Real Estate Update: January ’21 Sees Historic Numbers in Residential Sales
Feb10

Real Estate Update: January ’21 Sees Historic Numbers in Residential Sales

Fewer houses available, low mortgage rates are driving up the cost of housing, but sales of single-family homes was at a record high for January. The commercial office space is another matter. Find out more.

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Miles of Trails Await Cross Country Skiers at Chicken Creek
Feb10

Miles of Trails Await Cross Country Skiers at Chicken Creek

The Chicken Creek Nordic Ski Area north of Mancos offers 14 miles of groomed trails through ponderosa pines and scrub oak on the San Juan National Forest. Find out who takes care of the area.

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Basketball Season Cut Short, But Demon Girls Play On
Feb09

Basketball Season Cut Short, But Demon Girls Play On

With only two games under their gym shoes so far this season, the Demon Girls Varsity Basketball team hasn’t let the restrictions of the pandemic prevent them from giving their all, especially since the team has six seniors who’ve been playing together since second grade. Sponsored by First Southwest Bank, Durango Hot Springs, Durango Dental, CyroMedSpa, and Four Corners Eye Clinic.

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New Directory Helps You ‘Shop Your Values’
Feb09

New Directory Helps You ‘Shop Your Values’

Are you committed to a sustainable lifestyle but have difficulty finding sustainable products and services? Now you can check a local sustainable-business guide developed by a sustainable-business marketing firm. Sponsored by Whole Health Family Medicine and Tafoya Barrett & Associates.

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Massages Are Good for Pets, Too
Feb04

Massages Are Good for Pets, Too

A Mancos man says that energy therapy and massage are as good for your dogs as they are for humans, and his 21-year-old dog is his best case study.

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Montezuma County Asserts Jurisdiction over Historic Roads
Feb03

Montezuma County Asserts Jurisdiction over Historic Roads

If an old wagon road, mule-train route, or trail existed before the U.S. Forest Service or Bureau of Land Management were established, does that make them public rights-of-way open to travel now although they’re on federal land? That depends.

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Healthy Living: The Eat Less, Move More Myth
Feb03

Healthy Living: The Eat Less, Move More Myth

Cutting back on what you eat and getting more exercise to lose weight doesn’t necessarily work. Dr. Ashley Lucas, founder of PHD Weight Loss, explains that losing weight is a far more complex nutritionally than the simple bromide suggests.

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LPEA Wire – Scholarships, Rebates, and Elections
Feb01

LPEA Wire – Scholarships, Rebates, and Elections

Deadline for scholarships for any LPEA-area resident is March 1. Learn how you or your student can apply. Also learn about rebates for electric bikes, LED bulbs, energy audits and more, and finally, do you want to run for the LPEA board?

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Vaccinations Progressing, but Availability Limited
Jan27

Vaccinations Progressing, but Availability Limited

San Juan Basin Public Health officials say they’re making progress on COVID vaccine distribution, but until supplies ramp up, vaccinations for the entire Southwest Colorado population may take longer than anticipated.

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Historical Photos Capture Four Corners Life from a Hundred Years Ago
Jan27

Historical Photos Capture Four Corners Life from a Hundred Years Ago

A box filled with large-format film and glass-plate negatives shot by an unknown photographer reveal what life was like in the Four Corners a hundred years ago.

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