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Ham radio hobbyists to meet June 2

Durango Amateur Radio Club will sponsor an event for those interested in the hobby from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 2 at La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. Displays and interactive...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Allison-Tiffany Cemetery to hold memorial service

A Memorial Day Service will be held at 11 a.m. May 28 at Allison-Tiffany Cemetery, 1035 County Road 329. Services will include music, social visits and a ceremony to honor veterans and loved ones....

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Womenade of La Plata County to hold potluck to help women in financial hardship

Womenade of La Plata County will hold its May potluck and fundraiser from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday in the Secret Garden at the Rochester Hotel, 726 East Second Ave. The event’s goal is to raise $4,500...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Elks Lodge to give away car to deserving veteran

The Durango Elks Lodge Veterans Committee, Bo Dean’s Towing and Durango Muffler and Brake is giving away a two-door, front-wheel-drive car to a veteran in need. Applications are available at: the...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

Pediatric Partners CEO accepted to leadership program

Dr. Cecile Fraley, CEO of Pediatric Partners of the Southwest, was selected for the Rural Colorado Primary Care Leaders program, which builds leadership skills and creates a state network of...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Cornerstone Home Lending hires loan officer

Cornerstone Home Lending, Inc. recently announced that Veniece Fagerlin, a loan officer who lives in Mayday, has joined its Durango branch. Fagerlin and her husband moved to Mayday in 2001. She...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Wolfwood Refuge to visit Three Springs

Wolfwood Refuge, a state- and federally-licensed rescue facility for wolves and wolf-dog hybrids located west of Ignacio, will offer a free family event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Three...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Thomas Avenue project bids due June 5

The city of Durango recently announced that sealed bids for the Thomas Avenue Reconstruction Project will be accepted until 3 p.m. June 5. A mandatory conference to inform bidders about the project...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College trustees to review budget

The Board of Trustees for Fort Lewis College will conduct a special teleconference meeting at 10 a.m. Friday in the president’s conference room (Room 2503) in Berndt Hall at Fort Lewis College,...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Indivisible Durango to show documentary

Local advocacy group Indivisible Durango will hold a screening of the documentary “Equal Means Equal” at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. The film documents the...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Student-led event to discuss feminism, sexuality

Three Animas High School seniors will hold an event about the meaning and misconceptions of feminism and sexuality from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the garden at La Plata Youth Services, 2490 Main...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Fly-fishing event to preview Public Lands Day

Braided, a local women’s fly-fishing organization, will hold an event featuring outdoor enthusiast, fly-fishing guide, angler and conservationist Hilary Hutcheson from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in The...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News