DLN News

Galloping Goose Museum Reopens in Dolores
Jun08

Galloping Goose Museum Reopens in Dolores

The Galloping Goose Historical Society will operate its Dolores museum this summer after a year’s closure caused by the pandemic, but whether the Goose will fly down the tracks this season remains to be seen. Sponsored by Big-O Tires and Keesee Motors

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Fire District Looking for a Few Good Volunteers
Jun08

Fire District Looking for a Few Good Volunteers

If you want to help your neighbors and community, Durango Fire Protection District Captain Jessica Borden wants you on her volunteer first-responder team. Sponsored by Bank of the San Juans

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Drills, Practice Carry Volleyball Team to League Championship
Jun03

Drills, Practice Carry Volleyball Team to League Championship

The Demon Girls Volleyball Team won its first league title in 10 years, and they attribute their success to a lot of play and practice despite pandemic restrictions. Sponsored by Cryomedspa, Durango Dental, Four Corners Eye Clinic, First Southwest Bank, Durango Hot Springs

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New PCC Ag Program to Support Local Farmers, Ranchers
Jun02

New PCC Ag Program to Support Local Farmers, Ranchers

Farming ain’t what it used to be, and that’s a good thing, says the coordinator for a new agriculture program at Pueblo Community College. That’s because climate change, the need to build local food supplies, and food insecurity are changing the way that people view food production. Sponsored by Cortez Airport and Boutique Air

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Sleep Critical to Weight-Loss Strategies
Jun02

Sleep Critical to Weight-Loss Strategies

A number of sleep studies indicate that getting adequate sleep can facilitate weight loss. PHD Weight Loss and Nutrition founder Ashley Lucas explains why. Sponsored by PHD Weight Loss.

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Will Lumber Industry Rebound after Pandemic?
Jun02

Will Lumber Industry Rebound after Pandemic?

In this debut of a new feature, Building SWCO, Home Builders Association of Southwest Colorado Executive Officer Rebekah Delamare discusses the lumber industry’s recovery. Sponsored by Home Builders Association of Southwest Colorado.

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June LPEA Wire: How to save $$$ with LPEA
Jun01

June LPEA Wire: How to save $$$ with LPEA

In this edition of #LPEAwire, we explain how you can save money on your LPEA bill by switching to the Time-of-Use rate. We also celebrate the seven local high school seniors awarded LPEA scholarships this year. Sponsored by La Plata Electric Association

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Mancos Gets Creative with Burro Race and Art Festival
Jun01

Mancos Gets Creative with Burro Race and Art Festival

What do you get when you cross a burro race with an arts festival? No, this isn’t a bad joke. You get a BurroFest – a celebration of the hard-working pack animals and the art they inspire. Sponsored by TruWest and Big-O Tires

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Animas River Days Are Back!
May24

Animas River Days Are Back!

Animas River Days are back, and this time for a whole weekend! Come enjoy the U.S. Kayak Freestyle Championships alongside the traditional Animas River Days activities. By Hannah Robertson. Sponsored by Tafoya Barrett and Associates and Serious Texas BBQ.

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Arts Center Rises from Pandemic Ashes – Literally
May20

Arts Center Rises from Pandemic Ashes – Literally

Like most nonprofits across the nation, the Durango Arts Center struggled to keep programs alive during the pandemic. But as the community begins to reopen and recover, the arts center will rise out of the ashes with plans to become bigger, stronger and more vibrant than ever. Sponsored by Alpine Bank

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Local Advocate Begins Alzheimer’s Initiative
May19

Local Advocate Begins Alzheimer’s Initiative

A new Four Corners area resident has established a network of support and education to help those with Alzheimer’s disease and their families. Sponsored by The Timbers at Edgemont Highlands and FASTSIGNS

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Chamber Chat: Warm Weather Brings Spring Programs to Durango Businesses
May17

Chamber Chat: Warm Weather Brings Spring Programs to Durango Businesses

Kim Oyler of the Durango Chamber of Commerce recaps this year’s Durango Rocks award recipients and announces community programs on the horizon. Sponsored by Durango Chamber of Commerce

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New Space for The Hive
May17

New Space for The Hive

Durango-based non-profit, The Hive, has a new space on Main Avenue where it will host youth to engage them in art, music and skateboarding activities. Filmed and edited by Tucker Cocchiarella. Sponsored by Durango Party Rental and San Juan Basin Public Health.

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Grub Hub Food Pantry
May13

Grub Hub Food Pantry

Grub Hub, a students run non-profit on Fort Lewis campus, provides food to students in need. Through 16 different community sponsors, the problem of food scarcity is being addressed on Fort Lewis’ campus. Filmed and Edited by Tucker Cocchiarella. Sponsored by FASTSIGNS and Durango Party Rental.

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Organic Parks May Day Celebration
May12

Organic Parks May Day Celebration

Katrina Blair, founder of Turtle Lake Refuge and organics parks advocate, tells us about the importance of using organic fertilizers in our public parks. She tells us about the Dandelion Festival, celebrating May 1st at Rotary Park. Filmed and Edited by Tucker Cocchiarella. Sponsored by FASTSIGNS and The Timbers at Edgemont Highlands.

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Is a real estate investment right for you?
May11

Is a real estate investment right for you?

Dan Korman, founder of Alpenglow Properties, discusses the pros and cons of buying a house as a rental property, vacation rental, or corporate rental. Sponsored by Alpenglow Properties.

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Durango Trains Converts from Steam to Oil
May11

Durango Trains Converts from Steam to Oil

Chris Brophy, the Roundhouse foreman tells us about how coal is used to create steam to power the trains, normally. However now the railroad is going to be converting their engines to gasoline power. This will allow for safer travel, fire prevention and no longer needing to rely on sources for coal. Filmed and Editted by Tucker Cocchiarella. Sponsored by Durango Party Rental and 2180 Lighting & Design

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Looking for a Job? Consider Becoming a Home-Health-Care Professional
May10

Looking for a Job? Consider Becoming a Home-Health-Care Professional

The home-health-care industry is expected to grow exponentially during the next five to 10 years, so if you’re looking for a job or career change, local home-health-care professionals say a rewarding position in the field is available right now. Sponsored by Whole Health Family Medicine and Tafoya Barrett and Associates.

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City to Thin Forests in Wildland-Urban Borders
May09

City to Thin Forests in Wildland-Urban Borders

The City of Durango, in partnership with residents and seven local, state, and federal agencies, will thin forests adjacent to high-density developments this summer to reduce fire danger. Sponsored by The Payroll Department and Kroegers Ace Hardware.

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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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