Steamboat Springs Local Exchange moving and then shutting down
The Local Exchange, a second-hand shop at 119 Ninth St., is moving to a spot in Milner and then closing.
Owner Karen Rhoads said she plans to move the rest of her inventory to the Olde Milner Roadhouse building on U.S. Highway 40, 11 miles west of Steamboat Springs. She hopes to be set up there by the end of the month.
"I'm moving for now just so I have a place for a lot of the excess inventory, and then I'll just kind of have flea markets and garage sales and sell things off," Rhoads said. She is not accepting clothing donations but will take household goods and knickknacks - "things that are easy to move."
Rhoads said Steamboat has gotten too expensive, so she's heading to a more affordable spot: Oregon. She plans to open a shop east of Salem.
"Steamboat's a beautiful place," she said. "It's gotten to be very difficult financially to live here."
for Alpine Bank
The American Banker's Association ranked Alpine Banks of Colorado eighth nationally as a top performer in the June 2008 ABA Banking Journal magazine, according to a news release. Alpine Bank is the only Colorado bank ranked in the top 25 for 2008 in this category and has moved up from 38th in 2007, the release stated.
Recently, the Independent Community Bankers of America also listed Alpine Bank as one of its top 20 performers.
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