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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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Mancos businesses apply for federal emergency loans

Businesses affected by the Western Excelsior mill fire in Mancos have just two weeks left to apply for federal assistance. Montezuma County Emergency Manager Paul Hollar gave a presentation on...

DATE: July 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Mancos motorcycle mechanic seeks to pass on the wrench

Mancos resident Harry Hill likes to work with his hands. For him, that has meant different things over the years. He’s worked as a furniture builder, a massage therapist and a sculptor, among other...

DATE: July 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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KSJD Radio plans to build ‘parklet’ as community hang-out

Jeff Pope, executive director of KSJD Radio and the Sunflower Theatre, plans to create a place for theatergoers to hang out after business hours. Pope brought a proposal to the Cortez City Council...

DATE: July 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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New Cortez tanning salon slowly gains ground

When Donna Small took over the former Countryside Tan salon on East Main Street in January, she hoped it would become something like a tropical escape for her clients. The lifelong Montezuma County...

DATE: July 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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New Osprey Packs headquarters nears completion

After more than a year of planning and construction, the opening of the new Osprey Packs headquarters in Cortez is within sight, facilities manager Lisa Bunker said on Wednesday. Construction on...

DATE: July 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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New Mexican restaurant opens in Cortez

Experienced restaurateur Dionicio Espinoza wants his new business on South Broadway to feel like a little piece of Mexico. Mi Mexico, which opened June 9, is decorated in bright colors with...

DATE: June 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Turf battle flares at north City Market

Parking at north City Market just became a little tougher. Not because of raised medians, narrow lanes and tight turning radiuses, but because a section of the parking lot has been roped off –...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cortez restaurant Pepperhead plans to close July 7

Pepperhead Restaurant in Cortez will close July 7, more than a month earlier than owners Tess Montaño-Forth and Pete Montaño originally planned. After eight years, Pete Montaño is retiring from the...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Independents Week to celebrate La Plata County businesses

La Plata County will celebrate Independence Day with the sixth annual Independents Week. The event, July 1-7, will involve 176 local businesses. “It celebrates not only our nation’s independence...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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New puzzle shop in Durango to feature work of local artists

Once its pieces come together at the end of June, a new puzzle shop will open at 640 Main Ave. The Joyful Nook Gallery , owned by Joy Hess and Christine Mullholand, will create puzzles in the back...

DATE: June 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Military surplus store opens in Cortez

When one Four Corners military surplus store closed this year, the Borgen family saw it as an opportunity to start a new one. Christine, Roger and Brandi Borgen bought most of the inventory of...

DATE: June 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business