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Durango councilors approve pot moratorium

The Durango City Council approved a 60-day moratorium on new medical and retail marijuana business Tuesday evening.The moratorium will give the councilors time to review where the businesses are...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Osprey Packs names new top executives

Osprey Packs announced Thursday that it has added three executives to the Cortez-based backpack company’s leadership team, including Layne Rigney as president and Jason Dunlap as vice president of...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

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Purgatory owner buys Colorado’s largest snowcat ski operation

James Coleman, managing partner of Purgatory and four other ski resorts, has purchased Colorado’s largest snowcat skiing operation. Formerly known as San Juan Untracked, the 35,000-acre property...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Osprey Packs CEO retires after 15 years

Osprey Packs CEO Tom Barney has retired after 15 years in charge of the Cortez-based company.Barney worked to grow the company from a small pack manufacturer to a large brand, expanding to 65...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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GC Solutions to manufacture water-treatment product in Bayfield

GC Solutions is planning to manufacture a new polymer in Bayfield that can be used to purify wastewater from sources such as breweries, dairies, municipal wastewater-treatment plants and oil and...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Western furniture, decor shop opens in Cortez

A new Western furniture and home decor shop has opened at 90 N. Mildred Road in Cortez.Tenley and Mark Rees have opened ... living in the former Let it Grow greenhouse space near the Cortez Welcome...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

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U.S. economy grew at tepid 1.1 percent pace in spring

WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy expanded at a sluggish pace this spring as businesses sharply reduced their stockpiles of goods and spent less on new buildings and equipment.The Commerce Department...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Proposed marijuana grow facility leads to well water anxiety

Residents of a rural Bayfield community are worried that a marijuana grow facility proposed for the neighborhood could drain their well water.The applicants, Teresa and Sherri Dooley, are seeking a...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Internet isn’t crimping Durango book stores

While mega-bookstores like Barnes & Noble have struggled with the rise of internet sales, Durango patrons support seven bookstores.The latest one, White Rabbit Books and Curiosities along the...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

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Entrepreneur develops cattle health-tracking system

An Australian entrepreneur, now based in Durango, wants to change the way cattle herds are managed with health-tracking technology.David Poussard’s company CattleFit was one of five local companies...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Silverton’s Venture Snowboards back in business

Venture Snowboards is ready to ride for the 2016-17 season.The popular snowboard company based in Silverton shut down operations during the 2015-16 season, but it promised it wouldn’t be goodbye....

DATE: Aug. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Who profited from the Gold King Mine spill?

The Gold King Mine spill brought an abrupt end to Durango’s 2015 rafting season and temporarily shut down some ranching operations along the Animas River.But the environmental mishap wasn’t all bad...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News