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Business Matters: Why Pappy Is So Happy
Mar29

Business Matters: Why Pappy Is So Happy

“Serial entrepreneur” Mark “Pappy” Anderson loves his latest venture: A family-friendly pizza joint that happens to serve up a mean batch of chicken wings and healthy salads, too.

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Lodger’s Tax Increase to Boost Tourism
Mar27

Lodger’s Tax Increase to Boost Tourism

A proposal to raise the lodger’s tax from 2% to 5.25% will increase funding the creative district and encourage “shoulder-season” tourism. Written by Hannah Robertson

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Demon Wrestling Ends Season with Regional Winners
Mar24

Demon Wrestling Ends Season with Regional Winners

When wrestlers hit the mat for a match, it’s one against one. But two Demon wrestlers say they never would have made it to the state championship finals had it not been for the efforts of their teammates and coaches.

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KSUT Now Broadcasting from New Media Center
Mar24

KSUT Now Broadcasting from New Media Center

They did it. KSUT Public Radio and its supporters raised $1.5 million to match a $1 million challenge grant from the Southern Ute Indian Tribe to build a modern media center that will allow the station to expand local news and public affairs programming about and for the Four Corners.

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February 2021 Numbers
Mar22

February 2021 Numbers

Two full months into the New Year and real estate transactions in La Plata County are staying steady and showing great promise for a very busy spring ahead in the real estate world. The February numbers did not jump notably from the January numbers, however for this time of year these numbers are significantly higher than what we are used to during the late winter months. February gave us one more sold listing than the 76 that were...

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Car Burglaries Increase Dramatically
Mar19

Car Burglaries Increase Dramatically

Durango Police urge residents to lock their cars in the wake of a dramatic increase in car thefts and car burglaries.

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Kelly’s Kitchen Launches as Pop-Up in Dolores Brewery
Mar17

Kelly’s Kitchen Launches as Pop-Up in Dolores Brewery

Kelly Gregory waited more than 20 years to realize her dream of owning a food-service business or a restaurant. The pandemic gave her the opportunity to just that when she began operating out of the Dolores River Brewery kitchen two nights a week. By LNN News Director Deborah Uroda; Editor Zach Marqua

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Eat Meat BBQ at Harley Davidson
Mar16

Eat Meat BBQ at Harley Davidson

Donations accepted for a meat serving with a side and a drink! DATE & TIME Sat, March 20, 2021 11:00am – 2:00pm LOCATION Durango Harley-Davidson Parking Lot 750 S Camino Del Rio Durango, CO  81301

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Public Health Leader Receives National Recognition
Mar16

Public Health Leader Receives National Recognition

Liane Jollon, executive director of San Juan Basin Public Health, received national recognition from the American Medical Association for her work to mitigate the pandemic in Southwest Colorado and her advocacy for public health agencies across the state. Footage courtesy of American Medical Association, San Juan Basin Public Health & The Durango Herald

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Applying to College during COVID
Mar15

Applying to College during COVID

Given the changes across the country in how college’s operate, how is COVID affecting the way students apply to colleges, and how are colleges working to help them? Written by Hannah Robertson

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The Immersive Photography of David Yarrow
Mar13

The Immersive Photography of David Yarrow

The Immersive Photography of David Yarrow Posted on March 4, 2021 by sorrelskygallery             Durango — shot at the Diamond Belle Saloon, Durango, Colorado, USA                                              We’re pleased to announce the representation of David Yarrow. Known for his oversized, monochromatic images, David’s approach is as immersive as it can be. Both his Wild West and Wildlife series are now available in person at...

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Durango City Council approves funding for city’s first-ever electric vehicle fast-charging station
Mar13

Durango City Council approves funding for city’s first-ever electric vehicle fast-charging station

Durango City Council approves funding for city’s first-ever electric vehicle fast-charging station DURANGO, Colo. – In its latest move to promote the local use of electric vehicles, Durango City Council yesterday approved $10,997 in funds for Durango’s first-ever electric vehicle DC fast-charging station. With a total cost of $306,578, this project will leverage funding from the Colorado Energy Office (CEO), La Plata Electric...

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School District Gets First Electric Bus
Mar12

School District Gets First Electric Bus

Durango School District 9-R is one of only eight school districts in Colorado to be awarded a Regional Air Quality Council grant to purchase an electric school bus. Find out how it will benefit the district’s sustainability goals and financial bottom line. Written by Deborah Uroda and Edited by Zach Marqua

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Durango Police Officer Relishes Life in Mountains and Desert
Mar12

Durango Police Officer Relishes Life in Mountains and Desert

Durango Police Officer Jonathan Mizner grew up in Florida and worked as a Manatee County sheriff’s deputy before hiring on in Durango, and he relishes the differences between the two environments.

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Why has Covid’s toll been surprisingly low across much of Africa and Asia?
Mar10

Why has Covid’s toll been surprisingly low across much of Africa and Asia?

By David Leonhardt Good morning. Why has Covid’s toll been surprisingly low across much of Africa and Asia? ‘An epidemiological whodunit’ It’s one of the biggest mysteries about Covid-19: Why has the death toll been relatively low across much of Africa and Asia? The virus has killed a fraction of as many people on those continents — despite their relative lack of resources — as it has in Europe or the U.S.: This isn’t how public...

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International Woman’s Month Treasure Hunt
Mar10

International Woman’s Month Treasure Hunt

International woman’s day was Monday, March 8th and here in Durango Co you can celebrate this by participating in the 2021 Treasure Hunt from March 1st through the 25th. Women’s History Month 2021 Please see “Steps to start your Treasure Hunt” below! The 2021 National Women’s History month theme is “Valiant Women of the Vote:  Refusing to be Silenced.” Tired of being at home?  Join us for our 1st ever Treasure Hunt! The Women’s...

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NEW UNISEX BARBERSHOP IN DURANGO
Mar10

NEW UNISEX BARBERSHOP IN DURANGO

NOW OPEN, Your neighborhood unisex barbershop. A one stop shop for the entire family. Walk in anytime or call ahead. Our number is 970-422-8070| Address: 644 East College Drive, Durango CO Our menu. Short Cut $30 Long Cut $35 Buckaroo $25 Buzz Cut $15 For more info please visit Buck’s  

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Hunting for Artistic Treasure in Alleys and Parking Lots
Mar09

Hunting for Artistic Treasure in Alleys and Parking Lots

If Cortez could have a cultural motto, town leaders may want to consider City of Murals. Find out how artists transformed walls, even houses, into works of art.

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Real Estate Update: Supply Challenges and Homebuilding
Mar08

Real Estate Update: Supply Challenges and Homebuilding

With today’s housing shortages in Southwest Colorado, many homeowners are turning to building their houses-to-be. But COVID-induced shortages are affecting building supplies — and the cost of building your own home.

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Chapman Hill, Durango’s Ski Mountain
Mar08

Chapman Hill, Durango’s Ski Mountain

Nolan Stowers, describes the importance of Chapman Hill for the community. Chapman hill serves as a training ground for young athletes, a family environment, and a healthy way for people to enjoy the outdoors.

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