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Boathouse restaurant at Electra to reopen

Electra Lake announced it has reopened for public recreation with Stage 2 fire restrictions in effect. Lake users are reminded that watercraft and other equipment must be washed down before...

DATE: June 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sunday event to give mental health support

The fourth annual Climb Out of the Darkness, an event that raises awareness of pregnancy and postpartum mental health disorders, will be held Sunday in Durango. Friends, families and survivors of...

DATE: June 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Free river trips offered to veterans Sunday

The first Veterans River Float and Picnic will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Santa Rita Park, 149 South Camino del Rio. Mountain Waters Rafting will offer raft trips for veterans and their...

DATE: June 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 14 hours 14 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado to observe lightning safety

Colorado Lightning Safety Awareness Week, declared by Governor John Hickenlooper, will be observed Monday through Saturday. Residents are encouraged to be aware of lightning and learn how to stay...

DATE: June 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 19 hours 5 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Workshop for cancer survivors announced

Blueprints of Hope recently received a grant from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and Colorado Cancer Coalition to help fund three workshops for cancer survivors. The first...

DATE: June 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Food Bank urgently needs space for donations

Durango Food Bank announced Tuesday space is needed to store donations that have been collected for the 416 and Burro fire relief efforts. The space the Food Bank was previously using is no longer...

DATE: June 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

4CORE calls for solar home nominations

Four Corners Office for Resource Efficiency seeks nominations of energy-efficient or solar-powered homes to be featured in the annual Solar Home Tour, scheduled for Oct. 6. Residents are asked to...

DATE: June 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Salvation Army remains on standby

The Salvation Army recently announced that, as firefighting efforts continue, its emergency services crew will remain on standby to provide food, hydration and spiritual care to first responders...

DATE: June 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Engage Online! deadline is Thursday

The city of Durango reminds residents that Thursday is the registration deadline to participate in the Engage Online! community forum, which will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Carver Brewing...

DATE: June 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Santa Rita, Cundiff parks survey to close

The city of Durango has opened an online survey to collect input and opinions from residents about the conceptual designs proposed for Santa Rita and Cundiff parks. The survey will close June 29...

DATE: June 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Girl Scouts to have superhero party

Girl Scouts of Colorado will hold a superhero party from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church, 2917 Aspen Drive. The event is open to girls who will enter kindergarten...

DATE: June 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kiwanis Club of Durango to hear from eSchool principal

The Kiwanis Club of Durango will meet at noon Thursday at the Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave. Mike Freeburn, principal of Southwest Colorado eSchool, will speak to the club. The...

DATE: June 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News