Live Like a Local at Leland House
Aug28

Live Like a Local at Leland House

A local Durango family recently purchased the Leland House from Diane Wildfang and her son, Kirk Komick. But don’t expect radical changes. The new owners want to carry on the hotel’s historic legacy. Featuring interviews with the new Leland House owners Tonya Ensign, Alec Ensign, and Dominic Martinez. Sponsored by 2180 Lighting and Design Studio and Happy Pappy’s Pizza and Wings

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Women’s Resource Center: Mapping a Course to Self-Sufficiency
Aug25

Women’s Resource Center: Mapping a Course to Self-Sufficiency

When women find themselves in a bind, whether they need help with a custody case, help with tuition or rent, or maybe help moving up the economic ladder, the Women’s Resource Center will help them find the resources they need to take care of themselves and their families. Sponsored by Alpine Bank

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Hope on the Horizon for Homeless Residents
Aug25

Hope on the Horizon for Homeless Residents

A new apartment complex is expected to open this fall to offer a path to security for those experiencing homelessness. Sponsored by Serious Texas Barbecue and The Payroll Department

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Visceral Fat Explained
Aug25

Visceral Fat Explained

That thick layer of fat around your belly is almost an independent organ that seems as if it never shrinks, no matter how much you diet. Learn what kinds of food you should eat to reduce that dangerous layer of fat. Sponsored by PHD Weight Loss

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Bringing Local Foods to Mountain Peaks
Aug25

Bringing Local Foods to Mountain Peaks

Louise Barton and Jane Barden, of Farm to Summit, are two young Durango entrepreneurs hoping to create tasty foods for hiking and backpacking by ‘upcycling’ food products from local farms that might otherwise go to waste. By Hannah Robertson. Sponsored by Tile and Light Art of Durango and San Juan Basin Public Health.

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Underpass to Pass Under Camino Under Way
Aug25

Underpass to Pass Under Camino Under Way

A proposal to design an underpass connecting 12th Street and Veterans Way across Camino del Rio is expected to be approved this month by the Durango City Council, launching a yearlong community outreach effort to design the pedestrian crossing that will provide safer access from the Animas River Trail to downtown Durango.

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Local Arts Showcase
Aug25

Local Arts Showcase

The Durango Art Market, put on by the Creative Arts District of Durango, is hoping to help highlight local artists. Find the booths every Sunday from 10 – 2 at 11th Street Station for locally made jewlery, paintings, t-shirts, and more! By Hannah Robertson

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Cortez Celebrates Once-in-a-Century Event
Aug25

Cortez Celebrates Once-in-a-Century Event

It happens only once in every 100 years: the date matches the zip code, and for some postal stations, it never happens at all. But in Southwest Colorado, it will occur more than once in the 21st century.

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Will Foreclosures Increasing Housing in Real Estate Market?
Aug25

Will Foreclosures Increasing Housing in Real Estate Market?

Mortgage forbearance, moratorium on evictions, and climate change may affect the real estate market . . . or they may not. Alpenglow Properties broker/owner Dan Korman explores how these issues may affect housing availability. HERE ARE SOME RESOURCES: Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ARPA): https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/coronavirus/assistance-for-state-local-and-tribal-governments/emergency-rental-assistance-program Tenant Info and Assistance (CFPB): https://www.consumerfinance.gov/coronavirus/mortgage-and-housing-assistance/renter-protections/cares-act-eviction-protections/ Tenant and Landlord Assistance (Colorado): https://cdola.colorado.gov/rental-mortgage-assistance Information on Mortgage Forbearance (CFPB): https://www.consumerfinance.gov/coronavirus/mortgage-forbearance-during-covid-19-what-know-what-do/ List of All Current Relief Options (Housing, Student Loan, Utilities, and More): https://www.usa.gov/covid-financial-help-from-the-government#item-214703 Sponsored by Alpenglow Properties

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Parolee Support Program Reduces Recidivisim
Aug25

Parolee Support Program Reduces Recidivisim

Kerri Beattie knows firsthand the challenges that parolees face when they’re released from prison. She once was a parolee. Now, she helps new parolees recreate their lives through the Work and Gain Employment and Education Skills program at the Pinyon Project in Montezuma County. A sister program soon will be offered through Manna Soup Kitchen in La Plata County. Sponsored by Express Employment Professionals and Whole Health Family Medicine Clinic.

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