Crime up a bit for Snowdown


Crime up a bit for Snowdown

Two assaults reported during annual festival
Snowdown Parade Winners

Forty-eight floats took part in the parade this year. Lead parade judge Ken Anderson said there are still unclaimed trophies for winners to pick up.

Sweepstakes award

"House of RA," Durango Bagel

Mayor’s Choice award

"Cleopatcha, Queen of Da Mile," Colorado Department of Transportation

Commercial 1 category

First place: "No De-Nile Banking," Bank of Colorado

Second place: "BP Goes B.C.," BP

Commercial 2 category

First place: Pine River Valley Bank

Second place: Four Corners Broadcasting

Commercial 3 category

First place: "Diving Under Da Nile," Splash Down Travel

Second place: "Cleopatra’s 3 Springs Barge," Three Springs

Noncommercial category

First place: Jazzercise

Second place: "Da Nile Buffet," Community Connections

Junior category

First place: Durango Discovery Museum

Second place: "It’s Alive," Durango Performing Arts

Best hot air balloon

"Snowdown Balloon Rally"

The Louis Gremillion

Good Times Award and the

Marching Spirit Award

"Chariot of Fools," Sam Gannon

Best musical entry

"Purgatory in De Nile," Purgatory Mountain Resort

Best animal entry

La Plata County Search and Rescue

Funniest or wittiest

"Beer Bottle Drill Team," 8th Avenue Tavern

Best use of lights

"Ancient Whorship," Your Flesh Fire Tribe

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