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Twin Buttes to conduct series of controlled burns

Durango Parks and Recreation, Durango Fire Protection District and Twin Buttes will conduct controlled burns of slash piles starting Wednesday and continuing through March 30 in the Twin Buttes...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango AARP meeting to be held Wednesday

The Durango AARP Chapter will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, at the Durango/La Plata Senior Center, 2424 Main Ave. The meeting is free and open to AARP members and seniors in the community. To make a...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter bike to work week starts Monday

Local businesses will participate in a winter “clean commuter” challenge Monday through Friday, leading up to Winter Bike to Work Day on Friday. The commuter challenge is a friendly competition to...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County Commissioner Gwen Lachelt to hold office hours

La Plata County Commissioner Gwen Lachelt will hold open office hours to receive input from the public at the La Plata County Administration Building, 1101 East Second Ave.: Tuesday, noon-2 p.m. ...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

North Main Avenue, Camino del Rio plan public event to be held

The city of Durango will host an open house about the North Main Avenue and Camino del Rio Districts Plan from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. The event is...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Unitarian Church to show ‘Equal Means Equal’ documentary

A film screening of the 2016 documentary “Equal Means Equal” will be held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Durango, 419 San Juan Drive. The film examines the...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Donation effort to support Special Olympics

Local law enforcement and staff at the Palace Restaurant will hold a “Tip-A-Cop” donation event for Special Olympics Colorado from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday at the Palace Restaurant, 505 Main...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Rotary Club to hear about Family Centers Coalition

The Rotary Club of Durango will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Strater Hotel, 699 Main Ave. Roseann McDermott, La Plata Family Centers Coalition executive director, will speak to the club about...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Life-Long Learning lecture to discuss Trump economics

Fort Lewis College professor of economics Robert “Tino” Sonora will give a talk about U.S. economics and the Trump presidency at 7 p.m. Thursday in Room 130 of Noble Hall at Fort Lewis College,...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Herbalist to teach poisonous plants class

Herbalist and microbiologist Anna Marija Helt will teach a class about poisonous wild plant life in the area from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Reservations are required and cost is a $20 suggested...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community invited to write own obits

A “Write Your Own Obituary” workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at First National Bank of Durango, 259 W. Ninth St. Cost is $25. Make checks payable to Durango Friends of the Arts....

DATE: Feb. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Beekeepers ‘Buzz Club’ to meet

The Four Corners Beekeepers Association’s “Buzz Club” will hold its first meeting of the bee season at 6 p.m. Thursday at Florida Baptist Church, 30296 U.S. Highway 160. The club will learn how to...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News