Durango Events

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Nov 29th Reggae Concert RASTA STEVIE’s HEARTBEAT OF ZION
Nov23

Nov 29th Reggae Concert RASTA STEVIE’s HEARTBEAT OF ZION

New show by RASTA STEVIE’s HEARTBEATOFZION NOV 29 2020 Heart Beat of ZION w EMCEE RASTA STEVIE “Regg… By RASTA STEVIE’s HEARTBEATOFZION Reggae, #Lionheights, Reggae Dancehal…, Riddim, Roots Reggae The latest greatest freshest brand new IRIEleases and rippin riddim jugglins on the Heart Beat of Zion. Emcee Rasta Stevie steps up to the throne at KDUR FM with Special Bests’ LION HEIGHTS new single...

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Cascade Canyon Winter Train
Nov20

Cascade Canyon Winter Train

Embark on a journey to yesteryear where amazing views await you this winter season!  Ride a historic steam train 26 miles each way on this 5-hour round trip train ride to Cascade Canyon. Departing from the Durango Depot, this trip takes you up into the Rocky Mountains with views of the San Juan National Forest as you travel alongside the beautiful Animas River while relaxing in heated coaches.  Cascade Canyon is a destination like no...

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First COVID-19 Test for Self-Testing at Home
Nov18

First COVID-19 Test for Self-Testing at Home

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Authorizes First COVID-19 Test for Self-Testing at Home   Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the first COVID-19 diagnostic test for self-testing at home and that provides rapid results. The Lucira COVID-19 All-In-One Test Kit is a molecular (real-time loop mediated amplification reaction) single use test that is intended to detect the...

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COVID-19 Level Moving to RED Friday Nov 20th!
Nov18

COVID-19 Level Moving to RED Friday Nov 20th!

La Plata County Will Move to COVID-19 Dial Level Red: Severe Risk; Immediate Community Action Needed to Preserve Critical Services and Health Care Capacity Durango, Colo.: To reduce community transmission and slow a dramatic rise in cases that threatens our ability to maintain hospital capacity and the workforce in critical services, San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment...

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How to celebrate Thanksgiving safely this year, according to health experts
Nov17

How to celebrate Thanksgiving safely this year, according to health experts

How to celebrate Thanksgiving safely this year, according to health experts Turkey day isn’t canceled, but with all the efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, expect it to be different. Oct. 1, 2020, 1:54 PM MDT / Updated Nov. 6, 2020, 2:42 PM MST / Source: TODAY By Ronnie Koenig Thanksgiving is usually a time for friends and family to gather and celebrate together. But this year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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Will Thanksgiving cause an increase in COVID-19 cases? It did in Canada.
Nov17

Will Thanksgiving cause an increase in COVID-19 cases? It did in Canada.

Will Thanksgiving cause an increase in COVID-19 cases? It did in Canada. BY CAITLIN O’KANE NOVEMBER 17, 2020 / 6:15 PM / CBS NEWS Canadians celebrated their Thanksgiving last month, and if the day can teach anything to Americans, it’s that gathering for the holidays can lead to an increase in COVID-19 cases. Canada saw an increase of positive coronavirus tests two weeks after its holiday — the typical incubation period for...

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Share Holiday Love Safely Online
Nov17

Share Holiday Love Safely Online

You can still shop locally and safely this holiday season – and earn local rewards rebates – with the Business Improvement District’s new Holiday Rewards Program and its online store, Share the Love.

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Modified Polar Express to Run for Holidays
Nov16

Modified Polar Express to Run for Holidays

The Durango Train, taking a cue from it’s successful socially-distanced summer train from Rockwood to the Cascade Wye this summer, will run the Polar Express for the holidays with adaptations to accommodate health precautions in the midst of the pandemic.

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La Plata County Moves to ‘Level Orange: High Risk’
Nov14

La Plata County Moves to ‘Level Orange: High Risk’

La Plata County Moves to ‘Level Orange: High Risk’   by Claire Ninde | Nov 11, 2020 | Education/Health To reduce community transmission and slow a dramatic rise in cases that threatens our school learning models and our local economy, San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) are moving La Plata County to COVID-19 Level Orange: High Risk (formerly known as ‘Safer at...

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7 Rivers Farmers Market
Nov13

7 Rivers Farmers Market

We are excited to announce the 2nd season of the 7 Rivers Farmers Market. It will be held every Tuesday from 12-3 at the La Plata Fairgrounds. Market starts November 3rd and goes thru April 27th. We have an amazing assortment of local farmers with poultry, pork, beef, salad greens, tomatoes, peppers, goats milk cheese, eggs, jams and pickles, honey, herbs, baked good, lotion bars, jewelry, energy bars, soaps and So much more. Get your...

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Real Estate Transactions for October 2020
Nov11

Real Estate Transactions for October 2020

Real Estate Transactions for October 2020 This week we have the latest numbers for La Plata County residential real estate. While not a surprise based on the level of activity we’ve seen this fall, we are looking at standout numbers for the month. With 202 total sales for the month of October, we have not seeing a higher number since before 2011 (if ever)! This is over one hundred transactions more than October of 2019. Year to date...

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SJBPH’s CV-19 community testing site updates hours of operation
Nov11

SJBPH’s CV-19 community testing site updates hours of operation

SJBPH’s CV-19 community testing site updates hours of operation San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) updated its COVID-19 Community Testing Site hours of operation, effective Wednesday, Nov. 4. The new hours of operation will be Monday through Thursday 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., and Saturdays, 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. The testing site closes promptly at 4:30 p.m., so it is recommended that those needing testing arrive as early as possible....

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Joe Biden wins the US presidential election
Nov07

Joe Biden wins the US presidential election

Joe Biden wins the US presidential election By Stephen Collinson and Maeve Reston, CNN  38 mins ago America has chosen Democrat Joe Biden as its 46th president, CNN projects, turning to a veteran voice who has projected calm and compassion, promised a more empathetic and scientific approach to the pandemic, and pledged to stabilize American politics after four years of Donald Trump’s White House chaos.Biden, who turns 78 at the...

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Updated Monday Morning– SNOW & ICY RAIN, on the move again!!  Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 11 pm MST this evening..
Nov06

Updated Monday Morning– SNOW & ICY RAIN, on the move again!! Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 11 pm MST this evening..

Updated Monday Morning! WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS EVENING… * WHAT…Moderate to heavy snow at times. Additional snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches favoring the southern San Juan mountains above 9500 feet and some south facing slopes. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph above timberline. * WHERE…Southwest San Juan Mountains and Northwest San Juan Mountains. * WHEN…Until 11 PM MST...

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Tina Valles comes to Team Pagosa
Nov05

Tina Valles comes to Team Pagosa

Tina Valles comes to Team Pagosa Tina moved to Pagosa Springs in 2005 and still feels like she’s on vacation when enjoying everything this beautiful mountain town has to offer. She was born in Los Angeles and grew up in Copenhagen, Denmark where she met her husband of 30 years and had their 2 children. They lived in the Mammoth Lakes CA area for some years and fell in love with the mountains, but returned to Denmark for a while....

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SolarWindow May Be the Next Generation of Solar
Nov05

SolarWindow May Be the Next Generation of Solar

SolarWindow May Be the Next Generation of Solar A liquid coating that produces electricity and a new executive team are behind WNDW stock By Dana Blankenhorn, InvestorPlace Contributor Oct 15, 2020, 11:07 am EST During the last decade solar power has been produced by expensive, dedicated solar panels, placed on roofs or in fields, and sold as a capital good. During the coming decade solar power will evolve into a consumer product,...

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La Plata County Economic Development Alliance
Nov05

La Plata County Economic Development Alliance

La Plata County Economic Development Alliance We are at a very critical juncture here in La Plata with COVID case count and transmittal rates that will determine the ability for businesses to remain at current operational capacity.  At a state level, the transmittal rates are experiencing an uncontrolled spread with current estimates of 1 in every 200 people in CO may be contagious with cases being over 175 per 100,000 people. The R0...

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NeuroRx, Inc. and Relief Therapeutics Holdings AG to continue as planned
Nov05

NeuroRx, Inc. and Relief Therapeutics Holdings AG to continue as planned

RADNOR, Pa. and GENEVA, Nov. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — NeuroRx, Inc. and Relief Therapeutics Holdings AG (SIX:RLF, OTCBB:RLFTF) (“Relief”) announced that the independent Data Monitoring Committee (DMC) met yesterday and voted unanimously that NCT 04311697 should continue as planned to its full enrollment of 165 patients. Specifically, the committee identified no safety concerns and viewed the study as capable of...

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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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