Opening Day for Paragliding on Smelter Mountain
May03

Opening Day for Paragliding on Smelter Mountain

Jeremiah St. Ours talks about the importance of the winter closure on Smelter, Paragliding Safety, and the joy of free-flight for the community. Sponsored by 2180 Lighting & Design Studio and Carver Brewing Company. Filmed and Edited by Tucker Cocchiarella.

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May Updates from LPEA Wire: 5 Top Tips to Stay Safe Around Electricity
May03

May Updates from LPEA Wire: 5 Top Tips to Stay Safe Around Electricity

On average, one person dies every day in the United States from electricity-related injuries. May is National Electric Safety Month, and to help you stay safe around electricity, here are 5 electric safety tips from LPEA’s VP of Operations Jerry Sutherlin.

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Humane Society Expecting; Time for a Baby Shower
Apr29

Humane Society Expecting; Time for a Baby Shower

Hundreds of baby animals will soon be raining on the La Plata County Humane Society with the annual springtime deluge of just-born puppies and kittens. They’ll need food, health care, toys, and warm blankets, so the humane society is throwing a baby shower May 1-8. Sponsored by Durango Party Rental and Carver Brewing Company.

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Two Additional Carriers to Depart DRO
Apr29

Two Additional Carriers to Depart DRO

Get ready for lower fares, airline passengers. Two more airlines will arrive and depart from the Durango La Plata County Airport this summer. And one carrier will offer a “teaser” fare to Denver at only $19 one-way. Sponsored by Kroeger’s Ace Hardware and The Timbers at Edgemont Highlands.

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Pandemic Bump-Outs Allow Restaurants to Survive
Apr28

Pandemic Bump-Outs Allow Restaurants to Survive

Derailed Pour House owner Lisa Gibson says the ability to add seats outdoors in city-approved bump-outs has allowed her restaurant to survive the pandemic, and she hopes they’re here to stay. Sponsored by Durango Party Rental and Whole Health Family Medicine.

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Hometown Sound: Stillhouse Junkies Burn Down The Distillery
Apr27

Hometown Sound: Stillhouse Junkies Burn Down The Distillery

Stillhouse Junkies returns to the very distillery where it all began for this band. Guitarist and Mandolinist Fred Kosak, Fiddler Alissa Wolf, and Bassist Cody Tinnin, perform original songs rich with the sounds of blues, roots, bluegrass and a vibe distinctive of Southwest Colorado. Featured Songs: “Johnny Mac” “Burn It Down” Special thank you to Durango Craft Spirits Audio Engineer: Jeff Jones Videography: Zachary Marqua, Cooper Stowers, Gabe Powel

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Demon Girls Tennis Players Confident about Successful Season
Apr26

Demon Girls Tennis Players Confident about Successful Season

Tennis season starts at the end of April for the Durango High School girls tennis team. Yes, they’re looking forward to playing well, but they’re in it for the love of the sport. Sponsored by Durango Dental, Cryomedspa, Four Corners Eye Clinic, Durango Hot Springs, and First Southwest Bank.

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Classic Cars Owners Passionate about Their Rides
Apr23

Classic Cars Owners Passionate about Their Rides

With shiny re-built motors and new paint jobs, classic cars are certainly works of art – and works of the heart. Sponsored by Kessee Motors and Choice Building Supply.

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Silverton Excursions Resume
Apr22

Silverton Excursions Resume

All aboard! The Durango & Silverton Train will resume round-trip excursions to Silverton this summer. Sponsored Carver’s Brewing and The Timbers at Edgemont Highlands

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Are You Prepared for an Evacuation?
Apr21

Are You Prepared for an Evacuation?

Wildfire season is upon us. Are you prepared to leave your home in a moment’s notice? Firefighters with the Upper Pine River Fire Protection District and residents in the Los Ranchitos subdivision recently practiced an evacuation drill. Find out how it went. Sponsored by Kroegers Ace Hardware and FASTSIGNS.

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