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NASA asteroid WARNING: 460ft asteroid discovered last month flew past Earth TODAY
Jan14

NASA asteroid WARNING: 460ft asteroid discovered last month flew past Earth TODAY

A GIANT asteroid discovered by radars only one month ago flew past the Earth in the early morning hours, NASA has revealed. The asteroid, dubbed by NASA Asteroid 2019 AG3, made a so-called “Earth Close Approach” today. NASA’s scientists at the California-based Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) have tracked the asteroid down to a 2.18am GMT (UTC) flyby. The startling revelation comes just one month after the rogue asteroid was first...

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Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Creativity
Jan14

Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Creativity

“The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.” – Bailey Life lessons learned from hanging out in RE/Max Pinnacle’s real estate office. Learn more about Bailey or search Durango Real Estate at...

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Nappy Roots with special guest Alex Blocker Band
Jan11

Nappy Roots with special guest Alex Blocker Band

Sun · January 20, 2019 Doors: 7:00 pm/ Show: 8:00 pm(event ends at 11:00 pm) THE ANIMAS CITY THEATRE – MUSIC Tickets: $25.00 – $30.00 NAPPY ROOTS: After 10 years as independent artists and label owners, Nappy Roots will be releasing their 6th studio album, and their 4th independent release on their very own label Nappy Roots Entertainment Group (NREG). Their latest project, The 40 Akerz Project is produced entirely by...

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Snowdown 2019!!!
Jan11

Snowdown 2019!!!

Comicon is  coming to Durango. Celebrating 41 years in 2019, this five-day winter celebration takes place from January 30th-February 3rd, with fun, folly, and a family-friendly parade of lights. Come beat your cabin fever at Durango’s favorite winter event! For more information, check out the full events schedule on Durango Downtown’s Snowdown Events page...

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Charlie Daniels Book Signing and CD Release
Jan11

Charlie Daniels Book Signing and CD Release

Charlie Daniels and his wife Hazel, will be at Toh-Atin Gallery for a book signing and CD release event on Saturday, January 19th starting at 2:00 pm. Toh-Atin Gallery | 145 W 9th Street Durango Co 81301 | 2:00pm – 5:00pm Event information courtesy of...

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Gun Shops Help with Suicide Awareness
Jan11

Gun Shops Help with Suicide Awareness

Gun shop owners have become unlikely partners in the community’s fight to reduce suicides. Find out how Cole Hyson, owner of the Colorado Trading Company, is helping raise awareness about gun safety and suicide.

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Business Offers Refills to Reduce Plastic
Jan11

Business Offers Refills to Reduce Plastic

Tired of all the plastic that accumulates after you’ve used up the product? WeFill, a new company in town, offers bulk refills of organic soaps, bath products and household cleaners to reduce the amount of plastic used.

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DFRA Demonstrates How to Conduct a Cold-Water Rescue
Jan11

DFRA Demonstrates How to Conduct a Cold-Water Rescue

It takes special equipment to rescue someoine who’s fallen into freezing water.

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Healthy Living: Seek Support When You’re Attempting to Lose Weight
Jan11

Healthy Living: Seek Support When You’re Attempting to Lose Weight

Dr. Ashley Lucas, founder of PHD Weight Loss, explains why support from other people is critical to meeting your weight-loss goals.

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FRIENDS! The Musical Parody
Jan11

FRIENDS! The Musical Parody

  FRIENDS! The Musical Parody is the comedic new musical that lovingly lampoons TV’s “Friends” – celebrating the misadventures of everyone’s favorite group of 20-something pals as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in 1990s Manhattan. Called a delightfully naughty confection, the musical plucks the best moments from the show’s 10 years and recreates the moments through an uncensored, fast-paced romp. FRIENDS! The...

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December/Year-End La Plata County Residential Sales Numbers
Jan11

December/Year-End La Plata County Residential Sales Numbers

  This week we have the December/year-end numbers for 2018. With 76 total sales for the month of December, it was a decent month, although slightly lower than several recent December transaction totals, and also lower than the total number of sales for December 2017. With 1,155 total sales for the year, it was a solid year, although still slightly behind the total for 2017. Still, this has been the second-highest total number of...

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Snowdown Bed Race
Jan11

Snowdown Bed Race

We are approaching one of Durango’s most beloved winter celebrations—Snowdown. January 30-February 3, Durango becomes an exciting winter festival. This year’s theme, “Get Your Comic On” will surely be a blast. The Wells Group is excited to be a sponsor for the Snowdown Bed Race on Friday, February 1 at 4 pm. Groups of 5 people (4 pushing and 1 on the bed), will race down and back Main Avenue, changing their comic-con “onesie” halfway...

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STUDENTS – Enroll at Fort Lewis College (FLC) Next Year to Ski for FREE!
Jan11

STUDENTS – Enroll at Fort Lewis College (FLC) Next Year to Ski for FREE!

In the Winter edition of Fort Lewis College’s Alumni Magazine there is good news…Colorado Lifestyle: Work Hard, Play Hard program. Next year, all full-time first-year or transfer students starting in Fall 2019 or Spring 2020 will receive a FREE season ski pass from Purgatory Ski Resort. If you know of a college student selecting a school for next year, this could be their deciding factor, so spread the word.   Information / Post...

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Earth’s magnetic field has moved unexpectedly, and Scientists aren’t sure why
Jan11

Earth’s magnetic field has moved unexpectedly, and Scientists aren’t sure why

Earth’s north magnetic pole is moving fast and in an unexpected way, baffling scientists involved in tracking its motions. Our planet is surrounded by a magnetic field. It is thought to arise from the electric currents generated by Earth’s core—a solid iron ball surrounded by a liquid metal. This field is one of the reasons life is able to thrive as it deflects the solar wind, protecting us from harmful radiation. However, the...

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Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Being a Rainbow
Jan07

Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Being a Rainbow

“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” – Bailey Life lessons learned from hanging out in RE/Max Pinnacle’s real estate office. Learn more about Bailey or search Durango Real Estate at...

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Landing of the Mary Jane
Jan04

Landing of the Mary Jane

Join us for the Landing of the Mary Jane new exhibit reception at the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum Jan 9, 2019 from 7PM-8:30PM The Mary Jane is a 1937 Century Sea Maid runabout.  She’s 18 feet long, made from African Mahogany with a 4-cylinder, 62 HP Gray Phantom engine.  Purchased in 1937 by John W. and Richard W. Turner, the Mary Jane is still owned by the Turner family and has only been launched on Electra...

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The Growling Old Men
Jan04

The Growling Old Men

Acoustic Americana/bluegrass mandolin and guitar duo Growling Old Men will be performing at The Strater on Monday, January 28th.  Ben Winship (mandolin, octave mandolin and vocals) and John Lowell (guitar and vocals) present a relaxed set of original, traditional and obscure music that is never the same each night.  The Growling Old Men are favorites at festivals and concerts all over the western world, having played at the Shetland...

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McDonald’s Twilight Nights Race Series
Jan04

McDonald’s Twilight Nights Race Series

  If you are into Nordic skiing, snow shoeing, or fat biking, you will want to be a part of this exciting series of races at Purgatory Resort.  It’s the Twilight Nights series, presented by our friends at McDonald’s and organized by the Durango Nordic Center. Headlamps required! Twilight Nights is not your typical Wednesday night out.  Set at the base of Purgatory Resort, this short track race series is for nordic skiers, fat bikers,...

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Real Estate Investing in 2019
Jan04

Real Estate Investing in 2019

As we begin a new year, you may be considering your financial goals and priorities. Perhaps you are considering investments and making plans. Is real estate investing on your agenda? There are several positive reasons to consider adding a real estate investment to your portfolio. We’ll take a high-level approach to some of the benefits. Intrinsic Value: Real estate is a “real” asset. You can see, feel, and touch it. Whereas some...

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Durango Skiing Right In-Town
Jan04

Durango Skiing Right In-Town

With our recent back-to-back snow storms, we have enough SNOW in-town for winter enthusiasts to enjoy downhill skiing and jumps at Chapman Hill, plus cross country skiing, skate skiing and snowshoeing on the groomed ski track at Hillcrest Golf Club which is free of charge (donations accepted). Bring your own equipment.  More details, call 970-375-7395 (Chapman) or 970-259-0424 (Hillcrest).   Post courtesy of Jim Wotkyns Blog.  Read...

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