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‘We Should Be Retreating Already From the Coastline,’ Scientist Suggests After Finding Warm Waters Below Greenland
Aug23

‘We Should Be Retreating Already From the Coastline,’ Scientist Suggests After Finding Warm Waters Below Greenland

Andrew Yang’s assertion that people move away from the coast at the last Democratic debate is the completely rational and correct choice for NASA scientists in Greenland. “There is enough ice in Greenland to raise the sea levels by 7.5 meters, that’s about 25 feet, an enormous volume of ice, and that would be devastating to coastlines all around the planet,” said Josh Willis, a NASA oceanographer, to CNN....

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What To Do After A Road Accident In Durango
Aug04

What To Do After A Road Accident In Durango

The 2017-2021 Colorado State Patrol Strategic Plan is designed to minimize fatal road accidents by creating more awareness and equipping drivers more effectively. Within a year, the department has managed to drop the figure by 1.4%, which inches them closer to the target of 5%. Motorists have a lot on their plate and also have to contend with non-fatal accidents, fender benders, and road hogs who decide to weave, tailgate, and cause a...

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What You Can’t Take on an Airplane
Jul19

What You Can’t Take on an Airplane

Passenger traffic at the DurangoAirport was up 8 percent in June compared with June last year. To make screening lines go faster, watch this video for what you can and can’t take on the plan.

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Motorbike Safety Tips Ahead Of The Four Corners Motorcycle Rally
Jul02

Motorbike Safety Tips Ahead Of The Four Corners Motorcycle Rally

The streets of Durango come alive over Labor Day weekend, as motorcycles from all over the country rally together for a trip along the Million Dollar Highway. The event kicks off at the Harley Davidson Durango shop, and live entertainment and great food naturally accompany the event. Every day of the weekend has something special, such as the Silverton Poker Chip Run, the Hot Bike Chopper Show, and a Hooligan Dirt Dash. While event...

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Houston, Chicago Flights Start at DRO
Jun21

Houston, Chicago Flights Start at DRO

The Durango-La Plata County Airport welcomed non-stop Saturday flights to Houston and Chicago earlier this month. The flights allow airlines to test the market for new routes.

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A Unique Guide to Durango, Co
May29

A Unique Guide to Durango, Co

Float at Salt 360   I visited Salt 360 for the first time this week. As my first introduction to sensory deprivation tanks, I can say I am highly intrigued and satisfied. At the North end of Durango Salt 360 provides an escape from everyday reality. An entirely relaxing environment awaits you here. The attentive staff accompanies you through the process, which consists of showering, removing contacts and clothes (no bathing suit...

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Spring Hiking in Durango
May08

Spring Hiking in Durango

    Durango is a crossroads for many extraordinary hiking trails that are accessible nearly all year around. The sunny days, abundant water, and gorgeous views are ideal for hiking excursions in southwest Colorado. The Colorado Trail’s Southern Terminus is located in Durango and much of the Continental Divide Trail is accesible from close by areas. You can grab skis or a board and summit a peak in the spring, just to...

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New Car and Road Safety Trends That Can Benefit Road Users in Durango
Apr25

New Car and Road Safety Trends That Can Benefit Road Users in Durango

Speeding, weaving through traffic, and tailgating are some of the reasons why roads in Colorado, are not as safe as those in most other states according to an article on the Colorado Public Radio website. Of course, in Durango such aggressive drivers also exist. Maybe one reason for this aggression is the traffic jams that occur in places like Durango City. Road safety can be enhanced not just through regulations enforced by police...

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Pagosa Winter Wonderland – Vacation Rentals
Feb23

Pagosa Winter Wonderland – Vacation Rentals

IT’S A WINTER WONDERLAND IN FEBRUARY CALL TEAM PAGOSA TODAY (970) 731-8599 AND GET 15% OFF OF ANY BOOKING. WOLF CREEK SKI RESORT HAS AMAZING POWDER. COME PLAY IN THE SNOW AND COZY UP WITH HOT COCOA IN A BEAUTIFUL VACATION RENTAL. Post courtesy of Pagosa Springs Realty Blog.  Read more here or search Pagosa real estate.

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Sunscreen: Six ingredients to avoid this summer
May26

Sunscreen: Six ingredients to avoid this summer

What’s in Your Sunscreen: Six Ingredients to Avoid This Summer Article courtesy of Dr. Amy Myer’s MD As we head into a holiday weekend and the peak of summer, you’re bound to be stocking up on sunscreen to protect your family during long days at the lake or by the pool. However, the sunscreen that you’re about to buy and slather on yourself and your children likely contains harmful and toxic chemicals that might actually cause...

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US Sand Sculpting Challenge, Labor Day Weekend, San Diego
Aug24

US Sand Sculpting Challenge, Labor Day Weekend, San Diego

**A Labor Day weekend-long extravaganza for the whole family!** If you are looking to travel over Labor Day weekend, look no further than the 6th Annual US Sand Sculpting Challenge in San Diego, CA! One of the top 20 “Must See” seaside festivals in the world according to American Express, the U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exposition will return to San Diego’s downtown waterfront for 2017. The 6th annual edition...

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10 Tips for “Bikepacking” the Colorado Trail
Jul18

10 Tips for “Bikepacking” the Colorado Trail

Bikepacking the Colorado Trail has become an exciting sport in the last few years. Bikepacking is all about combining the exciting sports of hiking and biking, so that you can have a multi-day adventure and explore a wider range of landscapes. The recent innovations in lightweight bicycles and equipment have made this sport even more popular – it’s now easier than ever to carry your bike and everything you need on your journey....

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Open Shutter Gallery to celebrate 15th Anniversary during Gallery Walk
Sep08

Open Shutter Gallery to celebrate 15th Anniversary during Gallery Walk

15th Anniversary Opening Reception with Holly Roberts, Margy Dudley Open Shutter Gallery to celebrate 15th Anniversary during Fall Gallery Walk, 5 p.m., Friday Sept. 16. EXHIBITION TITLES: Fox Dreaming, by Holly Roberts, and Timbuktu & Beyond, by Margy Dudley EXHIBITION DATES: Fox Dreaming, September 16 to November 30, 2016. Timbuktu & Beyond, September 16 to October 19, 2016. VENUE: Open Shutter Gallery, 735 Main Ave.,...

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San Diego Gets Extra Sandy During Labor Day Weekend
Aug29

San Diego Gets Extra Sandy During Labor Day Weekend

5th Annual U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge San Diego, Calif. – July 18, 2016 – USA Today has named it one of their 10 Best and American Express calls it one of the top 20 “Must See” seaside events in the world. The U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge is returning to San Diego and the ‘B’ Street Cruise Ship Pier downtown. This will be the fifth year that one of the world’s most important sand-sculpting competitions will be held on this...

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The Colorado Trail: Colorado’s 486 Mile Trail
Jun28

The Colorado Trail: Colorado’s 486 Mile Trail

Summer is officially here! With the start of summer comes one of our favorite local past times—hiking in the mountains. The Southwest region of Colorado offers extensive hiking and trails. In fact, did you know Durango is a terminus to the Colorado Trail? This trail encompasses a significant portion of the state of Colorado—486 miles! One terminus is located just southwest of Denver, and the other is right outside of Durango. Most...

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Chamonix’s Finest – Banff Mountain Film Signature Image of 2015
Apr21

Chamonix’s Finest – Banff Mountain Film Signature Image of 2015

Earlier this month I attended the 40th annual Banff Mountain film festival at an intimate theater on the coast of Southern France. While listening to the excited young college students banter among the rows of soft seats, in a language I can understand bits and pieces of, I beheld a spectacular photograph. Soren Rickard’s “Les Drus” stretched before me on a movie theater screen… I was captivated and overwhelmed...

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