The Southwest Colorado District Collaborative, Fort Lewis College and Pueblo Community College have received a $3.6 million grant to share teachers, equipment and other resources across school district boundaries to provide clearer, more defined pathways to jobs and professions after graduation from high school or college.
Durango and La Plata County saw record-breaking growth in residential house sales and prices in 2020. Alpenglow Properties owner Dan Korman gives us the lowdown.
Career and vocational education is much more than trades training, and Durango High School wants to make that point with the development of its Career Pathways Program to prepare students for the workplace.
LPEA recently published it's five-year master plan to provide safe, reliable clean energy; find out where to download a copy. Learn about scholarships available for LPEA residents, and follow these safety tips when using a space heater.
Losing and keeping it off takes a lot more than more exercise. Dr. Ashley Lucas with PHD Weight Loss and Nutrition explains why each weight-loss plan has to be tailored to your metabolism.
The Durango Demons Football Team brought home this year's state championship trophy. We talk with Coach V and team members about season and what it took to win.
More than 200 kids in Archuleta and La Plata counties will have a brighter Christmas this year, thanks to the generosity of donors and the annual Shop-with-a-Cop event.
The first COVID-19 vaccinations arrived in Southwest Colorado on Tuesday, Dec. 15, and more doses are expected to arrive next week. But don't throw away your masks just yet. Public health officials say that vaccinating all residents in the region may take until the end of summer.
The Durango Demonettes, Durango High School's dance team, has refused to let the pandemic dampen its spirit, and its goal when it performs at football games is to lift the crowd's spirit, too.
DON'T! The La Plata County Humane Society says to think carefully about adopting a pet or giving a pet as a gift during the holidays.
Purchase fresh produce, meats, cheeses, and perhaps some cozy alpaca gloves at the 7 Rivers Farmers Market open from noon to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays at the Fairgrounds. Take a look at some of the wares on sale.
A coalition of area tourism and cultural organizations has proposed to raise the Durango lodgers tax by 3 percent to boost the winter and spring economies.
PHD Weight Loss founder Ashley Lucas explains why “eating in moderation” doesn't always work when it comes to losing weight and maintaining it.
When Durango firefighter and paramedic Jenny Yates was growing up in Telluride, she knew that she wanted to be a firefighter. That she's living in Durango working in her dream job is just whipped cream on an ice cream soda.
La Plata Electric explains how it determines the amount of money it will refund the cooperative's membership and why it gives the money back in this edition of LPEA Wire.
Bill and Jim Carver made the difficult decision to close for a few months with the latest surge in COVID-19 cases. But you'll still be able to buy beer to go and in new 12-ounce cans, too.
One of Durango's favorite traditions, the Durango Choral Society's annual Christmas Concert, will head online with traditional favorites from past concerts as well as a brand-new, virtual performance compiled with the magic of technology. And you can watch it at your leisure through the holiday season!
Purgatory resort opened on Saturday, Nov. 21, for the 2020-21 ski season amidst rising cases of COVID-19, but resort officials say they believe that skiers and snowboarders can be safe if they wear their masks, practice social distancing, and come prepared to stay outside, because indoor facilities will be closed.
Dan Korman, owner of Alpenglow Properties, reminds us to give thanks for the good things in our lives as we begin the holiday season.
Eso Terra Cider in Dolores hunts for rare varieties of apples in Montezuma and La Plata counties' heritage orchards to make its unique hard ciders.
Will the changing climate change how we garden? Choose plants for our landscaping? Destroy the local urban forest? The Durango Botanic Gardens will host a virtual conference addressing these very questions starting on Nov. 21.
You can still shop locally and safely this holiday season – and earn local rewards rebates – with the Business Improvement District's new Holiday Rewards Program and its online store, Share the Love.
The Durango Train, taking a cue from it's successful socially-distanced summer train from Rockwood to the Cascade Wye this summer, will run the Polar Express for the holidays with adaptations to accommodate health precautions in the midst of the pandemic.
Coronavirus infections are increasing exponentially in Colorado, and La Plata County saw a 23 percent increase in confirmed cases over the cumulative total as of Nov. 6. Health officials warn that the county could be headed for another shutdown if residents don't take health precautions more seriously.