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HOLIDAY ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR DECEMBER 2 – DECEMBER 4

EVENT DESCRIPTION There will be fine art and amazing crafts at this 3 day...

Noel Night – Durango | December

Durango at night. Photo: Steven Smith Durango’s Noel Night had a tragic...

December 2022 Events

December has so many holiday themed events including many art classes for...

Durango Holiday Markets 2022

Every year, various Durango venues host holiday markets featuring home...

Here Comes Winter–Sunday Morning Update

Durango Weather Guy Where the locals go, because the locals know! I hope...

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride

Event Dates: November 18, 2022-January 1, 2023 Tickets are...

Thanksgiving 2022 A Little History

Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in the United States, and...

TURKEY TROT THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2022

EVENT DESCRIPTION One of Durango’s most popular running races for close...

Purgatory Resort Announces Winter 2022/23 Opening Day

Purgatory is pleased to announce that the 2022/23 ski season is scheduled...

Local Author/Artist Duo to Debut Book

When Sarah Kautzman was looking for a new addition to her family, she had an idea of the type of dog she wanted. After going to the shelter, Kautzman found a sweet puppy the shelter said would be a labradoodle. After taking home their new family member, the family quickly realized that she was definitely not a labradoodle, but a loving addition to the family just the same. Kautzman decided to write the short story “Accidental Tiny Dog” about the experience, which will be hitting bookshelves near you this holiday season, with proceeds going to support local animal shelters and rescues, encouraging the message “Adopt, don’t Shop”. By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by Tafoya Barret and Associates and Service Master Restore

Making Playtime Accessible

All-Ability Parks address parts of the community that often have issues accessing more traditional playgrounds and parks. Spurred by community advocates, the City of Farmington plans to take the site of the former Tibbetts Middle School on Apache Street and transform the space from the dirt lot, track, and old building into a space reflecting the needs and wants of all individuals in the community – no matter how they get around or interact with their environment. The park, the first of its kind in San Juan County, is planned to break ground in the Fall of 2023. By Hannah Robertson This story is sponsored by Ace Hardware of Farmington and Boon’s Family Thai BBQ

The Impact of the Beaver

Ever wondered what that odd contraption behind the fish hatchery is? Give a Dam discusses what a beaver deceiver is, and how it helps. Between helping to direct water flow and the impact on natural wetlands, beavers are an important part of the ecosystem and Give A Dam wants to help spread the word. By Dustin Walker This story is sponsored by The Payroll Department and the Man Cave Barbers

Mushroom Foraging, Medicinal & Culinary Uses

Wild Mushroom season can be rewarding in many ways. Not only can wild mushrooms be used as medicinal supplements, but you can also create delicious meals with them. By Dustin Walker. This story is sponsored by Kroegers ACE Hardware and the Law Firm of Downs McDonough, Cowan, and Foley

20 Years of Noel Night

Noel Night is back, this time for a whole day, as it celebrates 20 years of encouraging local holiday shopping. The Durango Business Improvement District is bringing back its Holiday Rewards Program, and San Juan Basin Public Health is recognized for its efforts in making medical care accessible to more women in the community. By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by The Law Firm of Downs, McDonough, Cowan & Foley and Serious Texas BBQ

Flight For Life Helps Lift DHS Students’ Career Aspirations

A helicopter landing on the DHS baseball field brought some buzz to the school’s Career & Technical Education (CTE) program and a new student-led medical club. Students looked inside the helicopter, met the crew and participated in a Q&A with an in-flight nurse and pilot. By Connor Shreve. This story is sponsored by Happy Pappy’s Pizza & Wings and Kroeger’s Ace Hardware

Hawks Aloft conducts education program at Farmington Museum

If you’ve never met a Swainson’s Hawk in person, this is your chance. Hawks Aloft, a New Mexico non-profit, traveled to Farmington Museum to conduct their education program to local children and their parents. Hawks A loft’s research provides valuable insight into the welfare of local raptor populations—through rescue, rehab and education. By Donna K. Hewett This story is sponsored by @BoonsFamilyThaiBBQ and Pop’s Truck and RV Center

Home Away From Home

On a windy Friday afternoon, Navajo Preparatory School hosted a dedication ceremony for the rebuilt hogan on the campus – a place that marries tradition with modernity and has already established itself as a home for the students who attend the Academy. With speeches from current and former students, state representatives, and community leaders, the celebration was a warm and welcoming as the crackling fire in the center of the hogan. By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by CMIT Solutions and Service Master Restoration

Meeting People Where They Are

Manna Soup Kitchen was founded over 20 years ago with a mission to feed people experiencing homelessness. While the heart of their mission hasn’t changed, the way Manna has gone about it has. From feeding people in church parking lots to their newest renovation, complete with a community garden, a place to shop for fresh fruits and vegetables to cook at home, and places to make phone calls and meet with service providers, Manna Soup Kitchen is committed to meeting people in the community where they are to get them back on their feet. This story is sponsored by Alpine Bank

Santa Claus is Coming to Town

The City of Durango has launched a new webpage to encourage community engagement with local issues. Durango School District 9R wants to hear from you about how you use their websites, Santa Claus is returning to Buckley Park for Singing with Santa, with a slight change from years before. And Southwest Colorado Gives wants to encourage local donations for this year’s Colorado Gives Day. This story is sponsored by Ute Mountain Casino Hotel and 2180 Lighting and Design Studio

HOLIDAY ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR DECEMBER 2 – DECEMBER 4

EVENT DESCRIPTION There will be fine art and amazing crafts at this 3 day...

Noel Night – Durango | December

Durango at night. Photo: Steven Smith Durango’s Noel Night had a tragic...

Local Author/Artist Duo to Debut Book

When Sarah Kautzman was looking for a new addition to her family, she had an idea of the type of dog she wanted. After going to the shelter, Kautzman found a sweet puppy the shelter said would be a labradoodle. After taking home their new family member, the family quickly realized that she was definitely not a labradoodle, but a loving addition to the family just the same. Kautzman decided to write the short story “Accidental Tiny Dog” about the experience, which will be hitting bookshelves near you this holiday season, with proceeds going to support local animal shelters and rescues, encouraging the message “Adopt, don’t Shop”. By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by Tafoya Barret and Associates and Service Master Restore

Making Playtime Accessible

All-Ability Parks address parts of the community that often have issues accessing more traditional playgrounds and parks. Spurred by community advocates, the City of Farmington plans to take the site of the former Tibbetts Middle School on Apache Street and transform the space from the dirt lot, track, and old building into a space reflecting the needs and wants of all individuals in the community – no matter how they get around or interact with their environment. The park, the first of its kind in San Juan County, is planned to break ground in the Fall of 2023. By Hannah Robertson This story is sponsored by Ace Hardware of Farmington and Boon’s Family Thai BBQ

The Wells Group October 2022 Statistics

Monthly, The Wells Group compiles statistics in order to gain further...

December 2022 Events

December has so many holiday themed events including many art classes for...

Durango Holiday Markets 2022

Every year, various Durango venues host holiday markets featuring home...

Here Comes Winter–Sunday Morning Update

Durango Weather Guy Where the locals go, because the locals know! I hope...

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride

Event Dates: November 18, 2022-January 1, 2023 Tickets are...

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