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Iron Horse – 2019
May21

Iron Horse – 2019

Memorial Day weekend is upon us! It’s the unofficial kickoff to Durango’s summer season, and also the weekend locals welcome the 47th Annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. It’s a weekend filled with tradition, challenges, and lots of events for all ages.

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Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Self-Knowledge
May20

Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Self-Knowledge

“Self-Knowledge Is Worth More Than Personal Achievement.” – Bailey Life lessons learned from hanging out in RE/Max Pinnacle’s real estate office. Learn more about Bailey or search Durango Real Estate at HomesInDurango.com

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This Is What Fish Oil Supplements Actually Do
May19

This Is What Fish Oil Supplements Actually Do

Is fish oil really just snake oil? For centuries, humans have used fish oils, orally or topically, to treat a wide array of ailments, from aches and pains to rickets and gout. The popularity of this supplement has shifted over the years, as have its primary uses. But over the past couple of decades, the hype around fish oil has arguably reached an all-time high. According to National Institutes of Health statistics, in 2012, at least...

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The Weird Reason Tonight’s Full Moon Is ‘Blue’
May19

The Weird Reason Tonight’s Full Moon Is ‘Blue’

Usually, a Blue Moon marks the second time a full moon rises within the same month. But the full moon arriving on Saturday (May 18) is May’s first full moon, so why are people calling it a Blue Moon? The answer has to do with an obscure rule, according to Space.com, a sister site of Live Science. In this case, the May 18 moon — also known as the Full Flower Moon — is called a Blue Moon because it’s No. 3 of four full moons...

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Putting Safety First in River Rafting
May17

Putting Safety First in River Rafting

We talk to a local rafting company about its safety training to prepare for this summer’s rafting season. Most important message: wear your personal flotation device!!!

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Work Begins on North ART Extension
May17

Work Begins on North ART Extension

The long-awaited north extension of the Animas River Trail from Animas City Park to the Oxbow Preserve is expected to cost more than $6 million. Find out when it’s expected to be finished.

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Healthy Living: Learn Signs of Stroke
May17

Healthy Living: Learn Signs of Stroke

Can you identify the signs of a stroke? As soon as you realize that you may be experiencing a stroke, call 911. The faster you get treatment, the more likely you’ll recover.

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Durango Barbershoppers – Harmony Explosion
May17

Durango Barbershoppers – Harmony Explosion

The Durango Barbershoppers presents our Annual Concert – Harmony Explosion! featuring Ante Up. Come join us for a rousing night of a cappella singing, with some of your favorite recent music sung in that classic harmony style. Date: Friday, May 31, 2019 Time: 7:00 PM Community Concert Hall at FLC 1000 Rim Drive Durango, CO 81301 Phone: (970) 247-7657 Email: concerthall@fortlewis.edu Website:...

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Outdoor Movie Night – Hotel Transylvania 3 – Three Springs – June 7th
May17

Outdoor Movie Night – Hotel Transylvania 3 – Three Springs – June 7th

Outdoor Movie Night – HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3 Rated PG Join us for a free movie under the stars at Three Springs! Movie starts at dusk which is between 8:30-9:00pm. Seating is first come, first serve basis. Blanket section and chair section available, please bring your own chair and/or blanket. A small concession stand will be serving popcorn, candy, soda, etc. *Bad weather may cause Three Springs to cancel this event. Please check our...

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Special Events Saturday May 18th – Pagosa Springs
May17

Special Events Saturday May 18th – Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Paddle and Race at San Juan River-Downtown  First Whitewater Race Through Downtown. Free Fun Runs Start From City Park: 11am-1pm. Downriver Mass Start Race from Riff Raff on the Rio to Yamaguchi Park. Registration at 2:30pm at Riff Raff on the Rio. Race Starts at 4:00pm sharp. Awards 6:30pm $10/person Pagosa Pickleball Club Tournament at Pagosa Springs Middle School  Men’s, Women’s Doubles, Mixed Doubles 8:00am...

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D&SNG Railroad is rolling from Durango to Silverton!
May17

D&SNG Railroad is rolling from Durango to Silverton!

The first Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad train engine of 2019 rolled into a snowy Silverton last weekend.   https://www.durangotrain.com/ Post courtesy of Jim Wotkyns Blog. Read more here or search Durango real estate.

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Taste of Durango This Weekend
May17

Taste of Durango This Weekend

This Sunday is a favorite event among locals—the 2019 Taste of Durango! On May 19 from 11-4 Downtown Durango will feature a full festival with food, craft beer, artisan cocktails, and samples from our phenomenal local restaurants. The event even has music and dancing, and is the perfect way to enjoy an early summer afternoon in Durango. It’s free to attend the Taste of Durango, and food costs a variety of tickets per item. Desserts...

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Cardiologist: Measles AND Mumps Infections Could Save Millions of Lives
May13

Cardiologist: Measles AND Mumps Infections Could Save Millions of Lives

Article by Jack Wolfson DO, FACC Special to Health Impact News Reading that title is sure to shock many people. After all, who would make such a claim, let alone a cardiologist.  Here is the proof to back it up.  A study from 2015 in the journal Atherosclerosis found that men had 29% fewer heart attacks and 17% fewer strokes if they had a history of childhood measles and mumps. Women suffered less events as well, but not to the same...

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Low Cholesterol May Raise Your Alzheimer’s Risk – Dr. Mercola
May13

Low Cholesterol May Raise Your Alzheimer’s Risk – Dr. Mercola

Article By Dr. Mercola Mercola.com While cholesterol has been vilified as something that should be as low as possible to prevent heart disease, it’s actually a crucial component for good health and too low a level can have serious repercussions for your health. Cholesterol is found not only in your bloodstream but also in every cell in your body, and is necessary for the production of cell membranes, virtually every steroid hormone,...

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31 Easy Ways to Detoxify Every Day (Some May Surprise You!)
May13

31 Easy Ways to Detoxify Every Day (Some May Surprise You!)

A natural body detox doesn’t have to be complicated. Did you know that you can help your body detoxify on a daily basis in simple ways? Here are 31 easy-to-do actions that will guide you towards a healthier lifestyle. A word of caution: While each tip on its own is simple, trying to incorporate too many new things into your daily routine all at once is a recipe for none of them to stick. Review the list and see which of these you’re...

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Anti-inflammatory benefits of fasting
May13

Anti-inflammatory benefits of fasting

© May 9th 2019 DrJayDavidson.com This content is distributed and reproduced with the permission of DrJayDavidson.com. To view original article please click Here Article summary: Fasting is a common ritual in religious traditions throughout the world. Fasting leads to reduced disease, improved health, and longer lifespan. The activity of pro-inflammatory proteins, called cytokines, is reduced through fasting. Pro-inflammatory cytokines...

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Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Habits
May13

Bailey’s Bits: Bailey on Habits

“Small, daily habits are more important then big, infrequent home runs” – Bailey Life lessons learned from hanging out in RE/Max Pinnacle’s real estate office. Learn more about Bailey or search Durango Real Estate at HomesInDurango.com

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Getting Ready for Summer Train
May10

Getting Ready for Summer Train

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Train resumed round-trip service to Silverton on Saturday. Find out what it took to get operations ready for the summer season.

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It’s Your Money: Did You Pay Taxes?
May10

It’s Your Money: Did You Pay Taxes?

If you didn’t pay your federal income taxes, you could face fines, interest payments, even liens on your property or pay check. You may also get a refund coming to you!

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Healthy Living: Drinking & Weight Loss
May10

Healthy Living: Drinking & Weight Loss

One of the most common questions that clients ask Dr. Ashley Lucas is whether they can enjoy a cocktail or two on their weight-loss program. Find out the answer.

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