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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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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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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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100+ Free Events for Veterans Month
Nov03

100+ Free Events for Veterans Month

100+ Free Events for Veterans Month U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs sent this bulletin at 11/01/2020 01:26 PM EST Veterans Month Events Veterans Day is November 11, 2020 but Veterans and their families are celebrated all month. Special Guests Nov. 4 – Q&A with Marine Veteran & WWE Superstar Stephen Kupryk Nov. 5 – “Chief Chat” with Medal of Honor Recipient Jack Jacobs Nov. 6 – ViT Veterans Day...

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12 HALLOWEEN TRADITIONS FROM AROUND THE WORLD
Oct31

12 HALLOWEEN TRADITIONS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

12 HALLOWEEN TRADITIONS FROM AROUND THE WORLD on October 31, 2017 Although most Americans spend Halloween dressing up and trick-or-treating, other countries have their own celebratory rituals. Here are 12 Halloween (and Halloween-like) traditions from around the world. 1. SAMHAIN // IRELAND AND SCOTLAND Ireland is considered the birthplace of modern Halloween with its origins stemming from ancient Celtic and Pagan rituals and a...

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Halloween in Durango 2020
Oct29

Halloween in Durango 2020

Halloween Costume Contest Hosted by Durango Colorado Elks Lodge Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 6 PM – 7 PM MDT Durango Colorado Elks Lodge 901 E 2nd Ave, Durango, CO 81301 Have a great costume you’re really want to show off? Members and their guests are welcome to strut their stuff at our Halloween Costume Contest! You may win a prize but most of all, HAVE FUN! More Info Ghost Walk Durango Take a walk through 140 years of haunted...

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Rain, snow and cold move into Durango!
Oct26

Rain, snow and cold move into Durango!

Rain, snow and cold move into Durango!  Today, Monday we are having mixed precipitation of some light snow and some rain. Three to five inches was projected.  Monday should be the coldest day of the week with a high of 35 degrees and a freezing low of 19 degrees F.  Actual rain and snow received here in Durango was less than estimated though folks to the north and the south of us got more precipitation. We are all glad for the...

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Animas Museum launches online exhibits during pandemic closure
Oct19

Animas Museum launches online exhibits during pandemic closure

Old schoolhouse building remains closed to in-person visits   Courtesy of the Animas Museum The Animas Museum, a repository of everything historical in La Plata County, including its people, places and events, has been closed to in-person visits since the onset of COVID-19. In the meantime, staff members have been busy creating online exhibits, now totaling 10 with more to come, said Jeremy Foote, president of the board of...

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Dr. Fauci: ‘It’s still not too late to vigorously apply good public-health measures’
Oct19

Dr. Fauci: ‘It’s still not too late to vigorously apply good public-health measures’

Dr. Fauci: ‘It’s still not too late to vigorously apply good public-health measures’   Anthony Fauci, director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said: ‘Whenever we public-health officials talk about implementing public-health measures people think that we want to shut the country down. We don’t want to do that.’ GETTY IMAGES As winter approaches and the flu season begins, Dr. Anthony Fauci has some timely...

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Durango Ski Swap 2020
Oct16

Durango Ski Swap 2020

57th Annual Ski Swap October 19th through November 14th, 2020 Weekdays from 3pm to 6pm Weekends from 10am to 6pm 1316 Main Street Durango, CO More Than 10,000 Items to Choose From Almost 20 vendors from Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah will have new and used Ski/ Snowboard equipment for sale at prices that cannot be beat. In addition to the vendors, public individuals will have their equipment for sale as well. Buyers will experience...

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Durango Hot Springs
Oct10

Durango Hot Springs

Durango Hot Springs Resort and Spa is now open daily. Formerly known as Trimble Hot Springs, the resort has undergone a massive renovation, along with a new name. The resort includes a saltwater swimming pool and four mineral soaking tubs. The water from these hot springs reaches the surface at 120 degrees, and comes from deep underground. The pool includes a 25-meter lap swim section. The Durango Hot Springs Resort also features a...

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2020 Market Season – now until October 31st
Oct10

2020 Market Season – now until October 31st

  2020 Market Season – now until October 31st Saturdays – TBK Bank Parking Lot 8 AM to 12 Noon (9 AM in October) Social distancing plans in place! (no pets/dogs allowed at the market) “It is the mission of the Durango Farmers Market to strengthen community ties to agriculture: by providing a venue for regional agricultural producers to sell their products; by preserving open space; by promoting healthy farming...

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Now the CDC confirms Covid-19 is airborne — here’s what that means for you
Oct09

Now the CDC confirms Covid-19 is airborne — here’s what that means for you

The Centers for Disease Control revised its Covid-19 guidelines on Monday to include that the novel coronavirus can be spread through aerosols, which “can linger in the air for minutes to hours” and travel farther than six feet. Until now it was understood that the coronavirus is spread is through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes, sings, talks or breathes, and experts still believe that is the main...

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Traditional Celtic Music Sundays
Oct09

Traditional Celtic Music Sundays

Join us for Traditional Celtic Music on Sundays from 12:00-3:00 Please stop by to Support Local Musicians at the VFW 4031! We have a large hall to maintain a comfortable level of social distancing. We will have food for sale and the Canteen will be open. Sunday, October 11, 2020 at 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM MDT 1550 Main Ave Durango, CO 81301

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Mars set to shine brightly tonight, won’t be this close to Earth for another 15 years
Oct06

Mars set to shine brightly tonight, won’t be this close to Earth for another 15 years

  Mars set to shine brightly tonight, won’t be this close to Earth for another 15...

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New LPEA Wire News Update Debuts
Oct06

New LPEA Wire News Update Debuts

We introduce the LPEA Wire, a newsy update from La Plata Electric. Learn about the LPEA virtual town halls scheduled for October, COVID relief funds for electric bills, and how to lower costs.

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Dr. Fauci Just Said the 4 Words You’ve Been Waiting to Hear
Oct04

Dr. Fauci Just Said the 4 Words You’ve Been Waiting to Hear

It feels like we’re at another turning point with the COVID pandemic. After weeks of declining coronavirus case numbers nationwide, we’ve had a change of luck and cases are now climbing in 32 states across the U.S., The New York Times reports. But it’s not all bad news, according to Anthony Fauci, MD. In a conversation with Wired editor at large Steven Levy published on Sept. 30, Fauci actually sounded optimistic,...

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Halloween Ghost Tour
Oct01

Halloween Ghost Tour

Downtown Durango is saturated with paranormal activity. You don’t need to walk far to get your fill of ghost stories. This season we have condensed our regular ghost tour into this special Halloween one hour tour. The 900 block of Main Avenue was home to a plethora of saloons, dance halls, brothels, and gambling halls. It was the stomping ground for outlaws, gamblers, prostitutes, miners, and railroad workers. Late-night escapades,...

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Pine-Sol Added to EPA’s List of 32 Cleaning Products Proven to Kill the Coronavirus
Oct01

Pine-Sol Added to EPA’s List of 32 Cleaning Products Proven to Kill the Coronavirus

Lysol, Clorox wipes and other household cleaners also kill virus that causes COVID-19 The multipurpose cleaner Pine-Sol Original has been added to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) growing list of products that have proven effective in killing the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) on hard surfaces, based on results from laboratory testing. The cleaner, with the active ingredient glycolic acid, has been shown to kill...

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