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Southwest Life

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

Ignacio to hold arts, crafts bazaar

An arts-and-crafts holiday bazaar for area artists, artisans, crafters and bakers will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 16 at the Southern Ute Multi-Purpose Facility, 256 Ute Road, in Ignacio....

DATE: Dec. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

Prostate cancer support group to meet

The “Man-to-Man” prostate cancer support group will hold a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. For more information, email

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

Senior Calendar

Durango/La Plata Senior Center 2424 Main Ave., 382-6445 Monday 9 a.m. Medicare counseling. 10 a.m. Bridge lesson. 10:15 a.m. Watch Your Step exercise. 10:30 a.m. Belly dance. 1 p.m. Art...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

Fort Lewis College Calendar

Visit and click on “See All Events” to view the complete calendar. Saturday Yule Ball, 7 p.m., Student Union, Ballroom. Sunday “A Traditional Family Christmas” performance, 3...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

December library events

Durango Public Library Located at 1900 East Third Ave. Contact: 375-3380, . Ongoing events Tuesdays, 2 p.m.: Baby story time. Interactive activities with music,...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

Bridge scores

Durango Bridge Club Scores Nov. 27 Handicapped Open Pairs First: R. Houston, C.L. Lappen Second: D. and S. Halseth Third: J. and W. Beatty Nov. 28 Open Pairs First: M.J. Clark, D. Simpson ...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

Durango couple married for 60 years

Lee and Sandy Campbell of Durango recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with friends and family. They were married Oct. 25, 1957, in Pagosa Springs. Mr. and Mrs. Campbell still live in...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community