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Durango’s Velorution Cycles and Bedrock Bags merge

Riders have been loading their bicycles up with gear to travel across the country for many years, but the need for lighter, specialized gear to use on narrow trails has opened up demand for...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Problems with fueling pumps in Bayfield may have caused thousands of dollars in damages

Drivers filling up at Bayfield’s two Conoco stations say they have suffered thousands of dollars in damages within the last two months because of contaminated fuel at one location, and gas...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s Ska Brewing Co. cuts ties with North Carolina market

After 12 years, Ska Brewing Co. will no longer distribute to North Carolina, at least temporarily. The decision to sever ties with its No. 2 market stems from growing local demand for the...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Amazon’s Cyber Monday shoppers ordered 23M items from sellers

NEW YORK – Amazon’s sellers had a strong Cyber Monday. The largest U.S. retailer said Tuesday that customers ordered more than 23 million items from its sellers on Cyber Monday, the popular online...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Food cooperatives hit by state labor laws

ALBANY, N.Y. – Food cooperative programs that allow members to scoop rice, sort organic vegetables and ring up sales in return for grocery discounts are fading fast amid a changing marketplace and...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

After the diagnosis: Care and guidance when it’s needed most

After a cancer diagnosis, a patient’s needs for physical, financial and emotional support often are greater than what local hospitals and clinics provide. After working long hours to help find help...

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

Court hears Colorado pot banking case

DENVER – A marijuana banking case set for arguments Monday is testing the federal government’s stated goal of addressing the cash-only nature of the quasi-legal pot industry. But should pot sellers...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Shoppers in Durango embrace day after Christmas

The streets of downtown Durango were hopping Saturday afternoon as shoppers came out in force. A stroll down Main Avenue included lots of slipping and sliding, not to mention snowpile hopping, but...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snow helps Durango stores stay busy

Visitors and locals alike slogged through the snow on Main Avenue on Thursday to bring their loved ones Christmas cheer. Some shoppers were searching with purpose; others were wandering through the...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Holiday shopping 2015: Cheap is the new cool

NEW YORK – Cheap is the new chic for holiday gifts. Jana Montero, who has in the past bought loved ones iPods and tablets for Christmas, has changed her attitude about gift giving: This holiday...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Olive Oil lovers lament: From Durango specialty stores to grocers’ shelves, bugs and fruit flies hit pocketbooks

After a serious shortage in olive oil this year, prices have come down, which is good news for foodies. But gauging the quality of the product is still difficult. Major Mediterranean producers in...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Some regional holiday treats and eats

If you bypassed Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Money, Noel Night and you are panic stricken thinking about the 15 shopping days left until Christmas, never fear. Many tasty, memorable...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

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