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List Of 10 Most Expensive NFTs Ever Sold
Sep01

List Of 10 Most Expensive NFTs Ever Sold

The following will list the top 10 most expensive NFTs on the market and help you understand why these NFTs are valuables. The crypto community is more than eager to invest in NFTs such as unique digital assets, songs, images, collectibles, GIFs, or Memes. More so, they are voraciously buying various non-fungible tokens creating a new form of digital assets industry from the last few months. Well, just in February, there are more than...

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Electric vehicle fast charging station opens at Purgatory Resort; Local EV charging corridor complete
Sep01

Electric vehicle fast charging station opens at Purgatory Resort; Local EV charging corridor complete

DURANGO, Colo. – An electric vehicle (EV) fast-charging station is now available for public  use at Purgatory Resort thanks to a partnership between the resort and La Plata Electric  Association (LPEA). Located on Purgatory Blvd. behind the Kendall building, the new station  completes the EV fast-charging corridor running through LPEA’s service territory. Other fast  charging stations are already available at Centennial park in Pagosa...

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Fauci ‘certain’ Americans will need COVID-19 booster shots
Aug29

Fauci ‘certain’ Americans will need COVID-19 booster shots

Dr. Anthony Fauci on Sunday said that he was “certain” that Americans would need booster shots of the COVID-19 vaccine but how long they’ll need to wait to get them could change. “I’m certain we’re going to need that third dose, looking at the data that we’re seeing,” the White House chief medical advisor said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” Fauci said that the White House was moving ahead with plans to give out the boosters eight months...

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FOUR CORNERS MOTORCYCLE RALLY
Aug29

FOUR CORNERS MOTORCYCLE RALLY

Join us in 2021 in Durango, Colorado! Labor Day Weekend | Friday, September 3 – Sunday, September 5, 2021 Ride the Million Dollar Highway, Races, Stunt Shows, Live Music, Bike Shows, & More Website Update Coming Soon with Ticket Information, VIP & Hotel Packages, Camping & More! Thursday, September 2, 2021 Famous Silverton Gunfight by the Silverton Gunfighters Association Silverton, CO – Corner of 12th and...

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Live Like a Local at Leland House
Aug28

Live Like a Local at Leland House

A local Durango family recently purchased the Leland House from Diane Wildfang and her son, Kirk Komick. But don’t expect radical changes. The new owners want to carry on the hotel’s historic legacy. Featuring interviews with the new Leland House owners Tonya Ensign, Alec Ensign, and Dominic Martinez. Sponsored by 2180 Lighting and Design Studio and Happy Pappy’s Pizza and Wings

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LPEA board commits to enable broadband access to local communities
Aug27

LPEA board commits to enable broadband access to local communities

  DURANGO, Colo. – The La Plata Electric Association (LPEA) Board of Directors passed a resolution at its meeting yesterday clarifying the role of the cooperative in bringing broadband services to local communities. The resolution, which passed 11 to 1, outlines the following LPEA strategic goal for broadband communications: LPEA will pursue a funding and partnership strategy that will enable broadband connections to its...

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Spacious and Bright Downtown Office For Sale
Aug27

Spacious and Bright Downtown Office For Sale

Spacious and bright downtown office space with large windows, and hardwood flooring! Enter into the welcoming suite which offers plenty of room to greet clients with a waiting area, built-in reception desk, cabinetry, and kitchenette area with beverage refrigerator.

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Women’s Resource Center: Mapping a Course to Self-Sufficiency
Aug25

Women’s Resource Center: Mapping a Course to Self-Sufficiency

When women find themselves in a bind, whether they need help with a custody case, help with tuition or rent, or maybe help moving up the economic ladder, the Women’s Resource Center will help them find the resources they need to take care of themselves and their families. Sponsored by Alpine Bank

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Hope on the Horizon for Homeless Residents
Aug25

Hope on the Horizon for Homeless Residents

A new apartment complex is expected to open this fall to offer a path to security for those experiencing homelessness. Sponsored by Serious Texas Barbecue and The Payroll Department

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Visceral Fat Explained
Aug25

Visceral Fat Explained

That thick layer of fat around your belly is almost an independent organ that seems as if it never shrinks, no matter how much you diet. Learn what kinds of food you should eat to reduce that dangerous layer of fat. Sponsored by PHD Weight Loss

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Bringing Local Foods to Mountain Peaks
Aug25

Bringing Local Foods to Mountain Peaks

Louise Barton and Jane Barden, of Farm to Summit, are two young Durango entrepreneurs hoping to create tasty foods for hiking and backpacking by ‘upcycling’ food products from local farms that might otherwise go to waste. By Hannah Robertson. Sponsored by Tile and Light Art of Durango and San Juan Basin Public Health.

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Underpass to Pass Under Camino Under Way
Aug25

Underpass to Pass Under Camino Under Way

A proposal to design an underpass connecting 12th Street and Veterans Way across Camino del Rio is expected to be approved this month by the Durango City Council, launching a yearlong community outreach effort to design the pedestrian crossing that will provide safer access from the Animas River Trail to downtown Durango.

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Local Arts Showcase
Aug25

Local Arts Showcase

The Durango Art Market, put on by the Creative Arts District of Durango, is hoping to help highlight local artists. Find the booths every Sunday from 10 – 2 at 11th Street Station for locally made jewlery, paintings, t-shirts, and more! By Hannah Robertson

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Cortez Celebrates Once-in-a-Century Event
Aug25

Cortez Celebrates Once-in-a-Century Event

It happens only once in every 100 years: the date matches the zip code, and for some postal stations, it never happens at all. But in Southwest Colorado, it will occur more than once in the 21st century.

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Will Foreclosures Increasing Housing in Real Estate Market?
Aug25

Will Foreclosures Increasing Housing in Real Estate Market?

Mortgage forbearance, moratorium on evictions, and climate change may affect the real estate market . . . or they may not. Alpenglow Properties broker/owner Dan Korman explores how these issues may affect housing availability. HERE ARE SOME RESOURCES: Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ARPA): https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/coronavirus/assistance-for-state-local-and-tribal-governments/emergency-rental-assistance-program Tenant Info and Assistance (CFPB): https://www.consumerfinance.gov/coronavirus/mortgage-and-housing-assistance/renter-protections/cares-act-eviction-protections/ Tenant and Landlord Assistance (Colorado): https://cdola.colorado.gov/rental-mortgage-assistance Information on Mortgage Forbearance (CFPB): https://www.consumerfinance.gov/coronavirus/mortgage-forbearance-during-covid-19-what-know-what-do/ List of All Current Relief Options (Housing, Student Loan, Utilities, and More): https://www.usa.gov/covid-financial-help-from-the-government#item-214703 Sponsored by Alpenglow Properties

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Parolee Support Program Reduces Recidivisim
Aug25

Parolee Support Program Reduces Recidivisim

Kerri Beattie knows firsthand the challenges that parolees face when they’re released from prison. She once was a parolee. Now, she helps new parolees recreate their lives through the Work and Gain Employment and Education Skills program at the Pinyon Project in Montezuma County. A sister program soon will be offered through Manna Soup Kitchen in La Plata County. Sponsored by Express Employment Professionals and Whole Health Family Medicine Clinic.

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Durango Firefighter/EMT Looks Back on Wildland Firefighter Career
Aug25

Durango Firefighter/EMT Looks Back on Wildland Firefighter Career

Adrienne Miller of the Durango Fire Protection District recounts her career as a Wildland Firefighter in California and Colorado and discusses the demands of this dangerous profession. Sponsored by Bank of the San Juans

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A grim warning from Israel: Vaccination blunts, but does not defeat Delta
Aug21

A grim warning from Israel: Vaccination blunts, but does not defeat Delta

                “Now is a critical time,” Israeli Minister of Health Nitzan Horowitz said as the 56-year-old got a COVID-19 booster shot on 13 August, the day his country became the first nation to offer a third dose of vaccine to people as young as age 50. “We’re in a race against the pandemic.” His message was meant for his fellow Israelis, but it is a warning to the world. Israel has among...

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Aurum Labs in Durango receives state certification for hemp testing
Aug21

Aurum Labs in Durango receives state certification for hemp testing

                              Luke Mason, co-owner of Aurum Labs, examines control samples used to calibrate equipment used to test recreational marijuana products at the firm’s lab in the Durango Tech Center. The company has received a state certification to test hemp, and is now seeking approval from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency. (Durango Herald file) By...

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Fun at Lake Nighthorse Go Fish Durango
Aug21

Fun at Lake Nighthorse Go Fish Durango

  While you’re in Durango “Let’s Go Fish” 970-759-8059 NOW OPEN! LAKE NIGHTHORSE FISHING CHARTERS   A Trip to Remember Coming to Durango Colorado “Let’s Go Fish” Booking with us ensures that you have a fantastic fishing adventure. Our experienced captain has over 20 years of fishing guide experience. Everything is up to date and double-checked to provide you with a safe and rewarding experience that the entire family...

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