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CRESTED BUTTE - Those who do business in Crested Butte are well aware of the challenges — whether in the availability of workforce housing, finding enough employees or the high cost of operations. However, another predicament for Elk Avenue establishments is the rising cost of rent for commercial properties. “Our rent is really expensive now,” said Kay Peterson Cook, owner of Donita’s Cantina. …

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