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Job Searching in a Pandemic
May05

Job Searching in a Pandemic

With unemployment claims making the news almost as often as surges in the coronavirus, what are local employment agencies doing to help job seekers find jobs? By Hannah Robertson. Sponsored by Serious Texas BBQ and The Payroll Department.

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What to Eat for Lunch to Stay on Your Health Plan
May05

What to Eat for Lunch to Stay on Your Health Plan

Dr. Ashley Lucas, founder of PHD Weight Loss, offers lunch menu ideas to keep your new healthy eating habits on track and to avoid that afternoon slump. Sponsored by PHD Weight Loss.

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Shift to Level Blue
May04

Shift to Level Blue

What does the change from the COVID State Dial to the local guidelines called “Level Blue” mean for San Juan Basin residents? By Hannah Robertson. Sponsored by FASTSIGNS and Carver Brewing Company.

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Opening Day for Paragliding on Smelter Mountain
May03

Opening Day for Paragliding on Smelter Mountain

Jeremiah St. Ours talks about the importance of the winter closure on Smelter, Paragliding Safety, and the joy of free-flight for the community. Sponsored by 2180 Lighting & Design Studio and Carver Brewing Company. Filmed and Edited by Tucker Cocchiarella.

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May Updates from LPEA Wire: 5 Top Tips to Stay Safe Around Electricity
May03

May Updates from LPEA Wire: 5 Top Tips to Stay Safe Around Electricity

On average, one person dies every day in the United States from electricity-related injuries. May is National Electric Safety Month, and to help you stay safe around electricity, here are 5 electric safety tips from LPEA’s VP of Operations Jerry Sutherlin.

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LPEA legal efforts take giant step towards achieving Tri-State rate decreases
May01

LPEA legal efforts take giant step towards achieving Tri-State rate decreases

DURANGO, Colo. – The Tri-State Generation and Transmission (Tri-State) Board of Directors approved a rate settlement to reduce wholesale power rates to its members, including La Plata Electric Association (LPEA), by 2% immediately with an additional 2% reduction in March of 2022. The decision will now go to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for final approval. If approved, the rate decrease will go into effect...

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6 Gaslighting Phrases People Say To Manipulate You
May01

6 Gaslighting Phrases People Say To Manipulate You

Toxic relationships are rife with this kind of language. By  Kelsey Borresen 04/27/2021 07:11pm EDT Gaslighting, a manipulation tactic often wielded by emotional abusers, gradually makes you question your own judgment, feelings, memories and reality. Because of its insidious nature, it can be hard for victims to recognize it as it’s happening. Abusers use gaslighting as a way to gain and maintain power and control in the relationship....

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CDC Relaxes COVID-19 Mask Guidelines For Vaccinated Americans
May01

CDC Relaxes COVID-19 Mask Guidelines For Vaccinated Americans

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new coronavirus guidelines for vaccinated Americans on Tuesday that include updated recommendations on mask-wearing while outdoors. The new guidance says people who have been fully vaccinated and have waited at least two weeks after their last shot do not need to wear masks outdoors when alone, with members of their household or in small gatherings. They may also forgo masks...

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Dog Training With Or: How Can I Communicate Desired Behaviors To My Dog?
May01

Dog Training With Or: How Can I Communicate Desired Behaviors To My Dog?

We are always on the lookout for the most successful and innovative trainers, and one of our favorites is Or Nessim of K9 Pack Training in SoCal. A former dog handler in the Israeli Army, Or is highly personal and focused on positive reinforcement. He trains for everything from pet obedience and behavioral modification, to dog sport activities and service dog training. How Can I Communicate Desired Behaviors To My Dog? When trying to...

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Humane Society Expecting; Time for a Baby Shower
Apr29

Humane Society Expecting; Time for a Baby Shower

Hundreds of baby animals will soon be raining on the La Plata County Humane Society with the annual springtime deluge of just-born puppies and kittens. They’ll need food, health care, toys, and warm blankets, so the humane society is throwing a baby shower May 1-8. Sponsored by Durango Party Rental and Carver Brewing Company.

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Two Additional Carriers to Depart DRO
Apr29

Two Additional Carriers to Depart DRO

Get ready for lower fares, airline passengers. Two more airlines will arrive and depart from the Durango La Plata County Airport this summer. And one carrier will offer a “teaser” fare to Denver at only $19 one-way. Sponsored by Kroeger’s Ace Hardware and The Timbers at Edgemont Highlands.

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Pandemic Bump-Outs Allow Restaurants to Survive
Apr28

Pandemic Bump-Outs Allow Restaurants to Survive

Derailed Pour House owner Lisa Gibson says the ability to add seats outdoors in city-approved bump-outs has allowed her restaurant to survive the pandemic, and she hopes they’re here to stay. Sponsored by Durango Party Rental and Whole Health Family Medicine.

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Hometown Sound: Stillhouse Junkies Burn Down The Distillery
Apr27

Hometown Sound: Stillhouse Junkies Burn Down The Distillery

Stillhouse Junkies returns to the very distillery where it all began for this band. Guitarist and Mandolinist Fred Kosak, Fiddler Alissa Wolf, and Bassist Cody Tinnin, perform original songs rich with the sounds of blues, roots, bluegrass and a vibe distinctive of Southwest Colorado. Featured Songs: “Johnny Mac” “Burn It Down” Special thank you to Durango Craft Spirits Audio Engineer: Jeff Jones Videography: Zachary Marqua, Cooper Stowers, Gabe Powel

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Top 10 Cryptocurrencies
Apr26

Top 10 Cryptocurrencies

The top 10 cryptocurrencies analysis articles aim to provide you with the most comprehensive but not overloaded picture of the cryptocurrency market. The top 10 cryptocurrencies price news and changes are researched by professional traders and investors, giving you the opportunity to have a perfect ground for making your own investment choices. Cointelegraph’s cryptocurrencies analysis is the most efficient and swift way to keep...

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Demon Girls Tennis Players Confident about Successful Season
Apr26

Demon Girls Tennis Players Confident about Successful Season

Tennis season starts at the end of April for the Durango High School girls tennis team. Yes, they’re looking forward to playing well, but they’re in it for the love of the sport. Sponsored by Durango Dental, Cryomedspa, Four Corners Eye Clinic, Durango Hot Springs, and First Southwest Bank.

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XRP Price Analysis: XRP Continues To Fall As Price is Stuck In Descending Channel
Apr26

XRP Price Analysis: XRP Continues To Fall As Price is Stuck In Descending Channel

XRP has been downtrending for over a week Price has been held by $1.03 support Indicators show a breakout is soon XRP rose 300% since the start of April. After being stuck under 1$ for nearly 3 years, thanks to the SEC lawsuit, XRP managed to breakout and set a three year high. This bullish impulse was not held up well as BTC started downtrending a few days after XRP hit its high of $1.95. XRP needs to break above its price channel to...

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Bitcoin Price Consolidates Near $50K, Why BTC Bulls Could Fail Near $52.5K
Apr26

Bitcoin Price Consolidates Near $50K, Why BTC Bulls Could Fail Near $52.5K

Bitcoin price extended its decline below the $50,000 support against the US Dollar. BTC is now consolidating losses and it remains at a risk of more downside below $48,000. Bitcoin declined heavily below the $52,000 and $50,000 support levels. The price is now trading well below $52,000 and the 100 simple moving average (4-hours). There is a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $52,800 on the 4-hours chart of the...

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Dandelion Festival 2021
Apr23

Dandelion Festival 2021

Sat May 01 2021 at 01:00 pm to 09:00 pm UTC-06:00 Rotary Park | Durango Let’s christen the Spring and celebrate the oh so welcome warm season! Together!! After a long and trying year, we are excited to gather (safely) for the 12th annual DandeLion Festival! This is a free, all-ages concert and celebration of nature’s wisdom, of plant medicine, and the ongoing movement for Organic Parks in Durango which seeks to protect the health of...

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The Majik Cirkus
Apr23

The Majik Cirkus

The Majik Cirkus is a wonderful musical story for all ages! Printable coloring pages for kids. Print, listen and read along at majikcirkus.com!

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Classic Cars Owners Passionate about Their Rides
Apr23

Classic Cars Owners Passionate about Their Rides

With shiny re-built motors and new paint jobs, classic cars are certainly works of art – and works of the heart. Sponsored by Kessee Motors and Choice Building Supply.

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