Briefs

Animas High School to host information session

An information session for prospective students and their families will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Animas High School, 271 Twin Buttes Ave. AHS “Shadow Days” are also held on...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Twin Buttes to conduct series of controlled burns

Durango Parks and Recreation, Durango Fire Protection District and Twin Buttes will conduct controlled burns of slash piles starting Wednesday and continuing through March 30 in the Twin Buttes...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mountain Bike Specialists hires one

Mountain Bike Specialists recently hired Travis Turner as a service writer and sales associate. Turner is from Connecticut, attended college at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, before moving to...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango AARP meeting to be held Wednesday

The Durango AARP Chapter will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, at the Durango/La Plata Senior Center, 2424 Main Ave. The meeting is free and open to AARP members and seniors in the community. To make a...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Daybreak Rotary to meet Wednesday

Durango Daybreak Rotary Club will meet from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Eolus Room at Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave. Foreign exchange student Lily Bisantz will present...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Fort Lewis College to host medicinal plant talk

Gretchen Fitzgerald will give a lecture about the osha plant from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. Osha is native to the San Juan...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Food safety class to be held at La Plata County Fairgrounds

A food-safety class for Colorado cottage food and egg producers will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. March 8 at La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2700 Main Ave. The La Plata County Extension Office and...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Fort Lewis College to hold Sustainability Summit

The Fort Lewis College Environmental Center will hold the fifth annual Sustainability Summit from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Student Union Ballroom at the college, 1000 Rim Drive. The keynote...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

High Noon Rotary to meet Thursday

Durango High Noon Rotary will meet at 11:45 a.m. Thursday at the DoubleTree Hotel, 501 Camino del Rio. La Plata County Judge Suzanne Carlson and Colorado State Patrol Cap. Adrian Driscoll will...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Fast Signs manager nationally recognized

Fast Signs of Durango general manager Candice Archuleta received the Manager of the Year award at the Fast Signs 2018 convention in Houston, Texas. The award is given according to level of...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Winter bike to work week starts Monday

Local businesses will participate in a winter “clean commuter” challenge Monday through Friday, leading up to Winter Bike to Work Day on Friday. The commuter challenge is a friendly competition to...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Votes needed for San Juan Mountains Association board positions

San Juan Mountains Association is seeking membership approval for candidates to serve as directors on its board in 2018. Candidates include: Jim Libby and Frank Viehmann, Kevin Neadeau, Ben Rockis,...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life