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An Online Concert with Victoria Vox & Jack Maher
Feb23

An Online Concert with Victoria Vox & Jack Maher

An Online Concert with Victoria Vox & Jack Maher Event date: 2/27/2021 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Export event The Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College is continuing the Artists You Should Know Concert Series on Saturday, February 27, 7 pm with Victoria Vox (ukulele, voice & mouth trumpet) and Jack Maher (bass ukulele, voice & guitar) broadcast from their home in Los Angeles, California. Purchase Tickets Victoria...

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Register for Uncle Clyde’s Run & Slide – 3/7
Feb12

Register for Uncle Clyde’s Run & Slide – 3/7

Runners and tubers! Registration is now open for the 5th annual Uncle Clyde’s Run & Slide at Purgatory Resort! What is Uncle Clyde’s? This is truly a one-of-a-kind race!  Partner up with a teammate and complete as many laps as you can on the tubing hill, running up and sliding down. Compete in any of our five team categories: adult male, adult female, adult coed, parent/child, and kid/kid. Choose your level of...

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Miles of Trails Await Cross Country Skiers at Chicken Creek
Feb10

Miles of Trails Await Cross Country Skiers at Chicken Creek

The Chicken Creek Nordic Ski Area north of Mancos offers 14 miles of groomed trails through ponderosa pines and scrub oak on the San Juan National Forest. Find out who takes care of the area.

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Local Appreciation Days – Wolf Creek Ski
Feb05

Local Appreciation Days – Wolf Creek Ski

Did you know that Wolf Creek Ski Area has discounts for locals on certain dates?  Did you also know that you don’t need to prove residency? Everyone is a Local! You do need to buy the tickets online though.  Please visit the eStore at WolfCreekSki.com to view prices and pre-purchase lift tickets. February Dates: Sunday, Feb 7th and Wednesday 17th Lift tickets are $58 for adults and $40 for seniors and $31 children! Don’t...

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Valentine’s Movie Night: The Little Rascals
Feb05

Valentine’s Movie Night: The Little Rascals

Want to have a special Valentine’s Date Night without the kiddos? Bring them to Durango Dance for a Movie Night! We will be watching The Little Rascals rated PG. Due to Covid restrictions, each child will need to bring their sleeping bag or blanket to mark their spot. Spots will be socially distanced, and masks will be worn at all times except when eating at their socially distanced space. Drop off is at 5:00 and pickup is at...

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Healthy Living: The Eat Less, Move More Myth
Feb03

Healthy Living: The Eat Less, Move More Myth

Cutting back on what you eat and getting more exercise to lose weight doesn’t necessarily work. Dr. Ashley Lucas, founder of PHD Weight Loss, explains that losing weight is a far more complex nutritionally than the simple bromide suggests.

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2021’s First ‘Wolf Moon’
Jan28

2021’s First ‘Wolf Moon’

2021’s First ‘Wolf Moon’ Is Coming — Here’s How and Where to Watch The full moon reaches its peak on Thursday, Jan. 28 The first full Moon of 2021 is just days away! On Thursday, Jan. 28, the “Wolf Moon” will reach its peak, taking over the night sky as the highest full Moon of the year, according to Forbes. Per The Old Famer’s Almanac, the January full Moon was named the “Wolf Moon” because...

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The Benefit of Pursuing Continual Learning
Jan25

The Benefit of Pursuing Continual Learning

The Benefit of Pursuing Continual Learning Learning in new domains helps our brains and our lives As we progress in our careers, most leaders seek out educational opportunities related to the field they are in:  Doctors and nurses learn more about treating diseases, Chief Financial Officers may study the nuances of asset/liability risk, an educator might learn the latest approaches in teaching.  These vertical learnings are important...

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WINTER STORM WARNING: SNOW DAY TODAY & SNOW EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE WEEK!
Jan19

WINTER STORM WARNING: SNOW DAY TODAY & SNOW EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE WEEK!

SNOW DAY TODAY & SNOW EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE WEEK– for the greater Durango Area and the San Juan Mountain Range.   WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON… * WHAT…Moderate snow at times. Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches. * WHERE…Animas River Basin and San Juan River Basin. * WHEN…Until 5 PM MST this afternoon. * IMPACTS…Travel will difficult at...

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Area Hot Springs
Jan18

Area Hot Springs

Area Hot Springs As we look forward to more snowfall in the near future we also look for some alternative activities and are still enjoyable throughout the winter. We are lucky to live in a stunning area of the country with access to majestic mountains, gorgeous rivers and relaxing hot springs. Join us for a journey through 4 different hot springs all located within hours of Durango. First and foremost the Durango Hot Springs are...

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Dr. Fauci Says When We’ll Get Back to Normal
Jan13

Dr. Fauci Says When We’ll Get Back to Normal

Dr. Fauci Says When We’ll Get Back to Normal With COVID-19 deaths surpassing 4,000 Americans on some days, you probably want protection. You want your vaccine. But reports across the nation indicate that some people are having a hard time getting theirs. At this rate, when will enough people be vaccinated so that we can have herd immunity and get back to some level of “normality?” Dr. Anthony Fauci, the...

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DURANGO IS A MUST VISIT COLORADO CITY
Jan10

DURANGO IS A MUST VISIT COLORADO CITY

Visit Durango Updated: December 30, 2020 Durango is known for many things — massive mountains, unbeatable skiing and a historic narrow gauge railroad to name a few. But there’s so much more to this former mining town. THINGS TO DO HOTELS & LODGING FESTIVALS & EVENTS TRIP IDEAS REGIONS & CITIES SPECIAL OFFERS LANGUAGES OFFICIAL VISITOR INFO SEARCH Back to top 7 REASONS DURANGO IS A MUST-VISIT COLORADO CITY Visit Durango...

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You’ll Be Able To See Jupiter, Saturn, and Mercury This Weekend
Jan09

You’ll Be Able To See Jupiter, Saturn, and Mercury This Weekend

You’ll Be Able To See Jupiter, Saturn, and Mercury This Weekend On Jan. 10, Jupiter, Saturn, and Mercury will all be visible in the night sky in a triangular formation. This alignment is called a “triple conjunction,” according to Good News Network, and it will be visible for most of us will just a good set of binoculars. A “conjunction” of planets is when two or planets align in the night sky from Earth’s perspective, and because all...

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New Years Around The World
Jan01

New Years Around The World

New year, new rules: World celebrates 2021 through COVID restrictions By JOSEPH WILKINSON NEW YORK DAILY NEWS | DEC 31, 2020 AT 6:57 PM Billions of people around the world celebrated the beginning of 2021 on Friday despite varying coronavirus restrictions. New Zealanders had it first and best, celebrating as normal because the country has no active COVID-19 cases. People in Manila, Philippines, watch a drone show during New...

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Happy New Year 2021: Times Square’s virtual ball drop this year!
Dec31

Happy New Year 2021: Times Square’s virtual ball drop this year!

                          Many of us have watched the ball drop in Time Square as a New Year’s Eve ritual.  This year there won’t be 400,000 in attendance… but there will be millions watching as the event is live streamed at TimesSquareNYC.org, NewYearsEve.nyc, Livestream.com/2021, TimesSquareBall.net, It will be viewable on major TV stations. The event...

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Trump has signed the stimulus checks bill — so when do you get your money?
Dec28

Trump has signed the stimulus checks bill — so when do you get your money?

Trump has signed the stimulus checks bill — so when do you get your money? Doug Whiteman Sun, December 27, 2020, 7:53 PM MST After days of resistance, President Donald Trump has signed a $900 billion COVID aid package — which gives most Americans a second direct infusion of cash from the federal government. Unlike the first round of “stimulus checks” that started going out last spring, this one will provide $600 per...

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SNOW DAY
Dec28

SNOW DAY

Today is a SNOW DAY for SW Colorado and the San Juan Mountains…  up to 4 inches are expected in the Durango Area with up to a foot of snow projected to fall on the higher mountain ranges. Temperature for Durango is projected to fluctuate from a high of up to 40 degrees to a low of 18 degrees Fahrenheit on Monday.  Some rain may be mixed in with the snow. The rest of this week through Saturday will be drier and is expected to be...

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Christmas in Durango, Colorado
Dec16

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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Hanukkah 2020
Dec10

Hanukkah 2020

Hanukkah 2020: When it is and what to know                                                     (no, it’s not the ‘Jewish Christmas’) David Oliver USA TODAY Ah, yes, Hanukkah. The Festival of Lights. The “Jewish Christmas.” The holiday that Adam Sandler wrote a song about. To Jewish people, however, Hanukkah isn’t actually all that religious of a holiday –though because of its proximity to Christmas,...

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Winter Solstice is near…!!
Dec08

Winter Solstice is near…!!

Winter Solstice, also known as ‘midwinter” draws nigh…  a time when the sun renews its cycle and “returns.”  In North America, this year, it happens on December 21st at 3:02 am MST in the morning on December 21st, as the sun enters the sign of Capricorn.  Winter Solstice is the day with the shortest period of daylight and with the longest night of the year,  After this important day the days start getting...

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