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WINTER STORM WARNING: SNOW DAY TODAY & SNOW EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE WEEK!
Jan19

WINTER STORM WARNING: SNOW DAY TODAY & SNOW EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE WEEK!

SNOW DAY TODAY & SNOW EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE WEEK– for the greater Durango Area and the San Juan Mountain Range.   WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON… * WHAT…Moderate snow at times. Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches. * WHERE…Animas River Basin and San Juan River Basin. * WHEN…Until 5 PM MST this afternoon. * IMPACTS…Travel will difficult at...

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Area Hot Springs
Jan18

Area Hot Springs

Area Hot Springs As we look forward to more snowfall in the near future we also look for some alternative activities and are still enjoyable throughout the winter. We are lucky to live in a stunning area of the country with access to majestic mountains, gorgeous rivers and relaxing hot springs. Join us for a journey through 4 different hot springs all located within hours of Durango. First and foremost the Durango Hot Springs are...

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DURANGO IS A MUST VISIT COLORADO CITY
Jan10

DURANGO IS A MUST VISIT COLORADO CITY

Visit Durango Updated: December 30, 2020 Durango is known for many things — massive mountains, unbeatable skiing and a historic narrow gauge railroad to name a few. But there’s so much more to this former mining town. THINGS TO DO HOTELS & LODGING FESTIVALS & EVENTS TRIP IDEAS REGIONS & CITIES SPECIAL OFFERS LANGUAGES OFFICIAL VISITOR INFO SEARCH Back to top 7 REASONS DURANGO IS A MUST-VISIT COLORADO CITY Visit Durango...

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LPEA end-of-year statement on the status of future power supply discussions
Dec28

LPEA end-of-year statement on the status of future power supply discussions

LPEA end-of-year statement on the status of future power supply discussions DURANGO, Colo. – As 2020 draws to a close, La Plata Electric Association (LPEA) continues to explore all options for its future power supply that deliver affordable and reliable power to its members while also reducing carbon emissions. LPEA is particularly focused on exploring options that provide immediate cost savings to its membership, while also...

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SNOW DAY
Dec28

SNOW DAY

Today is a SNOW DAY for SW Colorado and the San Juan Mountains…  up to 4 inches are expected in the Durango Area with up to a foot of snow projected to fall on the higher mountain ranges. Temperature for Durango is projected to fluctuate from a high of up to 40 degrees to a low of 18 degrees Fahrenheit on Monday.  Some rain may be mixed in with the snow. The rest of this week through Saturday will be drier and is expected to be...

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Durango Christmas Events
Dec16

Durango Christmas Events

Durango Christmas Events Christmas time is here! Durango is full of festive holiday events to spread good cheer and ring in the season. We hope you get a chance to enjoy some of our local celebrations and events. A seasonal favorite, the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad again offers the Polar Express. This family favorite event includes the reading of the story of the Polar Express, as well as hot chocolate and a treat....

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Durango High School Football Wins 3A State Title
Dec16

Durango High School Football Wins 3A State Title

Like Christmas morning: Durango football steals the show with 3A state title win Durango High School’s Gage Mestas, middle, posses with his teammates after the Demon’s won the Class 3A State Title Saturday, Dec 5th, 2020, at the Neta and Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl at CSU Pueblo. Austin White/ Pueblo Chieftain Austin White The Pueblo Chieftain There’s no secret the headlines in Colorado are dominated by the Front Range, from...

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Nine New Bills For COVID-19.
Dec10

Nine New Bills For COVID-19.

The Alliance held our December Membership Meeting today with a comprehensive update from SJPH, an outline on the 5 Star Certification timeline, Education opening updates, and grant information.  Here is the LINK to view the recording of the meeting in its entirety. Governor Jared Polis signed nine bills into law yesterday that will provide broad relief to those impacted by COVID-19. Monies will be distributed by local governments and...

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Durango Noel Night
Dec10

Durango Noel Night

Durango Noel Night Noel Night has been a staple in Durango’s holiday events for years. This event helps businesses promote local discounts, generate business and help spread some holiday cheer. Local First acknowledges the social distancing rules in place and they believe hosting the typical Noel Night would not be a responsible choice. As an alternative, this year Local First will offer coupons inside the annual Noel Night newspaper...

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Snow is probable Thursday and Friday with colder temperatures…
Dec08

Snow is probable Thursday and Friday with colder temperatures…

Snow is probable Thursday and Friday for SW Colorado with colder temperatures.  Prognosticators project that Saturday evening could get down to 7 or 8 degrees Fahrenheit.  High temperatures for the week are estimated in the mid 30’s to 40’s… for more local weather check out: Durango Colorado Climate & Weather  ...

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Colorado Election Results La Plata County
Nov04

Colorado Election Results La Plata County

Colorado Election Results Top Races All Races By County La Plata County Only county vote totals are reflected on this page and may not reflect overall race winners (check mark next to name) Go to race pages to see overall winners. PRESIDENT 57.6% Joe Biden 20,310 Dem 40.0% Donald Trump* 14,106 Rep 1.5% Jo Jorgensen 516 Lib 0.4% Howie Hawkins 124 Grn 0.2% Kanye West 79 Una 0.1% Don Blankenship 37 AmC 0.1% Mark Charles 29 Una 0.1% Bill...

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Veterans Day Events Durango
Nov03

Veterans Day Events Durango

Veterans Day Events The Al Kaly Temple, Tin Lizzies of Durango, Colo. – always a crowd favorite – drive their miniature Model T cars, weaving between one another up Main Street. NOVEMBER 10 – NOVEMBER 11 EVENT DESCRIPTION November 11, 2018 is the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. Throughout the weekend, there will be multiple events and exhibits around Durango recognizing the occasion. Animas Museum Saturday...

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Up to 20 inches of snow
Nov03

Up to 20 inches of snow

Up to 20 inches of snow expected in storm soon to hit Colorado Photo credit: starryvoyage (iStock). starryvoyage Spencer McKee Nov 2, 2020   Less than two weeks after a big October storm rolled through the Centennial State, another big wave of snow is expected to hit Colorado. According to one model, the upcoming storm is currently predicted to drop up to 20 inches of powder, possibly more, this weekend. Conditions from Monday...

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iAM Music Fest
Oct22

iAM Music Fest

We live in times where live music is close to non-existent… Yet, we do everything we can to make sure that people in Durango can enjoy live music as much as possible. Winter is coming and who knows how for how long we will be able to pull this off… This Saturday, October 24th, at Durango Craft Spirit, we have prepared a unique musical experience for you which includes: Two of the best local bands: J-Calvin and the...

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Live Music with Terry Rickard
Oct21

Live Music with Terry Rickard

Live Music with Terry Rickard Terry has been entertaining Strater guests and locals for years! Terry grew up playing in rock bands around the Boston area before moving to southern California. In the 80’s and early 90’s he played all over Orange and L.A. counties as a solo guitarist-vocalist. He played in many fine clubs and restaurants such as the Rusty Pelican in Newport Beach and Captain Jack’s in Sunset Beach, just to mention a...

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Virtual lecture on Buffalo Bill Cody
Oct21

Virtual lecture on Buffalo Bill Cody

Virtual lecture on Buffalo Bill Cody The Center of Southwest Studies will host a free lecture “The Life and Legacy of Buffalo Bill” via Zoom. Pre-registration is required. Historian and author Steve Friesen will share a timeline of William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody’s life and legacy, illuminated by stories and historic photographs. The presentation will include information on Buffalo Bill’s Colorado connections, his relationship with the...

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Animas Museum launches online exhibits during pandemic closure
Oct19

Animas Museum launches online exhibits during pandemic closure

Old schoolhouse building remains closed to in-person visits   Courtesy of the Animas Museum The Animas Museum, a repository of everything historical in La Plata County, including its people, places and events, has been closed to in-person visits since the onset of COVID-19. In the meantime, staff members have been busy creating online exhibits, now totaling 10 with more to come, said Jeremy Foote, president of the board of...

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Colorado can expect a warm, dry winter ahead, NOAA report says
Oct19

Colorado can expect a warm, dry winter ahead, NOAA report says

                                By BEN REPPERT | WeatherNation TV PUBLISHED: October 17, 2020 at 6:00 a.m. | UPDATED: October 18, 2020 at 12:56 p.m. Colorado can expect a warm, dry winter ahead, NOAA report says This will likely lead to an intensification of the ongoing drought in Colorado Coloradans can expect a warmer, drier, and less snowy winter than...

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La Plata County Residential Real Estate Numbers for September
Oct10

La Plata County Residential Real Estate Numbers for September

This week we have the latest La Plata County residential real estate transactions for the month of September. Not surprisingly, it was a standout month of transactions. With 186 total transactions, it is the highest month of any in 2020, and higher than any other September since prior to 2011. Year to date, we have seen 979 total residential sales, whereas last year at this time there were 888 total sales. The median sales price...

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Real Estate in the News
Oct10

Real Estate in the News

This week we have the latest national real estate news headlines. Across the board, we continue to see significant market activity, even in the midst of COVID. Here are some of the articles: Home Prices Increase in 20 US Cities: We have seen historically low mortgage rates, which gives buyers more buying power, and the ability to search for homes outside of their previous price range. According to this HousingWire article, “The...

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