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Is Relief in Sight for Tight Housing Market?
Sep18

Is Relief in Sight for Tight Housing Market?

Dan Korman, owner/broker with Alpenglow Properties, provides a quick update about the housing market in August and also discusses the state of Colorado’s efforts to address homelessness and affordable housing. Sponsored by Alpenglow Properties

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Parade of Homes: Best of the Best
Sep18

Parade of Homes: Best of the Best

The annual Parade of Homes returns this September after last year’s pandemic-induced hiatus, and it promises to be as inspiring as ever to those who are planning to build a new home or who want to dive into their own do-it-yourself remodel. Sponsored by Homebuilders Association of Southwest Colorado

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Congressional Candidate Wants to Bring Sanity Back to Congress
Sep18

Congressional Candidate Wants to Bring Sanity Back to Congress

Archuleta County resident Marina Zimmerman says she wants to bring sanity back to the Republican Party and to Congress as a candidate for the Third Congressional District seat in the House of Representatives. Sponsored by TruWest Auto and Happy Pappy’s Pizza and Wings

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Preparing for the Worst
Sep17

Preparing for the Worst

The Durango Fire Protection District’s new, four-story fire-training tower will provide the region’s firefighters with in-depth, realistic experiences fighting fires and rescuing victims. Sponsored by FASTSIGNS and Serious Texas Barbecue

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AUTUMN ARTS FESTIVAL SEPTEMBER 18 -19
Sep16

AUTUMN ARTS FESTIVAL SEPTEMBER 18 -19

  With concern for the safety of our Durango Autumn Arts Festival attendees, the following adjustments have been made to the event: To avoid clustered gatherings, there will be no indoor live entertainment, food court, or artist dinner. Patrons are encouraged to enjoy food from downtown restaurants. Social distancing measures will be maintained outside, and the art booths will be set up normally for the enjoyment and safe...

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LPEA board votes to retire $4 million in Capital Credits to members
Sep16

LPEA board votes to retire $4 million in Capital Credits to members

    DURANGO, Colo. – The La Plata Electric Association (LPEA) Board of Directors voted at its meeting today to retire $4 million in Capital Credits to LPEA members. Credits from 1996, 1997, and 1998 are being retired, so members with LPEA accounts during those years will see their share of LPEA’s margins (based on electric use) as a bill credit or check in November. This retirement is in addition to the $1.5 million retired...

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Durango KC 4-Day Show – Oct 21-24!
Sep16
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New Commercial Properties are Available in Durango
Sep13

New Commercial Properties are Available in Durango

If you think your business is in need of a new space, there are more options in Durango than you might think. The Commercial Real Estate Professionals of Durango have the talents, knowledge of our area and the inventory you need to make your next expansion or relocation decisions. A wealth of information on Real Estate in our area, both residential and commercial, are available on the website of the Durango Area Association of...

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The Original Famburger
Sep12

The Original Famburger

Bringing Detroit’s white-porcelain metal hamburger joints to Durango is what Dan and Lindsay Gearig had in mind while opening The Original Famburger. The goal is to serve fast and affordable smashburgers, coney dogs, onion rings, shakes, floats, fries and ice cream as well as cater to gluten free, vegan, vegetarian, and dairy free patrons. They start by sourcing non-frozen meat and other ingredients to create an actual “happy meal”....

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Fall Weekend in Durango Itinerary
Sep10

Fall Weekend in Durango Itinerary

Durango, Colorado is a mountain town that offers a little bit of everything. No matter what your style is, there is a trail, shop, or spa for you to enjoy. During the fall, the weather is cooler and the activities are limitless. While you’re in town, check out these top picks and maybe you’ll decide to stay for a while! Arriving: -Fly into Durango – La Plata County Airport (DRO) and take Durango Cab or Buckhorn Limousine to your hotel...

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A stunning 4 bed, 6 bath near Purgatory Resort
Sep10

A stunning 4 bed, 6 bath near Purgatory Resort

This is a stunning 4 bedroom, 5 bath, contemporary mountain home with spectacular views, featuring vaulted ceilings with picture windows, a gorgeous chef’s kitchen adjacent to a large dinning area and a spacious living room with fireplace.

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Durango Colorado Real Estate
Sep10

Durango Colorado Real Estate

Durango Colorado Real Estate durangocoloradorealestate.com and the SW Colorado Real Estate Region   A stunning 4 bed, 6 bath near Purgatory Resort BROKER SHOWCASE Spectacular Site in One of the Mountain’s Premier Estate Subdivisions Multiple units available in the Skyridge Commercial building Durango Area Commercial Property Search By the La Plata Economic Development Alliance   FUN things to do in Durango and SW...

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Summit Tackles Revolutionary Changes in Workplace
Sep09

Summit Tackles Revolutionary Changes in Workplace

The pandemic changed the world of work irrevocably, and that’s what the 2021 Economic Summit will address on Sept. 21. Find out who the speakers will be. Sponsored by Durango Party Rental and Tafoya Barrett & Associates

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease on Sept. 25
Sep07

Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease on Sept. 25

Scientists continue to learn more about what causes Alzheimer’s Disease and are slowly nearing a cure. Your participation in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease on Sept. 9 can help make a difference. Sponsored by Kroegers Ace Hardware in Durango and Choice Building Supply Ace Hardware in Cortez

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On board to have fun
Sep06

On board to have fun

    Artist Tim Kapustka, left, and Chase and Jen LaCroix, of Durango Outdoor Exchange, model some of their paddleboards from the locally based Colorado Paddle Co. The three are partnering on the business, with the LaCroixes selling the boards at their store and Kapustka doing the design work./ Photo by Jennaye Derge   I don’t know when I first heard “Durango” used as an adjective, but the first time I used it as such...

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Durango Dance launching in Mancos Community Center
Sep06

Durango Dance launching in Mancos Community Center

  Montezuma County residents won’t have to drive to Durango to take their children to the studio’s ballet classes By Kala Parkinson Journal staff writer Friday, Sep. 3, 2021 8:16 Updated Friday, Sep. 3, 2021 8:48 Pictured in April, Durango Dance instructor Amanda McKovich teaches students how to do the “worm” dance during Durango Dance Camp. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald)   Durango Dance, a 12-year mainstay for youth...

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Member Appreciation Lunches, LPEA’s Annual Meeting, and Winter-ready Rebates!
Sep04

Member Appreciation Lunches, LPEA’s Annual Meeting, and Winter-ready Rebates!

In this edition of #LPEAwire, learn more about LPEA’s upcoming member appreciation lunches, annual meeting, and available rebates to get your home winter ready. Sponsored by La Plata Electric Association

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You Can DO It!
Sep04

You Can DO It!

Losing weight doesn’t have to be a miserable experience, but it does take support and a mindful commitment to changing your eating habits. Sponsored by PHD Weight Loss

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COVID Cases Surge as School Year Begins
Sep03

COVID Cases Surge as School Year Begins

San Juan Basin Public Health urges area residents and visitors to wear a face mask indoors to prevent transmission of the highly contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus to protect the unvaccinated, the majority of whom are school children younger than 12. Sponsored by San Juan Basin Public Health and Whole Health Family Medicine Clinic

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Time to Tackle the Housing Crisis
Sep03

Time to Tackle the Housing Crisis

After decades of community conversation about the need for affordable housing, local municipal and county governments finally have the political will to tackle the problem. Interviews with Durango Mayor Kim Baxter, La Plata County Commissioner Marsha Porter-Norton, and Ignacio Mayor Stella Cox. Sponsored by FASTSIGNS of Durango and Durango Party Rental

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