Southwest Life

Durango Botanic Gardens open

Durango Botanic Gardens is now open to the public. Walk through the Durango Botanic Gardens along the Animas River Trail. The garden has plants from every continent, except Antarctica. Every week...

DATE: June 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Community

Durango Rotary club to host virtual meeting

La Plata Physical Medicine’s Robert Wallach, DO, will speak to a virtual meeting of Rotary Club of Durango at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Wallach specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation, providing...

DATE: June 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Community

Alternative Horizons seeks volunteer advocates

Alternative Horizons seeks volunteer advocates, including those who are bilingual, to staff its 24-hour hotline. Alternative Horizons supports and empowers survivors of domestic violence. Those...

DATE: June 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Community

Karen Sheek elected president of state league

Karen Sheek has been elected president of the Colorado State League of Women Voters. A longtime resident of Cortez, Sheek is a retired teacher/media specialist who taught at the Cortez Middle...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Community

San Ignacio Fiesta canceled

The San Ignacio Fiesta committee in Ignacio have announced the cancellation of the annual San Ignacio Fiesta celebration scheduled for July 25 and 26. The committee agreed canceling the event was...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Community

Rotary Club of Durango to discuss Animas River water quality

Greg Sparks will speak to a virtual meeting of Rotary Club of Durango about Animas River water quality at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Sparks will discuss issues surrounding the acid drainage and dissolved...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Community

Durango Public Library’s summer reading programs begin Wednesday

Durango Public Library’s Summer Reading Programs for children, teens and adults will run from Wednesday to Aug. 1. The Summer Reading Program encourages children to read or have someone read to...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Community

Powerhouse reopens Monday with Camp Discovery

Powerhouse Science center will reopen with Camp Discovery beginning Monday. Class will be held with smaller-sized camp groups engaged in STEM activities. Camps are for youths ages 5 to 18. ...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Community

La Plata County Humane Society receives grant

La Plata County Humane Society has been awarded a $2,500 grant from the Petco Foundation to support its lifesaving efforts during the COVID-19 crisis. The Petco Foundation investment will help to...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Community

Durango Nature Center to host clean up

San Juan Mountains Association will welcome Durango Nature Center to its organization with some restoration and spring cleanup June 11 to June 25. Volunteers are invited to get out outdoors,...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Community

Colorado Lottery recognizes the Durango Softball Complex and Tennis Courts redevelopment

Colorado Lottery Starburst Awards has recognized the Durango Softball Complex and Tennis Courts redevelopment with a Starburst Award. Colorado Lottery proceeds recently passed $3.5 billion. Nearly...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Community

San Juan Mountains Association to offer summer programs

San Juan Mountains Association will offer weeklong, half-day summer programs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. beginning June 8. The programs will feature small group hiking adventures on nearby closest public...

DATE: May 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Community

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