Charity

Fashion show near Dolores to benefit cancer patients

Love on a Hanger will host its seventh annual “Pretty in Pink” fashion show at 7 p.m. Friday at the Four Seasons Greenhouse and Nursery, 26650 Road P, which is off of Colorado Highway 145 north of...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Give Us Dirty Work offers the homeless employment

The Give Us Dirty Work project is offering homeless residents hope through employment. “They are human beings, they need to be part of our society. ... This is why we are trying so hard to offer...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Classic race cars to stop in Telluride, Dolores, Ridgway

The popular Colorado Grand tour will again swing through Southwest Colorado, allowing the public to marvel at vintage race cars at stops in Telluride, Dolores and Ridgway on Sept. 13-14. Check out...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

20,000 pounds of chicken, bread donated to regional food banks

The Durango Food Bank will get thousands of pounds of chicken and bread in the coming months from Bimbo Bakeries, Tyson Foods and Walmart. The companies announced the donation of 10,000 pounds of...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata Youth Services considers moving into house at fairgrounds

La Plata Youth Services may move into a house at the La Plata County Fairgrounds in October, making way for a new Durango Chamber of Commerce building next to Brookside Park. The city plans to buy...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

MakerLab offers high-tech education, tools

As the world becomes ever more automated, the MakerLab at the Powerhouse Science Center wants to make sure Four Corners residents have the opportunity to learn to use high-tech tools like 3-D...

DATE: July 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Update: Lightner Creek Fire 95 percent contained

The Lightner Creek Fire was 95 percent contained by Sunday evening and firefighters expected to spend Monday mopping and monitoring the fire. Better mapping revealed the fire has consumed 412...

DATE: July 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community donates in abundance to help fire evacuees, pets

The Durango community came together Thursday to donate an abundance of items to those displaced by the Lightner Creek Fire. “The community is responding well,” said John Noah, a Red Cross...

DATE: June 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community support for fire victims ‘overwhelming’

The Durango community didn’t just “Fill the Cop Car” on Thursday for victims of the Tercero Townhouse fire. It filled two cop cars and a mobile command post with piles of household goods, toys,...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Fill the Cop Car’ to benefit fire victims

Residents wanting to support victims of last week’s Tercero Townhouse fire can help “Fill the Cop Car” Thursday at the Durango Police Department. Donations will be accepted from 2 to 6 p.m....

DATE: June 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Men Who Grill raises $20,000 for Women’s Resource Center

The 14th annual Men Who Grill event at Buckley Park raised $20,000 for the Women’s Resource Center. Eleven grill teams participated in the challenge. Honeyville and Honeyhouse Distillers won the...

DATE: June 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Churches collaborate on Love Out Loud events

Volunteers from six different churches brightened lives this weekend working in gardens, preparing meals and doing service projects around town. The annual Love Out Loud event was expected to draw...

DATE: June 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News