Blessed Rain– buckets and wheelbarrows FULL
Jun18

Blessed Rain– buckets and wheelbarrows FULL

SATURDAY night’s rain filled buckets and wheelbarrows around La Plata County.  Yes and it caused some flash flooding too… but OH the air quality is much improved.  Thanks Rain for coming!  Come again soon. Fire size has shrunk several hundred acres to 34,151 acres and is now 30% contained!  Rain helped! Sunny days are expected for the week ahead.  To keep abreast of our weather… visit our weather  page...

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RAIN BRINGS RELIEF–416 Fire update– Saturday night, 16th– 34,461 acres
Jun16

RAIN BRINGS RELIEF–416 Fire update– Saturday night, 16th– 34,461 acres

Just a week ago we noted the 416 fire was almost 9000 acres.  It has grown by more than 25,000 acres since then!  And now is 20% contained. Thank Goodness the RAIN has brought some relief.  Federal Fire fighter David Drayer said, “Yes, it helped a lot!!  We are ready to hit the West Flank.  Gosh there must have been 800 fire fighters out there.”  For size and direction updates check out the US Forestry’s...

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416 Fire update– Saturday night– 8961 acres
Jun09

416 Fire update– Saturday night– 8961 acres

How big is that fire?  Who knows, but watch it grow… As of around 9 pm on  Saturday night it was 8961 acres and growing!  Wow, this fire has already had a very explosive run and with 10% containment– this is far from over. These important facts about the fire’s size and containment was gathered form the US Forestry’s Incident website:  https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5822 Use this important resource to help...

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Southwest Colorado Real Estate Forecast 2018–offered by The Wells Group
Mar14

Southwest Colorado Real Estate Forecast 2018–offered by The Wells Group

  Get the inside scoop on the Real Estate market trends here in SW Colorado with the 2018 Real Estate Forecast featuring Wells Group brokers John Wells, Jim Wotkyns and real estate appraiser & statistician,  Bob Allen. Through an in-depth yet easily understood presentation, this team of dedicated specialists will lead you through the data and real estate trends observable in Southwestern Colorado for years prior, and also lend...

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JUMANJI, Welcome to the jungle!
Jan15

JUMANJI, Welcome to the jungle!

The new Jumanji movie is more popular in China than the new Star Wars movie, THE LAST JEDI. See both and decide for yourself. synopsis: In the brand new adventure Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, the tables are turned as four teenagers in detention are sucked into the world of Jumanji. When they discover an old video game console with a game they’ve never heard of, they are immediately thrust into the game’s jungle setting,...

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Canada pardons – useful things to know before starting an application

This article is meant to help those looking for a pardon in Canada determine whether or not they indeed require one, but also what they need to know before starting an application. It’s also a good idea to check out the FAQs – Pardons – Record suspensions because it contains additional valuable information on the matter. There are many situations in which it’s easy to mistaken the need for a pardon with the need for...

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Concerts in the Park
Jun05

Concerts in the Park

Community Concert Hall and Alpine Bank reprise “Concerts @ The Park” Free seven-week concert series in Durango’s Buckley Park debuts June 15 with Run Boy Run DURANGO, Colo. – Alpine Bank of Durango and the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College, with support of the City of Durango, have teamed up once again to present the free summer “Concerts @ The Park” in Durango’s Buckley Park, Thursdays, June 15 through July 27, 2017. All...

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Durango Farmers Market
Jun05

Durango Farmers Market

  The Durango Farmers Market will be starting the 10th of June this year. Get ready for good produce and great people! The Farmers Market will be held every Saturday until the 28th of October this year.   Durango Farmers Market a fun stop for the whole family!! The Farmers Market brings in farmers from our community to share the products from there farms straight to you! Trying to bring in a healthy lifestyle to our community. Every...

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IRON HORSE BICYCLE CLASSIC– May 26th to 28th
May24

IRON HORSE BICYCLE CLASSIC– May 26th to 28th

46th Annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic! Friday May 26, 2017 Final Packet Pickup Buckley Park (3pm-7pm) Narrow Horse Swim – http://www.durangoswimclub.org Steamworks Faceplant Party: Beer, live music, vendors and bike parade. At Buckley Park 3-8pm Iron BMX Saturday May 27, 2017 Durango Coca-Cola Road Race (7:30am) McDonald’s Citizens Tour to Silverton (8am) Quarter Horse to Purgatory (8:15am) MBS King/Queen of Mountain...

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The benefits of creating surveys for both employees and customers
May24

The benefits of creating surveys for both employees and customers

One of the keys to success is to know what your customers want. That way you will be able to give it to them in exchange for money. It all sounds pretty simple in theory, but many companies are struggling with making that happen because the former part of the plan is hard to achieve. Knowing what customers want isn’t always a walk in the park and that’s why many companies try to tell their customers what they want themselves. However,...

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