Heath education center to hold open house in Durango

Southwestern Colorado Area Health Education Center will hold an open house from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, at its new location in the Commons Building, 701 Camino del Rio. The event is open to...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: UNKNOWN

Navajo State Park to host bear-awareness, rock-art events

Navajo State Park invites the public to two programs. At 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, a presentation at the amphitheater will address bear awareness and how to camp where bears may be present. From...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: UNKNOWN

Rotary club to hear about ‘living with wildlife’

The Rotary Club of Durango will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Strater Hotel, 699 Main Ave. Hiker and author of Best Hikes with Kids: Colorado, Maureen Keilty of Durango, will speak to the club...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: UNKNOWN

Durango resident joins Coast Guard

Brendon Shaline, son of Deck and Diane Shaline of Durango, enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard on Jan. 31. He attended boot camp in Cape May, New Jersey, graduated March 24 and departed for machinery...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: UNKNOWN

High Noon Rotary to meet Thursday

Durango High Noon Rotary will meet at 11:45 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, at the DoubleTree Hotel, 501 Camino del Rio. The speaker will be Mike Smedley, who writes the Action Line column in The Durango...

DATE: July 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: UNKNOWN

Rotary Club to hear about Uzbekistan

The Rotary Club of Durango will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Strater Hotel, 699 Main Ave. Nigora Usmanova, a young woman from Uzbekistan, will speak about her native country. Usmanova will visit...

DATE: July 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: UNKNOWN

Public library to hold summer book sale

Friends of the Durango Public Library will hold its summertime book sale from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 14-15 at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Thousands of books from every genre will...

DATE: July 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: UNKNOWN

Animas Museum to offer talk about knitting, WWI

A talk about knitting and womens’ roles in World War I will be offered at 1 p.m. July 15, at the Animas Museum, 3065 West Second Ave. Attendees should bring their knitting or crochet; handmade...

DATE: July 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: UNKNOWN

Allison Presbyterian to offer chicken barbecue

Allison Presbyterian Community Church will host its annual chicken barbecue from 5 to 7 p.m. July 8 in the church yard, 2724 County Road 329, Ignacio. Chicken “with all the trimmings,” dinner...

DATE: July 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: UNKNOWN

Health careers camp attracts 30 area teens

Thirty teenagers from Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma, Ouray, San Juan and San Miguel counties recently attended the Southwest Colorado Area Health Education Center health careers camp....

DATE: June 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: UNKNOWN

Durango senior center to offer picnic

A picnic for seniors will be held from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, June 29, on the lawn at Durango/La Plata Senior Center, 2424 Main Ave. Entertainment by the Trumpet Geezers will be...

DATE: June 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: UNKNOWN

Cortez woman completes Air Force basic training

United States Air Force Airman Sara Sparks, daughter of Douglas and Cindy Sparks of Cortez, recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas....

DATE: June 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: UNKNOWN