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Ignacio to host Rocky Mountain oyster event

The Ignacio Future Farmers of America will hold its Rocky Mountain oyster and catfish fry dinner and dance from 5:30 to 11 p.m. May 5 at Spring Creek Hall, 7814 County Road 334, in Ignacio. The...

DATE: April 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Diaries to talk about immigration

The Durango Herald storytelling series, Durango Diaries, will continue with talks about immigration from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Powerhouse Science Center, 1333 Camino del Rio. Speakers...

DATE: April 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College to hold spring commencement

Fort Lewis College will hold spring commencement ceremonies at 8:30 and 11:30 a.m. Saturday in Whalen Gymnasium, 1000 Rim Drive. Gov. John Hickenlooper will speak during both events, which will...

DATE: April 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bees to be delivered Saturday

Four Corners Beekeepers Association will deliver 190 packages of bees to its members at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Durango Soda Co. (Zuberfizz), 284 Sawyer Drive, Suite A. For more information, visit...

DATE: April 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Residents can get rid of prescriptions Saturday

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Durango Police Department, 990 East Second Ave. The event gives residents a safe, convenient and responsible...

DATE: April 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango High School to host the ‘Big Event’

The Durango High School Student Council will hold its annual “Big Event – DHS Gives Back” community service project from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 28 at various locations in Durango. Students have...

DATE: April 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Navajo State Park restores drinking water

Navajo State Park announced that repairs to its water system are complete and water is available throughout the park, including all campsites. After the pump and casing of the main well failed in...

DATE: April 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Heart Safe La Plata to offer first-aid, CPR classes

Local nonprofit Heart Safe La Plata will offer basic first-aid and CPR trainings in May at Durango Fire and Rescue Station 1, 142 Sheppard Drive: A basic first-aid class will be held at 3 p.m. and...

DATE: April 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Animas High School to hold school exhibition

Students will hold an all-school exhibition from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Animas High School, 271 Twin Buttes Ave. Students will display their project-based learning from the school year, which...

DATE: April 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

University of New Mexico professor to give talk at Animas Museum

John L. Kessell, University of New Mexico history professor, will give a talk about his book – Whither the Waters: Mapping the Great Basin from Bernardo de Miera to John C. Frémont – at 1 p.m....

DATE: April 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Ignacio 9Health Fair to be held Saturday

The Ignacio 9Health Fair will be held from 7 to 11 a.m. April 28 at Ignacio High School, 315 Ignacio St., in Ignacio. The event will offer several screenings for a range of costs, including: blood...

DATE: April 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Health

Know Your Dough to host ‘Feed the Pig’ program

Know Your Dough, a Durango nonprofit that provides financial literacy programs tailored to the needs of local youths and young adults, will host its Feed the Pig financial literacy program:...

DATE: April 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education