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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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The Durango Team – Your Durango Real Estate Experts
Oct01

The Durango Team – Your Durango Real Estate Experts

The Durango Team is the premier real estate team in Durango, CO! They have decades of real estate experience in the Durango, Colorado area. Let them help you buy or sell your Southwest Colorado home.  The Durango Team has the local experience and search tools to make your next Durango real estate transaction fast and pain-free. Search Durango real estate now with the Durango Team. Learn more about The Durango Team brokers below: Max...

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Grab Your Paddle Boards; Oxbow Opens
Sep29

Grab Your Paddle Boards; Oxbow Opens

The long-awaited completion of the $2 million improvements to Oxbow Park and Preserve means that you can park, launch, and play on the north end of the Animas River Trail year-round.

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Chapman Ice Rink Opens Friday October 2, 2020!
Sep25

Chapman Ice Rink Opens Friday October 2, 2020!

Chapman Hill Ice Rink will open Friday, October 2 with public skating from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and an outdoor gear swap from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Ice rink admission is $7 for all ages, and skate rentals are $3. Chapman Hill is a small, in-town ski and skate facility. During the winter, a refrigerated rink provides excellent ice skating. During the summer, the rink is used for rollerblading. The pavilion at Chapman Hill has concessions,...

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MANHATTAN SHORT 2020- You Be the Judge!
Sep25

MANHATTAN SHORT 2020- You Be the Judge!

Film lovers in Durango will join over 100,000 film enthusiasts around the world from Sept 24 – Oct 31 when the 23rd Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival screens at the Durango Stadium 9 Theatre September 25 – October 1, and the Butch Cassidy Train Car inside the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Museum for four small, intimate screenings in October. For Durango screening dates and times, please visit durangofilm.org....

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Register to Vote in Colorado
Sep24

Register to Vote in Colorado

New voters can can register to Vote in Colorado Right Here!If you are outside of Colorado, these 40 states allow online registration. And you can check your current registration status below Election Day is 40 days away, but voting is already underway in several states. To help you vote during this unusual year — in a country where voting is already more difficult than in most other democracies — we have put together a step-by-step...

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Free Shakespeare in the Park
Sep20

Free Shakespeare in the Park

Merely Players Studio Series is delighted to present Free Shakespeare in the Park WHAT: Eight local actors present a socially distanced, abbreviated, giddy version of William Shakespeare’s delightful comedy MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING. WHERE: Jenkins Ranch Park in Durango, 435 Jenkins Ranch Road WHEN: September 24, 25 and 26, 2020 at 6:00 PM; September 26 & 27 at 2:00 PM IMPORTANT INFO: We are working closely with San Juan Public...

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26th Annual Durango Autumn Arts Festival
Sep19

26th Annual Durango Autumn Arts Festival

The Durango Arts Center is excited to celebrate its 26th year of presenting fine art and fine craft by makers from around the country.  This festival takes place amidst the fall colors on quaint Second Avenue in historic downtown Durango, Colorado. The wide avenue, lined with restaurants and a variety of shops, is one block from Main Avenue, a gathering place for shoppers and the thousands of visitors that fill the town each fall....

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Weekly COVID-19 Emergency Response Summary – SJBPH
Sep19

Weekly COVID-19 Emergency Response Summary – SJBPH

For week of September 12th – September 19th Local Case Count Archuleta County cases: 50 (+2) La Plata County cases: 256 (+3) Archuleta County non-resident cases: 41 (+2) La Plata County non-resident cases: 32 (+4) Archuleta County positivity rate: 0% (week of September 6th)  La Plata County positivity rate: .3% (week of September 6th)  Outbreaks: 3 (all in La Plata County, cumulative figure) Deaths among cases with COVID-19 – 2 (both...

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Dr. Fauci Just Said How You’ll Most Likely Get COVID
Sep15

Dr. Fauci Just Said How You’ll Most Likely Get COVID

It’s time to “hunker down.” Two modes of coronavirus transmission are significantly higher than thought. One underlying health condition is the very worst. And the government isn’t handling a few things wisely. The nation’s top infectious-disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, spoke with Harvard Medical School for its Grand Rounds video series on Thursday, and he took us all to school by sharing the very...

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Autumn Arts Festival a Go, Despite COVID
Sep15

Autumn Arts Festival a Go, Despite COVID

You’ll have to wear a mask, but you’ll be able to peruse the fine art and goods on display during the Durango Arts Center’s 26th annual Autumn Arts Festival scheduled for Sept. 19-20.

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Drive-In Concert Series: Kirk James – Sept 19th
Sep11

Drive-In Concert Series: Kirk James – Sept 19th

Four Corners Expos is bringing back Live Music! Every Saturday for the Month of September, Four Corners Expos is hosting a three and a half hour drive-in concert. Family and Friends can gather in their cars to watch and listen to some of Durango’s finest local artists play. All cars will be safely social distanced. A portion of the proceeds from each concert will benefit a different organization. Location: Durango Senior Center...

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Agencies Join Forces to Protect Bears
Sep09

Agencies Join Forces to Protect Bears

Local, state and wildlife organizations have joined forces to coordinate bear education and tracking efforts to reduce human-bear encounters during bears’ annual fall feeding frenzy.

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