Southwest Life

Dinner to support Aztec families after tragedy

A spaghetti dinner and memorial event to support the families suffering from loss after the recent Aztec High School shooting will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at San Juan Masonic Lodge, 1020 NE...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

Farmington fundraiser to support Aztec families

A fundraising event to support the families suffering after the recent Aztec High School shooting will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at San Juan College, 5101 College Blvd., in...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

Rotary club to hear county manager speak

The Rotary Club of Durango will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Strater Hotel, 699 Main Ave. La Plata County Manager Joanne Spina will present a talk titled “We Are La Plata County.” The presentation...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

All-day fundraiser to support Aztec families

An all-day community gathering and fundraiser to support the families that lost children in the recent Aztec High School shooting will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at the Historic Aztec Theater, 104...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

Absolute PT clinic to host dance party

A community holiday dance party will be held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday at Absolute Physical Therapy and Wellness, 277 East Eighth Ave. The event is free, open to all and will feature cookies,...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

Local outdoor retailers join donation effort

Adventurist Backpack Co., a Denver-based outdoor gear producer, launched a donation effort with nine retail locations, including Crow’s Closet and Backcountry Experience, to supply 25 meals to...

DATE: Dec. 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. Lexie Stetson-Lee, Powerhouse Science Center deputy director, will speak to the club at the...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

St. Mark’s to hold ‘Blue Christmas’ service

A “Blue Christmas” service for anyone or experiencing grief or loss will be offered at 6 p.m. Thursday at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 910 East Third Ave. The service will be a simple,...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

Operation Christmas Child breaks collection record

Operation Christmas Child volunteers with the Four Corners team broke their yearly donation record with an overall collection of 5,988 gift-filled shoe boxes for children affected by war, disease,...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

Mount Allison Grange to offer free breakfast

A free community “Grinch-mas” breakfast will be offered from 8 to 10 a.m. Dec. 9 at Mt. Allison Grange, 2622 County Road 329, in Ignacio. Breakfast will include pancakes, biscuits and gravy,...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

Council on Aging to hold annual meeting

La Plata County Council on Aging will hold its annual meeting at 10 a.m. Dec. 11 in the Florida Room at the La Plata County Fairgrounds Extension Building, 2500 Main Ave. The meeting is free and...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

LPEA lunch to support Salvation Army

La Plata Electric Association will host its “Stuff the Kettle” green chili lunch to support the Salvation Army from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Durango headquarters, 45 Stewart St. The...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community