Southwest Life

Public library ups its English language resources

Funds from the Colorado State Grants to Libraries recently allowed Durango Public Library to add more than 250 items to assist with English language learning. In partnership with Durango Adult...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

High Noon Rotary to meet Thursday

Durango High Noon Rotary will meet at 11:45 a.m. Thursday at the DoubleTree Hotel, 501 Camino del Rio. The guest speaker will be Sarah Smith, Durango Food Bank director. Lunch will be available for...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

Rotary Club to hear about Girls on the Run

The Rotary Club of Durango will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Strater Hotel, 699 Main Ave. Sloan Gingg, Paige Hickman and Francesca Shaw will speak to the club about the Durango chapter of Girls on...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

Volunteers sought at adult daycare center

Adult Day Care at “Our Place,” a daytime respite care for adults and outreach of First United Methodist Church of Durango, is seeking volunteers. People who are loving, kind, compassionate and...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

High Noon Rotary to meet Thursday

Durango High Noon Rotary will meet at 11:45 a.m. Thursday at the DoubleTree Hotel, 501 Camino del Rio. The guest speaker will be Hailey Voss, who will present about the exchange year she spent in...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

DHS grad completes basic Air Force training

U.S. Air Force Airman and 2017 Durango High School graduate Kylee C. Shilaikis, daughter of Robert H. Shilaikis of Durango and Shawna D. Shilaikis of Roswell, New Mexico, recently graduated from...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

Public library to show ‘The True Cost’

A showing of the 2015 documentary “The True Cost” will be offered at 6 p.m. Sept. 26, at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. The documentary is about the “fast fashion” industry, and...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

Senior center to host AARP meeting

The Durango chapter of AARP will hold a meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Durango/La Plata Senior Center, 2424 Main Ave. Victor Lopez will give a presentation about Advance Care Planning, living wills,...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

Senior center to offer iPad, iPhone classes

Two classes about iPads and iPhones, taught by instructor Jon Cordalis, will be offered in September at Durango/La Plata Senior Center, 2424 Main Ave. An introduction class that covers basics,...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

High Noon Rotary to meet Thursday

Durango High Noon Rotary will meet at 11:45 a.m. Thursday at the DoubleTree Hotel, 501 Camino del Rio. The guest speaker will be Kevin DesPlanques, a local unique furniture maker. Lunch will be...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

Vigil to be held Sunday to mark 100 days of sanctuary

A candlelight vigil to mark 100 days of sanctuary for Rosa Sabido will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, at United Methodist Church, 470 West Grand Ave., in Mancos. Sabido, who is facing...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

High Noon Rotary to meet Thursday

Durango High Noon Rotary will meet at 11:45 a.m. Thursday at the DoubleTree Hotel, 501 Camino del Rio. Fred Bryant will speak about history and conservation ethics at the King Ranch. Lunch will be...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community