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Biden signs executive orders on stimulus checks, food stamps and minimum wage
Jan25

Biden signs executive orders on stimulus checks, food stamps and minimum wage

Biden signs executive orders on stimulus checks, food stamps and minimum wage Washington — President Joe Biden signed two executive orders on Friday, one of which would increase federal food assistance and streamline the delivery of stimulus checks, as the president attempts to stabilize the economy without congressional assistance amid the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. “We have to act now,” Mr. Biden said in...

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Why do dogs bury bones?
Jan25

Why do dogs bury bones?

Why do dogs bury bones? It’s the “wolf” in them. Chewing bones is a favorite pastime of dogs. If a bone is very beloved, the dog might even bury it. To humans, this behavior may seem odd, so why do dogs invest so much energy in burying their prized possessions? “The reason why a dog buries something is to save it for later,” Teoti Anderson, professional dog trainer and behavior consultant based in...

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WINTER STORM WARNING: SNOW DAY TODAY & SNOW EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE WEEK!
Jan19

WINTER STORM WARNING: SNOW DAY TODAY & SNOW EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE WEEK!

SNOW DAY TODAY & SNOW EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE WEEK– for the greater Durango Area and the San Juan Mountain Range.   WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON… * WHAT…Moderate snow at times. Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches. * WHERE…Animas River Basin and San Juan River Basin. * WHEN…Until 5 PM MST this afternoon. * IMPACTS…Travel will difficult at...

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Area Hot Springs
Jan18

Area Hot Springs

Area Hot Springs As we look forward to more snowfall in the near future we also look for some alternative activities and are still enjoyable throughout the winter. We are lucky to live in a stunning area of the country with access to majestic mountains, gorgeous rivers and relaxing hot springs. Join us for a journey through 4 different hot springs all located within hours of Durango. First and foremost the Durango Hot Springs are...

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Moreheart new opening
Jan13

Moreheart new opening

After 25 years at 33 Parker Avenue in South Bodo Park, Durango, Morehart Murphy Subaru has moved to a brand new, state-of-the-art facility at 450 Wilson Gulch Drive in Three Springs, near Mercy Medical Center. We invite you to come visit our beautiful, new Subaru facility! We think you’re going to love our new location. So what’s in it for you? • A 3.5-acre lot, with LOTS of room for LOTS of inventory, in fact, the most inventory of...

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LPEA accepting applications for nine college scholarships
Jan13

LPEA accepting applications for nine college scholarships

LPEA accepting applications for nine college scholarships; virtual information session slated for February 4, 2021 DURANGO, Colo. – La Plata Electric Association (LPEA) is now accepting applications for nine scholarships for graduating high school seniors – including GED graduates – in its service territory. Scholarships range from $500 to $28,000 and can be used at any accredited school in the United States. Applications are due...

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DURANGO IS A MUST VISIT COLORADO CITY
Jan10

DURANGO IS A MUST VISIT COLORADO CITY

Visit Durango Updated: December 30, 2020 Durango is known for many things — massive mountains, unbeatable skiing and a historic narrow gauge railroad to name a few. But there’s so much more to this former mining town. THINGS TO DO HOTELS & LODGING FESTIVALS & EVENTS TRIP IDEAS REGIONS & CITIES SPECIAL OFFERS LANGUAGES OFFICIAL VISITOR INFO SEARCH Back to top 7 REASONS DURANGO IS A MUST-VISIT COLORADO CITY Visit Durango...

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Why was Stonehenge built?
Jan09

Why was Stonehenge built?

Why was Stonehenge built? Stonehenge is a massive stone monument located on a chalky plain north of the modern-day city of Salisbury, England. Research shows that the site has continuously evolved over a period of about 10,000 years. The structure that we call “Stonehenge” was built between roughly 5,000 and 4,000 years ago and was one part of a larger sacred landscape that included a massive stone monument that was 15...

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You’ll Be Able To See Jupiter, Saturn, and Mercury This Weekend
Jan09

You’ll Be Able To See Jupiter, Saturn, and Mercury This Weekend

You’ll Be Able To See Jupiter, Saturn, and Mercury This Weekend On Jan. 10, Jupiter, Saturn, and Mercury will all be visible in the night sky in a triangular formation. This alignment is called a “triple conjunction,” according to Good News Network, and it will be visible for most of us will just a good set of binoculars. A “conjunction” of planets is when two or planets align in the night sky from Earth’s perspective, and because all...

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2021 New Year Wishes From Modi To Joe Biden
Jan01

2021 New Year Wishes From Modi To Joe Biden

2021 New Year Wishes: From Modi To Joe Biden, COVID Main Theme Of World Leaders’ Message As the world bid adieu to 2020, world leaders have hoped that 2021 be the year of health and happiness even as the threat of Coronavirus still shadows the world Written By Navashree Nandini As the world bid adieu to 2020, world leaders have hoped that 2021 be the year of health and happiness even as the threat of Coronavirus still looms....

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New Years Around The World
Jan01

New Years Around The World

New year, new rules: World celebrates 2021 through COVID restrictions By JOSEPH WILKINSON NEW YORK DAILY NEWS | DEC 31, 2020 AT 6:57 PM Billions of people around the world celebrated the beginning of 2021 on Friday despite varying coronavirus restrictions. New Zealanders had it first and best, celebrating as normal because the country has no active COVID-19 cases. People in Manila, Philippines, watch a drone show during New...

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Happy New Year 2021: Times Square’s virtual ball drop this year!
Dec31

Happy New Year 2021: Times Square’s virtual ball drop this year!

                          Many of us have watched the ball drop in Time Square as a New Year’s Eve ritual.  This year there won’t be 400,000 in attendance… but there will be millions watching as the event is live streamed at TimesSquareNYC.org, NewYearsEve.nyc, Livestream.com/2021, TimesSquareBall.net, It will be viewable on major TV stations. The event...

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Ingredients that Make a Championship Team
Dec30

Ingredients that Make a Championship Team

The Durango Demons Football Team brought home this year’s state championship trophy. We talk with Coach V and team members about season and what it took to win.

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Trump has signed the stimulus checks bill — so when do you get your money?
Dec28

Trump has signed the stimulus checks bill — so when do you get your money?

Trump has signed the stimulus checks bill — so when do you get your money? Doug Whiteman Sun, December 27, 2020, 7:53 PM MST After days of resistance, President Donald Trump has signed a $900 billion COVID aid package — which gives most Americans a second direct infusion of cash from the federal government. Unlike the first round of “stimulus checks” that started going out last spring, this one will provide $600 per...

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LPEA end-of-year statement on the status of future power supply discussions
Dec28

LPEA end-of-year statement on the status of future power supply discussions

LPEA end-of-year statement on the status of future power supply discussions DURANGO, Colo. – As 2020 draws to a close, La Plata Electric Association (LPEA) continues to explore all options for its future power supply that deliver affordable and reliable power to its members while also reducing carbon emissions. LPEA is particularly focused on exploring options that provide immediate cost savings to its membership, while also...

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SNOW DAY
Dec28

SNOW DAY

Today is a SNOW DAY for SW Colorado and the San Juan Mountains…  up to 4 inches are expected in the Durango Area with up to a foot of snow projected to fall on the higher mountain ranges. Temperature for Durango is projected to fluctuate from a high of up to 40 degrees to a low of 18 degrees Fahrenheit on Monday.  Some rain may be mixed in with the snow. The rest of this week through Saturday will be drier and is expected to be...

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Bailey’s Bits
Dec21

Bailey’s Bits

Bailey’s Bits “In 2021, I need a 6-month holiday…Twice a year” Life Lessons Learned from Hanging out at RE/MAX Pinnacle Meet Bailey at https://homesindurango.com/meet-bailey

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Bailey’s Bits
Dec21

Bailey’s Bits

Bailey’s Bits “Dear Santa,  I’ve been good all year…  …most of the time… …once in a while…  …nevermind, I’ll buy my own stuff.” Life Lessons Learned from Hanging out at RE/MAX Pinnacle Meet Bailey at https://homesindurango.com/meet-bailey

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December 21st Rare Christmas Star
Dec16

December 21st Rare Christmas Star

3 Reasons the ‘Christmas Star’ of 2020 Is Bringing So Much Hope Hope Bolinger Contributing Writer As Christians, we may have heard a great deal about the star of David that appeared during the birth of Jesus. But did you know that a certain astronomical phenomenon involving stars will occur in late December of 2020? That’s right. The planets Saturn and Jupiter will align on December 21 and will form a “Christmas star”...

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Durango High School Football Wins 3A State Title
Dec16

Durango High School Football Wins 3A State Title

Like Christmas morning: Durango football steals the show with 3A state title win Durango High School’s Gage Mestas, middle, posses with his teammates after the Demon’s won the Class 3A State Title Saturday, Dec 5th, 2020, at the Neta and Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl at CSU Pueblo. Austin White/ Pueblo Chieftain Austin White The Pueblo Chieftain There’s no secret the headlines in Colorado are dominated by the Front Range, from...

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