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City Issues Mask Mandate thru June 19
May29

City Issues Mask Mandate thru June 19

Citing safety and the support from local businesses, the Durango City Council agreed to issue an emergency order that requires anyone entering a business or public building in town to wear a mask.    

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What’s Open and Not for Memorial Day
May21

What’s Open and Not for Memorial Day

State campgrounds and area marinas will be open for Memorial Day Weekend, but developed recreation areas in the San Juan National Forest will closed, and there’s a fire ban.    

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Community Update 5-21-20
May21

Community Update 5-21-20

Local leaders provide an update of the past week’s developments concerning the pandemic’s impact on the community.      

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Only Time Will Tell about Real Estate
Apr07

Only Time Will Tell about Real Estate

The real-estate market remains steady for now as deals in the pipeline continue to close. Dan Korman with Alpenglow Properties says it’s too soon to tell how the pandemic will affect the future market.

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Three Additional COVID-19 Cases ID’ed
Apr03

Three Additional COVID-19 Cases ID’ed

San Juan Basin Public Health has confirmed three more cases of COVID-19 infections in La Plata County as a result of last week’s drive-through community testing.

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An Update on Developments During the Virus Crisis
Mar20

An Update on Developments During the Virus Crisis

We’ve summarized some of the highlights of the changing social and medical environment during the pandemic.

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Council Explores Animas Trail Options
Mar13

Council Explores Animas Trail Options

A proposed pedestrian bridge that crosses the Animas River adjacent to the traffic bridge on 32nd Street has been in the planning stages for 15 years, but last-hour protests have spawned another look.

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Local Fruit Ferments New Cortez Wine
Feb28

Local Fruit Ferments New Cortez Wine

A bumper crop of local apples in Montezuma County inspired a U.S. Air Force retiree and his wife to start making wines from other local fruit and to open the new Yellow Car Country Wines.

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It’s Your Money: What Your CPA Can Do
Feb14

It’s Your Money: What Your CPA Can Do

If you’re looking for an accountant who will do more than your taxes, Michelle Kooi from Tafoya Barrett & Associates has some questions you should ask to get what you want.

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Do Cellphones Interfere with Learning?
Feb14

Do Cellphones Interfere with Learning?

We have laws that prohibit us from using our cellphones while driving because of the distractions they present. Durango middle schools now are considering a ban on phone use during school hours.

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Advantage PT Launches Annual Coat Drive
Jan03

Advantage PT Launches Annual Coat Drive

Amy and Mike Testa became physical therapists because they wanted to help people. That desire to help extends beyond the doors of their clinic with their 14th annual coat drive.

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Is Vaping a Safe Sub for Smoking Tobacco?
Dec22

Is Vaping a Safe Sub for Smoking Tobacco?

Our Animas High School Intern explore whether vaping is a safe substitute for smoking cigarettes, especially in light of the recent vaping-related deaths. Lern what he discovered.

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Why Buy One Xmas Tree? Buy a Forest!
Dec14

Why Buy One Xmas Tree? Buy a Forest!

For the friend or family member who has everything, why not start a new forest for a Christmas present? The San Juan National Forest has gift certificates for seedlings to reforest burn areas.

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Chimney Rock – Ancestral Temple of the Sky
Dec14

Chimney Rock – Ancestral Temple of the Sky

Chimney Rock National Monument is an undiscovered gem located at the southern edge of the San Juan Mountains. At more than 7,000 feet above sea level, the ancient Chimney Rock settlement was the sacred center of astrological and calendrical knowledge for Ancestral Puebloans of the Chaco Canyon. This undiscovered gem is an intimate, off-the-beaten-path archaeological site located at the southern edge of the San Juan Mountains in...

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Festival of Trees Raises $22,000 for CCI
Dec13

Festival of Trees Raises $22,000 for CCI

Hundreds turned out to bid on the sparkling Christmas-tree ornaments and gifts during the annual Festival of Trees fund-raiser for Community Connections.

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Pendleton puts Durango on the Map
Dec13

Pendleton puts Durango on the Map

Pendleton Woolen Mills has selected two rare weavings from The Durango Collection to replicate into its world-famous wool blankets for its Preservation Series.

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Hold the Sun’s Warmth in Your Hands
Dec08

Hold the Sun’s Warmth in Your Hands

A Durango woman with Raynaud’s Syndrome was looking for a way to keep her fingers warm during outdoor, cold-weather activities. She and her partner have created a unique solution.

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Real Estate Update: Latest Housing Prices
Dec08

Real Estate Update: Latest Housing Prices

How much is your house worth? What’s the average price of a house right now in La Plata County? How long will a typical house be for sale on the market? Find out more with this update.

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Tips to Make Your Holiday Travel Easier
Dec01

Tips to Make Your Holiday Travel Easier

Traveling during the holidays can be a pain, but follow some of these travel tips from Durango Airport Director Tony Vicari, and turn your trip into a smooth ride rather than a roller-coaster of stress.

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Zero-Gravity Treadmill Shortens Recovery
Nov24

Zero-Gravity Treadmill Shortens Recovery

Physical therapists with Mercy Sports Medicine are using NASA technology to rehabilitate patients with leg injuries more quickly by creating (an almost) zero-gravity environment for exercise. _

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