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Christmas in Durango, Colorado
Nov29

Christmas in Durango, Colorado

Christmas in Durango, Colorado Christmas in Durango extends the entire month of December. Our little mountain town comes alive with activities all month long for everyone from the adventure seeker to the holiday traditionalist. Durango, Colorado has so much to offer during the Christmas season. Take A Ski Trip Around Christmas, it is common for Durango to turn into a snowy winter wonderland. Enjoy skiing at one of the great ski spots...

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Best in Show winner at 2021 National Dog Show makes history
Nov27

Best in Show winner at 2021 National Dog Show makes history

  Claire is a bone-afide champ. History was made Thursday at the National Dog Show — the beloved annual event hosted by the Kennel Club of Philadelphia — when a Scottish Deerhound named Claire, who also won last year, was named Best in Show. Claire’s victory marks the first time a dog has won back-to-back in the show’s 20-year history, hosts noted. “In 20 years of the National Dog Show, there’s never been a repeat champion until...

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State Street Ballet of Santa Barbara’s “Nutcracker” featuring the San Juan Symphony
Nov27

State Street Ballet of Santa Barbara’s “Nutcracker” featuring the San Juan Symphony

State Street Ballet of Santa Barbara returns for the holiday season with “The Nutcracker” accompanied by Durango’s own San Juan Symphony. This magical story is a favorite for audiences of all ages.

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THE POLAR EXPRESS TRAIN IS BACK!!
Nov24

THE POLAR EXPRESS TRAIN IS BACK!!

NOW THROUGH JANUARY 1   Our premier event of the year, The Polar Express Train, is selling fast! Be sure to choose your date and car type and book now. Certain dates and car types will sell quickly and you’ll want to be first to book! Join us for a truly magical recreation of the classic holiday story about a child’s Christmas Eve journey aboard a vintage steam train as it departs our station in Durango and sets off for the...

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Goodbye, Staples Center. Hello, Crypto.com Arena
Nov19

Goodbye, Staples Center. Hello, Crypto.com Arena

    Staples Center is getting a new name for Christmas: Crypto.com Arena. The downtown Los Angeles venue — home of the Lakers, Clippers, Kings and Sparks — will wear the new name for 20 years under a deal between the Singapore cryptocurrency exchange and AEG, the owner and operator of the arena, both parties announced Tuesday. Crypto.com paid more than $700 million for the naming rights, according to sources familiar with...

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HALLOWEEN 2021 IN DURANGO
Oct28

HALLOWEEN 2021 IN DURANGO

  Haunted Ghosts Tours, Spooky Thrills & Halloween Parades In Durango, Colorado Halloween is not just a single day celebration, it’s one entire season where tricks and treats happen, people put on their spookiest costumes and attend the eerie ghost tours in Durango. Other than the regular traditions, there are crazy parties and Halloween events in Durango lined up this 2021. You can be a master at cooking Halloween special...

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October updates from LPEA
Oct25

October updates from LPEA

    Thank you to those who attended our Member Appreciation Lunches last month! We served more than 1,000 meals in Durango and Pagosa Springs and enjoyed connecting with you in person after a year’s hiatus. It’s been a busy autumn event season for us. In case you missed it, here’s a recap of our Annual Meeting and of our electric heating technologies webinar. Also, don’t miss our upcoming virtual town...

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Don’t Miss: Hunter’s, Blood Moon and Orionid Meteor Shower
Oct25

Don’t Miss: Hunter’s, Blood Moon and Orionid Meteor Shower

    The Next Full Moon is the Hunter’s Moon; the Travel, Dying Grass, Sanguine, or Blood Moon; Shared Purnima; Pavarana; the full Moon of the Thadingyut Festival of Lights, the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival, and the Boun Suang Huea or the Boat Racing Festival; and the Lucy Moon. The next full Moon will be on Wednesday morning, October 20, 2021, appearing opposite the Sun (in Earth-based longitude) at 10:57 a.m. EDT. This...

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FULL MOON IN OCTOBER 2021
Oct25

FULL MOON IN OCTOBER 2021

  October’s full Moon appears on Wednesday, October 20, 2021. Learn how the Hunter’s Moon got its name—plus, see Moon phase dates, Best Days by the Moon, folklore, and more! WHEN TO SEE THE FULL MOON IN OCTOBER 2021 The Hunter’s Moon will reach peak illumination at 10:57 A.M. Eastern Time on Wednesday, October 20. It will be below the horizon at this time, so we’ll have to wait until sunset to watch it take its place in the sky....

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LPEA will host two virtual town hall meetings to update members on future power supply options
Oct25

LPEA will host two virtual town hall meetings to update members on future power supply options

DURANGO, Colo. – On Monday, October 25 and Wednesday, October 27 at 6:00 p.m., La Plata Electric Association (LPEA) will host two virtual town hall meetings to update members on the most recent developments in LPEA’s future power supply negotiations. “The topic of LPEA’s future power supply has been a hot one for the past several years, with a diversity of opinions regarding how LPEA should be powering our...

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Do You Have A Winter Health Issue Or COVID-19? Here’s How To Tell.
Oct17

Do You Have A Winter Health Issue Or COVID-19? Here’s How To Tell.

  There are telltale signs that differentiate winter allergies from COVID-19. (Photo: Antonio_Diaz via Getty Images)   Ah, winter ― a time where we find ourselves constantly asking if we’re sick or if it’s just a reaction to the weather and all that comes with it. And during the coronavirus pandemic, those average winter symptoms feel even more alarming. “As we go into these winter months, symptoms may be due to different...

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Snowdown 2022 Theme Reveal
Oct17

Snowdown 2022 Theme Reveal

Eric Eicher, left, president of Alpine Bank in Durango, and Shan Wells, an artist in Durango, unveil the “Magical Mystical Snowdown 2022” poster during the Snowdown kickoff party on Thursday at Fur Trappers Steakhouse. Wells designed the poster. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald) Jerry McBride   The 43rd annual Snowdown will be full of magic and mystics. With Snowdown’s 2022 theme, Magical & Mystical, you can interpret it...

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7 Ways to Make Your Morning Coffee Rock
Oct17

7 Ways to Make Your Morning Coffee Rock

    Millions of people around the world don’t consider their day to be started before their morning cup of joe. Great news for coffee lovers, this energizing and delicious drink is super healthy and can deliver a major helping of antioxidants. One caution, however, taking a daily trip to Starbucks for your extra caramel frappuccino doesn’t count and is incredibly detrimental to your health due to the high sugar content and...

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DURANGO FALL PLANNING GUIDE
Oct15

DURANGO FALL PLANNING GUIDE

Activities And Fall Things To Do In Durango (September, October + November) Plan for your upcoming visit this fall with our fall planning guide. Fall is the optimum time to book a vacation package to Durango, Colorado. Travel+Leisure Magazine includes Durango, Colorado in their article about driving along the Continental Divide. Sherman’s Travel named Durango number 4 on their list of Top Ten Easy Fall Weekend Getaways, naming...

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LPEA Virtual Town Hall Meetings
Oct15

LPEA Virtual Town Hall Meetings

Dear valued member, Where should LPEA source our power from? Since 2019, We’ve been exploring three options to power our communities with affordable, reliable, and low-carbon electricity. After much work and negotiation, we have some exciting developments to share on one option, which would allow LPEA to secure half our power needs from our current power provider Tri-State and half from other sources. LPEA and Tri-State want to...

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LPEA begins Bodo Park line improvement project; reroutes traffic on Animas River Trail
Oct10

LPEA begins Bodo Park line improvement project; reroutes traffic on Animas River Trail

      DURANGO, Colo. – This week, La Plata Electric Association (LPEA) began Phase I of its project to replace roughly one mile of underground line serving the Bodo Park area. The project will support future growth in the area and save 7,600 kilowatt-hours annually by reducing line losses. Phase I focuses on the line north of Baker Lane and will be completed by December 31, 2021. Phase II, focused on the line south of...

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How many stars are in the universe?
Oct05

How many stars are in the universe?

    Look up at the sky on a clear night, and you’ll see thousands of stars – about 6,000 or so. But that’s only a tiny fraction of all the stars out there. The rest are too far away for us to see them. The universe, galaxies, stars Yet astronomers like me have figured out how to estimate the total number of stars in the universe, which is everything that exists. Scattered throughout the universe are galaxies – clusters of...

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La Plata Electric Round Up Foundation Board approves  $36,965 in grants to local non-profits in Q3 2021
Oct05

La Plata Electric Round Up Foundation Board approves $36,965 in grants to local non-profits in Q3 2021

DURANGO, Colo. – The La Plata Electric Round Up Foundation Board approved a total of $36,965 in grant funding to local non-profit organizations at its meetings in July, August, and September of 2021. Durango Food Bank, Bear Smart Durango, League of Women Voters, LASSO Horse Rescue, Pagosa Play Place, Silver Spruce Academy, Chimney Rock Interpretive Association (CRIA), Four Corners Rainbow Youth Center, 4CORE, and Seeds of Learning...

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NRx Pharmaceuticals Announces Improved Survival at One Year in Highly Comorbid COVID-19 Patients Treated with ZYESAMI (aviptadil)
Sep29

NRx Pharmaceuticals Announces Improved Survival at One Year in Highly Comorbid COVID-19 Patients Treated with ZYESAMI (aviptadil)

   ZYESAMI™ (aviptadil) Has Previously Demonstrated a Statistically Significant Increase in Survival of Highly Comorbid COVID-19 Patients in Two 60-day Trials – In a Study of Highly Comorbid Patients, ZYESAMI Provided a Threefold, Statistically Significant Increase in Likelihood of Survival at One Year RADNOR, Pa., Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — NRx Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: NRXP), a clinical stage, biopharmaceutical...

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$BACON Coin — Fractionalizing Home Loans on the Blockchain with Karl Jacob of LoanSnap
Sep29

$BACON Coin — Fractionalizing Home Loans on the Blockchain with Karl Jacob of LoanSnap

  About the episode On this episode, Kevin talks to LoanSnap co-founder and CEO Karl Jacob about how consumers can invest in and receive yields formerly reserved by big banks and governments. They also discuss the tokenization of commercial real estate, how neighbors can pitch in to fractionalize and purchase foreclosed homes, why traditional 30-year mortgages are going away, and how renting might turn into fractional ownership...

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