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VFW Post 4031 hosts parade and activities Monday

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4031 members and members of the auxiliary are sponsoring the annual Veterans Day parade and Veterans Day activities on Monday. The parade will begin at 11 a.m.,...

DATE: Nov. 8, 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

Halloween expected to bring a ‘real taste of winter’

An Arctic storm is expected to bring below-freezing temperatures for trick-or-treaters to endure on Halloween night in Southwest Colorado. The National Weather Service expects the storm to bring...

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

Fort Lewis College celebrates fourth year of Indigenous Peoples Day

More than 60 people, from 6 weeks old and older, wove their way through Fort Lewis College during a solidarity walk Monday, the first of many college events celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day....

DATE: Oct. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fireworks, parties, parades: The many ways to celebrate July Fourth

Residents and visitors will have multiple firework shows and Fourth of July activities to choose from this week, a welcome change from last year, when most shows were canceled as a result of...

DATE: July 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Remembering the fallen: Memorial Day activities in Durango

The Durango Veterans of Foreign Wars Post and Allison-Tiffany Cemetery will hold Memorial Day activities today: 10 a.m.: Vietnam War service, Iris Park, 1234 Camino del Rio, in Durango. 11 a.m.:...

DATE: May 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez ensures no one must be hungry, alone on Christmas

If it wasn’t for the Cortez Community Christmas Dinner, Cassin McClure said she would probably heat up a Marie Callender’s frozen meal. Lee Wiesemann said he would probably be at home trying to...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Need a tree? Take the train

The San Juan Mountains are chock-full of trees. So many, in fact, that the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad has to cut some down to help prevent potential wildfires. Now, as the holiday...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Thanksgiving, delivered from Durango

Gordon Clouser was driving from one side of La Plata County to the other, delivering Thanksgiving meals at the request of families, when he had a thought: “There’s a better way to do this,” he...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Veterans Day Parade honors World War II vets

Herman Todeschi has seen more than his fair share of war – fighting up the bootleg of Italy, then southern France, the Balkans and eventually along the Rhine River in Germany itself during World...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Four Corners Motorcycle Rally roars back into Durango

Vince Morris from Farmington is a regular at the Four Corners Motorcycle Rally, and he’s glad to see it’s returning to its full glory. “I used to volunteer at the rally every year. It’s nice to...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rico celebrates Independence Day with floats, music, art and food

Hundreds of people gathered in Rico on Wednesday for the traditional July Fourth parade, and to eat Navajo tacos and listen to the Four Corners Community Band. Rico residents and visitors honored...

DATE: July 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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