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Quadrivium launches opera season in recital format

The program for “A Night at the Opera” is so full, it brims with operatic snapshots from Handel to Stravinsky. Solos, duets, trios and quartets will unfold both familiar and new works and probably...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

This man is hate-reading the newspaper

Seems Dennis Pierce reads every issue of a newspaper he hates (“Opinion pages fail to support Trump,” Sept. 15). Seems like Dennis Pierce hates everything. Andy Ward Durango

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 hours 43 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor


Colorado State University Extension Office in La Plata County is now accepting applications for the 2019 Colorado Master Gardener program until Dec. 31. Students will receive training in tree...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

CU leadership to visit Durango

Several leaders from University of Colorado, including regents Sue Sharkey, Glen Gallegos and CU Colorado Springs Chancellor Venkat Reddy, will visit Durango to meet with local legislators,...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Computer classes offered at the Senior Center

These computer classes will be held at Durango/La Plata County Senior Center: Introduction to iPad and iPhone: Part 1: Oct. 2. Start from the basics and work up. Participants will learn iPad/iPhone...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Realtors association providing grants

The Durango Area Association of Realtors is accepting grant funding requests from local nonprofit organizations in need. Qualifying organizations must be in La Plata and San Juan counties....

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 7 hours 57 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Miller Mountain Bike Club seeks donations

Miller Mountain Bike Club is seeking donations of small and medium mountain bikes or monetary donations to buy used bikes for students who are unable afford them. Bicycles will remain at Miller...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Cattlemen’s Association to host candidates forum Saturday

The La Plata-Archuleta Cattlemen’s Association is sponsoring a candidates forum at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Extension Building at the La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. Local candidates...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ballroom dancing offered at Senior Center

Ballroom dance classes will start Tuesday at the Durango/La Plata Senior Center, 2424 Main Ave. The class will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. for six weeks. For more information, call 382-6445.

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Best bets for the weekend in and around Durango

Best bets this weekend include Saturday’s Touch A Truck event and the Halfway to St. Paddy’s celebration at The Irish Embassy Pub. Have you ever wondered what the inside of a fire truck looks...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

What do you want to ask county and state candidates?

Durango and Southwest Colorado have several candidates interested in filling elected offices this year. The city of Durango and La Plata County are wrestling with several challenges, including how...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Fall colors arrive early in Southwest Colorado

The mountains can be a beautiful place to see the reds, oranges and yellows light up the hillsides every autumn, but only if you catch them in time. And if it seems like fall colors have arrived a...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News