Award and prize

Chamber of Commerce honors Durango’s outstanding people, businesses

Joanne Spina, who capped a 30-year career in public service by leading La Plata County as manager during a time of declining revenue, was named Citizen of the Year on Thursday night at the Durango...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Some finalists named in Durango Chamber of Commerce awards

Finalists have been named in six categories for the annual Durango Rocks event to be held Jan. 17 at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College. The event, presented by the Durango Chamber of...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

James Beard Foundation to diversify its coveted awards

More than two-thirds of the winners at this year’s James Beard Awards were women or people of color or both – a dramatic shift for a ceremony that has historically rewarded the efforts of mostly...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Dolores engravers highlighted in trade magazine

Ryans’ Custom Products, a personalization retailer in Dolores, is featured in the July issue of Insights, a national trade magazine. Jerry and Marcie Ryan have been creating custom award trophies...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

2 Durango High School academic stars recognized

Here’s a couple of secrets for academic success for entering freshmen at Durango High School: Work hard early in the year to build up a grade cushion when burnout strikes later in the year. Develop...

DATE: June 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas Valley fifth-graders, DHS students receive honors

Durango students received some accolades this week. A team of Animas Valley Elementary fifth-graders advanced to the Global Finals of the Destination Imagination competition by finishing second in...

DATE: April 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Club 20 recognizes area leaders for service

Club 20, a statewide nonprofit that voices issues of mutual concern from Colorado’s 22 counties, hosted the annual Awards Banquet on March 30 at the DoubleTree Hotel, 501 Camino del Rio. During the...

DATE: April 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Three restaurants compete in search for best green chile

Move over, New Mexico. Southwest Colorado has green chile fever. Three local restaurants are on the leader board in a USA Today 10 Best Readers Choice contest to name the best chile verde in...

DATE: April 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Women’s Resource Center honors three persistent women

A successful leader doesn’t just rise above everyone else; rather, she lifts those around her and helps them to succeed, said Kicki Searfus, board president for the Women’s Resource Center in...

DATE: March 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Talk about town: City of Durango nabs first Terry Fiedler Spirit of Snowdown Award

Chip Lile, president of the Snowdown board of directors, presented the Terry Fiedler Spirit of Snowdown Award to the city of Durango on Tuesday at City Hall. The award honors all city employees who...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘It’s such a loss’ – Tom Petty mourned at Grammy Awards

NEW YORK – With song and words, Tom Petty was mourned at the Grammys, with artists as diverse as a children’s music writer and one of the most successful contemporary songwriters of all time both...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Golden Globes: A watchable revolution, with Oprah leading the way

Less an awards show and more a prolonged statement of cultural correction, Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards telecast nevertheless managed to keep things fairly entertaining in the midst of revolution....

DATE: Jan. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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