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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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Group Wants Civility Back in Public Forums
Mar15

Group Wants Civility Back in Public Forums

A group of La Plata County residents wants to restore civility in the public arena. Find out what they’re doing to reduce bullying and name-calling in community conversations._ Durango TV & DurangoTV.com are produced by FASTSIGNS Durango

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How many town’s Parks & Recreation have their own ski resort?
Mar08

How many town’s Parks & Recreation have their own ski resort?

Our little mountain town is so lucky to have a ski area right in the heart of our community. CHAPMAN HILL SKI AREA IN DURANGO TO EXTEND SEASON   Due to the amazing support from the community and great snow conditions, Chapman Hill plans to extend the ski season through March 24 with amended times and prices. With the plentiful natural snow and the thick layer of man-made snow, Chapman Hill Ski Area will be able to extend the ski...

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Spring Driving Safety Tips in Durango
Mar05

Spring Driving Safety Tips in Durango

Spring Driving Safety Tips in Durango Spring in southwestern Colorado brings warmer temperatures, but also more precipitation and water as snow melts. Although winter is best known for its treacherous driving conditions with snow, ice, and slush on the road, maneuvering your car in spring can equally become demanding. There are many possible road challenges and conditions such as unexpected weather changes and increased traffic that...

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Do You Need to Shovel Your Roof Before It Caves In?
Mar01

Do You Need to Shovel Your Roof Before It Caves In?

As the snow piles up, so does the weight, and county emergency officials warn that it may be time to shovel the snow off your roof before it collapses.

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Durango Regional Job Fair
Mar01

Durango Regional Job Fair

Four Corners Expo – Durango Regional Job Fair March 2019 Show Times 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2019 Vendors from March 2018 4CornersJobs.com Aflac American General Media Aramark Mesa Verde Durango Transfer Ballantine Communications/ The Durango Herald Bar-D Chuckwagon Bloomfield Schools Blue Lake Ranch & Ridgewood Event Center City Market Colorado Dept. of Transportation Colorado State Patrol / Cortez Port of...

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YTD Snowpack for Colorado & Utah
Feb23

YTD Snowpack for Colorado & Utah

Here is a look at the snowpack for Utah and Colorado as of this morning (Feb 22). Of course, this does not include today’s snowfall but it is still good news regardless. On average, Colorado is sitting at about 115% of normal for snow water equivalent (SWE) so far this water year. Southeastern Utah is even more impressive sitting at 151% of normal! All areas seem to be getting their fair share of snow and then some. Very good to...

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A’round In Durango – A Round at Eolus with SASO
Feb23

A’round In Durango – A Round at Eolus with SASO

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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