Briefs

Tour de Farms to arrive in Bayfield

The 2018 Tour de Farms van tour will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Aug. 18 and will visit four vegetable-growing locations in Bayfield. The tour offers tips about starting or improving vegetable...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

La Plata County Commissioner Julie Westendorff to hold office hours in Bayfield

La Plata County Commissioner Julie Westendorff will hold public office hours from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive, in Bayfield. Community members are...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

City of Durango to fertilize, spray weeds through August

The city of Durango will conduct turf fertilization and noxious weed abatement at these times and locations: Aug. 13-17: Turf fertilizer will be applied at Fanto Park and fields at Needham...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County Sheriff Sean Smith to visit Ignacio

La Plata County Sheriff Sean Smith will hold a public meeting to discuss his campaign for re-election and receive comments from residents from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Ignacio Community Library,...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rotary Club of Durango to meet

The Rotary Club of Durango will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Strater Hotel, 699 Main Ave. Fort Lewis College associate professor Heidi Steltzer will give a presentation, “Snow is Good: Let’s Keep...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Tourism Office names sales manager

Durango Area Tourism Office recently named Marsha Wilson as sales manager to oversee sales strategy and destination selling activities for the Durango area, effective immediately. Wilson has more...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Region 9 relocates to Tech Center

Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado announced, after it purchased an office space, it will relocate to 135 Burnett Drive, Unit 1, at the Durango Tech Center. Region 9 will...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Region 9 adds two members to board

Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado announced that Peyton Heitzman and Tuggy Dunton were appointed to its Board of Directors to represent two government jurisdictions....

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Mad Hatters has new top knitter

Mad Hatters has new top knitter Cathy Hoch has taken over the leadership of the Durango Mad Hatters. Hoch assumed the leadership on July 17, and she can be reached by email at:...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Lunches with Leaders scheduled Tuesday

Young Professionals of Durango will hold a Lunches with Leaders event with Frank Lockwood from Durango Area Tourism Office from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Ore House, 147 E. College Drive....

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Know Your Dough appoints board member

Know Your Dough, a nonprofit that provides tailored financial wellness programs for local youth, has announced that Steve Johnson was named to its board. Johnson has worked with KYD as a volunteer...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Business After Hours to be held Thursday

Durango Chamber of Commerce will hold a Business After Hours event featuring The Payroll Department from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the secret garden at the Rochester Hotel, 726 East Second Ave. The...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business