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Learning to be Yourself
May09

Learning to be Yourself

The Four Corners Rainbow Youth Center opened its doors in 2015 with the goal of creating a space where LGBTQ+ youths could safely hang out, learn about services available to them, and where parents of LGBTQ+ youths can find resources. The Center offers after-school programs for youths ages five to 18, as well as a couple of parent groups and a couple of community-wide activities aimed at education about and for the LGBTQ+ community. This story is sponsored by StoneAge Tools and Community Foundation Serving Southwest Colorado

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World-Renown Bicycle Classic Celebrates 50 Years
May06

World-Renown Bicycle Classic Celebrates 50 Years

The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic will honor the past and look to the future during this year’s 50th anniversary celebration. This story is brought to you by Alpine Bank.

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Walk your dog– 800 acres of parks and 3 million acres of forests are calling!
May04

Walk your dog– 800 acres of parks and 3 million acres of forests are calling!

Walk your dog– it’s good for you!  Your dog loves it and in this fabulous wilderness areas there are plenty of places to hike and beautiful nature to see.  Durango, Colorado– the jewel of the Southwest– is a wonderful place to live work and play!  It is dog friendly, and part of the Durango system of 800 acres of parks includes the dog park where dogs can run free and socialize together.  Durango’s parks...

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Cinco De Mayo: How did the holiday become more popular in the United States than Mexico?
May04

Cinco De Mayo: How did the holiday become more popular in the United States than Mexico?

Christian Gonzalez, 9, and Jayliah Villa, 7 perform Mexican folk dance with Baile Folklorico Raices Mexicanas in Passaic, New Jersey, on Cinco de Mayo May 5, 2019. Look out for the sombreros, margaritas and everyone saying “gracias” at your local Mexican restaurant on May 5, Cinco de Mayo, when many celebrate the “biggest Mexican holiday of the year.” Leer en Español Except it isn’t. That’s Sept....

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May Events 2022
May04

May Events 2022

May is the beginning of Durango’s summer celebrations. With warmer days for outdoor events, you won’t want to miss these fun activities. On May 1st, the Powerhouse Science Center in hosting Rockin’ on the River. This live concert will be featuring Lavalanche and more to come for five Sundays this summer! While the event is free, there will be a bar open for drink purchases. This lively event right next to the Animas River will surely...

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Wendy’s Journey with PHD Weight Loss – Episode 6
May03

Wendy’s Journey with PHD Weight Loss – Episode 6

Wendy is no longer letting her weight interfere with her life and her goals. PHD Weight Loss and Nutrition have given her the tools to not only lose the weight, but maintain it as well.

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News on Pickleball Courts and Electric Bikes
May03

News on Pickleball Courts and Electric Bikes

The City of Durango unveiled several design alternatives to build pickleball courts at the Duane Smith Sports Complex at Fort Lewis College, and charge up your e-mountain bikes. You now can ride them on the Twin Buttes Trail System. This story is sponsored by the law firm of Downs, McDonough, Cowan & Foley and Pop’s Truck and RV Center

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Durango Colorado Real Estate
May02

Durango Colorado Real Estate

Durango Colorado Real Estate durangocoloradorealestate.com and the SW Colorado Real Estate Region   Meet Kris Daly Introducing the final phase of Cedar Ridge in Durango! Gorgeous 35 acre lot in Durango HEATED AND AIR CONDITIONED RETAIL SPACE OR OTHER USES Durango Area Commercial Property Search By the La Plata Economic Development Alliance   FUN things to do in Durango and SW Colorado Restaurants Whatever you're...

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May Day Newsletter
May01

May Day Newsletter

Celebrate Life Force Energy on May Day,   May Day is the time when nature has truly come alive. Our ancestors joyfully embraced the fertility of Mother Earth; flowers bloomed, offering their pollen to the bees. The Celtic name for this period is Beltane, which means bright or sacred fire. During the festival, great bonfires were lit and animals and fields were blessed in hopes for an abundant year. Traditionally May Day began on...

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Wendy’s Journey with PHD Weight Loss – Episode 5
Apr26

Wendy’s Journey with PHD Weight Loss – Episode 5

Halfway through her weight loss journey, Wendy is feeling joy and confidence again in her clothes as well as how she presents herself. PHD Weight Loss and Nutrition have been there for her the entire time.

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Frontier Resumes Vegas Flights; Fishing at Nighthorse; Spring Snowpack
Apr26

Frontier Resumes Vegas Flights; Fishing at Nighthorse; Spring Snowpack

Spring snowpack below normal; Fly to Vegas on Frontier, catch Kokanee at Nighthorse, LPEA donates $150,000 to nonprofits and scholarships. This story is sponsored by The Norm Phillips Team and TBK Bank

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Number of Home Sales Drop; Prices Continue to Soar
Apr26

Number of Home Sales Drop; Prices Continue to Soar

With the availability of housing stock dwindling in the wake of the pandemic, prices are soaring with the average sale price about 101.4 percent above asking price. Alpenglow Properties owner Dan Korman touches on the factors affecting housing costs.

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Wendy’s Journey with PHD Weight Loss – Episode 4
Apr22

Wendy’s Journey with PHD Weight Loss – Episode 4

PHD Weight Loss and Nutrition clinicians is supporting her Wendy on weight loss journey. Having that guide and accountability partner is helping her stay on track to reach her weight loss goal.

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$250K Gift to Support After-School, Summer School
Apr20

$250K Gift to Support After-School, Summer School

Durango School District 9-R received the first $250,000 check from the Durango Education Foundation’s “Bridge the Gap” campaign to raise $450,000 to enhance K-12 literacy, math and science programs. This story is sponsored by Closets Plus and Happy Pappy’s Pizza and Wings.

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Farmington’s Civic Center – Mexico’s Most Revered Traditional Dance Companies
Apr18

Farmington’s Civic Center – Mexico’s Most Revered Traditional Dance Companies

Founded in 1952 by choreographer Amalia Hernandez, Ballet Folklorico is Mexico’s most revered traditional dance company. It brings together music, dance and costumes from pre-Columbian civilizations through the modern era. By Donna K. Hewett. This story is sponsored by CMIT Solutions and Traegers Bar

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Impressions of Durango and Beyond
Apr14

Impressions of Durango and Beyond

When John Modesitt moved to Durango, he was drawn to the nature and the beauty of the area. When the 416 Fire caused Modesitt to store his artwork in the horse arena on his property, he realized the space could be utilized as a place to display his work in such a way that his daughter named the space Museum of Impressionism. This story is sponsored by TBK Bank and the law firm of Downs McDonough Cowan and Foley

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Purgatory to Expand, BMX News, Housing Updates
Apr14

Purgatory to Expand, BMX News, Housing Updates

This week’s Roundup covers the City of Durango’s affordable housing initiatives, including a plan to offer deed-restricted housing to locals; Durango’s BMX track has been selected as the site for this year’s state championship meet, and Purgatory receives a thumbs up on plans to expand. This story is sponsored by Pop’s Truck and RV Center and the law firm of Downs, McDonough, Cowan & Foley

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Durango, Colorado– beautiful 365 days a year!! Spring rain is here!!
Apr12

Durango, Colorado– beautiful 365 days a year!! Spring rain is here!!

Durango, Colorado– is beautiful 365 days a year!! Spring rain is here!!  We love our Spring moisture. Locals and tourists alike love the variety of the Four Seasons, and the ever changing light show on the 14,000 foot mountains that surround the town.  Today we welcome the rain and snow as it nourishes the trees and plants and brings much needed moisture to our region.  For a local weather report visit us...

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Wendy’s Journey with PHD Weight Loss – Episode 3
Apr12

Wendy’s Journey with PHD Weight Loss – Episode 3

Holidays, birthdays, and special events, will no longer be a challenge for Wendy. PHD Weight Loss and Nutrition is showing her how to make the right choices during her weight loss journey and keep the weight off when she reaches her goal.

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Fun with a Purpose = Great Futures
Apr12

Fun with a Purpose = Great Futures

The Boys and Girls Club of La Plata County has provided a safe and positive environment for thousands of kids since it opened its doors 15 years ago. This story is sponsored by Alpine Bank.

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