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Fort Lewis College lecture series to feature Olga Little

Andrew Gulliford, Fort Lewis College professor of history and environmental studies, will give a presentation, “Durango’s Own Olga Little,” at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Center of Southwest...

DATE: July 12, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Durango Adult Education Center hires executive director

The Durango Adult Education Center Board of Directors recently announced that Elizabeth Helvey was hired as its new executive director, effective Aug. 1. Helvey has more than 30 years of work...

DATE: July 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Durango student added to Boston University dean’s list

Christopher Petty of Durango was recently named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Boston University. Boston University students are required to maintain a 3.5 GPA or be in the top 30...

DATE: July 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

Community Health Action Coalition to hold meeting Friday

Community Health Action Coalition will hold a monthly membership meeting from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Friday in the Eolus Room at Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave. Rachel Bauske,...

DATE: July 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos workshop to discuss government contracts

Small business owners are invited to attend a free workshop about government contracts from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday in Room 208 of the main building at Pueblo Community College’s southwest campus,...

DATE: July 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Public Library to hold book sale

The Friends of the Durango Public Library will hold its summer book sale from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Books, such as children’s,...

DATE: July 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wild food, plant event to be held Friday

A wild food plant walk and gourmet wild foods dinner will be held at 5:30 p.m. Friday at River Bend Ranch, 27846 U.S. Highway 550. The walk will be led by Turtle Lake Refuge founder Katrina Blair,...

DATE: July 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

San Juan Basin Archaeological Society to meet Wednesday

San Juan Basin Archaeological Society will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. Susan Ryan, director of archaeology at Crow Canyon...

DATE: July 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Area children invited to join learning day

Children in the area are invited to participate in national summer learning day on July 12. The day aims to elevate the importance of learning throughout the summer to ensure kids return to school...

DATE: July 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Public Library seeking partner businesses

Durango Public Library is seeking business partners for the annual Library Card Discount program. Each September, the library partners with local businesses to celebrate National Library Card...

DATE: July 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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. Vaughn Morris, CEO of the Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County, will give a presentation....

DATE: July 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Community

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. Liz Anderson, ambassador for Shelterbox, will give a presentation.. ShelterBox provides tent...

DATE: July 7, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Community