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.
Durango Police Officer James Perkovich says Durango is a kind and respectful community. Perkovich is one of the newest officers on the Durango Police Force.
Make a donation to 4Core's Carbon Footprint Offset Fund, offset your own carbon footprint, and the funds will be used to improve energy efficiencies in lower-income households.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Colorado hopes to convince you to mentor a child, volunteer with the program, or make a donation to support kids in our community. Learn more about the organization during its virtual Mentor Durango show on Nov. 19.
Are your eyes itchy? Scratchy? Burning all the time? You may have dry-eye syndrome, and you may require more than over-the-counter treatments. Learn what's available.
The Southwest Health Alliance, a local insurance cooperative, promises to lower health-insurance premiums by more than 35 percent. Learn more about the program.
Learn about La Plata Electric's Fill-the-Bucket food drives in Archuleta and La Plata counties this month along with weatherization tips and programs that can help you become more energy-efficient.
A bipartisan team of judges oversees every step of the ballot verification and tallying process to ensure the integrity of the election and to ensure that your vote counts
Runners work on their individual times, but they rely on the team to do their best. Find out why!
Bayfield's venerable library has adjusted to the times and has become far more than a warehouse for books. Learn how the library has adjusted with the times.
Each year, tons of fruit and produce are wasted because they haven't been harvested. The Good Food Collective takes advantage of the unused abundance by organizing volunteers to glean fields and fruit trees and to make sure the food gets onto the tables of those in need.
The Powerhouse Science Center hosts a fun exhibit about dinosaurs curated by the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Learn about the latest discoveries and research.
The fifth-annual Animas Valley Balloon Rally will take off as planned, complete with a drive-by balloon glow in the valley on Saturday night. Learn more about the schedule of events.
Last week, we broadcast three out of four La Plata County Commissioner candidate presentations. Because of a miscommunication on our part, we were unable to connect with Charly Minkler, independent candidate for District 3. Our apologies, and please meet Charly Minkler!