Homeless residents question Durango’s plan for new camp

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Homeless residents question Durango’s plan for new camp

Some say proposal is impractical, overly burdensome
Noah Comstock, with Crisis Response International, helps erect a large tent Wednesday north of the Durango Tech Center, near the homeless camp. The tent will be used as a command center for fire mitigation efforts and as a community meeting space. The military gave the tent to the La Plata County Sheriff’s office for free. It can be easily taken down and repurposed.
Members of the Durango House of Prayer and volunteers from Crisis Response International set up a large military surplus tent Wednesday north of the Durango Tech Center near a homeless camp. The tent will be used as a command center to do fire mitigation work and as a community meeting space.
Andrea Shellavarder, left, with Crisis Response International, and Garth Schultheis, director of the Durango House of Prayer, among others, set up a large military surplus tent Wednesday near the homeless camp.
John Marshall, with Crisis Response International, pounds in a stake as Durango House of Prayer volunteers and others set up a large military surplus tent Wednesday near the homeless camp.

Homeless residents question Durango’s plan for new camp

Noah Comstock, with Crisis Response International, helps erect a large tent Wednesday north of the Durango Tech Center, near the homeless camp. The tent will be used as a command center for fire mitigation efforts and as a community meeting space. The military gave the tent to the La Plata County Sheriff’s office for free. It can be easily taken down and repurposed.
Members of the Durango House of Prayer and volunteers from Crisis Response International set up a large military surplus tent Wednesday north of the Durango Tech Center near a homeless camp. The tent will be used as a command center to do fire mitigation work and as a community meeting space.
Andrea Shellavarder, left, with Crisis Response International, and Garth Schultheis, director of the Durango House of Prayer, among others, set up a large military surplus tent Wednesday near the homeless camp.
John Marshall, with Crisis Response International, pounds in a stake as Durango House of Prayer volunteers and others set up a large military surplus tent Wednesday near the homeless camp.

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