December snow could help close tough retail year in Durango

Shop owners and managers on Main Avenue are looking for Christmas shoppers to put in a strong final month to what has been a tough retail year that was pinched by little winter snow, the 416 Fire,...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s Pizza Hut moving closer to downtown

The Pizza Hut on north Main Avenue will move to downtown Durango to expand its delivery area, a move that will also eliminate its dining area and allow the franchise to concentrate on deliveries...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Project Merry Christmas fulfills holiday wishes

Holiday shoppers searching for gifts at the Durango Mall and Walmart can also help bring joy to less-fortunate children, seniors and disabled residents in La Plata County through Project Merry...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Durango shop joins battle against plastics

As a biologist, Cristin Salaz admits she doesn’t “have much business running a business.” But after two decades spent pursuing her passions – protecting ecosystems and searching for jobs that gave...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango’s Main Avenue retail merry-go-round takes a spin

Autumn is a time for change and that is true not only for the weather but for the retail scene on Main Avenue, where several shops and restaurants are relocating and some new ones have opened....

DATE: Nov. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Lady Falconburgh’s drinking wall to come down

A noted landmark honoring long nights drinking in downtown Durango – the brick wall associated with the now-closed Lady Falconburgh’s Barley Exchange – will be coming down. The Cavern Bar and Grill...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sears outlet in Durango to remain open

Durango’s Sears store will remain open and is not part of the Sears Holding Corp. bankruptcy filed Monday. The Durango store is a franchise of a separate corporation, the Sears Hometown and Outlet...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Restaurants, T-shirt shops rev up during Four Corners Motorcycle Rally

The Four Corners Motorcycle Rally appears to have met one of its prime missions: boosting late-summer sales for merchants, at least for some Durango merchants. Motorcyclists seem to have kept the...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

City sales taxes down in June, but not as much as feared

City of Durango sales tax revenue collected for the month of June came in at $2.22 million, down 5.6 percent from the same month in 2017 – a relief to some the drop wasn’t bigger given the 416 Fire...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

New music store owned by a familiar face

When Katzin Music closed this past spring, musicians were left with few local options when it came to buying the supplies they needed. But not long after Katzin’s retail doors closed for good, new...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Downtown ambassadors help tourists, watch for troublemakers

For Cathy Roberts, working a few shifts as a downtown ambassador is an ideal fit. “I get to walk and talk. It’s the perfect job for me,” Roberts said during a shift early in the tourist season. “I...

DATE: July 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rite Aid in Durango to become a Walgreens

Rite Aid in Town Plaza is in the midst of a transition to become a Walgreens by the end of the month. Jim Lashway, a shift supervisor, said the store employs 20 full- and part-time employees, and...

DATE: July 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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