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LPEA names new Pagosa district manager

La Plata Electric Association recently promoted Jerry Wills to Pagosa Springs district manager. Wills, in his new role, will now manage all LPEA employees and operations in Archuleta County. Wills...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

LPEA announces District 4 director

La Plata Electric Association director Jack D. Turner, a representative of La Plata County District 4, completed required courses and earned National Rural Electric Cooperative...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Know Your Dough to hold program

Know Your Dough, a nonprofit that provides financial wellness programs for youth, will host a program Dec. 11-15 at Durango Montessori School, 1309 East Third Ave. For more information, email...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

New local Anthem provider named

Licensed professional counselor and coach Felicia Libo was recently accepted as an Anthem provider for clients for her counseling and coaching practice. Libo has worked in the Durango area for more...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

AAA Durango hires travel agent

AAA recently hired Jeff Weinmeister as its Durango office travel agent. Weinmeister previously worked for the AAA office in Fort Collins and its headquarters in Florida, and also worked for Disney...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

St. Mark’s to hold ‘Blue Christmas’ service

A “Blue Christmas” service for anyone or experiencing grief or loss will be offered at 6 p.m. Thursday at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 910 East Third Ave. The service will be a simple,...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Community

Library offering extended holiday checkouts

Durango Public Library will offer extended checkouts through Jan. 2 to give users an extra few days to return materials during the holidays. People are encouraged to check out books, games, movies...

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

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 | 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