A Giving Holiday Spirit
Jan18

A Giving Holiday Spirit

Express Employment Professionals of Durango presented the Durango Food Bank with a check for $10,000 as part of its mission to be active within the local community. Sponsored Express Employment Professionals and Serious Texas BBQ

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News Roundup: Gold King Settlement, COVID Surge, Purgy Expansion
Jan18

News Roundup: Gold King Settlement, COVID Surge, Purgy Expansion

San Juan Basin Public Health reports that area ICUs are near capacity. Sunnyside Gold Corporation agreed to a settlement with Colorado on the Gold King Mine Spill. And more. Sponsored by Service Master Restore and Closets Plus

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Unique Bank-Nonprofit Partnership Funds New Businesses
Jan18

Unique Bank-Nonprofit Partnership Funds New Businesses

A unique relationship between the 1st Southwest Bank and a sister community fund provides loans to entrepreneurs who might not otherwise be able to obtain a loan to start a business. Sponsored by Downs, McDonough, Cowan and Foley, LLC and TruWest Auto

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Buy a Christmas Tree, Save the Forest
Dec09

Buy a Christmas Tree, Save the Forest

The San Juan Mountain Association harvests white firs from local forests to thin overgrowth, reduce wildfire fuels, and raise revenues during its annual Christmas Tree sale. Sponsored by Serious Texas BBQ and Downs, McDonough, Cowan and Foley, LLC

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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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