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Nov 29th Reggae Concert RASTA STEVIE’s HEARTBEAT OF ZION
Nov23

Nov 29th Reggae Concert RASTA STEVIE’s HEARTBEAT OF ZION

New show by RASTA STEVIE’s HEARTBEATOFZION NOV 29 2020 Heart Beat of ZION w EMCEE RASTA STEVIE “Regg… By RASTA STEVIE’s HEARTBEATOFZION Reggae, #Lionheights, Reggae Dancehal…, Riddim, Roots Reggae The latest greatest freshest brand new IRIEleases and rippin riddim jugglins on the Heart Beat of Zion. Emcee Rasta Stevie steps up to the throne at KDUR FM with Special Bests’ LION HEIGHTS new single...

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Bailey’s Bits
Nov23

Bailey’s Bits

Bailey’s Bits “The day after Thanksgiving…not a good day to be my pants.” Life Lessons Learned from Hanging out at RE/MAX Pinnacle Meet Bailey at https://homesindurango.com/meet-bailey

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Cascade Canyon Winter Train
Nov20

Cascade Canyon Winter Train

Embark on a journey to yesteryear where amazing views await you this winter season!  Ride a historic steam train 26 miles each way on this 5-hour round trip train ride to Cascade Canyon. Departing from the Durango Depot, this trip takes you up into the Rocky Mountains with views of the San Juan National Forest as you travel alongside the beautiful Animas River while relaxing in heated coaches.  Cascade Canyon is a destination like no...

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Sip Some History of Southwest Colorado
Nov20

Sip Some History of Southwest Colorado

Eso Terra Cider in Dolores hunts for rare varieties of apples in Montezuma and La Plata counties’ heritage orchards to make its unique hard ciders.

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First COVID-19 Test for Self-Testing at Home
Nov18

First COVID-19 Test for Self-Testing at Home

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Authorizes First COVID-19 Test for Self-Testing at Home   Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the first COVID-19 diagnostic test for self-testing at home and that provides rapid results. The Lucira COVID-19 All-In-One Test Kit is a molecular (real-time loop mediated amplification reaction) single use test that is intended to detect the...

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COVID-19 Level Moving to RED Friday Nov 20th!
Nov18

COVID-19 Level Moving to RED Friday Nov 20th!

La Plata County Will Move to COVID-19 Dial Level Red: Severe Risk; Immediate Community Action Needed to Preserve Critical Services and Health Care Capacity Durango, Colo.: To reduce community transmission and slow a dramatic rise in cases that threatens our ability to maintain hospital capacity and the workforce in critical services, San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment...

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Understanding Climate Change Locally
Nov18

Understanding Climate Change Locally

Will the changing climate change how we garden? Choose plants for our landscaping? Destroy the local urban forest? The Durango Botanic Gardens will host a virtual conference addressing these very questions starting on Nov. 21.

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How to celebrate Thanksgiving safely this year, according to health experts
Nov17

How to celebrate Thanksgiving safely this year, according to health experts

How to celebrate Thanksgiving safely this year, according to health experts Turkey day isn’t canceled, but with all the efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, expect it to be different. Oct. 1, 2020, 1:54 PM MDT / Updated Nov. 6, 2020, 2:42 PM MST / Source: TODAY By Ronnie Koenig Thanksgiving is usually a time for friends and family to gather and celebrate together. But this year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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Will Thanksgiving cause an increase in COVID-19 cases? It did in Canada.
Nov17

Will Thanksgiving cause an increase in COVID-19 cases? It did in Canada.

Will Thanksgiving cause an increase in COVID-19 cases? It did in Canada. BY CAITLIN O’KANE NOVEMBER 17, 2020 / 6:15 PM / CBS NEWS Canadians celebrated their Thanksgiving last month, and if the day can teach anything to Americans, it’s that gathering for the holidays can lead to an increase in COVID-19 cases. Canada saw an increase of positive coronavirus tests two weeks after its holiday — the typical incubation period for...

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Share Holiday Love Safely Online
Nov17

Share Holiday Love Safely Online

You can still shop locally and safely this holiday season – and earn local rewards rebates – with the Business Improvement District’s new Holiday Rewards Program and its online store, Share the Love.

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Modified Polar Express to Run for Holidays
Nov16

Modified Polar Express to Run for Holidays

The Durango Train, taking a cue from it’s successful socially-distanced summer train from Rockwood to the Cascade Wye this summer, will run the Polar Express for the holidays with adaptations to accommodate health precautions in the midst of the pandemic.

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Bailey’s Bits
Nov16

Bailey’s Bits

Bailey’s Bits “Winter essentials: Hot cocoa, snuggles by the fire, and fuzzy socks. ” Life Lessons Learned from Hanging out at RE/MAX Pinnacle Meet Bailey at https://homesindurango.com/meet-bailey

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Enrollment of 150 patients in phase 2b/3 trial of RLF-100™
Nov14

Enrollment of 150 patients in phase 2b/3 trial of RLF-100™

NeuroRx and Relief Therapeutics announce enrollment of 150 patients in phase 2b/3 trial of RLF-100™ for Critical COVID-19 with Respiratory Failure – Observations of rapid recovery noted on chest x-ray and no drug-related Serious Adverse Events reported NEWS PROVIDED BY NeuroRx  Nov 13, 2020, 05:00 ET RADNOR, Pa. and GENEVA, Nov. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — NeuroRx, Inc. and Relief Therapeutics Holdings AG (SIX:RLF,OTCBB:RLFTF)...

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La Plata County Moves to ‘Level Orange: High Risk’
Nov14

La Plata County Moves to ‘Level Orange: High Risk’

La Plata County Moves to ‘Level Orange: High Risk’   by Claire Ninde | Nov 11, 2020 | Education/Health To reduce community transmission and slow a dramatic rise in cases that threatens our school learning models and our local economy, San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) are moving La Plata County to COVID-19 Level Orange: High Risk (formerly known as ‘Safer at...

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7 Rivers Farmers Market
Nov13

7 Rivers Farmers Market

We are excited to announce the 2nd season of the 7 Rivers Farmers Market. It will be held every Tuesday from 12-3 at the La Plata Fairgrounds. Market starts November 3rd and goes thru April 27th. We have an amazing assortment of local farmers with poultry, pork, beef, salad greens, tomatoes, peppers, goats milk cheese, eggs, jams and pickles, honey, herbs, baked good, lotion bars, jewelry, energy bars, soaps and So much more. Get your...

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Fauci urges American public to double down on COVID-19 safety measures amid surge
Nov13

Fauci urges American public to double down on COVID-19 safety measures amid surge

Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, called on Americans to double down on health precautions like wearing a mask or face covering, social distancing and more as COVID-19 cases continue to spike across the country. Fauci told “Good Morning America” on Thursday that “What we need to do is what we’ve been talking about for some time now, but really doubling down on it. There are...

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Learn a New Language, Vacation in Durango
Nov13

Learn a New Language, Vacation in Durango

Durango language teacher CeeCee McQuinn opens her home to visitors who not only want to enjoy all that Southwest Colorado has to offer vacationers, but who also want to be immersed in learning a new language. Learn more about Our Language House. Sponsored by Tafoya Barrett & Associates

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County Enters into High-Risk for COVID-19
Nov12

County Enters into High-Risk for COVID-19

Coronavirus infections are increasing exponentially in Colorado, and La Plata County saw a 23 percent increase in confirmed cases over the cumulative total as of Nov. 6. Health officials warn that the county could be headed for another shutdown if residents don’t take health precautions more seriously.

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Real Estate Transactions for October 2020
Nov11

Real Estate Transactions for October 2020

Real Estate Transactions for October 2020 This week we have the latest numbers for La Plata County residential real estate. While not a surprise based on the level of activity we’ve seen this fall, we are looking at standout numbers for the month. With 202 total sales for the month of October, we have not seeing a higher number since before 2011 (if ever)! This is over one hundred transactions more than October of 2019. Year to date...

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SJBPH’s CV-19 community testing site updates hours of operation
Nov11

SJBPH’s CV-19 community testing site updates hours of operation

SJBPH’s CV-19 community testing site updates hours of operation San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) updated its COVID-19 Community Testing Site hours of operation, effective Wednesday, Nov. 4. The new hours of operation will be Monday through Thursday 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., and Saturdays, 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. The testing site closes promptly at 4:30 p.m., so it is recommended that those needing testing arrive as early as possible....

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