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Remember Google Glass? It’s back and ready for work

The much-ridiculed augmented-reality goggles from Google, once known as Google Glass, are back after two years of relative silence. On Tuesday, Google’s parent company Alphabet reintroduced the...

DATE: July 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Harley-Davidson job reductions undercut Trump manufacturing push

Harley-Davidson Inc., the motorcycle maker President Donald Trump has praised for its U.S. manufacturing presence, is cutting workers as younger American consumers buy fewer bikes than baby...

DATE: July 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Companies offer quirky perks like guitar lessons, tattoos

NEW YORK – Sabbaticals, massages or a home maid service? Bike maintenance, tattoos or guitar lessons? Some small- and medium-sized companies are offering quirky and enviable perks to try to attract...

DATE: July 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Nine things a year of travel taught me

As a personal finance coach, I warn clients that debt steals your dreams. I’ve long known the power of them to guide financial choices, but now as I reflect on living one of my dreams, traveling...

DATE: July 21, 2017 | COLUMN: Money Savvy

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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 | 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 | 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 | 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