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Kids Rock moves to 600 block of Main

Kids Rock has moved its store to 653 Main Ave.

The business is owned by Tiffany Seely, who has operated Kids Rock for eight years. The store offers baby, children’s and maternity clothing, toys, gifts, locally handmade items and feeding, bathing and traveling supplies. It is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays.

For more information, call 259-9400.

Durango Music has new ownership

Durango Music & Electronics, 734 East Second Ave., announces new owner John Benner.

Benner is an audio/video installer and technician. He has lived in Durango since 1980. Benner has worked as a subcontractor for Durango Music for 10 years. The business offers electronics sales and installation, instruments and accessories.

For more information, call 247-3131.

Mountain West announces new hire

Mountain West Insurance announces Brad Cook has joined its team.

Cook has seven years of experience in the insurance industry. He specializes in business and commercial insurance. He is a native of Colorado and has spent more than 20 years in Durango. Cook is actively involved in the community as a member of the Day Break Rotary Club and Durango Diplomats.

Mountain West Insurance is an independent, locally owned insurance agency.

For a free quote and more information, call 259-8082.

First National Bank announces new hire

First National Bank of Durango has added Kearsty Hotter to its team.

Hotter started April 4 as a telephone banker. She is from Durango and has returned after six years of moving around Colorado. Hotter attended the University of Northern Colorado and joins the bank after working at Bud’s Cafe & Bar in Sedalia.

For more information, visit

4CORE announces upcoming programs

Four Corners Office of Resource Efficiency (4CORE) will offer these programs:

A Brown Bag Lunch titled “Next Generation Lighting” will take place from noon to 1:15 p.m. April 24 at First National Bank of Durango, 259 W. Ninth St. in the downstairs training room.

“Marketing to Home Buyers: Capitalizing on the Compelling New ENERGY STAR Value Proposition” webinar will take place from 2 to 3 p.m. April 26.

The Sustainable Building Education Program is looking for support in 2012.

For more information or to RSVP, call Cori Andreatta at 259-1916, ext. 111.

T-Mobile USA to install antennas

T-Mobile USA announces that it plans to install antennas onto a new tower near Bayfield and also will install antennas onto an existing antenna structure located at 1000 Rim Drive in Durango.

For more information, call (714) 508-4100.

Herald Staff