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Vaccinations Progressing, but Availability Limited
Jan27

Vaccinations Progressing, but Availability Limited

San Juan Basin Public Health officials say they’re making progress on COVID vaccine distribution, but until supplies ramp up, vaccinations for the entire Southwest Colorado population may take longer than anticipated.

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Historical Photos Capture Four Corners Life from a Hundred Years Ago
Jan27

Historical Photos Capture Four Corners Life from a Hundred Years Ago

A box filled with large-format film and glass-plate negatives shot by an unknown photographer reveal what life was like in the Four Corners a hundred years ago.

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Win Up to $25,000 with Red Ball Express
Jan27

Win Up to $25,000 with Red Ball Express

Although the pandemic has forced cancellation of dozens of charitable events, local nonprofits have devised creative ways to raise money this year, including the Rotary Clubs of Durango. See how they’ve adapted the annual Red Ball Express. Winner could take home up to $25,000 in prize money. Sponsored by Alpine Bank of Durango.

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Annie’s Orphans Struggling to Make Ends Meet
Jan27

Annie’s Orphans Struggling to Make Ends Meet

The pandemic has devastated fund-raising for Annie’s Orphans, a no-kill dog shelter and sanctuary. Find out how you can help keep hope alive for orphan dogs this winter.

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Farmington Family Market Survives COVID
Jan27

Farmington Family Market Survives COVID

Find out how the Flores family tapped into their perseverance and cooking talents to keep The Family Market and Restaurant afloat during the pandemic.

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2020 4th Quarter & Annual MLS Data Statistics
Jan25

2020 4th Quarter & Annual MLS Data Statistics

2020 4th Quarter & Annual MLS Data Statistics

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Biden signs executive orders on stimulus checks, food stamps and minimum wage
Jan25

Biden signs executive orders on stimulus checks, food stamps and minimum wage

Biden signs executive orders on stimulus checks, food stamps and minimum wage Washington — President Joe Biden signed two executive orders on Friday, one of which would increase federal food assistance and streamline the delivery of stimulus checks, as the president attempts to stabilize the economy without congressional assistance amid the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. “We have to act now,” Mr. Biden said in...

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Why do dogs bury bones?
Jan25

Why do dogs bury bones?

Why do dogs bury bones? It’s the “wolf” in them. Chewing bones is a favorite pastime of dogs. If a bone is very beloved, the dog might even bury it. To humans, this behavior may seem odd, so why do dogs invest so much energy in burying their prized possessions? “The reason why a dog buries something is to save it for later,” Teoti Anderson, professional dog trainer and behavior consultant based in...

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The Benefit of Pursuing Continual Learning
Jan25

The Benefit of Pursuing Continual Learning

The Benefit of Pursuing Continual Learning Learning in new domains helps our brains and our lives As we progress in our careers, most leaders seek out educational opportunities related to the field they are in:  Doctors and nurses learn more about treating diseases, Chief Financial Officers may study the nuances of asset/liability risk, an educator might learn the latest approaches in teaching.  These vertical learnings are important...

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Relief Announces Implementation of New Share Subscription Facility with Main Shareholder GEM
Jan25

Relief Announces Implementation of New Share Subscription Facility with Main Shareholder GEM

Relief Announces Implementation of New Share Subscription Facility with Main Shareholder GEM 1:20 am ET January 21, 2021 (Accesswire) Print GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / ACCESSWIRE / January 21, 2021 / RELIEF THERAPEUTICS Holding AG (SIX:RLF)(OTCQB:RLFTF) (“Relief” or the “Company”), a biopharmaceutical company with its lead compound RLF-100TM (aviptadil) in advanced clinical development to treat severe COVID-19...

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Relief and AdVita Sign Binding to Acquire All Shares of AdVita
Jan25

Relief and AdVita Sign Binding to Acquire All Shares of AdVita

Relief and AdVita Sign Binding Term Sheet for Relief to Acquire All Shares of AdVita to Expand Scope of Development of Inhaled Formulation of Aviptadil EQS Group-News: RELIEF THERAPEUTICS Holdings AG / Key word(s): Mergers & Acquisitions 20.01.2021 / 07:00 Relief and AdVita Sign Binding Term Sheet for Relief to Acquire All Shares of AdVita to Expand Scope of Development of Inhaled Formulation of Aviptadil Geneva, Switzerland, and...

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WINTER STORM WARNING: SNOW DAY TODAY & SNOW EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE WEEK!
Jan19

WINTER STORM WARNING: SNOW DAY TODAY & SNOW EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE WEEK!

SNOW DAY TODAY & SNOW EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE WEEK– for the greater Durango Area and the San Juan Mountain Range.   WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON… * WHAT…Moderate snow at times. Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches. * WHERE…Animas River Basin and San Juan River Basin. * WHEN…Until 5 PM MST this afternoon. * IMPACTS…Travel will difficult at...

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Area Hot Springs
Jan18

Area Hot Springs

Area Hot Springs As we look forward to more snowfall in the near future we also look for some alternative activities and are still enjoyable throughout the winter. We are lucky to live in a stunning area of the country with access to majestic mountains, gorgeous rivers and relaxing hot springs. Join us for a journey through 4 different hot springs all located within hours of Durango. First and foremost the Durango Hot Springs are...

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The Party May Just Be Starting For Litecoin
Jan17

The Party May Just Be Starting For Litecoin

The Party May Just Be Starting For Litecoin Chris Markoch Fri, January 15, 2021, 11:25 AM·4 min read Frequently known as the silver to bitcoin’s (CCC:BTC) gold, the time may be right for investors to invest in litecoin (CCC:LTC). One of the oldest altcoins, litecoin has jumped over 85% since Dec. 10. But unlike other times when crypto values have surged, this time may be different. Source: Shutterstock For a brief moment in early...

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Here’s who gets a payment under Biden’s $1,400 stimulus check proposal
Jan17

Here’s who gets a payment under Biden’s $1,400 stimulus check proposal

Here’s who gets a payment under Biden’s $1,400 stimulus check proposal The new $1.9 trillion ‘rescue plan’ introduced by President-elect Joe Biden includes an additional $1,400 in direct payment to Americans. “We will finish the job of getting a total of $2,000 in cash relief to people who need it the most,” Biden said at an event in Delaware on Thursday evening. “The $600 already appropriated is simply not enough.” The...

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A Swiss biotech firm developing a Covid treatment has seen its share price soar 38,000% this year
Jan17

A Swiss biotech firm developing a Covid treatment has seen its share price soar 38,000% this year

A Swiss biotech firm developing a Covid treatment has seen its share price soar 38,000% this year Medical staff examine a patient in the Covid-19 intensive care unit at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston on Nov. 16, 2020. Go Nakamura | Getty Images KEY POINTS Relief Therapeutics Chairman Ram Selvaraju told CNBC that Relief Therapeutics and NeuroRx had been in contact with the HSS’ Operation Warp Speed, and expects topline data...

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Market Pulse: VIX Keeps Sliding as the S&P 500 Holds 3800
Jan17

Market Pulse: VIX Keeps Sliding as the S&P 500 Holds 3800

Market Pulse: VIX Keeps Sliding as the S&P 500 Holds 3800   The volatility index has been falling all year, and now may be preparing for a push below the key 20 level. This chart highlights the descending triangle on VIX . It began when the market slumped in late October, with another spike on December 21. There were additional lower highs on January 4 and 12. VIX has also dropped in six of the last seven sessions and has...

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Moreheart new opening
Jan13

Moreheart new opening

After 25 years at 33 Parker Avenue in South Bodo Park, Durango, Morehart Murphy Subaru has moved to a brand new, state-of-the-art facility at 450 Wilson Gulch Drive in Three Springs, near Mercy Medical Center. We invite you to come visit our beautiful, new Subaru facility! We think you’re going to love our new location. So what’s in it for you? • A 3.5-acre lot, with LOTS of room for LOTS of inventory, in fact, the most inventory of...

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LPEA accepting applications for nine college scholarships
Jan13

LPEA accepting applications for nine college scholarships

LPEA accepting applications for nine college scholarships; virtual information session slated for February 4, 2021 DURANGO, Colo. – La Plata Electric Association (LPEA) is now accepting applications for nine scholarships for graduating high school seniors – including GED graduates – in its service territory. Scholarships range from $500 to $28,000 and can be used at any accredited school in the United States. Applications are due...

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Dr. Fauci Says When We’ll Get Back to Normal
Jan13

Dr. Fauci Says When We’ll Get Back to Normal

Dr. Fauci Says When We’ll Get Back to Normal With COVID-19 deaths surpassing 4,000 Americans on some days, you probably want protection. You want your vaccine. But reports across the nation indicate that some people are having a hard time getting theirs. At this rate, when will enough people be vaccinated so that we can have herd immunity and get back to some level of “normality?” Dr. Anthony Fauci, the...

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