Southwest Life

Durango Public Library gears up for summer reading

Summer reading programs for children, teens and adults will start June 2 and continue through July 28 at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Programs include “Libraries Rock” for young...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Durango couple celebrates 50 years of marriage

Durango residents George and Mary Thompson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary March 9, after they were married in 1968 by Rt. Rev. Msgr. Patrick Stauter at St. Columba Catholic Church....

DATE: May 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Methodist Thrift Store to sponsor Philanthropy Days

The First United Methodist Thrift Store will sponsor this year’s Rural Philanthropy Days, which will be held Sept. 12-14 in Cortez. Proceeds from sales at the Methodist Thrift Store go to local...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Senior Calendar

Durango/La Plata Senior Center 2424 Main Ave., 382-6445 Monday 10 a.m. Intermediate bridge lesson. 10:15 a.m. Watch Your Step exercise. 12:30 p.m. Recreational bridge. 12:45 p.m. Canasta. 1...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Bridge scores

Durango Bridge Club Scores May 10 Non-Life Master First: J. Skjold, I. Watters Second: B. Attwood, S. Zerbe Third: S. Bradley, S. Halseth Fourth: J. Mercer, J. Walter Fifth: L. Hawk, M....

DATE: May 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Cafe au Play to host meet-ups for parents

Durango Cafe au Play has started to host new recurring meet-ups: Grandparents meet-up: 10-11 a.m. Mondays, grandparents can attend with or without grandchildren to meet other grandparents in the...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Ham radio hobbyists to meet June 2

Durango Amateur Radio Club will sponsor an event for those interested in the hobby from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 2 at La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. Displays and interactive...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Allison-Tiffany Cemetery to hold memorial service

A Memorial Day Service will be held at 11 a.m. May 28 at Allison-Tiffany Cemetery, 1035 County Road 329. Services will include music, social visits and a ceremony to honor veterans and loved ones....

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Womenade of La Plata County to hold potluck to help women in financial hardship

Womenade of La Plata County will hold its May potluck and fundraiser from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday in the Secret Garden at the Rochester Hotel, 726 East Second Ave. The event’s goal is to raise $4,500...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Elks Lodge to give away car to deserving veteran

The Durango Elks Lodge Veterans Committee, Bo Dean’s Towing and Durango Muffler and Brake is giving away a two-door, front-wheel-drive car to a veteran in need. Applications are available at: the...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Durango couple to celebrate 60th anniversary

Carl and Linda Smith of Durango will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with family and friends May 30. They have three children: Lisa Wingert of Grand Junction, Laurie Musard of St. George,...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Senior Calendar

Durango/La Plata Senior Center 2424 Main Ave., 382-6445 Monday 10 a.m. Intermediate bridge lesson. 10:15 a.m. Watch Your Step exercise. 10:30 a.m. Belly dance. 12:30 p.m. Recreational...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community