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Talk about town: Western wear shop on Main Avenue closes abruptly

Would-be visitors to Diamond J Apparel may have been confused if they tried to visit the store last week. A story about the store at 1077 Main Ave. was published in The Durango Herald on Saturday,...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talk About Town: Durango a top destination for an affordable fall vacation

The Animas River, Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, and San Juan National Forest made Durango one of the “12 Best Adventure Towns for an Affordable Fall Vacation” alongside destinations...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talk about town: Post office ramps up stamp sale for breast cancer research

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Durango Post Office will increase its fundraising efforts to support breast cancer research through a stamp sale. Since it was first issued in 1998,...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talk about town: La Plata County farms earn special state designation

Three La Plata County farms received Centennial Farm designation from History Colorado at the state fair on Friday. The Colorado Centennial Farms program recognizes the important role agriculture...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talk about town: Your favorite Lincoln driver is not moving here

No, no – actor Matthew McConaughey is not moving to Durango, despite what you’ve read, heard or seen. A website called “KTY24 News” recently published an article that said McConaughey was “tired of...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tibetan monks begin creating sand mandala in Durango

Monks of the Gaden Shartse Monastery in southern India began construction of a “Buddha of Wisdom” mandala on Tuesday at Sorrel Sky Gallery. The mandala is usually used when initiating a monk into a...

DATE: July 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

And the West is History

50 years ago: “City police and the county sheriff’s office had one of the most quiet Independence Days anyone can remember. The police department answered a number of nuisance calls. But there...

DATE: July 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: And the West is History

Breen Community Building to hold appreciation potluck

A potluck dinner will be held in appreciation of the newly renovated Breen Community Building at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the building, 15300 La Plata Highway (Colorado Highway 140). The dinner will...

DATE: March 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fairgrounds to host tack and horse equipment sale

A tack and horse equipment consignment sale to benefit the Four Corners Back Country Horsemen will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. The sale...

DATE: March 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Road work at Durango Mall to start Monday

Colorado Department of Transportation announced contractors will begin work at the Durango Mall intersection at U.S. Highway 550/160 and Sawyer Drive on Monday. Construction at the entrance of the...

DATE: March 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Senior Center to offer fall-prevention classes

Two eight-hour “Matter of Balance” fall-prevention classes will be offered from 1 to 3 p.m. April 4 and April 27 at Durango/La Plata County Senior Center , 2424 Main Ave. Participants must be 60 or...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

FLC design majors to hold art exhibition

The opening reception for the exhibition of the graduating art and communication design majors will be 4:30 to 6 p.m. Friday in the Art Hall Art Gallery at Fort Lewis College . The exhibition will...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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