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Durango Friends of the Arts to offer Zumba class

Durango Friends of the Arts will offer a fundraiser in the form of a Zumba class, taught by Karyn Gabaldon, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. May 3 in the second floor dance studio in the Smiley Building,...

DATE: April 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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Volunteers sought for Durango Wine Experience

The 11th annual Durango Wine Experience needs volunteers to help with setup, tear-down and security from 3 to 8 p.m. on May 5 and from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on May 6. The event qualifies for those who...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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National Weather Service to offer storm-spotter training

The National Weather Service will offer free storm-spotter training sessions May 1-3 in Pagosa Springs, Durango and Cortez. All trainings will start at 6 p.m. at these locations: May 1, Archuleta...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Animas River spring runoff being monitored

River flows will continue to rise throughout the Animas River watershed as the winter snowpack in the high country melts with the onset of warm weather. During spring, sediments high in heavy...

DATE: April 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango middle-schoolers to present Brain Expo at Fort Lewis College

Durango School District 9-R will host the Brain Expo from 5 to 7 p.m. May 17 at Fort Lewis College’s Student Union Building, 1000 Rim Drive. Students from Duane Tucker’s sixth-grade language arts...

DATE: April 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Talk in Cortez to address social collapse in ancient Southwest

As part of the Four Corners Lecture Series, the Hisatsinom Chapter of the Colorado Archaeology Society will present “Dissent in Deep History: Social Movements and Intentional Collapse in the...

DATE: April 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Volunteers needed for 8th-grade boys conference in Durango

Durango School District 9-R needs 30 to 40 volunteers for the fourth annual Keys to High School Success conference for eighth-grade boys. The goal of the conference is to give students the tools...

DATE: April 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Master Farm Homemaker Guild now offering scholarship

The Colorado Master Farm Homemaker Guild is now offering a $500 scholarship to a Colorado woman with a background in agriculture. Called the “Second Chance Scholarship,” the accepted applicant will...

DATE: April 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Volunteers sought for Durango Wine Experience

The 11th annual Durango Wine Experience needs volunteers to help with setup, tear-down and security from 3 to 8 p.m. on May 5 and from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on May 6. The event qualifies for those who...

DATE: April 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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District 9-R to hold Title VI Native American Education public hearing

Durango School District 9-R will hold a public hearing to give an overview of the objectives and implementation of Title VI Native American Education at 5:30 p.m. May 3 at La Plata County...

DATE: April 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Durango Big Picture to host disc-golf tournament to raise funds

Durango Big Picture High School will host the Big Picture Classic, a disc-golf tournament sanctioned by the Professional Disc Golf Association, at 8 a.m. May 13 at Colorado Timberline Academy,...

DATE: April 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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CDOT to conduct survey work on Highway 145

Colorado Department of Transportation will conduct survey work beginning Wednesday, April 26, on Highway 145, about 18 miles north of Dolores, as part of a study to examine areas prone to rock...

DATE: April 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News