Do you use wood-burning stoves or fireplaces to warm your home in winter? While they may be convenient and inexpensive, wood-burning appliances can be dangerous. Here are a few safety tips for winter heating.
Original paintings, sculptures, pottery, jewelry, textile art and clothes, you’ll find it all at the Durango Art Center’s annual Winter Solstice Market. Find out what curator Peter Hay looks for in his selections.
Pat Barrett with Tafoya Barrett and Associates explains the biggest changes to business income tax laws.
Congress will consider taking non-psycho-active hemp off the Schedule 1 dangerous drugs list. If that happens, local Montezuma County businesses are poised to take advantage of new markets.
Winter closures to protect wintering deer and elk beging Dec. 1. Check out this story and our map to see what’s open and closed this winter.
Make the most of your end-of-year donations during Colorado Gives Day. A foundation will match up to $1 million for all donations made on Dec. 4. Visit swcogives.org.
When everyone shares, no one goes without. That’s the principle behind Pine River Shares of Bayfield, where neighbors can help feed, clothe, and teach each other self-sufficiency.
Learn how diabetes can affect your eyesight if you don’t keep your blood-sugar under control.
The annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be offered once again this year. Check out our story for details and learn how to volunteer for this well-attended event.
Daniel Clute is a world traveler who likes funky hotels. And fancy hotels, too. He just likes establishments that capture the character of a town, and that’s what he wants for Silverton’s Avon Hotel.
CJ Fuss tells us how me makes the ice for the ice-skating rink. It takes a lot more than flooding a bunch of concrete with the garden hose. And just HOW does he get the ice so white?
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.