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Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort’s flagship restaurant, The Princeton Club, has changed its theme and name to The Mary Murphy Steak House in celebration of the resort’s 140th anniversary.

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U.S. stocks ended mixed Friday, with utilities and consumer staples sectors leading the day, while energy and consumer discretionary lagged.

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Solvista Health was awarded a $700,000 grant from AspenPointe MSO and the Colorado Office of Behavioral Health toward a comprehensive Regional Assessment Center to treat mental health and substance use needs in rural Central Colorado, Solvista CEO Brian Turner announced Friday.

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Heart of the Rockies Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a presentation on “Social Media for Your Small Business” from 8:30-10 a.m. Feb. 21 at Salida Rotary Scout Hut, 210 E. Sackett Ave

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Heart of the Rockies Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed Uptown Grill, 413 U.S. 50, to its membership with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

The restaurant officially opened July 6 and was a collaborative effort involving Jeff Schweitzer, Margie Sohl, Pablo Solomon, Zach Stanley, Kristi Solomon and Jennifer Madrid. They also collectively own 50 Burger Shakes & Beer. They met while working together at Laughing Ladies restaurant for years prior to opening the restaurants.

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U.S. stocks closed lower Thursday, with utilities and consumer staples sectors leading the day while industrials and health care lagged. 

In corporate news, the U.S. charged Huawei, a Chinese multinational technology company, with racketeering.

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John Cameron recently became the new owner of The Book Haven, 109 N. F St.

He purchased the store from Jessie Smith, who ran the shop for a little less than two years.

Cameron hosted a soft opening Jan. 31 and said he expects to have a grand opening in March around spring break. 

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Bryana “Jojo” Marsicano will become the third Starpoint chief executive officer in 43 years when she succeeds Robert “Bob” Arnold March 1. Arnold will retire in June.

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Monarch Mountain will celebrate Valentine’s Day Saturday with a race for sweethearts. 

With teams of two competing, skiers and snowboarders can race with their sweethearts in head-to-head competition down the Freeway racecourse. 

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U.S. equities ended mixed Tuesday.

Energy and consumer discretionary sectors led the day, while communication services and consumer staples lagged.

In corporate news, T-Mobile’s deal to take over Sprint was approved by a federal judge.

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Heart of the Rockies Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a presentation on “Social Media for Your Small Business” from 8:30-10 a.m. Feb. 21 at Salida Rotary Scout Hut, 210 E. Sackett Ave

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U.S. stocks closed higher Monday, led by the technology and consumer discretionary sectors.

In corporate news, Xerox increased its bid to acquire HP Inc.

In economic news, China’s consumer inflation increased 5.4 percent year-over-year in January, driven by the coronavirus outbreak.

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U.S. stocks closed lower Friday, with the materials sector the worst performer as industrial metals prices fell.

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The Chaffee County Community Foundation announced it will host a series of five monthly Fundraising Workshops for Chaffee and Lake county nonprofit groups, starting Feb. 12.

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U.S. stocks closed mostly higher Thursday, as the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index and Nasdaq posted record highs.

The communication services sectors led the day as interactive media outperformed the market, while the energy sector lagged.

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Social Security can be one source of retirement income for you and your spouse. To maximize your benefits, you’ll need to make some key decisions and be aware of some common myths.

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Center for Independence (CFI) recently opened an office at 211 E. Third St. in Salida to assist patrons with disabilities with benefit advocacy, peer mentoring, service networking and life skills education.

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The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment recently reported the Colorado unemployment rate, at 2.5 percent, is the lowest it has been since a statistical series of unemployment rates began in 1976.

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U.S. stocks closed higher Tuesday, with technology the sector leader while utilities underperformed the market.

In corporate news, Johnson & Johnson, Procter & Gamble and Coca-Cola all hit 52-week highs.

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U.S. stocks closed higher Monday, with the materials sector leading the day as steel and packaging outperformed. 

In corporate news Tesla shares rose 19 percent, hitting an intraday 52-week high, as continued demand and reported record deliveries are expected for 2020.

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Heart of the Rockies Chamber of Commerce named Holiday RV, 10132 U.S. 50 in Poncha Springs, the February Business of the Month.

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The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s Division of Labor Standards and Statistics recently adopted as final the Colorado Overtime and Minimum Pay Standards Order, effective March 16.

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Salvaged goods store Burmac Enterprises, 5550 U.S. 50 behind Big O Tires, will celebrate its 45th year in business in 2020.

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The Senate signed into law Dec. 19 the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act, also known as the SECURE Act. The SECURE Act became effective Jan. 1. It puts into place numerous provisions intended to strengthen retirement security.

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Registered nurse Devyn Kindall was named Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center fourth-quarter TRAC STAR Monday at a hospital ceremony.

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U.S. stocks were mixed Wednesday, with the industrials sector leading the market while energy was the biggest laggard.

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The Salida Hospital District board of directors approved the new version of Medical Staff Bylaws as presented by Dr. Daniel Waldrop Tuesday at Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center in Salida.

Waldrop said the last time the bylaws had been changed was 2013. In November 2017 Kozak and Associates began a full rewrite of the document, which required 12 revisions.

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The U.S. Small Business Administration is seeking comments until March 23 on a proposed rule that would allow veteran-owned small businesses, including companies in Puerto Rico and other disaster areas, access to property no longer needed by the federal government.

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Local business owners and community stakeholders can provide input on the county’s new comprehensive plan during Chaffee County Economic Development Corp.’s annual meeting from 3-5 p.m. Wednesday at Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort, 15870 CR 162, Nathrop.

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The Salida Hospital District board of directors will hear a presentation about medical staff bylaws at its meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center, 1000 Rush Drive.

The board will consider capital purchase requests including:

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Heart of the Rockies Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed Kim’s Gym to its membership with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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Colorado Summit Realty announced recently the winners of a drawing it offered during the Dec. 19 Salida Holiday Festival.

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Colorado dog owners may soon be able to take their furry friends along when they dine at restaurants with outdoor patios.

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You’re probably aware this is an election year. During the next several months, candidates will discuss issues that should greatly interest you as a citizen. But as an investor, how concerned should you be with results of the presidential and congressional elections?

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U.S. stocks finished mixed Wednesday as investors assessed corporate earnings and economic data.