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A’round In Durango – A Round at The Office Spiratorium with Community Connections
Jul12

A’round In Durango – A Round at The Office Spiratorium with Community Connections

Check out the television series ‘A’round in Durango’ by Durango Land and Homes!  See more episodes or search Durango real estate at Durango Land and Homes. For this episode, we meet up for a round of drinks at The Office Spiritorium with the president and CEO of the Strater Hotel Rod Barker. Then joining us is Ellen R. Stein, V.P. of Marketing and Development at Community Connections, Inc. Community...

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Durango Weekend Happenings
Jul11

Durango Weekend Happenings

Durango is one of those unique places that offers outdoor activities year round. Summer is especially fun because the warm temperatures allow long days and evenings full of light. This upcoming week, there are several unique events around town. This Friday, July 12, there will be an outdoor movie held at the Durango Rec Center lawn hosted by the North Main District. How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is a perfect movie for all...

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Motorbike Safety Tips Ahead Of The Four Corners Motorcycle Rally
Jul02

Motorbike Safety Tips Ahead Of The Four Corners Motorcycle Rally

The streets of Durango come alive over Labor Day weekend, as motorcycles from all over the country rally together for a trip along the Million Dollar Highway. The event kicks off at the Harley Davidson Durango shop, and live entertainment and great food naturally accompany the event. Every day of the weekend has something special, such as the Silverton Poker Chip Run, the Hot Bike Chopper Show, and a Hooligan Dirt Dash. While event...

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A Refreshing Durango Summer
Jun12

A Refreshing Durango Summer

Durango, Co seems to offer limitless drinking activities and leisurely opportunities all year round, especially during the Summer months. For a couple refreshing summer activities, here are a few watering holes (both the drinking kind, and the swimming kind) in and around Durango   Sports Club Private Outdoor Pool The Durango Sports Club offers a refreshing outdoor pool, very near to Downtown Durango. It is a simple and easy...

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Building a Website for Your Small Biz
Jun10

Building a Website for Your Small Biz

Join us for a 2 hour workshop to learn how to build a basic website with our web master, Nathan Morris! Nathan has been building websites since 1994 – since before there was a dot-com. Learn what web hosting sight will be the right fit for you, how to review a website, how to build your site, and then how to optimize your SEO. When: Thursday, June 20th from 9am – 11am Where: TBK Bank (259 W 9th Street in Durango) Cost: $25...

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An Interview with Liver Down the River’s Bassist, Derek Abt
Jun05

An Interview with Liver Down the River’s Bassist, Derek Abt

An Interview with Liver Down the River’s Bassist, Derek Abt   What it Means to be a Small Town Funkadelic Band, on the Rise   What are your intentions for your musical future? “If you asked me five years ago, I would have said we’re headed for Red Rocks,” Derek said in a phone interview last week. Now, he seeking and reaching for a joy-seeking experience. The road to Red Rocks carries more stress than you may initially...

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A Unique Guide to Durango, Co
May29

A Unique Guide to Durango, Co

Float at Salt 360   I visited Salt 360 for the first time this week. As my first introduction to sensory deprivation tanks, I can say I am highly intrigued and satisfied. At the North end of Durango Salt 360 provides an escape from everyday reality. An entirely relaxing environment awaits you here. The attentive staff accompanies you through the process, which consists of showering, removing contacts and clothes (no bathing suit...

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Does the success of your startup depend on software testing?
May06

Does the success of your startup depend on software testing?

Durango, Colorado is known as one of the best places to start a business. The area has a unique culture and lifestyle, not to say that there are many development opportunities. Durango’s growth opportunities are mainly attributed to diversification. Much of the activity is centered in retail, tourism, and services like medical educational, and so on and so forth. Starting a business here is an exciting endeavor. The journey requires...

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Durango is positioned for a great summer tourist season!
Apr26

Durango is positioned for a great summer tourist season!

With the HEAT INDEX rising in some of our “feeder markets”, Durango is positioned for a strong summer tourist season from residents escaping the heat in nearby states.  Durango Area Tourism Office is also expecting a strong travel season based on bookings thus far. Although AAA Colorado predicts prices for gasoline in Colorado will top-off above $3.00/gallon by Memorial Day weekend, gas prices in Colorado are still below the average...

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New Car and Road Safety Trends That Can Benefit Road Users in Durango
Apr25

New Car and Road Safety Trends That Can Benefit Road Users in Durango

Speeding, weaving through traffic, and tailgating are some of the reasons why roads in Colorado, are not as safe as those in most other states according to an article on the Colorado Public Radio website. Of course, in Durango such aggressive drivers also exist. Maybe one reason for this aggression is the traffic jams that occur in places like Durango City. Road safety can be enhanced not just through regulations enforced by police...

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Sorrel Sky / Ben Nighthorse
Apr17

Sorrel Sky / Ben Nighthorse

Durango – 970-247-3555   Rocky Mountain PBS Features “Ben Nighthorse Campbell”   High school dropout, artist, Olympic athlete, Senator – meet Ben Nighthorse Campbell   Shop Online At: www.SORRELSKY.com Or Check out Sorrel Sky’s Blog for New Ideas + Inspiration

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Hozhoni Days celebrates young and old through dance
Apr15

Hozhoni Days celebrates young and old through dance

Hundreds of people crowd into FLC’s Whalen Gymnasium for powwow By Bret Hauff Herald Staff Writer Sunday, April 14, 2019 3:52 PM Native Americans of all ages from around the nation drummed, sang and danced Saturday at Fort Lewis College’s Hozhoni Days Powwow, a celebration of multigenerational culture. Hundreds of people from around the region packed into the Whalen Gymnasium this weekend for an annual celebration of Native American...

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Durango Home & Ranch Show
Apr11

Durango Home & Ranch Show

Show Times Adults $5, children 12 and under are free April 27, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 28, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. General Information The Durango Home & Ranch show began in 1995 and is held at the La Plata County Fairgrounds in Durango, Colorado. The 2019 show dates are Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28. All vendors are screened and are required to display only home-related products and services. There are...

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Ute Tribes Honored at State Capitol
Apr11

Ute Tribes Honored at State Capitol

The Colorado Legislature designated March 21 as Ute Day at the Colorado Capitol in recognition of the tribes’ contribution to the state’s history, culture and economy.

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Durango Flea Market – Sunday’s Starting April 14th
Apr05

Durango Flea Market – Sunday’s Starting April 14th

The 2019 Durango Flea Market happens every Sunday beginning April 14 and running through November 3 (weather permitting). Come experience the fun! You’ll find a host of vendors selling everything secondhand from funky to functional. If you are interested in being a vendor, please contact John Dunn of Dunn Deal Resale Store at (970) 385-0385 or email him at makeitadunndeal@gmail.com. Vendor spaces are only $15!

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Experts Tap Tourist Season to Boost Real Estate Sales
Apr04

Experts Tap Tourist Season to Boost Real Estate Sales

The state of Colorado has always enjoyed a positive reputation for being a prime real estate location. In recent years, however, an odd trend has been developing. Numbers of home sales in Durango slipped by 3.5% in 2018 yet were sold for more, according to the Durango Area Association of Realtors. Experts seem to believe that the incoming tourist season can help to boost the sales numbers further. Durango’s Tourist Havens A recent...

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A’round In Durango – A Round at The Bookcase and Barber with Manna Soup Kitchen
Mar29

A’round In Durango – A Round at The Bookcase and Barber with Manna Soup Kitchen

Check out the television series ‘A’round in Durango’ by Durango Land and Homes!  See more episodes or search Durango real estate at Durango Land and Homes.

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How To Make Your Durango Rental Beat The Competition
Mar25

How To Make Your Durango Rental Beat The Competition

How To Make You Durango Rental Beat The Competition Durango properties are hotting up, with 194 new apartments ready for their grand opening in Escalante Drive. For landlords, this is the prime opportunity to get their investments off the ground and lure in the ideal tenants. With so many rental options, however, competition is tight,and landlords will need to ensure they have all the boxes ticked plus a little extra to ensure they...

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A Sacred Linescape Unites the Four Corners DurangoTV Edit
Mar22

A Sacred Linescape Unites the Four Corners DurangoTV Edit

Collaborating with Anna Sofaer, president of The Solstice Project, (www.solsticeproject.org), Cloudy Ridge productions teamed up with the Project last November to produce this short film about the Greater Chaco Landscape. Exploring how human-made ancient mega-features such as ancient roads and mounds along with large natural features such as twin buttes and alcoves that spread from New Mexico to Southeastern Utah, played vital roles...

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County Emergency Officials Plan for Spring Floods
Mar15

County Emergency Officials Plan for Spring Floods

Find out what emergency agencies are doing to prepare for possible spring flooding from this year’s snowfall. Snowpack was about a 130% of average.

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