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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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RadioShack closing on Main Avenue in downtown Durango

RadioShack on Main Avenue planned to close Tuesday, signs on the building indicated. Much of the store was empty and the remaining inventory was on deep discount. Store staff and corporate...

DATE: May 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Denver area doctors seek to ban smartphone sales to preteens

DENVER – On the dark side of the Colorado Legislature’s website, there are some interesting proposals that voters might see on upcoming ballots. Examples include more than 12 transportation funding...

DATE: May 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Apple can’t ignore Microsoft’s slick, new laptop

Microsoft has already cracked the professional and creative markets with inventive tablets and a desktop that turns into a virtual drafting table. Now it’s chasing another category many believe is...

DATE: May 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Netflix standing on the threshold of 100 million subscribers

SAN FRANCISCO – Netflix is on the verge of surpassing 100 million global subscribers, a testament to how much the video streaming service has changed the entertainment landscape since its debut a...

DATE: April 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Forgotten rock-art panel attracting attention in Bluff

A recently rediscovered rock-art panel at the Sand Island Campground near Bluff, Utah, is now within the new Bears Ears National Monument. The ancient petroglyphs along the San Juan River were...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Interactive map of Colorado’s trail system in testing stages

DENVER – Coloradans can look forward to an interactive map of more than 20,000 miles of Colorado trails that will roll out this summer as part of Gov. John Hickenlooper’s Colorado the Beautiful...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango police request body cameras for 2017

The Durango Police Department plans to buy body cameras and replace in-car cameras next year. The department has requested about $43,000 for body cameras and $17,000 for the car cameras in the...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Ski Town Computing opens on Main

For those who love Apple and have been anticipating today’s launch of the iPhone 7, Ski Town Computing is a new option in town for getting your high-tech toys fixed. Originally started in...

DATE: Sept. 6, 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...

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

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Modern technology keeps Durango train steaming along

Keeping locomotives from the 1920s endlessly chugging to Silverton takes more than an oil change. At the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, engineers are replacing decades-old parts and...

DATE: July 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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SW Colorado Companies to Watch talk about challenges

Three southwest Colorado companies, including two based in Durango, were among 50 businesses to make the latest list of 50 Colorado Companies to Watch . Durango-based companies Serious Texas...

DATE: June 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business