That thick layer of fat around your belly is almost an independent organ that seems as if it never shrinks, no matter how much you diet. Learn what kinds of food you should eat to reduce that dangerous layer of fat. Sponsored by PHD Weight Loss
Louise Barton and Jane Barden, of Farm to Summit, are two young Durango entrepreneurs hoping to create tasty foods for hiking and backpacking by ‘upcycling’ food products from local farms that might otherwise go to waste. By Hannah Robertson. Sponsored by Tile and Light Art of Durango and San Juan Basin Public Health.
A proposal to design an underpass connecting 12th Street and Veterans Way across Camino del Rio is expected to be approved this month by the Durango City Council, launching a yearlong community outreach effort to design the pedestrian crossing that will provide safer access from the Animas River Trail to downtown Durango.
The Durango Art Market, put on by the Creative Arts District of Durango, is hoping to help highlight local artists. Find the booths every Sunday from 10 - 2 at 11th Street Station for locally made jewlery, paintings, t-shirts, and more! By Hannah Robertson
It happens only once in every 100 years: the date matches the zip code, and for some postal stations, it never happens at all. But in Southwest Colorado, it will occur more than once in the 21st century.
Mortgage forbearance, moratorium on evictions, and climate change may affect the real estate market . . . or they may not. Alpenglow Properties broker/owner Dan Korman explores how these issues may affect housing availability. HERE ARE SOME RESOURCES: Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ARPA): https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/coronavirus/assistance-for-state-local-and-tribal-governments/emergency-rental-assistance-program Tenant Info and Assistance (CFPB): https://www.consumerfinance.gov/coronavirus/mortgage-and-housing-assistance/renter-protections/cares-act-eviction-protections/ Tenant and Landlord Assistance (Colorado): https://cdola.colorado.gov/rental-mortgage-assistance Information on Mortgage Forbearance (CFPB): https://www.consumerfinance.gov/coronavirus/mortgage-forbearance-during-covid-19-what-know-what-do/ List of All Current Relief Options (Housing, Student Loan, Utilities, and More): https://www.usa.gov/covid-financial-help-from-the-government#item-214703 Sponsored by Alpenglow Properties
The U.S. Forest Service seeks comments about a proposal to groom Junction Creek Road for winter recreation. By Hannah Robertson. Sponsored by Tafoya Barrett and Associates and San Juan Basin Public Health
Chief Hal Doughty says the Durango Fire Protection District has been looking for five years to find a more appropriate site for its downtown fire station than at River City Hall. The 9-R Administration Building and adjacent property might just fit the bill. Sponsored by FASTSIGNS and 2180 Lighting and Design
The 4th annual American Indian Cultural Artsfest was held at Aztec Ruins National Monument in late July. Painters, potters, weavers and jewelers came from various Southwest nations, including the ancient Pueblo Acoma in mid-western New Mexico, to sell their work and share their techniques. By Donna K. Hewett. Sponsored by SunRay Park and Casino and Three Rivers Brewery
Colorado's Independent Restricting Commissions will hold a joint public hearing on first round of proposed realignments for Congressional and state legislative districts in Durango. See how the changes impact Southwest Colorado. Sponsored by TruWest Auto and Whole Health Family Medicine Clinic
Excavating for 20 years on Tommy Bolack’s B-Square Ranch in Farmington, Linda Wheelbarger and her students have found multiple Puebloan sites, including a great kiva. By Donna Hewett. Sponsored by Farmington Play Day Trampoline Park and Traegers
Houses that contain three or more apartments aren't allowed under the city of Durango's land-use code, but dozens exist in neighborhoods around town. The city wants to find a way to legalize existing multiplexes and allow for more. Sponsored by The Payroll Department and Happy Pappy's Pizza and Wings
Local Jenny Diehl, Cura.Te wants to help you live your best life with all-natural, handmade products. By Hannah Robertson. Sponsored by Tile and Light Art of Durango and Durango Party Rental
The crowds will be smaller, but you'll have twice the opportunity to enjoy the beers and beverages offered this year at the 22nd annual San Juan Brewfest set for August 28-29, brought to you by the Bank of the San Juans. Sponsored by Durango Party Rental and Tile and Light Art of Durango
This summer, the Powerhouse museum is hosting an interactive exhibit about bicycles. From learning about different materials for the bike frame to practicing your musical skills on a xylophone made out of bike parts, come learn more about bikes! By Hannah Robertson. Sponsored by Alpine Bank
In this edition of #LPEAwire, get the latest on LPEA’s drone pilot project, the membership satisfaction survey, and a new resource for members with ETS units. Sponsored by La Plata Electric Association
If you or am loved one has been diagnosed with cancer, you have local resources and support available to you. Learn more. Sponsored by Whole Health Family Medicine Clinic and San Juan Basin Public Health
As Durango School District 9-R prepares to spend $63 million in capital construction and renovations during the next few years, it's also working with area business development organizations to ensure that local contractors and subcontractors in Southwest Colorado know how to submit bids and land contracts to benefit from the district's investment. Sponsored by FASTSIGNS and The Payroll Department
The national demand for RVs and camper vans exploded during the pandemic as social distancing drove people into the great outdoors, and one Durango business, Wanderful Wheels, has grown exponentially as a result. Sponsored by Tafoya Barrett & Associates and Serious Texas BBQ
Outdoor concerts, a chance to win a Viking River Cruise for two, and an Elton John impersonator are a part of the post-pandemic Music in the Mountains Festival schedule as it returns to live performances this year. Sponsored by Kroegers Ace Hardware and Choice Building Supply Ace Hardware