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Durango Kiwanis to hear from Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County

The Kiwanis Club of Durango will meet at noon Thursday at the Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave. Vaughn Morris, president and CEO of the Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County, will...

DATE: July 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Arts, crafts festival to be held Saturday

A summer arts and crafts festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Three Springs Plaza, 175 Mercado St. Arts and crafts booths, food, live music, activities for kids and giveaways...

DATE: July 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Register for Rural Philanthropy Days by Aug. 30

Registration open for Southwest Rural Philanthropy Days, which will be held Sept. 12-14 in Cortez. The event is held every four years to bring opportunities to area nonprofits and community...

DATE: July 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Old Fort to hold open house

An open house will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday at the Old Fort Lewis, 19251 Highway 140, in Hesperus. The event will teach attendees about the programs and resources at the Old Fort and...

DATE: July 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Wildflower walk scheduled for Saturday

Mountain Studies Institute will hold a wildflower walk and an invasive oxeye daisy removal event to help restore alpine ecosystems from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 21 on Coal Bank Pass. The event will...

DATE: July 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Local hunters, anglers invited to discuss wildlife issues

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will hold a Sportsmen’s Roundtable video teleconference from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday to receive input about wildlife issues from area hunters and anglers. The meeting will...

DATE: July 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

LPEA satisfaction survey starts July 30

La Plata Electric Association announced it contracted with National Rural Electric Cooperative Association Market Research Services to conduct telephone and online surveys to collect feedback about...

DATE: July 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Four Corners Beekeepers Association to meet Tuesday

The Four Corners Beekeepers Association will hold a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Florida Baptist Church, 30296 U.S. Highway 160. Guest speaker Jim Marquis will give a presentation about creating...

DATE: July 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Main Avenue office building to offer open house

Area residents are invited to an open house from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday to learn more about the businesses and services offered at the Victorian Complex Office Building, 2243 Main Ave. Counselors,...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango KOA receives TripAdvisor award

It was recently announced that the Durango KOA Holiday campground received the 2018 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor. Awards are based on the quantity and quality of reviews received from...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

La Plata Open Space Conservancy hires executive director

La Plata Open Space Conservancy, a Southwest Colorado land conservation organization, recently hired Patrick Barker as executive director. Barker is originally from West Virginia and earned...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Business

Seniors Outdoors schedules activities

Seniors Outdoors will offer the following activities: Sunday: 7 a.m., hike Silver and Deadwood mountains, email Lynn Coburn at harrisoncoburn@gmail.com . Monday: 9:30 a.m., bike ride for...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors