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CDOT to conduct road repairs near Durango, Mancos

Colorado Department of Transportation will conduct road-repair projects Monday through Wednesday on U.S. Highway 550 in La Plata County and Thursday through May 2 on Highway 184 in Montezuma...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 7 hours 48 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College trustees to name new college president

Trustees for Fort Lewis College are expected to name the school’s next president at a special teleconference board meeting scheduled for 9 a.m. Monday in the President’s Conference Room in Berndt...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 7 hours 56 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Jenna Bush Hager to speak in Durango

Despite the recent death of her grandmother, Barbara Bush, Jenna Bush Hager will speak at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. The series is an...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 27 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Talk focuses on wage theft

A free presentation by Towards Justice titled “Wage Theft & How to Fight Back” will be offered from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Commons Building, 701 Camino del Rio. It is designed for...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Democrats plan Roosevelt Dinner

The La Plata County Democratic Party will hold its annual Roosevelt Dinner at 5:30 p.m. May 11 in the Student Union Ballroom at Fort Lewis College. A catered dinner and cash bar will be available....

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Business sought for Durango Youth Expo

The seventh annual Youth Expo, hosted by Durango’s Mayoral Youth Advisory Commission, will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. May 2 at Buckley Park. The event is designed to introduce local businesses to...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 7 hours 48 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Ska to host fly fishing event

Braided, a local women’s fly-fishing organization, will partner with Head’s Up Fly Fishing to hold “An Evening with Maddie Brenneman” from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Ska Brewing Co., 225 Girard St....

DATE: April 19, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College President Dene Thomas to speak to Rotary Club

The Rotary Club of Durango will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Strater Hotel, 699 Main Ave. Fort Lewis College President Dene Thomas will speak. Thomas, who will retire at the end of June, will talk...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Democrats to hold May luncheon

A group of local Democrats, The Club – La Plata Dems on the Move, will hold its May luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. May 1 at the DoubleTree Hotel, 501 Camino del Rio. La Plata County Sheriff Sean...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Bear Smart Durango committee seeking members

Bear Smart Durango recently announced that it will form a steering committee in response to the increase of human-bear conflicts in the area and residents and stakeholders are being sought to join...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Free mulch loading available in Bayfield

La Plata County will offer free wood mulch and will help load it into vehicles and trailers from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Bayfield Convenience Center, 4496 County Road 223, in Bayfield. The...

DATE: April 19, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Parks and Recreation Department to hold Arbor Day celebration

Durango Parks and Recreation will host the 38th annual Arbor Day celebration at 10 a.m. Friday in the amphitheater at Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave. People are encouraged to...

DATE: April 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News