More and more colleges offer test-optional admission applications. We visit with the college counselor at Animas High School to learn about changing trends in requirements for college applications, and why students who don’t test well can still get into selective and highly selective
The Southern Ute Museum is now open seven days a week. It’s permanent exhibit tells the story of the Ute people, but it also will offer rotating exhibits to entice you back. See what’s on display now, and stop by the gift shop, where works by Navajo, Pueblo and Ute artists are for sale.
The La Plata County Humane Society will host its annual ‘Bark-n-Wine’ fund-raiser on Nov. 10. Find out what the event supports, and where you can buy tickets.
This year’s Jazz on the Hill promises great food and great entertainment by torch-singer Storm Strong.
The Durango-based Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory franchise has joined forces with the Fort Lewis College School of Business Administration to offer a class in Applied Entrepreneurship and Franchising, and the student who writes the best business plan will be awarded a free RMC
Big Picture High School seniors learn about geographic information systems and mapping when they map the presence of animals and noxious weeds in the Oxbow Preserve for the Durango Parks and Recreation Department’s management plan.
Thomas Heuser, music director for the San Juan Symphony, promises a lively set of performances for the season.
The 14th annual Styles’n’Stones Jewlery Show will benefit the Cancer Coalition of Southwest Colorado. Find out how and why the show got started.
Life on the range minding the cattle was a lonely profession, and a dangerous one. Cowboy poetry grew out of those experiences, and Durango celebrates the folk tradition for the 30th year this year.
You don’t have to twist yourself into exotic yoga positions to take care of your spine. Just do what your mother told you to do . . .
Durango baker Becky Woodbridge started a cookie company, and it’s a bitch! Literally!
A new food collective will help you harvest excess produce and get it into the hands of folks who can use it.
An Animas Valley Elementary students is one of 50 children selected nationwide to be treated to a free trip to Disney World on behalf of the Kidd’s Kids Foundation.
Pat Barrett with Tafoya Barrett & Associates offers advice for figuring how much debt you should assume to obtain your college degree.
Should you be tested for prostate cancer? That depends . . .
Find out what new events are scheduled for this year’s Parade of Homes.
The annual Kiwanis Pancake Day serves up all-you-can-eat breakfast all day long on September 20.
Purgatory Resort opened its long-awaited coaster, and resort officials are touting it as the longest and steepest in the country.
Enjoy a cocktail while shopping for fresh produce, flowers and other goods at the new Animas City Farmers Market.
Dr. Trapper Niccum with Thrive Chiropractic Studio offers tips for health and safe motorcycle riding.