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RVs prove popular in Southwest Colorado for mid-pandemic vacationers

The coronavirus pandemic halted much of the travel industry in late March, an industry that helps fuel Durango’s economy. Flights were grounded, hotel rooms were left vacant and people were told to...

DATE: July 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

10 absolutely fun things to do in Southwest Colorado on Fourth of July

Colorado is cautiously moving forward with reopening professional sports and community spaces like libraries. But the state health department is still encouraging people to hunker down, even for...

DATE: July 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Coronavirus spreading among younger people across Colorado

Public health departments across Colorado are warning of a dangerous trend: COVID-19 is spreading among young people. In Boulder, the virus was spread at a number of large gatherings on University...

DATE: June 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Durango cancels July 4 events, except fireworks

The city of Durango has canceled its Fourth of July events but still plans to put on a fireworks show – at least for now. City officials said Monday that the coronavirus outbreak and continuing...

DATE: May 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Martin Luther King Jr. Day events encourage reflection, action on discrimination

Fort Lewis College students, staff and Durango residents marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a march and by encouraging attendees to reflect on how King’s advocacy opened new opportunities in...

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

More people get serious about mocktails

Durango is steeped in alcohol. From Snowdown in the winter to San Juan Brew Fest in the summer, alcohol flows at high-profile weekend parties. But for people looking to take a break from the buzz,...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snow slows, but doesn’t stop, hungry Durangoans

Snow may have slowed down hungry Durangoans, but it didn’t stop them from getting to the annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner. Tonya Wales, coordinator for the event, said the La Plata County...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Snow could make Friday evening commute slick in Durango

Be prepared for a wild commute Friday evening. The National Weather Service in Grand Junction expects a cold front to move into Southwest Colorado on Friday afternoon, which will intensify snowfall...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

What does Thanksgiving really mean?

Thanksgiving approaches – that holiday in which we assemble beloved communities into oven-roasted spaces, decadent spreads of traditional dishes almost ensuring we’ll overeat. Meanwhile, on Cole’s...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Leaves spread messages to ease grief during holidays

Colorful leaves posted in stores and windows by children may help adults get through a season of grief. For people who have lost loved ones, holidays can be a heavy emotional time because of the...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Thanksgiving recipes, but with chiles in everything

The endless chile war being waged between Colorado and New Mexico may never reach détente because there may never be a definitive answer to which state grows the best chiles. Do the famous Hatch...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Motorcyclists rally in Southwest Colorado

Motorcyclists from around the region trekked to Southwest Colorado as the revamped Four Corners Motorcycle Rally celebrated its third year under sunny Labor Day weekend skies. “We’re 1,113 miles...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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