright summer

The outlook for tourism is bright for summer, but the social experience for Durango residents is changing as tourism grows, experts said at the spring tourism briefing. Lodgers tax collections...

DATE: May 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Caution! Lifestyle inflation ahead

I had to issue that warning to myself yesterday. I love looking at big, old homes and imagining what it would be like to live there. Spring has sprung here in Philadelphia, and I’ve been exploring...

DATE: May 5, 2017 | COLUMN: Money Savvy

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Apple can’t ignore Microsoft’s slick, new laptop

Microsoft has already cracked the professional and creative markets with inventive tablets and a desktop that turns into a virtual drafting table. Now it’s chasing another category many believe is...

DATE: May 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Run + Hike store opens in Cortez

Darrin and Melanie Dennison hope to encourage people to get out and enjoy the areas around Cortez with their new store Run + Hike. The store has opened at 1 W. Main St. in Cortez, behind FB...

DATE: May 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Santa Fe voters reject soda tax, hand rare win to industry

SANTA FE, N.M. — Voters have rejected a measure that would have raised taxes on soft drinks in New Mexico’s capital city, giving a rare victory to the beverage industry after a string of recent...

DATE: May 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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A homebuying calculator for millennials: Does that add up?

The real estate industry has spent the better part of the last decade worrying about the buying habits of millennials. Their preference for big cities, tendency to marry later, and bulging student...

DATE: May 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Durango Mountain Realty hires one to team

Durango Mountain Realty recently added Chris Wherry to its team. Wherry is from Boulder and spent 13 years as a top road-cycling professional. He won the U.S. Professional Road Race Championships...

DATE: May 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Gervais & Associates’ recent hire is now licensed CPA

New tax professional at Gervais & Associates, Kevin Smith, is now a licensed CPA. Smith received a degree in business administration from the University of Florida and an MBA from the University of...

DATE: May 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Sacred Space moves to Bayfield

Sacred Space, a metaphysical store that offers intuitive readings, spiritual services and tools is moving from Camino del Rio in Durango to Bayfield. The shop was among those displaced by the hotel...

DATE: May 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business