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Seasons Rotisserie & Grill receives wine spectator award of excellence

Seasons Rotisserie & Grill received a 2019 Best of Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator magazine, the world’s leading authority on wine. The Wine Spectator award honors wine programs that take...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Small Business Association opens nominations for Colorado Small Business Award

The U.S. Small Business Administration is now accepting nominations for its 2020 National Small Business Week awards, including the annual Small Business Person of the Year. For more than 50 years,...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Saving the planet from disposable diapers

Susan Atkinson describes herself as a climate activist – she’s had letters warning about the dangers of climate change published in USA Today and newspapers in 11 states. But she was frustrated by...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Visiting Australia? You might see Durango

Earlier this month, Visit Durango hosted world-renowned photographer and videographer, Dan Avila and film crew. Hailing from the port city of Fremantle, Western Australia, Avila is an award winning...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2019 | COLUMN: The Tourism Effect

Cortez’s Bealls will convert to a discount retailer

Stage Stores Inc. , owner of Bealls, plans to convert its store in Cortez to another of its brands, Gordmans, a discount retailer, in the spring. Blakeley Graham, manager of brand publicity for...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Cowboys will bump Broncos from TV screens Sunday in Southwest Colorado

It appears Durangoans’ love for Denver television stations will be unrequited. An aggravating situation for sports fans will play out again Sunday, when the Denver Broncos vs. Green Bay Packers...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Average 30-year mortgage rate rose to 3.73%

WASHINGTON – U.S. long-term mortgage rates shot up this week, yet they stayed close to the historic lows that appear to be helping the real estate market. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said the...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

New Mexico moving to crack down on unpaid wage claims

ALBUQUERQUE – A popular New Mexico restaurant was the first business to be targeted Thursday in a state and local push to enforce wage laws. Officials said they were suing Hacienda Del Rio and its...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Volunteers of America approved as an Enterprise Zone Contribution Project

The Volunteers of America Durango Community Shelter and Southwest Safehouse were approved Aug. 15 as an Enterprise Zone Contribution Project by the State Economic Development Commission. This...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Pilates Durango to host grand reopening celebration

Pilates Durango is celebrating its fifth year of business with a grand reopening after a recently completed expansion and remodel from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 27 at 801 Florida Road. Stop by and meet...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Tico Time River Resort opens south of Durango

Tico Time River Resort has opened 22 miles south of Durango, near the state line. The RV resort is located on the Animas River and features a river take-out, river access, a large selection of...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Comfort Keepers welcomes Martha Poulin

Comfort Keepers recently welcomed Martha Poulin to their management team. Poulin is a professional caregiver, teacher and mentor who works with diverse groups of people to access care, provide...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

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