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Community Concert Hall Presents ‘The Small Glories’ This Friday, May 20
May18

Community Concert Hall Presents ‘The Small Glories’ This Friday, May 20

  The Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College presents ‘The Small Glories’ – Cara Luft & JD Edwards – a roots powerhouse duo from the Canadian Prairies performing this Friday, May 20 at 7:30pm. The ‘Artists You Should Know’ Music Series seats audience members directly on the stage with performers for a unique, intimate musical experience. With a stage banter striking a unique balance between slapstick and sermon, these...

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Tico Time Resort
May11

Tico Time Resort

  Plan your summer get-away at Tico Time Resort! Located between Durango, CO & Aztec, NM Tucked along the Animas River Valley, Tico Time offers Live music, RV sites, car camping, primitive wooded camping, multiple ponds, beaches, water slides, paddle boards, disc golf, biking, hiking trails, river tubing, and zip line adventure tours for the whole family! Special Weekend Pricing for RV sites & camping available when you...

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Durango Kennel Club All-Breed Conformation Show May 19-20-21-22, 2022
May11

Durango Kennel Club All-Breed Conformation Show May 19-20-21-22, 2022

May 19-20-21-22, 2022 ​​4 All-Breed Conformation Shows         ​4 Obedience Trials     4 Rally Trials  ​     2 Beginner Puppy ​Pee Wee         4 Obedience Matches           McGee Park, San Juan County Fairgrounds ​ Farmington NM The McGee Park, San Juan County Fairgrounds is located in the heart of the Four Corners just minutes away from Farmington, Bloomfield and Aztec. the 186-acre fairgrounds is positioned three hours north of...

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Cinco De Mayo: How did the holiday become more popular in the United States than Mexico?
May04

Cinco De Mayo: How did the holiday become more popular in the United States than Mexico?

Christian Gonzalez, 9, and Jayliah Villa, 7 perform Mexican folk dance with Baile Folklorico Raices Mexicanas in Passaic, New Jersey, on Cinco de Mayo May 5, 2019. Look out for the sombreros, margaritas and everyone saying “gracias” at your local Mexican restaurant on May 5, Cinco de Mayo, when many celebrate the “biggest Mexican holiday of the year.” Leer en Español Except it isn’t. That’s Sept....

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May Events 2022
May04

May Events 2022

May is the beginning of Durango’s summer celebrations. With warmer days for outdoor events, you won’t want to miss these fun activities. On May 1st, the Powerhouse Science Center in hosting Rockin’ on the River. This live concert will be featuring Lavalanche and more to come for five Sundays this summer! While the event is free, there will be a bar open for drink purchases. This lively event right next to the Animas River will surely...

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May Day Newsletter
May01

May Day Newsletter

Celebrate Life Force Energy on May Day,   May Day is the time when nature has truly come alive. Our ancestors joyfully embraced the fertility of Mother Earth; flowers bloomed, offering their pollen to the bees. The Celtic name for this period is Beltane, which means bright or sacred fire. During the festival, great bonfires were lit and animals and fields were blessed in hopes for an abundant year. Traditionally May Day began on...

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March 2022 Statewide Statistics
Apr28

March 2022 Statewide Statistics

Every month the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) releases statewide real estate statistics and key metrics so we can review past trends and try to see where the market is headed. In March 2022, there were 9,390 new single-family listings. The year has now totaled 21,545 new listings, of which just 195 were in La Plata County. In 2021, there were 22,355 new listings by this time. This speaks to the inventory drought, resulting...

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Curb Appeal
Apr28

Curb Appeal

Updating the exterior of your home can add a lot of curb appeal to your property. Realtor.com recommends these easy things to spruce up the outside look. Paint can add a fresh new cover not only your house but shed, garage, fence, and more. Picking the right color and maybe a complimentary accent color for the trim will make a world of difference. While you’re looking at the trim, see if it needs any recaulking. The front door can...

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March 2022 DAAR Numbers
Apr28

March 2022 DAAR Numbers

Comparing 2020, 2021, and 2022 1st Quarter Stats is like taking a walk through memory lane of the pandemic. While pandemic feels like a bad word, it is important when considering the impacts on real estate. Q1 2022 more closely resembles Q1 2020, rather than Q1 2021. The total number of home sales in La Plata County in Q1 2020 was 208, Q1 2021 saw 251, and Q1 2022 saw 202 units sold. This trend continues across most of the rest of the...

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COVID-19 Third Dose Vaccine Protection Against Hospitalization Wanes After 3 Months
Apr28

COVID-19 Third Dose Vaccine Protection Against Hospitalization Wanes After 3 Months

Kaiser Permanente finds the Pfizer COVID-19 third dose vaccine protection against hospitalization from omicron wanes after 3 months. A research study released on April 22, 2022, in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine shows that a booster dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine provides strong protection, roughly 80% to 90%, in the first few months against hospital admissions and emergency department visits caused by the delta and omicron...

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Shadow of Jupiter’s largest moon looms in magnificent new Juno photo
Apr28

Shadow of Jupiter’s largest moon looms in magnificent new Juno photo

NASA’s Juno spacecraft imaged Jupiter and Ganymede during the mission’s 40th close pass by the giant planet on Feb. 25, 2022. (Image credit: Image data: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS Image processing by Thomas Thomopoulos © CC BY­­) Giant Jupiter and the shadow of its biggest moon, Ganymede, dominate the view in this latest image from the system based on a NASA spacecraft’s data. NASA’s Juno mission whizzed close...

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La Plata Electric Round Up Foundation Board approves $45,500 in grants to local non-profits in Q1 2022
Apr28

La Plata Electric Round Up Foundation Board approves $45,500 in grants to local non-profits in Q1 2022

  DURANGO, Colo. – The La Plata Electric Round Up Foundation Board approved 13 grants totaling $45,500 to local non-profit organizations at its meetings in January, February, and March of 2022. The Animas Alano Club, Durango Education Foundation, Durango Nordic Ski Club, Housing Solutions of the Southwest, In the Weeds, Pine River Shares, Southwest Organization for Sustainability, and Upper San Juan Search and Rescue were awarded...

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Jack Onofrio Dog Shows
Apr18

Jack Onofrio Dog Shows

  Durango Kennel Club Click to access xdng1pl.pdf Rio Grande Kennel Club Click to access xgrn1pl.pdf

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Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College Events
Apr18

Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College Events

The Concert Hall welcomes back Paula Poundstone – one of comedy’s most nimble and disarming comic imaginations whose talent for creating humor on the spot is the stuff of legend. She is set to take the stage on Thursday, April 21 at 7:30 pm. Paula Poundstone is known for her smart, observational humor and a spontaneous wit that has become the stuff of legend. Time magazine, in the March 2020 “Best of” issue, listed Paula’s HBO...

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Punk6529 unveils Metaverse museum district: ‘Most high-end art NFTs ever’
Apr18

Punk6529 unveils Metaverse museum district: ‘Most high-end art NFTs ever’

After launching a museum district with a long list of top NFTs, punk6529 bullishly told their 323,200 Twitter followers that it might be “the most high-end art NFTs ever displayed in one place.” Popular nonfungible token (NFT) collector “punk6529” unveiled an ambitious open Metaverse project that is looking to attract 100 million users on Thursday. The self-funded project is dubbed “OM” and aims to be an open platform that is built...

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Flight from big cities INCREASES despite end of pandemic with record numbers
Apr18

Flight from big cities INCREASES despite end of pandemic with record numbers

Flight from big cities INCREASES despite end of pandemic with record numbers of homebuyers relocating from coastal cities like San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York and Seattle to more affordable areas to beat inflation and work from home A report shows 32.3 percent of Redfin users were looking to move to a different metropolitan area in the first quarter of 2022 Those numbers are up from 31.5 percent a year ago and 26 percent in 2019 ...

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LPEA awards $102,000 in scholarships to nine local high school seniors
Apr18

LPEA awards $102,000 in scholarships to nine local high school seniors

DURANGO, Colo. – La Plata Electric Association (LPEA) awarded $102,000 in scholarships to nine local high-school seniors to support their continued education. The cooperative received 56 applications for this year’s scholarship programs. Recipients were selected based on merit by a local committee comprised of 13 individuals from across LPEA’s four districts. “It’s so important to the future of our communities that employers support a...

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Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary breaks down his crypto portfolio
Apr10

Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary breaks down his crypto portfolio

Venture capitalist and “Shark Tank” star Kevin O’Leary — also known as Mr. Wonderful — casts a wide net for his cryptocurrency and Web3 investments, with each bet based on his decades of experience as a financial services pro and index investor. As there are currently 11 sectors of the S&P 500, most experts typically advise putting no more than 20% in any one sector, and no more than 5% in any one stock....

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Superfoods That Boost Energy
Apr10

Superfoods That Boost Energy

If you’ve ever eaten a giant bowl of cacio e pepe for lunch only to find yourself struggling to stay awake three hours later, you are not alone. “Refined carbs, like pasta and bread, cause an immediate spike in blood sugar, which leads to a rapid rise in insulin, and then a swift plunge in blood sugar. This blood sugar roller coaster causes fatigue and drowsiness,” says Jeffrey Morrison, M.D., a New York City-based physician and...

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What Fauci sees coming with the BA.2 coronavirus subvariant in the U.S.
Apr10

What Fauci sees coming with the BA.2 coronavirus subvariant in the U.S.

The U.S. could follow the trend of the United Kingdom and see a surge in COVID-19 cases driven by the BA.2 subvariant of the coronavirus, according to Dr. Anthony Fauci. The chief medical adviser to President Biden said that though cases are still trending down across the U.S., some states are seeing a rise. “I think without a doubt that we are going to see a turnaround as people get out more and into the inside venues without...

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