After three decades, Project Merry Christmas calls it quits

After 34 years of trying to make the holidays brighter for families and people in need, Project Merry Christmas has announced it will disband. In a statement posted to its website , the nonprofit’s...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

WATCH: Santa takes a break, skis on Vallecito Lake

Santa, it appears, took some time off from his Christmas delivery route to water ski on Vallecito Lake. Yes, the video was shot at the beginning of the decade, but Stan “Doc” Folsom, who dressed up...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Luminarias will light up Fassbinder Park, not East Third Ave. on Christmas Eve

The soft glow of luminarias will not light East Third Avenue on Christmas Eve this year, but residents will be able to find a similar display just north of downtown in Fassbinder Park. More than...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Weather Service issues winter weather advisory for incoming storm

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for an incoming storm that’s expected to hit Southwest Colorado on Tuesday afternoon and last through Christmas Day. The advisory...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Odds look good for a white Christmas in Southwest Colorado

It’s looking like Southwest Colorado is on track for a white Christmas. Scott Sterns, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Grand Junction, said a storm system approaching from the...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ways to give the gift of local food

Two weeks before Christmas my 12-year-old daughter handed me a “Hanukkah Wish list.” We celebrate both Christmas and Hanukkah, but, historically, our efforts have fallen short of the spangly,...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Mesa Verde to hold luminaria open house

Mesa Verde National Park will provide chili, cookies, hot chocolate and music at the Far View Terrace for its Holiday Open House and Luminaria event Dec. 12. The event will run from 5 to 9 p.m. and...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Land of Enchantment to provide the Capitol Christmas tree

FARMINGTON – A 60-foot-tall tree from New Mexico is headed on a 2,000-mile journey to the nation’s capital this week. This year’s Christmas tree, a blue spruce cut Nov. 6, was chosen from the...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Parade of Lights will honor veterans

Start preparing your floats: The Four Corners Board of Realtors will hold the 30th annual Parade of Lights beginning at 6 p.m. Dec. 7 on Main Street in Cortez. The parade theme this year is “A...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Has snowy winter delivered economic rebound from 416 Fire?

A wet winter is helping jump-start the Durango economy after the 416 Fire. Deep snow is drawing more skiers and snowboarders this winter to Purgatory Resort compared with last year, and more...

DATE: March 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photo: Tannenbaum to wood chips

DATE: Jan. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Community celebrates Christmas with girl diagnosed with tumor

Hundreds of people gathered on Christmas Eve to sing Christmas songs and provide some holiday cheer for the Scott family. Meeting at the home of a nearby neighbor, they walked to the Scott home and...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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