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HP & Me – Pay Forward Time
Sep22

HP & Me – Pay Forward Time

Welcome to this week’s edition of H.P. and Me! It’s Season 3! In this time of big changes and big challenges, “Pay Forward” is another way of applying the Golden Rule of Life to all situations. Whenever we set in motion any form of mental or physical good activity we also set in motion the conditions for good reciprocal responses. Unconditional service to humanity and forward thinking is the Golden Rule that encourages...

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Bailey’s Bits
Sep21

Bailey’s Bits

Bailey’s Bits “I’m in shape. Round is a shape.” Life Lessons Learned from Hanging out at RE/MAX Pinnacle Meet Bailey at https://homesindurango.com/meet-bailey

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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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Blue Moon Ramblers – Sundays at the Strater
Sep17

Blue Moon Ramblers – Sundays at the Strater

Change may alter the appearance of our small town by taking away Hogan’s or glossing up Main Avenue with modern buildings and fresh concrete, but you can still rely on a certain local band every Sunday night for familiarity. For two decades, the Blue Moon Ramblers have been as reliable as they come, having played more than 1,200 Sunday shows at the Diamond Belle Saloon – and counting. That is a lot of songs, and over the years more...

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LPEA board elects John Witchel as district 4 director
Sep17

LPEA board elects John Witchel as district 4 director

DURANGO, Colo. – The La Plata Electric Association (LPEA) Board of Directors today elected John Witchel as the new director for LPEA’s District 4 in compliance with Art. III, Sec. 7 of the LPEA Bylaws and LPEA Board Policy 120. Witchel will fill the position vacated by Director Jack D. Turner upon the conclusion of today’s LPEA board meeting and will hold the position until the expiration of Director Turner’s original term at the...

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Moon tree lands in Durango
Sep15

Moon tree lands in Durango

Native Stuart Roosa brought 500 tree seeds to space on Apollo 14 mission The moon tree has landed in Durango. For the unacquainted, Durango is home to Apollo 14 astronaut Stuart Roosa, who died in December 1994 at the age of 61 and now has a park and street bearing his name in town. As per tradition, astronauts typically bring some sort of keepsake on missions to outer space: Neil Armstrong, for instance, brought his fraternity pin...

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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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HP & Me – Be Happy in Your Work
Sep15

HP & Me – Be Happy in Your Work

Welcome to this week’s edition of H.P. and Me! A marvelous tour of the world can take place from your Little Corner of the World. The American author, H.P., has given us much to think about in the adventures of Life! We are being prepared for great compassion, forgiveness, and wisdom of the other side. In our hearts, we understand the uniqueness and value of our lives while we already feel the presence of eternity. Each day is...

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Bailey’s Bits
Sep14

Bailey’s Bits

Bailey’s Bits “My opinions may have changed, but not the fact that I’m right.” Life Lessons Learned from Hanging out at RE/MAX Pinnacle Meet Bailey at https://homesindurango.com/meet-bailey

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Be Aware of These Home Safety Hazards
Sep12

Be Aware of These Home Safety Hazards

Local real-estate professional Dan Korman identifies common safety hazards that may be lurking in your home and that may affect your ability to sell your house when you’re ready.

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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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Luxurious Home in Pagosa for Lease – 5500sqft & 70 acres
Sep10

Luxurious Home in Pagosa for Lease – 5500sqft & 70 acres

Luxurious Home In The Knolls – This is an exemplary one-and-a-half-story single-family log home located on 70 beautiful acres. It was originally built in 2006. This near 5, 500 square feet property offers four bedrooms and four bathrooms. Many beautiful, custom finishes and details everywhere. The property features large windows throughout to view the amazing scenery of the majestic mountains, a rock waterfall in the living...

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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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MITM Pops Night Goes Virtual for Free
Sep08

MITM Pops Night Goes Virtual for Free

Music in the Mountains, like most other special events in the region, had to cancel its summer music festival because of the pandemic, but it didn’t cancel its Pops Night. Learn more about this year’s concert.

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HP & Me – A Bed Time Story for The Mind and Soul
Sep08

HP & Me – A Bed Time Story for The Mind and Soul

Welcome to this week’s edition of H.P. and Me! We all have had good and bad dreams. One American philosopher who loved Freud once said, “the true ontology of Life is the world of dreams.” Indeed, learning to die is learning to live fully. To be a soul in a body, to see, hear, touch, feel life through the heart, this is a continuous wonder. We are, perhaps, spiritual beings living in a material body that will return to the realm...

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Bailey’s Bits
Sep07

Bailey’s Bits

Bailey’s Bits “I don’t believe in astrology; I’m a Sagittarius and we’re skeptical.” Life Lessons Learned from Hanging out at RE/MAX Pinnacle Meet Bailey at https://homesindurango.com/meet-bailey

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Drive-In Concert Series: San Juan Mountain Boys & Dave Mensch – Sept 12th
Sep04

Drive-In Concert Series: San Juan Mountain Boys & Dave Mensch – Sept 12th

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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