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DHS graduate selected for promotion to brigadier general in the USAF

Former Durango resident and Durango High School graduate Col. Sean M. Choquette was recently nominated by the president to the Senate for appointment to the grade of brigadier general, United...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Community

Man to Man Cancer Prostate Group to meet

The Man to Man Cancer Prostate Group will have its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 7 at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave., in either meeting room No. 1 or 3. The group advocates an...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Community

Fort Lewis College President Tom Stritikus elected to the Board of Directors of the American Council on Education

Fort Lewis College President Tom Stritikus was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the American Council on Education. His term will begin in March after ACE’s 102nd annual meeting....

DATE: Dec. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Education

San Juan Basin Public Health offers open enrollment reminder

San Juan Basin Public Health reminds residents open enrollment for health insurance will continue through Jan. 15. People and families can get insurance through Connect for Health Colorado, as...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Health

Commission reminds consumers to warm up safely

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reminds families to remain vigilant about safety in and around the home this winter. Carbon monoxide safety: Use portable generators outside the home at...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Holiday ski and snowboard lessons for youth offered at Chapman Hill

The city of Durango’s Parks and Recreation Department will offer two two-day ski and snowboard lessons for children and teens at Chapman Hill on Thursday and Friday and Jan. 2 and 3. Lessons are...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

CDOT announces construction team to build the U.S. 550/160 connection

The Colorado Department of Transportation has selected Lawrence Construction Co. and RS&H Inc. for the design and construction of the $98.6 million U.S. Highway 550/160 Connection South...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Powerhouse Science Center announces holiday hours

The Powerhouse Science Center will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the holiday school break, through Jan. 6. The center will be closed only on Christmas Day. New Year’s Day will be “Pay...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

LPEA board passes 2020 budget

The La Plata Electric Association Board of Directors recently adopted its 2020 budget, which aims to improve service and reliability to LPEA’s more than 34,000 members. The budget includes a $3...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan County, N.M., announces new fire chief

John Mohler will be the next fire chief of the San Juan County Fire Department. Mohler currently serves as the deputy fire chief for the San Juan County Fire Department and fire chief for the...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Old Fort at Hesperus to hire an education garden manager

The Old Fort at Hesperus is hiring an education garden manager. The education garden manager tends a ½ acre garden and two high tunnels using hand tools and small equipment and manages summer...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

FBI Denver Division offers warnings of holiday scams

FBI Denver Division reminds local shoppers to beware of scams and stay vigilant of thieves who steal money and personal information. According to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center, Colorado...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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