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What the Green Comet Tells Us About the Past—and the Future
Feb01

What the Green Comet Tells Us About the Past—and the Future

A comet can have material that is largely unchanged from its makeup four billion years ago, which might be one step in understanding how habitable worlds form elsewhere.Photograph by Thomas Lindemann / AP   Comets are inspiring marvels in the night sky. They may also hold the secrets of habitable planets. The last time that the green comet was visible, there were rhinoceros-size wombats living in Australia, along with some...

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SNOWDOWN FOLLIES VIDEO CAST FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
Feb01

SNOWDOWN FOLLIES VIDEO CAST FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

SNOWDOWN FOLLIES VIDEO CAST FRIDAY EARLY SHOW SOLD OUT Ages 21 and up FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 03 Door: 6:30pm  Animas City Theatre SNOWDOWN FOLLIES VIDEOCAST FRIDAY FEBRUARY 3RD EARLY SHOW 21+ If you missed the ticket sales for the Snowdown Follies live event, watch the show on the big screen at the Animas City Theatre! It’s almost as good as the real thing – at half the price! Tickets are $12.50 / $15 Cash only at the door PLEASE MAKE SURE...

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8 PM Thursday KNIGHT FIGHT NIGHT
Feb01

8 PM Thursday KNIGHT FIGHT NIGHT

NEW EVENT! 8 PM KNIGHT FIGHT NIGHT Animas City Theatre – 128 E College Dr “off with his head” Animas Armored Combat Knight Fight. Live and in person! Representatives from some of your favorite local bars and breweries compete in armor for their first time against each other with a big prize for the winners. Professional fighters will also be doing MMA style fights in medieval armor. Hard hitting and adrenaline pumping. Must be...

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Snowdown Light Parade Friday February 3
Feb01

Snowdown Light Parade Friday February 3

FREE special shuttle offered for Snowdown Light Parade Friday February 3 from Fairgrounds to Transit Center every 20 minutes. Starts at 3 pm, last shuttle leaves Downtown at 8 pm. Brought to you by Snowdown, City of Durango, and the Durango Business Improvement District. 6 PM ANNUAL SNOWDOWN LIGHT PARADE Main from College Dr to 12th St Hosted by Purgatory Resort. Let there be light Durango! It’s Durango’s only nighttime light parade...

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2023 Snowdown Fact Sheet
Feb01

2023 Snowdown Fact Sheet

Theme A Shakesperean Snowdown. 2023 artwork by Shan Wells. 2023 is the 44th Snowdown!!! Dates Friday January 27 to Sunday February 5 Events 162 events this year, 39 are new, 30 are family friendly Schedules • Printed brochure available at Magpies Newsstand and Café, 707 Main Ave. in Downtown, and other local businesses • Online at Snowdown.org – click on EVENTS to download the full schedule and to see a list of events by day. Also...

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Not Your Aunt Mary’s Piano
Jan31

Not Your Aunt Mary’s Piano

After a family trip, Rosalyn Fry was inspired by public pianos out in the open for anyone to play. A donated piano and an artist friend later, and the first of what would become nine painted pianos was displayed in Aztec. Artists volunteer their time to paint a piano donated to Fry – upright pianos are surprisingly easy to come by – and the City of Aztec puts on events to highlight the pianos and local musicians. By Hannah Robertson This story is sponsored by Three Rivers Brewery and Northern Edge Casino

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December 2022 DAAR Numbers
Jan30

December 2022 DAAR Numbers

With the entirety of 2022 real estate market statistics to review, there is much to discuss! Similar to 2021 & 2020 we saw prices continue to increase in nearly all areas of residential real estate. 2022 was a tale of two stories; the first part of the year and the second are much different. During the first part of the year we continued to see bidding wars, multiple offers, and homes selling in just days. As the year progressed,...

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NFT Game by Ape Liquid
Jan30

NFT Game by Ape Liquid

A fully realized, blockchain only, turn-based RPG with a dozen pieces, a utility token that’s also an ERC-20 token, the best community in web3, and rising floor prices in a bear market. It’s available and playable today. Exploring alien worlds and meeting strange, new life forms has never been more available to web3 #NFTs. Whether you’re battling intergalactic threats, making friends, or negotiating peace with...

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NFT Art By Doug TenNapel
Jan30

NFT Art By Doug TenNapel

LeeBot Tomston which is owned by NFTwhitty is a example of the Klayju 1A’s and they are the named Klay ju’s that Doug drew on and made a specific description or story for. This one is Doug TenNapel’s Eternal Klay is a collection of new, unique Klay people NFTs. These are digital, hand drawn beings to collect and trade. KLAYJU SERIES 1 has arrived! Giant, creaking, metal-and-klay titans have wandered into the Eternal...

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2023 Imbolc Newsletter
Jan29

2023 Imbolc Newsletter

  2023 Imbolc Newsletter Jan 26 2023 Embrace Hope my friends, Imbolc is the time of hope for new life and the return of the light. In the US, most people think of February 2nd as Groundhog Day, the portent of how many more weeks of winter are in store. However, for thousands of years, Imbolc, meaning “in the belly” was a sign of hope as there would be lambs born in the spring. In addition, the people saw the noticeable signs that...

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Cycling Team Shifts Sponsorship Strategy
Jan27

Cycling Team Shifts Sponsorship Strategy

For nearly two decades, the Colavita Foods brand was synonymous with amateur bike racing. Recently the core group of members that make up the team, decided to get back into the local community for race team support. Now, with the help of Easy Coffee Roaster and a handful of Four Corners businesses, the team will target a slate of races throughout the region in 2023. By Connor Shreve. This story is sponsored by Happy Pappy’s Pizza & Wings and Kroeger’s Ace Hardware

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SnowDown Events 2023
Jan26

SnowDown Events 2023

Here is the List of all the Snowdown events https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0577/3371/0010/files/2023_schedule_1_16_23.pdf?v=1673911116 Post courtesy of SnowDown.org  

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Decrypt’s 2022 Crypto Project of the Year: Polygon
Jan26

Decrypt’s 2022 Crypto Project of the Year: Polygon

Mainstream brands like Starbucks, Reddit, and Instagram are adopting Polygon, and the Ethereum scaler is building for even broader adoption. Amid a contagion-fueled crypto winter that has sent a chill through VC firms, coin holders, and NFT collectors alike, one project above all has made undeniable strides towards onboarding the masses and having the infrastructure to support them: Polygon, Decrypt’s pick for crypto project of the...

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Quick Winter Trips from Durango
Jan26

Quick Winter Trips from Durango

While Durango offers so many enjoyable winter activities in our backyard, our nearby towns and cities offer great weekend getaway destinations. Durango, a connecting point of Highway 160 running East and West and Highway 550 going North and South, means that we’re a hub to many Southwest Colorado (and beyond!) adventures. To the North: The San Juan Scenic Skyway takes you on a mountain journey over many beautiful passes and into...

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Keeping Your Valuables Safe When Selling Your Home
Jan26

Keeping Your Valuables Safe When Selling Your Home

When it comes time to sell your home, you should make it a priority to keep your valuables safe. When real estate agents are showing prospective buyers homes, it is sometimes difficult to constantly keep an eye on those visiting. Unfortunately, in this day and age, an occasional criminal, unbeknownst to the agent or homeowner, will ask to see homes that are listed for sale for the sole purpose of stealing valuables. Often times we...

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Purchasing & Developing Land – Part 1 – Finding Land to Purchase
Jan26

Purchasing & Developing Land – Part 1 – Finding Land to Purchase

Acquiring raw land for income purposes may not be the most glamorous area of real estate investment but — for the discerning and dedicated — it can be a lucrative one, nevertheless. This series will look at locating the right land; navigating through the purchasing process; engaging a lender to finance the purchase; developing the land in compliance with federal, state and local laws; and re-selling the improved property...

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Snow Day Readiness
Jan25

Snow Day Readiness

What with all the snow this winter so far, how do you know if you’re parked on a snow route, or when your street will be plowed? The City of Durango prioritizes certain roads during heavy snowfall and has a handy snow route map to figure out where you can and can’t park during a snowstorm. The Redball Express returns to Durango’s Snowdown activities to help fundraise for Durango and Bayfield Rotary Clubs. And the City of Durango and Durango Fire Protection District have decided against moving forward with a joint facility for the Durango Police Department and fire station at River City Hall. By Hannah Robertson This story is sponsored by Serious Texas BBQ and Pop’s Truck & RV Center

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La Plata County Humane Society Hopes for Banner Year
Jan24

La Plata County Humane Society Hopes for Banner Year

The La Plata County Humane Society completed a full shelter renovation that modernized and upgraded the 52-year-old building. Now on-par with the most modern facilities in the Four Corners area, the non-profit can more easily carry out its objective of enhancing and protecting the lives of companion animals. By Connor Shreve This story is sponsored by The Man Cave Barbers and Serious Texas BBQ

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When You’ve Reached Your Breaking Point
Jan24

When You’ve Reached Your Breaking Point

What does it mean when you find yourself saying – or thinking – “I’ve had it up to here. I can’t take this anymore.” We’ve all been there, yet these words don’t mean the same thing to everyone. People reach their breaking point in different ways, according to their style of personality. A person who balks under pressure may just stop responding at all. Another person simmers and then...

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One Team Scavenger Hunt Durango Fri Jan 27, 2023
Jan22

One Team Scavenger Hunt Durango Fri Jan 27, 2023

One Team Scavenger Hunt Durango Puzzling Adventures™ are a cross between a scavenger hunt, an adventure race, and an informative self-guided tour. About this Event Puzzling Adventures™ are a cross between a scavenger hunt, an adventure race, and an informative self-guided tour. Each adventure consists of a series of locations that you are guided to where you are required to answer questions or solve puzzles to receive your next...

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