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CDOT to resurface road in Rico

Colorado Department of Transportation maintenance crews will resurface a one-mile stretch of Highway 145 from the south to north side of the Rico town limits June 26-27. A chip-seal process will be...

DATE: June 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Robert Baer to visit Durango, talk with public

Former CIA agent Robert Baer will visit Durango to talk to the public about his possible candidacy for U.S. representative at 7 p.m. Monday, June 26, at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third...

DATE: June 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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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

Student from Durango receives master’s degree

Kaitlin Marie Fischer of Durango recently received a master’s degree in food systems and society from Marylhurst University in Oregon.

DATE: June 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Three area students named to Cornell College dean’s list

Carly Pierson and Hannah Robertson of Durango and Colter McMenimen of Bayfield were named to the dean’s list at Cornell College in Iowa for the spring 2017 semester.

DATE: June 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Cortez local completes Air Force basic training

United States Air Force airman and 2015 Cortez High School graduate Zachary J. Lambson recently completed basic military training and graduated from Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio,...

DATE: June 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Attorney to offer legal consultations for seniors

Area Agency on Aging attorney Anthony Edwards will offer free legal consultations to residents 60 and older from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 28, at Durango/La Plata Senior Center, 2424 Main...

DATE: June 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Health

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Osteoporosis prevention talk to be offered at fairgrounds

Dr. Dennis O’Brien will give a talked titled “Preventing Osteoporosis Without Drugs” from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, at La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. The presentation is...

DATE: June 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Health

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Florida Grange to offer free breakfast

A free community breakfast will be offered 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, June 24, at Florida Grange, 656 Highway 172. Pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, breakfast burritos and gluten-free waffles will be...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Fall art show submissions sought at Pine River Library

Samples of artwork from area artists of all ages and mediums are being accepted for the fall community art show at Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive. Each artist may submit two to three...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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Pine River Library starts ‘movies outdoors’ series

Bayfield will start its summer “movies outdoors” series Friday with a showing of Lego Batman on the outdoor screen at Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive. All movies will start at sunset...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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Street repaving to begin Monday in Durango

The city on Friday adjusted the street-repaving schedule that will begin Monday, June 26, in several locations in Durango: June 26: roadwork will occupy 11th Street between Narrow Gauge Avenue and...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News