Kelly Gregory waited more than 20 years to realize her dream of owning a food-service business or a restaurant. The pandemic gave her the opportunity to just that when she began operating out of the Dolores River Brewery kitchen two nights a week. By LNN News Director Deborah Uroda; Editor Zach Marqua
Liane Jollon, executive director of San Juan Basin Public Health, received national recognition from the American Medical Association for her work to mitigate the pandemic in Southwest Colorado and her advocacy for public health agencies across the state. Footage courtesy of American Medical Association, San Juan Basin Public Health & The Durango Herald
Given the changes across the country in how college's operate, how is COVID affecting the way students apply to colleges, and how are colleges working to help them? Written by Hannah Robertson
Durango School District 9-R is one of only eight school districts in Colorado to be awarded a Regional Air Quality Council grant to purchase an electric school bus. Find out how it will benefit the district's sustainability goals and financial bottom line. Written by Deborah Uroda and Edited by Zach Marqua
Durango Police Officer Jonathan Mizner grew up in Florida and worked as a Manatee County sheriff's deputy before hiring on in Durango, and he relishes the differences between the two environments.
If Cortez could have a cultural motto, town leaders may want to consider City of Murals. Find out how artists transformed walls, even houses, into works of art.
With today's housing shortages in Southwest Colorado, many homeowners are turning to building their houses-to-be. But COVID-induced shortages are affecting building supplies -- and the cost of building your own home.
Nolan Stowers, describes the importance of Chapman Hill for the community. Chapman hill serves as a training ground for young athletes, a family environment, and a healthy way for people to enjoy the outdoors.
Stress can contribute to weight gain. PHD Weight Loss and Nutrition founder Ashley Lucas explains how controlling your stress can help you lose weight.
José Madrigal wants to rebuild residents' trust in the City of Durango through transparency in the city's finances and decision-making processes, and he wants and expects accountability for meeting the goals that the community wants accomplished.
The Durango School District 9-R Board of Education has narrowed its field of 28 applicants to three finalists in its search for a new superintendent, and it invites the public to meet the candidates during a Zoom community forum scheduled for 6 p.m. on Monday, March 8. Reporter: Deborah Uroda. Editor, Zach Marqua.
In this March edition of #LPEAwire, see if LPEA owes you a capital credit refund, switch to paperless and win a prize, and the best hours to call LPEA for quick service.
Women's History Month activities had to be put on hold last March because of Colorado's stay-at-home orders at the beginning of the pandemic. But the Women's Resource Center is picking up where it left off with small, socially distanced activities in celebration of the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage.
Durango Parks and Recreation will launch a number of major improvements this year including Durango Mesa Park, pickleball courts at Three Springs, and completion of the Animas River Trail to Three Springs.
Durango School District 9-R got approval to start vaccinations for teachers and staff beginning Feb. 13. San Juan Basin Public Health and Albertson’s helped to facilitate the first round of vaccines at Escalante Middle School and Durango High School for 9R teachers, staff, and faculty.
When the orange safety cones start popping up, you know it's summer, and this year will be no different when Camino del Rio undergoes a $4 million safety upgrade.
Local chef, Maddalena Tummenaro, faced a life-threatening bacterial infection that had to be treated with a long-course of intravenous antibiotics that she says literally destroyed the good bacteria in her digestive system, so she started making tempeh to restore her health. Now she sells her creations under the label of Luv Tempeh.
The Demon Boys Basketball team had three days of pre-season play to get used to each other before they started playing games. But that hasn't stopped them from developing the team spirit they share.
This local duo is comprised of a guitarist, a bassist, and whole lot of groovy, electronic sound. (DJ) Calvin performs two of their original songs and discusses the unique sound they bring to our hometown of Durango. We hope you enjoy the first ever edition of Hometown Sound, a brand new video series featuring local musicians. Featured Songs: “Groovy B****” and “Write Me A Letter”