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Gorgeous 13.6 acre parcel in the Horse Gulch system
May21

Gorgeous 13.6 acre parcel in the Horse Gulch system

Listed by Homes in Durango 4871 CR 237 $749,000 Description Welcome to 4871 CR 237, a gorgeous 13.6 acre parcel in the Horse Gulch system, complete with a newer metal building that has potential to be turned into a modern home with lots of possibilities. Located less than 9 miles from Downtown Durango and only 15 minutes to Mercy Hospital, this property features a two level, insulated 35x’x38′ metal building with double...

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Riding the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic – Virtually
May20

Riding the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic – Virtually

While thousands of bicycle riders and their families will arrive in Durango Memorial Day Weekend to ride in the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic or watch cyclists race the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad over three mountain passes to Silverton, hundreds of others across the world will be riding Hermosa Valley leg of the race without rolling a wheel into town. This story is sponsored by Kroegers Ace Hardware, Choice Building Supply, and Ace Hardware of Farmington

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Community Concert Hall Presents ‘The Small Glories’ This Friday, May 20
May18

Community Concert Hall Presents ‘The Small Glories’ This Friday, May 20

  The Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College presents ‘The Small Glories’ – Cara Luft & JD Edwards – a roots powerhouse duo from the Canadian Prairies performing this Friday, May 20 at 7:30pm. The ‘Artists You Should Know’ Music Series seats audience members directly on the stage with performers for a unique, intimate musical experience. With a stage banter striking a unique balance between slapstick and sermon, these...

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Grandview Bridge Closed for Construction
May18

Grandview Bridge Closed for Construction

Water tests indicate an increase in the COVID virus, Pueblo Community College Southwest will offer a once-a-week class to help students get a jump on their college educations, and the Grandview Bridge, once again, will become the Bridge to Nowhere. This story is sponsored by Serious Texas Barbecue and Tafoya Barrett and Associates.

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Strings, Wood, Metal, and More – Musical Instruments Through the Ages
May16

Strings, Wood, Metal, and More – Musical Instruments Through the Ages

For its summer exhibition, the Powerhouse Science Center has teamed up with the National GUITAR Museum to display Medieval to Metal – an exploration of the history of the guitar from its early origins with the Arabic Oud to modern-day Guitar-Hero controllers. With hands-on exhibits on how sound is made and what the inside of a guitar looks like, there’s a little something for everyone. By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by Kroegers Ace Hardware and The Payroll Department

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Meet Kris Daly of The Wells Group
May15

Meet Kris Daly of The Wells Group

Not only am I your resort area real estate expert – I can tell you the best places to hike, fish, paddle-board, golf, dine and have a “night out”! With a full service and focused market approach, you can be assured that I’ve got you covered; not only do I know this resort area like no other, but I love and live in it too! Please be sure to call or stop by the office next time you’re up this way! I am so grateful and blessed to live in such an inspiring community, doing what I love most, sharing that appreciation with great friends, family and clients I have maintained strong relationships with over the years. This is home…. And, I look forward to working with you in finding your next home too.

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Riverview Science Teacher Plants Seeds of Inspiration for Community Garden
May13

Riverview Science Teacher Plants Seeds of Inspiration for Community Garden

When Riverview science teacher Charlie Love learned that the lot where the Ohana Kuleana Community Garden grows was to be sold, he proposed that it be moved up the hill to Riverview Elementary School. Little did he anticipate that his suggestion would plant the seeds of inspiration to grow an outdoor community education center. This story is sponsored by Serious Texas Barbecue and the law firm of Downs, McDonough, Cowan & Foley

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Tico Time Resort
May11

Tico Time Resort

  Plan your summer get-away at Tico Time Resort! Located between Durango, CO & Aztec, NM Tucked along the Animas River Valley, Tico Time offers Live music, RV sites, car camping, primitive wooded camping, multiple ponds, beaches, water slides, paddle boards, disc golf, biking, hiking trails, river tubing, and zip line adventure tours for the whole family! Special Weekend Pricing for RV sites & camping available when you...

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Durango Kennel Club All-Breed Conformation Show May 19-20-21-22, 2022
May11

Durango Kennel Club All-Breed Conformation Show May 19-20-21-22, 2022

May 19-20-21-22, 2022 ​​4 All-Breed Conformation Shows         ​4 Obedience Trials     4 Rally Trials  ​     2 Beginner Puppy ​Pee Wee         4 Obedience Matches           McGee Park, San Juan County Fairgrounds ​ Farmington NM The McGee Park, San Juan County Fairgrounds is located in the heart of the Four Corners just minutes away from Farmington, Bloomfield and Aztec. the 186-acre fairgrounds is positioned three hours north of...

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Casa Blanca Inn Features Nine Individually Decorated Suites
May11

Casa Blanca Inn Features Nine Individually Decorated Suites

Farmington’s most charming B & B, Casa Blanca Inn and Suites, is a Spanish Colonial hacienda built in the 1950s. Minutes from downtown Main Street, it’s surrounded by gardens, court yards and sparkling water fountains. Each of the nine suites are unique and luxurious with kitchens, king beds and jet tubs. By Donna K. Hewett. This story is sponsored by ServiceMaster Restore and Boons Family Thai Barbecue

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July 4th Celebration to Be a Bit Different This Year
May11

July 4th Celebration to Be a Bit Different This Year

This week’s news roundup touches on proposed changes to the annual Fourth of July celebration, concerts in the park this summer, and beginning farmer classes at the Old Fort. This story is sponsored by StoneAge Tools and Community Foundation Serving Southwest Colorado

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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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