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Marble won’t allow BBQ smoker exemption during fire restriction

July 20, 2018 — Town of Marble officials on Thursday night discussed the possibility of allowing exemptions in some cases to the Stage 2 fire restrictions, as the ban on certain types of open burning, including charcoal or wood barbecue grills and smokers, heads to its third week. Members

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Business Briefs July 16, 2018

July 15, 2018 — Abbott joins Styles Salon Tina Abbott, formerly with 7th Street Salon, has relocated to Styles Salon at 308 N. Hyland Park Drive, across from Sayre Park. Abbott specializes in color and hair design, including men's cuts. Call 970-948-4457 to schedule an appointment. High Country Engineering

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Natural Grocers, Marshalls set to come to Meadows

July 15, 2018 — Two and a half years after Sports Authority closed and moved out of Glenwood Meadows, Denver-based Miller Real Estate has announced that a Marshalls clothing store and Natural Grocers food store will be moving in. John Loss, executive vice president of Miller Realty, leasing agents

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Personal Finance column: Are your retirement faucets dripping?

July 15, 2018 — I grew up in Denver with a water resource engineer for a father. We took short showers, turned the water off while brushing our teeth, had a pan of water in the kitchen sink to rinse dinner dishes with and were strongly encouraged to play

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Sunlight Freedom Pass adds more ski partnerships

July 15, 2018 — Sunlight Mountain Resort has been busy this summer off-season forming season pass add-ons with a number of new ski area partnerships through its Freedom Pass. Among the new areas included are Colorado's Loveland ski area and Brundage, Idaho, adding to the two dozen other resorts

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Bankers’ Hours column: Law unlikely to change marijuana banking

July 8, 2018 — In Colorado, the proposed bill in Congress to relieve pressure on states that have legalized marijuana is, understandably, getting a lot of attentions, especially in banking. One of its key clauses says that banks that accept deposits from pot businesses will no longer considered to

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Inside the Chamber column: Never stop asking why

July 1, 2018 — The word "why" is a regular at our household. Our 4-year-old asks it all the time. Some questions are simple, others require some deep digging to find the answer. Most questions are followed up with another question. Perhaps it's because I answer these questions several

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Business Briefs July 2, 2018

July 1, 2018 — Colorado Mountain College wins national, regional awards Colorado Mountain College recently received one national and two regional awards from two nonprofits that support educational communication and advancement. CMC's marketing and communications department received a 2017 gold national Paragon award for "Aim Higher," the college's viewbook,

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Personal Finance column: Retirement FOMO — five ways to avoid it

June 17, 2018 — In your various social media feeds, you see your friends and acquaintances visiting family, traveling to exotic locals, eating tantalizing food, driving their new car, attending a coveted cultural event, enjoying their new retirement home. It is human to succumb to FOMO — the fear

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Business Briefs June 18, 2018

June 17, 2018 — Michael Fox joins Kalamaya | Goscha law firm Michael Fox has joined Kalamaya | Goscha as an associate trial attorney based in the firm's Glenwood Springs office. Fox concentrates his practice in the areas of criminal defense, DUI defense and personal injury in Garfield County.

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Dalrymple column: Let Fannie and Freddie do what they do well

June 10, 2018 — Are the Federal National Mortgage Association and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp., or Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, or, as they're even more intimately known, Fannie and Freddie, important to us common folk? Well, yes, it turns out that they are. Because, together, they

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Business Briefs June 11, 2018

June 10, 2018 — The Kids Club House Glenwood Toys and Gifts has relaunched The Kids Club House featuring once a month free hands-on demonstrations with vendors. Other activities that are being offered are summer art classes, birthday parties, mommy and me art classes, toddler art classes, baby showers,

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Sunlight Mtn visits down 25 percent in 2017-18 season

June 8, 2018 — A lack of snow led to a late start to Sunlight Mountain Resort's 2017-18 ski season and snowballed into a 25 percent drop in skier and snowboarder visits for the season. Still, the Glenwood Springs resort managed to break a single-day visitation record during the

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Business Briefs June 4, 2018

June 3, 2018 — Capital Deli opens at Lakota The Capital Deli has recently opened for business in the Lakota Canyon Recreation Center and is open to the public. Owner Dusti Budd wanted to continue the tradition of offering great deli food as did her father, Steve Lloyd, who

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Glenwood Springs’ historic Hotel Colorado under new ownership

June 3, 2018 — As of 12:01 a.m. last Wednesday, Aspen's Melville family officially became the owners of Glenwood Springs' historic icon Hotel Colorado. The Melvilles aren't strangers to the business; they have owned and operated popular getaways in the Roaring Fork Valley for generations, beginning with Aspen's Mountain

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Inside the Chamber: Bringing the world to Glenwood Springs

June 3, 2018 — In "innocents Abroad" Mark Twain wrote, "Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth

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Palmer, Bertuglia reelected to Holy Cross Energy Cooperative board

June 1, 2018 — Adam Palmer and Kristen Bertuglia have been reelected to the governing board for Holy Cross Energy (HCE), a Glenwood Springs-based electric company cooperatively owned by its members. Five individuals posted nominations with Holy Cross Energy for three open seats in the members election. In the

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Popular lobster shack eyes return to Basalt

May 31, 2018 — Butch Darden hopes to have his popular lobster shack back in business in Basalt this summer. Darden applied to the town to open his shack on the grass lawn just west of the historic Kelly Block Building at 144 Midland Ave. The town is starting

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Personal Finance column: The 500-plus-piece Social Security puzzle

May 27, 2018 — I love putting puzzles together. My daughter and I compete every year at Christmas to put together two 85-piece round ornaments. Over time, I have come up with a strategy that works pretty well, and while my eyesight isn't what it used to be, I

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Bankers’ Hours column: Good loans don’t always get the money

May 20, 2018 — OK, class, we've got an interesting topic today: interest rate risk in a volatile Federal Reserve monetary oversight environment. So … what? You're tired of all this technical bank stuff? Who cares what the suits in the corner offices do, as long as they don't

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