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Durango’s tourism market is evolving

Over the past 20 years, awareness of Durango and the Four Corners area has grown exponentially. While first the railroad and then the ski resort were the predominant seasonal attractions, people...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: A Take on Tourism

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La Plata County hydroponic farm harvesting greens year round

In a shipping container surrounded by snow, Wendy Wyatt is growing lettuce, arugula, kale and other greens. Suspended from the ceiling in hollow fiberglass fencing, her 4,000 plants are kept in a...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Revised plans released for Camino del Rio hotel

An 86-room hotel along Camino del Rio may be shorter than originally planned with a seasonal cafe facing the Animas River. At the first public presentation on the three-story hotel in January,...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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La Plata County builders grapple with upcoming changes

Several changes are poised to shake things up for La Plata County’s building industry this year, including updates to building codes and potential taxes on new development. Last month, the county...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Taking care of the big stuff

When moving into a new house, it can be overwhelming for some to figure out furniture placement. Perhaps you are coming from a home you’ve lived in for years and had everything mise en place (mise...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: On Real Estate

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Who will pay for San Francisco’s $750 million tilting tower?

Nina Agabian, a retired director of research in global health science at the University of California, bought a 29th-floor apartment in San Francisco’s Millennium Tower in 2010. “It was supposed to...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Amazon increasingly wants to be its own deliveryman

NEW YORK – Amazon isn’t content just being the “everything store.” Increasingly, it looks like it wants to be its own deliveryman, too. Its Monday announcement of a new air cargo hub in Kentucky is...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Rico remains online after deal between internet providers

Rico customers remained online Wednesday, thanks to a deal between internet providers. Farmers Telephone Co. the main internet provider in Rico, announced in December service would be discontinued...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Think Network hires IT support manager

Soren Thompson recently joined the IT support team at Think Network Technologies as IT support manager. Thompson is from Ruidoso, New Mexico, and has over 15 years of experience in IT, holding...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Carver Brewing to host networking event Feb. 7

The next “Coffee at Carver’s Tuesday Talk” casual networking event will be 7:45-9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7 at Carver Brewing Co., 1022 Main Ave. The event will feature Kevin Dehlinger of Form &...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Drowning in debt? Grab this life preserver

Credit card debt can feel like drowning. I know. I’ve had balances of more than $25,000. I was in deep. If you have credit card debt, you have plenty of company. Thirty-eight percent of U.S....

DATE: Jan. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Money Savvy

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Stillwater Music hires staff

Mark Rosenberg and Sheryl Jones recently joined Stillwater Music. Rosenberg has worked in Southwest Colorado as a teacher and professional musician for 17 years, performing with the San Juan...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business