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BLM offers tips to prevent wildfires

The Bureau of Land Management’s Grand Junction Field Office offers tips to prevent wildfires: Practice proper vehicle maintenance, ensure tow chains are secured and a vehicle has no dragging...

DATE: July 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Phase II of residential wildlife resistant containers rescheduled

Because of a supply shortage from the vendor, Phase II of the distribution of fully-automated wildlife-resistant containers, originally scheduled from May to June, will now proceed. Residents...

DATE: June 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sheriff’s Office warns community about phone scam

As La Plata County Sheriff’s Office investigates another rash of recent phone scams in all parts of the county, they are warning the public to take steps to protect themselves from identity theft...

DATE: June 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

CPW warns residents to be wary of mother deer

Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds people to be wary of does at this time of year because mother deer are giving birth to fawns. Mother deer are extremely protective when their fawns are...

DATE: June 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Seniors Outdoors! announces weekly events

Seniors Outdoors! has announced the following activities for next week: 7:30 a.m. Monday: Two-hour Monday hike on Animas City Mountain Trail. RSVP to Chris Blackshear at...

DATE: June 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Mercy Regional Medical Center May births

These children were born at Mercy Regional Medical Center in May: Mary and Tyler Wancura, Ignacio, CallieLonna Teddy, 7 lbs. 7 oz., 4:38 p.m. May 6. Anne and Matthew Ryals, Durango, Parker Owen, 8...

DATE: June 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Community

Vallecito Lake announces Independence week schedule of events

Vallecito Lake has announced its Independence week schedule of events. Saturday 9 a.m., Vallecito Conservation and Sporting Association Members 3D Archery Shoot, County Road 501 north of Coolwater...

DATE: June 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Community

Silverton to host July Fourth Celebration

The Silverton Fourth of July Celebration will begin at 8 a.m. Thursday at Memorial Park, 1800 Greene Street, Silverton. The daylong celebration will begin with a fun run and continue with events...

DATE: June 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Community

Conundrum to host The Great Independent Scavenger Hunt

Hosted by Conundrum Escape Rooms and Local First, The Great Independent Scavenger Hunt will take place beginning at 10 a.m. July 6 at Conundrum Escape Rooms, 736 Main Ave., Unit 100. The hunt will...

DATE: June 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Community

Rotary to host July Fourth breakfast

The 12th annual Rotary All-American Gourmet Breakfast will be held from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Fourth of July at Rotary Park. The menu will include eggs, green chile eggs, pancakes with fruit and syrup...

DATE: June 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Community

Man to Man prostate cancer support group to meet

The Man to Man Prostate Cancer support group will have its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Durango Public Library, second floor meeting room, 1900 East Third Ave. Anyone with prostate...

DATE: June 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Community

Local student graduates from Boston University

Boston University awarded academic degrees to 6,902 students in May. Among the graduates was Christopher A. Petty of Durango, who received a Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology,...

DATE: June 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

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