Durango Events

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The death of pet can hurt as much as the loss of a relative
Jun05

The death of pet can hurt as much as the loss of a relative

By Joe Yonan March 26, 2012 It’s been four months, and yet if somebody asks me about that day, my voice will crack. By “that day,” I mean the day I came home from work to find my Doberman, Red, splayed out on my bedroom floor, his head to one side, his body lifeless but still warm. It’s an image I can’t seem to shake, as much as I try. ¶ I’m no stranger to death. I was a mess of anger and confusion when my father, suffering the...

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Animas River Days June 3rd to June 6th, ​2021
Jun05

Animas River Days June 3rd to June 6th, ​2021

Animas River Days includes these sporting events: river surfing, stand-up paddling, freestyle kayaking, boatercross, raft and kayak slalom, an inflatable rodeo and the local’s favorite costumed river parade. The Animas River is the heart and soul of our community! That’s we have dedicated this year’s event to bringing our community back together.  We are buying items from local businesses for our silent auction and...

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Introducing Piinu Nuuchi community skatepark!
Jun05

Introducing Piinu Nuuchi community skatepark!

Southern Ute tribal member, Cyrus Naranjo was among the first to get some action on the recently unveiled Piinu Nucchi skate park located within SunUte Park in Ignacio, Colo. Fences came down in April, and since that time the park has been open to the public.   When the SunUte Skatepark opened to the community in April of 2021, the park did not have an official name. The naming of the park was left to the Sunshine Cloud Smith...

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San Juan String Band to play at campgrounds
Jun05

San Juan String Band to play at campgrounds

  The San Juan String band will perform free concerts at the Junction Creek Campground June 10 and at the House Creek Campground June 12. Shows start at 7 p.m. The group is made up of San Juan National Forest personnel who have combined their passion for the environment with their love of music. Members include hydrologist Joni Vanderbilt (mandolin/vocals), forest volunteer Carol Calkin (fiddle/vocals), forester Laurie Swisher...

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LA PLATA COUNTY FAIR IS BACK
Jun05

LA PLATA COUNTY FAIR IS BACK

For 71 years, generations of families, friends and neighbors have come together to showcase their animals, garden products and other creations, and compete with others for ribbons and awards. It is a time for family groups and friends to enjoy the great talent, great music, good eats and exciting entertainment the Fair offers each year. The La Plata County Fair has always been a showcase of our Country’s best, from scrumptious...

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Narrow Gauge 10 mile & 5K Run
May27

Narrow Gauge 10 mile & 5K Run

Since 1978 the Narrow Gauge 10 Mile Run has been one of Durango’s oldest Memorial Day traditions. The 10-mile course showcases the Fort Lewis College rim, the Animas River Trail and great views of Durango!

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Highway 550 will CLOSE temporarily this Saturday May 29th
May27

Highway 550 will CLOSE temporarily this Saturday May 29th

The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic is back, and that means a portion of Highway 550 will be closed for the event. When: Sat. May 29th, from 8:30am – 1:30pm Where: Hwy 550 from Purgatory Resort to Silverton Alternate Routes North: Northbound traffic leaving Durango during this period will be traveling in Southbound lane north on Highway 550 from the city limits north to Hermosa, then merging back in to northbound lane near the...

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Farmer’s and Flea Markets are Back!!!
May27

Farmer’s and Flea Markets are Back!!!

2021 Market Season will begin May 8th! Saturdays – TBK Bank Parking Lot 8 AM to 12 Noon (9 AM in October) ! (no pets/dogs allowed at the market) The Durango Farmers Market is proud to make daily contributions to the well being of our customers, vendors and community.  We believe that by featuring locally produced foods and goods, we provide a healthier, more enjoyable quality of life in the Durango region. We are proud to...

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LPEA does not endorse specific candidates for board elections
May25

LPEA does not endorse specific candidates for board elections

DURANGO, Colo. – La Plata Electric Association (LPEA) is committed to “the fairness of elections, impartiality, confidentiality, transparency, and integrity of the voting process” as per LPEA Policy 105. The independent Election Supervisory Committee (ESC), tasked with ensuring a fair and honest LPEA director election, found this week that Bill Waters violated LPEA Policy 105 in his bid for a seat on the LPEA Board of Directors. Mr....

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Four Corners Quarantine Car Show
May21

Four Corners Quarantine Car Show

Grab a drink at the Million Dollar Highway Saloon and walk around and see up to 100 of the coolest cars around the four corners! Want to enter the car show? Registration begins at 8:00am. Sponsored by Durango Harley Davidson, the Million Dollar Highway Saloon, and the Northern New Mexico Street Rodders

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LPEA board approves special retirement of $1.5 million in capital credits to LPEA members
May19

LPEA board approves special retirement of $1.5 million in capital credits to LPEA members

DURANGO, Colo. – The La Plata Electric Association (LPEA) Board of Directors today approved the special retirement of $1.5 million in capital credits to LPEA members. This retirement passes the benefit of Tri-State’s proposed 2% rate reduction directly to LPEA members as quickly as possible. LPEA’s power costs are budgeted at roughly $70 million annually, so the $1.5 million represents more than 2% of that total. Thanks to legal...

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Organic Parks May Day Celebration
May12

Organic Parks May Day Celebration

Katrina Blair, founder of Turtle Lake Refuge and organics parks advocate, tells us about the importance of using organic fertilizers in our public parks. She tells us about the Dandelion Festival, celebrating May 1st at Rotary Park. Filmed and Edited by Tucker Cocchiarella. Sponsored by FASTSIGNS and The Timbers at Edgemont Highlands.

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APR 30 2021 Heart Beat of Zion w Emcee Rasta Stevie FRESH NEW IRIEleases
May09

APR 30 2021 Heart Beat of Zion w Emcee Rasta Stevie FRESH NEW IRIEleases

New show by RASTA STEVIE’s HEARTBEATOFZION APR 30 2021 Heart Beat of Zion w Emcee Rasta Stevie FRESH N… By RASTA STEVIE’s HEARTBEATOFZION Reggae, Roots Reggae, Reggae Dancehall …, Dub Roots Reggae, Reggae Music Rasta Stevie steps up[ to the throne on the HEART BEAT OF ZION on KDUR FM with this strong’s INstallment of fresh NEW IRIEleases plus a tribute to the TICO TIME REGGAE FEST. The latest and greatest reggae...

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Colorado woman killed in rare black bear attack, authorities say
May09

Colorado woman killed in rare black bear attack, authorities say

A 39-year-old Colorado woman died in an apparent black bear attack, just the fourth fatal mauling in the state since records began in 1960, authorities said on Saturday. The woman’s boyfriend found her body on Friday night near the town of Durango, about 350 miles south-west of Denver, Colorado Parks and Wildlife said. The man told police he arrived home around 8.30pm and found the couple’s two dogs outside and his girlfriend missing....

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Humane Society Expecting; Time for a Baby Shower
Apr29

Humane Society Expecting; Time for a Baby Shower

Hundreds of baby animals will soon be raining on the La Plata County Humane Society with the annual springtime deluge of just-born puppies and kittens. They’ll need food, health care, toys, and warm blankets, so the humane society is throwing a baby shower May 1-8. Sponsored by Durango Party Rental and Carver Brewing Company.

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Dandelion Festival 2021
Apr23

Dandelion Festival 2021

Sat May 01 2021 at 01:00 pm to 09:00 pm UTC-06:00 Rotary Park | Durango Let’s christen the Spring and celebrate the oh so welcome warm season! Together!! After a long and trying year, we are excited to gather (safely) for the 12th annual DandeLion Festival! This is a free, all-ages concert and celebration of nature’s wisdom, of plant medicine, and the ongoing movement for Organic Parks in Durango which seeks to protect the health of...

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EARTH DAY 2021
Apr22

EARTH DAY 2021

EARTH DAY 2021 THREE DAYS OF CLIMATE ACTION ALL STREAMING RIGHT HERE STARTING APRIL 20 EARTH DAY LIVE Nice YouTube video for Earth Day 2021 https://youtu.be/kICYfJ0qdrE THURSDAY APRIL 22 12 PM EASTERN 12PM HOUR Global Faith Prayer & Land Acknowledgement Remarks from His Holiness Pope Francis AJR Musical Performance Earth Definition: Conversation and Film on Digital Carbon Footprint Message from Ed Begley Jr. & Amanda Begley...

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Silverton Excursions Resume
Apr22

Silverton Excursions Resume

All aboard! The Durango & Silverton Train will resume round-trip excursions to Silverton this summer. Sponsored Carver’s Brewing and The Timbers at Edgemont Highlands

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Durango Farmers Market – Summer 2021
Apr20

Durango Farmers Market – Summer 2021

Did you know that the farmers market is opening soon? 2021 Market Season will begin May 8th! Saturdays – TBK Bank Parking Lot 8 AM to 12 Noon (9 AM in October) Produce: Fresh and Delicious! Locally grown veggies seasonally available. Meats: Beef, Pork, Goat, Chicken and Turkey. All locally and lovingly raised. Cheeses: Artisan cheese in a variety of flavors. Eggs: Chicken, quail and duck Mushrooms: Cultivated and Wild-crafted by...

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Relief Reports 2020 Financial Results and Provides Business Update
Apr16

Relief Reports 2020 Financial Results and Provides Business Update

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / ACCESSWIRE / April 15, 2021 / RELIEF THERAPEUTICS Holding AG (SIX:RLF)(OTCQB:RLFTF) (“Relief” or the “Company”), a biopharmaceutical company with its lead compound RLF-100TM (aviptadil) in advanced clinical development to treat COVID-19 induced lung injury, today announced its 2020 financial results for the year ended December 31, 2020 and provided a business update. “The past year...

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