Ski Barn owner Bill Brown found himself thousands of dollars in deposits to return when Gov. Polis closed all the ski areas in the state. But an emergency loan helped him emerge into a biking boom.
If you want to build resiliency in your kids, don’t be too quick to rescue them. Let them struggle or try to solve problems on their own before you rush in and try to solve their problems for them.
Cream Bean Berry owner Katie Burford talks about her new ice cream outlet parked at Birds Restaurant on North Main Avenue, and how she hasn’t had to modify her business that drastically for social-distancing.
Citing safety and the support from local businesses, the Durango City Council agreed to issue an emergency order that requires anyone entering a business or public building in town to wear a mask.
Farmers pooled resources to build an online e-commerce site to sell their produce this year, and it’s turned out to be a boon during the pandemic. Just order what you want, and pick it up on Thursdays.
Dave Woodruff, manager of El Moro Restaurant and president of the Durango Restaurant Association, talks about the impact of the pandemic on the hospitality industry and how you can help restaurants stay in business.
Durango Police Officer Forrest Kinney enjoys weight-lifting, rafting, traveling and the beauty of the San Juan Mountains. But he became a police officer because he likes helping people.
Local leaders provide an update of the past week's developments concerning the pandemic's impact on the community.
Can restaurants open safely and protect their customers from the spread of the coronavirus? One restaurant owner thinks so by installing protective barriers and adopting social-distancing practices.
State campgrounds and area marinas will be open for Memorial Day Weekend, but developed recreation areas in the San Juan National Forest will closed, and there’s a fire ban.
We talk with 11th Street Station owner Marcos Wisner and his stable of food-cart vendors to learn have adjusted to the pandemic closures and how pivoted to offer online ordering and delivery.
A local youth activities group has joined forces with Celebrating Healthy Communities to provide families with free art supplies to brighten their neighborhoods with ‘Spread Cheer, Not COVID’ posters.
The Montezuma County Commissioners have asked for an exemption to Safer-at-Home regulations so that more businesses can re-open to jump start an already depressed economy.
Purgatory Resort General Manager Dave Rathbun talks about the COVID-19 pandemic and how it has affected operations. And what about the future? Will the resort open for summer operations/
Farmers markets are considered an essential service because they provide food for the community. But this year’s social-distancing rules will change how you pick out your food and your socializing.
Residential property owners continued to list their properties during the April COVID-19 shutdown, although in fewer numbers than during the same period last year. Find out how sales prices fared from Alpenglow Properties’ Dan Korman.
Community leaders talk about the week's issues during the Safer-at-Home Chapter of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Animas High School seniors whose capstone projects disappeared with the stay-at-home orders in March turned to running errands, tutoring online and helping community-service agencies.
Local yoga and fitness instructors are learning to exercise their technical muscles to bring classes to their clients online, and it may prove to be so popular that online instruction may be here to stay.
When the summer tourism season appeared to be disappearing from COVID-19 restrictions, Roll E-Bike owner Claire Attkisson decided to turn her fleet of rental bikes into a food-delivery service.
It’s an old-fashioned practice in the medical world: Making house calls. But Nurse Practitioner Bronwyn Radcliffe thinks the way of the past is the wave of the future. (News director’s note: We used an incorrect last name for Ms. Radcliffe in our original post.)
San Juan Basin Public Health has delayed easing restrictions under the governor’s ‘safer-at-home’ order until May 8, because COVID-19 cases continue to increase substantially in San Juan County, NM.
No one plans for a medical emergency and an unexpected admission into the hospital. It’s a stressful time, and to help provide the medical personnel with your care, it helps to have a ‘mini’ medical record in hand.
Joel Krueger, owner of Kroeger’s Ace Hardware, talks about the changes the Durango commercial landmark has had to make to continue serving customers. Good news: garden stuff will be available!