More Durango News

June 28, 2024
Durango has a little something for everyone this Fourth of July. Whether your thing is eating, live music, parades, or fireworks, with 30 different activities between July 3rd and July 6th, there’s bound to be something for everyone. The City of Durango, Business Improvement District, Durango Chamber of Commerce, and the La Plata County Fairgrounds and Events Center have partnered together to put together a full itinerary of Fourth of July Fun this year. By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by Payroll Department and Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers.Durango has a little something for everyone this Fourth of July. Whether your thing is eating, live music, parades, or fireworks, with 30 different activities between July 3rd and July 6th, there’s bound to be something for everyone. The City of Durango, Business Improvement District, Durango Chamber of Commerce, and the La Plata County Fairgrounds and Events Center have partnered together to put together a full itinerary of Fourth of July Fun this year. By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by Payroll Department and Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers.

Fourth of July Excitement

June 27, 2024
Community Connections is dividing its community-centered work with Our Own Lives to continue its long-standing support as part of an organizational redesign process. La Plata Electric Association is opening applications for the new Sunnyside Community Solar Program on July 1st, offering solar options for individuals and businesses who might not otherwise be able to access solar power. And the City of Durango has launched its Economic Development Incentive Program for local businesses. By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by Dunkin’ Donuts and Tafoya Barrett & Associates.

Community Connections Announces Key Milestones

June 26, 2024
Pagosa Springs-based company Voormi embodies Southwest Colorado. Its equipment is developed in a local warehouse, then tested in the San Juan Mountains. With a background in guiding, co-founder Dustin English wanted to get more performance out of less gear, so he decided to try to change the textile industry. Voormi weaves locally developed technology into traditional textiles to create some of the most versatile gear available. By Connor Shreve. This story is sponsored by The Payroll Department and Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers.

Local Apparel Company Develops Groundbreaking Textile Technolog

June 21, 2024
With hot, dry conditions forecast in the months ahead, utilizing water efficient practices in your yard can provide major benefits. Though the Southwest climate makes saving water difficult, a rain garden can help lower your water bills, reduce water waste and mitigate flooding. By Connor Shreve. This story is sponsored by Kroegers Ace Hardware and Serious Texas BBQ.

Maximize Water Use with Rain Garden

June 19, 2024
The Colorado Department of Transportation began chip seal operations this week on U.S. Highway 160, affecting approximately 36 miles between Durango and Mancos and Bayfield and Pagosa Springs. Table to Farm Compost now offers a bi-weekly pick-up option for curbside compost collection in response to customer feedback. The La Plata County Health Department warns residents about the risks of rabies from bats, with guidance on safely capturing them for testing. Additionally, the gazebo at Rotary Park is undergoing roof repairs and is expected to be completed by June 28th. By Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by The Payroll Department and Dunkin’ Donuts.

Roadwork Ahead on US Highway 160