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For most fundraisers, nonprofits sell tickets and offer silent and/or live auctions to fund their mission. Tricia and Mike Karpfen, along with the supporters of Shanta Foundation, follow a...
DATE: Oct. 13, 2015 |
Dr. Tom Grams, dentist extaordinaire, lived a life that made a difference, traveling to some of the most war-ravaged, impoverished nations in the world to give people good dental care. Grams...
DATE: Sept. 29, 2015 |
With more than 38 percent of La Plata County managed by either the U.S. Forest Service or the Bureau of Land Management, not to mention thousands of acres across the landscape of Southwest Colorado...
DATE: Sept. 22, 2015 |
No matter how angst-ridden and stressful high school years are, they’re also among the most formative and, thus, the high school reunion. A time to catch up, put the years in perspective and, let’s...
DATE: Sept. 1, 2015 |
A beautiful August Sunday, an even more beautiful Electra Lake and – I seem to be repeating myself – beautiful music made for a memorable experience. (It was time for a new adjective.) Over the...
DATE: Aug. 25, 2015 |
On Saturday, Music in the Mountains concertgoers heard the winner of the conservatory’s Concerto Competition performing with the Festival Orchestra. But I, for one, always start thinking about...
DATE: Aug. 3, 2015 |
The Music in the Mountains classical music festival always feels a bit like a runaway train. The first concert delights, and then it’s one event after another, some private, some free, some...
DATE: Aug. 1, 2015 |
It was truly a family affair when Kyle Green was sworn into his new rank as a full-bird colonel. Green spent a chunk of his childhood in Durango, where he attended Needham Elementary School. His...
DATE: July 28, 2015 |
Music in the Mountains’ launched its 29th season Sunday with Summer Soirée at Purgatory Ski Resort, a private party for major donors that always offers something special. This year, it was a...
DATE: July 14, 2015 |
It’s hard to imagine a better way to spend a summer June evening than margaritas, good food and fun company. Especially when it’s rainy outside and full of bright colors on the inside. Held as a...
DATE: July 7, 2015 |
They may still have aching feet, but the participants in the 2015 Relay for Life for the American Cancer Society can look back on a successful fundraiser that had its focus in the right place – not...
DATE: June 30, 2015 |
The sun came out, and so did all of Durango. We have raised money and spent time playing and laughing with friends in the past week. With four (and building) golf courses in La Plata County,...
DATE: June 23, 2015 |
The 42-foot-tall Benchmark Lookout Tower serves as a home and an early detection system for wildfire activity northwest of Dolores.
Area runners compete in the 4-Corners Cross Country Classic at Hillcrest Golf Club.
4 Corners Wolf Dog Rescue and Sanctuary and thrit store in Farmington.
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