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Mesa Verde to host Holiday Open House

Mesa Verde National Park will host its annual Holiday Open House from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday. The event is free and open to all. It will feature music, storytelling and refreshments. Luminarias will...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | UPDATED: 2 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Horse Gulch roadwork to start Tuesday

La Plata County will conduct road maintenance from Tuesday to Dec. 29 on Horse Gulch Road in Horse Gulch Open Space, which is located at the end of East Third Street off of East Eighth Avenue. Work...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Presbyterian Church holds Advent sermon series

First Presbyterian Church of Durango is holding a sermon series, “What God Does with Our Waiting,” during Advent. Advent is a time of waiting, which encompasses the four Sundays preceding...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

Animas High School students to present homelessness project

Animas High School juniors in Ashley Carruth’s humanities class will present the “With Justice for All Exhibition” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave....

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Marvel church to host Christmas program

Marvel United Methodist Church will hold a community Christmas program at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary School, 11274 Highway 140. The event is free and open to all. Refreshments...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Religion

Operation Christmas Child breaks collection record

Operation Christmas Child volunteers with the Four Corners team broke their yearly donation record with an overall collection of 5,988 gift-filled shoe boxes for children affected by war, disease,...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

Animas High School physics students to hold competition

Animas High School students in Tina Hott’s physics class will showcase their learning during the Rube Goldberg Exhibition from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday in the commons area at the school, 271 Twin Buttes...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Durango schools offer music performances

Durango School District 9-R schools will hold winter music performances in December: 6:30 p.m., Dec. 12: The Riverview Elementary School choir and “Be Frank” Orchestra will perform a winter concert...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Study abroad program opens application session

American Scandinavian Student Exchange’s International Student Exchange Program recently opened study abroad program applications for qualified high school students, ages 15 to 18, to spend an...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Durango School District 9-R Board of Education to meet

The Durango School District 9-R Board of Education will meet at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 12 in the board room of the 9-R Administration Building, 201 E. 12th St. The Juniper School will be discussed.

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Southern Ute Tribe seeks comments on revised traffic code

The Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council invites the public to comment on its revised traffic code. The Council recently revised its traffic code to designate roads for off-highway-vehicle use. Roads...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | UPDATED: 3 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Gen. Ron Fogleman inducted in aviation hall of fame

The National Aeronautic Association recently announced that Durango resident Ronald R. Fogleman, retired U.S. Air Force general, will be inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame in Dayton,...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | UPDATED: 3 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News