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City of Durango Making Progress on Housing Crisis
Dec06

City of Durango Making Progress on Housing Crisis

The City of Durango is taking some of the most aggressive action to date to address the need for affordable and workforce housing. Learn about the initiatives under way. Sponsored by Service Master Restore and The Payroll Department

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LPEA Opens 2022 Scholarship Program
Dec03

LPEA Opens 2022 Scholarship Program

In this edition of #LPEAwire, learn more about LPEA’s 2022 scholarships, help your neighbors keep the lights on this holiday season with LPEA’s Giving Tree program, and catch up on the latest with LPEA’s future power supply options. Sponsored by La Plata Electric Association

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Enchanted Forest of Christmas Trees Supports Community Connections Inc.
Dec03

Enchanted Forest of Christmas Trees Supports Community Connections Inc.

Visit the Festival of Trees to get into the holiday spirit and marvel at the inventiveness of this year’s sponsors and the decoration themes they’ve created. The festival benefits Community Connections Inc. Sponsored by Alpine Bank

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Innovating Public Transportation
Dec02

Innovating Public Transportation

Durango Transit received the 2021 Outstanding Innovation Award from the Colorado Association of Transit Agencies for their work adding the Three Springs route during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sponsored by Express Employment Professionals and Closets Plus

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Building Up Businesses
Nov30

Building Up Businesses

The Fort Lewis College Center for Innovation is one of the recipients of the Build to Scale Grant Program funded by the EDA. The grant will allow the Center to expand its current opportunities to include mentorship, more coworking spaces, and more partnerships with local and aspiring entrepreneurs. Sponsored by Service Master and Closets Plus

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Christmas in Durango, Colorado
Nov29

Christmas in Durango, Colorado

Christmas in Durango, Colorado Christmas in Durango extends the entire month of December. Our little mountain town comes alive with activities all month long for everyone from the adventure seeker to the holiday traditionalist. Durango, Colorado has so much to offer during the Christmas season. Take A Ski Trip Around Christmas, it is common for Durango to turn into a snowy winter wonderland. Enjoy skiing at one of the great ski spots...

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Best in Show winner at 2021 National Dog Show makes history
Nov27

Best in Show winner at 2021 National Dog Show makes history

  Claire is a bone-afide champ. History was made Thursday at the National Dog Show — the beloved annual event hosted by the Kennel Club of Philadelphia — when a Scottish Deerhound named Claire, who also won last year, was named Best in Show. Claire’s victory marks the first time a dog has won back-to-back in the show’s 20-year history, hosts noted. “In 20 years of the National Dog Show, there’s never been a repeat champion until...

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State Street Ballet of Santa Barbara’s “Nutcracker” featuring the San Juan Symphony
Nov27

State Street Ballet of Santa Barbara’s “Nutcracker” featuring the San Juan Symphony

State Street Ballet of Santa Barbara returns for the holiday season with “The Nutcracker” accompanied by Durango’s own San Juan Symphony. This magical story is a favorite for audiences of all ages.

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Farmington Museum Opens New Exhibition: “Built By Gas.”
Nov27

Farmington Museum Opens New Exhibition: “Built By Gas.”

Farmington evolved from a rural farming community to a national energy hub when New Mexico’s first commercial gas well was drilled one mile south of Aztec on October 21, 1921. Sponsored by Traegers Bar and Three Rivers Brewing

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Singing with Santa, Colorado Gives, Noel “NITE”
Nov27

Singing with Santa, Colorado Gives, Noel “NITE”

If you’ve been in Durango for more than a couple of years, you know we like to go crazy with our holiday events, starting the day after Thanksgiving. Here’s a brief roundup. Sponsored by Downs, McDonough, Cowan & Foley, LLC and Closets Plus

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Investment, Retail or Business Opportunity available off HWY 160 in Pagosa Springs
Nov26

Investment, Retail or Business Opportunity available off HWY 160 in Pagosa Springs

PRICED TO SELL AT ONLY $172.44 sq. ft. this 7800 sq. ft. HEATED AND AIR CONDITIONED RETAIL SPACE OR OTHER USES CAN BE APRROVED BY POA LOCATED ONLY 1/8 MILE FROM WAL-MART. INVESTMENT, RETAIL OR BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY OF YOUR CHOICE WITH BREATHTAKING VIEWS OF THE SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS AND PAGOSA SPRINGS GOLF COURSE!

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THE POLAR EXPRESS TRAIN IS BACK!!
Nov24

THE POLAR EXPRESS TRAIN IS BACK!!

NOW THROUGH JANUARY 1   Our premier event of the year, The Polar Express Train, is selling fast! Be sure to choose your date and car type and book now. Certain dates and car types will sell quickly and you’ll want to be first to book! Join us for a truly magical recreation of the classic holiday story about a child’s Christmas Eve journey aboard a vintage steam train as it departs our station in Durango and sets off for the...

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352 Acres available in a GATED Platted Subdivision in Durango
Nov19

352 Acres available in a GATED Platted Subdivision in Durango

LAND BANKERS TAKE A LOOK at this investment of big acreage! 352+/- acres with 9 parcels COMBINED BEING SOLD AS ONE PACKAGE (no individual lot sales) that are beautifully secluded in GATED Platted Subdivision, yet only 16 miles miles to downtown Durango. Road recently bladed and widened. Lot 9 in particular has breathtaking VIEWS…

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Goodbye, Staples Center. Hello, Crypto.com Arena
Nov19

Goodbye, Staples Center. Hello, Crypto.com Arena

    Staples Center is getting a new name for Christmas: Crypto.com Arena. The downtown Los Angeles venue — home of the Lakers, Clippers, Kings and Sparks — will wear the new name for 20 years under a deal between the Singapore cryptocurrency exchange and AEG, the owner and operator of the arena, both parties announced Tuesday. Crypto.com paid more than $700 million for the naming rights, according to sources familiar with...

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Lost and Found Champions Since 1981
Nov17

Lost and Found Champions Since 1981

Literally dozens of backcountry enthusiasts each year can thank La Plata County Search and Rescue volunteers who came looking for and found them, and in some cases, saved their lives. Sponsored by Alpine Bank

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Hope’s Door Opens to Homeless, Housing Insecure
Nov17

Hope’s Door Opens to Homeless, Housing Insecure

The new 40-unit Espero apartment complex will offer on-site support services to help residents overcome homelessness and the problems that led them there. Sponsored by Closets Plus and Express Employment Professionals

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Luxury Housing Dominating the Real Estate Market
Nov17

Luxury Housing Dominating the Real Estate Market

Luxury housing purchases comprise the bulk of real estate sales this fall. Learn why. Sponsored by Alpenglow Properties

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Meet Amber Johnson of Durango Land and Homes
Nov12

Meet Amber Johnson of Durango Land and Homes

Amber Johnson began her professional Real Estate career in Durango in 2000 after completing her BA degree in Humanities at Fort Lewis College. Land conservation, ranching, sustainable agriculture, and preserving as much open space as possible while still accommodating the growing demand for development, is of great interest and importance to Amber. She believes much of the beauty of the West lies in its wildness.

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How do you stage your home for sale?
Nov08

How do you stage your home for sale?

Home staging can range from decluttering and reorganizing to adding homey touches or completely furnishing a house. An agent will help you decide what is best for your property based off the vacancy, layout, and your wants. No matter the level of staging, having the extra aesthetic boost has been proved to sell your home faster and for a higher sales price.

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166 Mama Llama is your next home!
Nov08

166 Mama Llama is your next home!

This property is unique because of it’s ability to have an individual pond for irrigation unlike other parcels in the subdivision, giving the owner more than enough Irrigation water throughout the year. Take a tour through our virtual Matterport 3-D tour and Drone footage then schedule a showing!

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