The La Plata County Humane Society will host the fifth-annual Bow-Wow Film Festival Aug. 1-2. Learn about the festival and the animals who will benefit from the fund-raiser.
Local-First, health-care professionals, and businesses are exploring whether a health collaborative can reduce health-care and insurance costs for local businesses and residents.
The same healthy eating habits that you adopt to lose weight can be incorporated into your child’s menu to prevent obesity.
The Four Corners Office of Resource Efficiency now offers energy audits and simple energy-saving tricks to reduce your energy consumption and energy bills.
The second-annual Pine River Festival on Aug. 3 in Bayfield features a brewfest, music, kids activities and more. Proceeds benefit the Be Frank Foundation, which supports music education in schools.
LPEA wants to know how much Tri-State will charge for buying out the remainder of its contract. LPEA is committed to purchasing Tri-State power through 2050.
Passenger traffic at the DurangoAirport was up 8 percent in June compared with June last year. To make screening lines go faster, watch this video for what you can and can’t take on the plan.
If your cornea is injured in an accident or from disease, you may want to consider a transplant to improve your vision. The cornea is responsible for 65 to 75 percent of your eye’s focusing power.
La Plata Electric Association will ask customers what they want from their electrical cooperative when it surveys customers in the next couple of weeks.
The federal government filed a civil lawsuit seeking damages from the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Train, which, it says, caused the 416 Fire last summer.
The Durango Playfest returns on August 5-10 with actors Dan Lauria and Wendie Malick hosting renowned playwrights and actors. See the productions unfold, page to stage. DurangoPlayfest.org
Learn how to survive social functions without blowing your weight-loss goals with these tips from Dr. Ashley Lucas, founder of PHD Weight Loss.
La Plata County has obtained more than $4.5 million in state and federal grants to offset the cost of flood mitigation projects to prevent future flooding from the 416 Fire. Find out more.
Make your own jewelry, feel some fossils, gawk at geodes at the 66th annual Four Corners Gem and Mineral Show scheduled for July 12-14. Learn what will be available on display and for sale.
When a Durango couple sold their tricked-out camping van online, they knew they had a winning idea for a business. See how they custom-outfit cargo vans into comfy camping and traveling vehicles.
Annie’s Orphans will host its annual Pawsta for Pups dinner to raise revenues for her no-kill dog shelter. The shelter also cares for dogs whose military moms and dads are deployed overseas.
San Juan Regional Medical Center recently earned certification as a Baby Friendly Hospital. The program, established by UNICEF and WHO, encourages breast-feeding and bonding right after birth.
Brad Tafoya with Tafoya Barrett & Associates recommends that all taxpayers double-check their federal withholding taxes so that you don’t get caught with a surprise bill next year.
A local pilot is now offering tours of the San Juan Mountains in his Piper Comanche. Learn where he flies, why he’s doing it, and how you can sign up for your own tour from a bird’s eye view!
The Small Business Development Center of Southwest Colorado will host its 10th annual Women’s Small Business Conference on July 18 at the Sky Ute Casino. Find out more about workshops and speakers.
Two long-time falconers want to share their love of birds of prey while educating the public about disappearing habitat for raptors during a demonstration and show at the Fairgrounds.
When you’re losing weight, you may lose muscle mass as well as fat. Dr. Ashley Lucas, founder of PHD Weight Loss, explains why you should eat protein and how much.
How do you measure the worth of energy-efficiency projects? You can reduce your energy bills, and you can increase your comfort level. Both are worthy goals to cut energy usage.
Local News Network Durango starts a new feature this month in partnership with Alpine Bank to highlight local entrepreneurs. Our first edition features the winner of the Hawk Tank competition at Fort Lewis College