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Lucky Durango shoppers could get gift cards this week

In recognition of Random Acts of Kindness Week, the Durango Business Improvement District will team up with the Bank of Colorado to hand out gift cards from local businesses to customers shopping...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ross coming to Durango Mall

Ross, a national retailer, recently signed a lease to move into the Durango Mall. An email from Ross’ investor relations office confirmed a lease has been signed for space, but it did not provide a...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Outdoor Retailer show to consider moving out of Utah

SALT LAKE CITY – The lucrative Outdoor Retailer show is again considering moving from Salt Lake City. Show organizers announced Monday they will request proposals from other cities to host three...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Durango Olive Oil Co. to launch skin-care line

Durango Olive Oil Co. will host an event to introduce a new line of skin-care products at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the store, 640 Main Ave. To attend the event, contact brandingpromos@gmail.com....

DATE: Jan. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield tile import company finds success on web

The shift to online shopping, sometimes viewed as a threat to small retailers, is the foundation of Bayfield-based Mexican Tile Design’s business. Andy Kayner and his wife, Jenny Wrenn, import...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Appaloosa Trading Co. reopens near state line on Highway 550

Appaloosa Trading Co. reopened in December in the Twin Crossing’s building on U.S. Highway 550, two miles from the state line. The shop on County Road 203 near Hermosa Creek closed in May and much...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango City Council proposes marijuana shop buffers

Marijuana business may face new rules this spring aimed at creating a buffer between shops. The Durango City Council favored a 250-foot radius between shops at a meeting Tuesday. The councilors...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Old Dairy Queen site to become Starbucks

After months of speculation on what would become of the old Dairy Queen site on north Main Avenue in Durango, it now appears the former eatery will be a Starbucks. According to the city of...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Marijuana moratorium a wise precaution to keep a healthy retail mix downtown

Sometimes it is necessary to step back and consider just where you are. The Durango City Council is rightly doing that in regards to the downtown locations of medical and recreational marijuana...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Local First to host round-table presentation and discussion

Local First will be hosting ‘member meet up,’ a special follow-up event, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, at the Rochester Hotel, 726 East Second Ave. Appetizers and a cash bar by Carver Brewing Co....

DATE: Dec. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Purgatory retail store opens on north Main Avenue

The new in-town Purgatory Sports retail store and ticket office on north Main Avenue have opened just in time for Christmas shopping and skiing. Purgatory Resort purchased the building at 2615...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pot shop moratorium proposed

The Durango City Council will likely vote on a 60-day moratorium on new marijuana shops in certain parts of town next week. On Tuesday, councilors asked the city attorney to start work on the...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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