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Booth space available for St. Columba Christmas Bazaar

St. Columba Catholic Parish is accepting vendor reservations from those who plan to sell homemade and handcrafted items at its annual Christmas Bazaar, which will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec....

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

Restaurant food safety class will be held at La Plata County Fairgrounds

A class about safe food handling will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. The class will cover Colorado Department of Health safe food-handling...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Health

CSU Extension opens gardener program registration

The Colorado State University Extension Office in La Plata County will accept applications for the 2018 Colorado Master Gardener program through Dec. 31. The 12-week series will start Jan. 25 at La...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Subway by Walmart under new ownership

The Subway located near Walmart at 1145 S. Camino del Rio was purchased in September by Jim Cagle Jr. of J & L Sandwiches, from former owners Steve and Ann Redding, and Scott and Christina...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Mountain Middle adds behavioral health specialist

Mountain Middle School recently hired Amy Hackmeier as behavioral health specialist. In her new position, Hackmeier will support behavior health needs of students, implement learning strategies and...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Backcountry Experience to host entrepreneur event

Backcountry Experience will host a reception for outdoor-industry entrepreneurs in the Durango area at 6 p.m. Nov. 2 at Crow’s Closet, 750 Main Ave. The event will feature presentations from Jill...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Alpine Auto reopens with new management

Alpine Auto Sales recently announced that it has opened under new management. Donald Schoonover now oversees staff at the business, located at 1473 Highway 3. For more information, call 426-4356 or...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Animas Museum to celebrate Joy Cabin

A 20th anniversary celebration of the opening of the 1870s Joy Cabin will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Animas Museum, 3065 West Second Ave. The cabin is located on the museum grounds. Charles...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Volunteers sought for East Animas trail-work day

Trails 2000, in partnership with American Alpine Club, will host a volunteer trail-work day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22 at the East Animas climbing area. Participants will meet in the...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors plans activities

Seniors Outdoors will offer the following activities: Monday: 9:30 a.m., bike ride for intermediate road cyclists, contact Bob Schuckart at 832-285-2373 or bschuck1@gmail.com. Tuesday: 9 a.m., hike...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Immigrant sanctuary event to be held in Mancos

Representatives from immigrant sanctuary coalitions and churches in Glenwood Springs, Colorado Springs, Fort Collins and Denver traveled Friday to Mancos to support four sanctuary leaders in...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County Democrats to host luncheon

The La Plata County Democrats recently formed a new subcommittee, The Club – La Plata County Democrats on the Move, to host community events that encourage people to learn about and participate in...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News