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What Do You Love About Durango?
Apr27

What Do You Love About Durango?

A mural that depicts what residents love about Durango now hangs from the west wall of Durango Joe’s at College Drive and Seventh Avenue. It’s part of a new Local First arts initiative.

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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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La Plata County Fair, Aug 9-13
Aug08

La Plata County Fair, Aug 9-13

The La Plata County Fairgrounds will be buzzing with events for 5 days, August 9 – 13! 2017 La Plata County Fair “A Lasting Legacy” La Plata County Fairgrounds 2500 Main Ave. Durango, CO 81301 970-382-6465 Some highlighted events include: CARNIVAL OPEN – Wednesday, August 9 through Sunday, August 13 BEER GARDEN OPEN – Thursday, August 10 through Sunday, August 13 Kyle Park Concert – Friday 11th,...

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Durango Fiesta Days
Jul18

Durango Fiesta Days

This week and next we celebrate Durango Fiesta Days, an annual celebration of our local heritage. Since 1935, this celebration has been a way to recognize Durango’s culture. It used to be called the Spanish Trails Fiesta, then changed to Navajo Trail Fiesta, and is now called Durango Fiesta Days. The next week and a half there will be a variety of events, starting with the Queen Contest on Saturday, July 22. Next Tuesday, July 25, the...

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Project Sky Steps Opens
Jul07

Project Sky Steps Opens

Three months, 500 steps, 250 feet in elevation. That’s what it took to build a stairway from downtown Durango to the Fort Lewis College campus, thanks to Trails 2000 volunteers.

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26th Annual Art on the Animas
Jul05

26th Annual Art on the Animas

Come meet the artists and crafts persons in the 26th annual Art on the Animas Arts and Craft Festival! Cigar box guitars & banjos, wine barrel art, copper & steel wall sculptures, blown glass,LulaRoe clothing, stone bird baths and fountains, paintings, stained glass, quilts, crosses, photography, children and baby items, leather purses, hats, sheep skin slippers, and much much more. Where: Santa Rita River Walk at the...

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Hermosa Plan Allows E-Bikes on Trails
Jun30

Hermosa Plan Allows E-Bikes on Trails

Hold on to your handlebars! San Juan National Forest Service officials say they will “test the waters” with new regulations that will allow e-bikes on select trails in the Hermosa Watershed Special Management Area. You can still comment on the plan through July 10.

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True West Rodeo, Wednesday Nights
Jun20

True West Rodeo, Wednesday Nights

We are very excited to have come together to bring back the western heritage of Durango for the 2017 rodeo season. This year will consist of 8 rodeos with over 4,000 spectators. True West Rodeo is pround to honor our western roots with broncs, bulls and wild west entertainment. The rodeos will be held every Wednesday June 7th – August 2nd at the La Plata County Fairgrounds (2500 Main Ave. Durango Colorado 81301). For more...

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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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Election transparency measure passes Colorado House
Apr25

Election transparency measure passes Colorado House

Presidential candidates would be required to release documents By Luke Perkins Herald Staff Writer | Tuesday, April 25, 2017 9:42 AM DENVER – Colorado lawmakers on Friday pushed forward a measure to increase transparency in presidential elections. House Bill 1328, which would require candidates for president and vice president to submit their tax returns to the Colorado secretary of state as a condition of being placed on the ballot,...

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Apr20

Merely Players present The Beloved Musical THE SECRET GARDEN May 5,6,11,12,13 2017 @ 7pm Matiness on May 6,13,and 14 @ 1pm Durango Arts Center 802 E. 2nd Ave  Durango, Co 81301 Tickets  $25 *  www.durangoconcerts.com 970-247-7657  The Ticket Office inside Durango Welcome...

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FORT LEWIS COLLEGE CALENDAR– ART, MUSIC, SPORTS & MORE
Apr20

FORT LEWIS COLLEGE CALENDAR– ART, MUSIC, SPORTS & MORE

FORT LEWIS COLLEGE CALENDAR – April 23 – May 6, 2017 Photo from Forbes Magazine  Sunday, April 23 Skyhawk Women’s Lacrosse vs. CSU-Pueblo – 1 p.m., Dennison Field Visit www.goskyhawks.com for more information. Tuesday, April 25 MOMIX – Opus Cactus Performance – 7:30 p.m., Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College Visit www.durangoconcerts.com for more information. Saturday, April 29 Fort Lewis College Commencement – 8:30 &...

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National Public Health Week 2017: April 3-9
Apr03

National Public Health Week 2017: April 3-9

Durango, Colo – During the week honoring public health efforts nationwide, San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) announces the launch of their Community Health Assessment (CHA). As a result of the Colorado Public Health Act of 2008, SJBPH is required to collect health data and input from community members and stakeholders and to create a Community Health Assessment (CHA) for Archuleta and La Plata counties. With completion in...

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The Wells Group 2017 Real Estate Forecast– Highlights
Mar27

The Wells Group 2017 Real Estate Forecast– Highlights

2017 ANNUAL WELLS GROUP REAL ESTATE FORECAST HIGHLIGHTS This past Wednesday night, the Wells Group hosted the 17th Annual Real Estate Forecast. This is a fantastic opportunity to take stock of the real estate market, and evaluate trends. We consider last year’s predictions and how the year actualized, and we look ahead to the next year with predictions on the real estate market. In case you missed the event, here are a few highlights,...

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Sun and Snow on the Mountains–Blue Sky Day–Happy Spring!!
Mar20

Sun and Snow on the Mountains–Blue Sky Day–Happy Spring!!

Sun on the Mountains–Blue Sky Day–Happy Spring!! Today is the first day of Spring!  The Sun entered Aries at 4:29 am Mountain Time. Happy Vernal Equinox, the beginning of the year according to the Romans and by the Persians. From Wikipedia: When Julius Caesar established the Julian calendar in 45 BC, he set 25 March as the date of the spring equinox. Because the Julian year (365.25 days) is slightly longer than the...

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County Road 250 will be open today at 5 pm
Mar08

County Road 250 will be open today at 5 pm

County Road 250 will reopen in 2700 block at 5 p.m. DURANGO –The 2700 block of County Road 250 will reopen to both directions of travel at 5 p.m. today.  Northbound traffic up to the 2700 block of CR 250 should not be impacted by the closure.  The debris flows that have impacted the road since its February 10 closure have ceased. Road & Bridge crews will spend the day removing remaining debris from bar ditches. They will then...

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Live like you are dying?
Mar07

Live like you are dying?

Surprisingly, people ask me if I know when they or a loved one will die. I always give the same answer: Of course I know that! You’re gonna live right up until to the moment you die. And then they laugh —  in relief because they didn’t really want to know. So it begs the question, why ask? Many people – many reasons. ******* If you know that you are going to die (which we all know is a fact of life), then why wait until...

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Art, Music & MORE…  at Fort Lewis College
Feb23

Art, Music & MORE… at Fort Lewis College

FORT LEWIS COLLEGE CALENDAR – February 26 – March 11, 2017 Sunday, February 26 FLC Music Department’s Student Honor Recitals– 3 p.m., Roshong Recital Hall at Fort Lewis College Visit www.fortlewis.edu/music for more information. Tuesday, February 28 Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival – 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., Student Union Vallecito Room  FLC Music Department’s Midday Music Recital– 12:20 p.m., Roshong Recital Hall at Fort Lewis College...

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