City of Durango Making Progress on Housing Crisis
Dec06

City of Durango Making Progress on Housing Crisis

The City of Durango is taking some of the most aggressive action to date to address the need for affordable and workforce housing. Learn about the initiatives under way. Sponsored by Service Master Restore and The Payroll Department

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LPEA Opens 2022 Scholarship Program
Dec03

LPEA Opens 2022 Scholarship Program

In this edition of #LPEAwire, learn more about LPEA’s 2022 scholarships, help your neighbors keep the lights on this holiday season with LPEA’s Giving Tree program, and catch up on the latest with LPEA’s future power supply options. Sponsored by La Plata Electric Association

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Enchanted Forest of Christmas Trees Supports Community Connections Inc.
Dec03

Enchanted Forest of Christmas Trees Supports Community Connections Inc.

Visit the Festival of Trees to get into the holiday spirit and marvel at the inventiveness of this year’s sponsors and the decoration themes they’ve created. The festival benefits Community Connections Inc. Sponsored by Alpine Bank

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Innovating Public Transportation
Dec02

Innovating Public Transportation

Durango Transit received the 2021 Outstanding Innovation Award from the Colorado Association of Transit Agencies for their work adding the Three Springs route during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sponsored by Express Employment Professionals and Closets Plus

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Building Up Businesses
Nov30

Building Up Businesses

The Fort Lewis College Center for Innovation is one of the recipients of the Build to Scale Grant Program funded by the EDA. The grant will allow the Center to expand its current opportunities to include mentorship, more coworking spaces, and more partnerships with local and aspiring entrepreneurs. Sponsored by Service Master and Closets Plus

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Farmington Museum Opens New Exhibition: “Built By Gas.”
Nov27

Farmington Museum Opens New Exhibition: “Built By Gas.”

Farmington evolved from a rural farming community to a national energy hub when New Mexico’s first commercial gas well was drilled one mile south of Aztec on October 21, 1921. Sponsored by Traegers Bar and Three Rivers Brewing

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Singing with Santa, Colorado Gives, Noel “NITE”
Nov27

Singing with Santa, Colorado Gives, Noel “NITE”

If you’ve been in Durango for more than a couple of years, you know we like to go crazy with our holiday events, starting the day after Thanksgiving. Here’s a brief roundup. Sponsored by Downs, McDonough, Cowan & Foley, LLC and Closets Plus

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Lost and Found Champions Since 1981
Nov17

Lost and Found Champions Since 1981

Literally dozens of backcountry enthusiasts each year can thank La Plata County Search and Rescue volunteers who came looking for and found them, and in some cases, saved their lives. Sponsored by Alpine Bank

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Hope’s Door Opens to Homeless, Housing Insecure
Nov17

Hope’s Door Opens to Homeless, Housing Insecure

The new 40-unit Espero apartment complex will offer on-site support services to help residents overcome homelessness and the problems that led them there. Sponsored by Closets Plus and Express Employment Professionals

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Luxury Housing Dominating the Real Estate Market
Nov17

Luxury Housing Dominating the Real Estate Market

Luxury housing purchases comprise the bulk of real estate sales this fall. Learn why. Sponsored by Alpenglow Properties

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