Marye Jackson has been gardening since she was a child in the 1930s. It's her passion, and so are community gardens. She helped start a number of community gardens in the area, and now, her fans will celebrate her contributions at a 90th birthday party at Ohana Kuleana Community Garden on Sunday, Aug. 19.
Durango Police Officer Forrest Kinney enjoys weight-lifting, rafting, traveling and the beauty of the San Juan Mountains. But he became a police officer because he likes helping people.
Durango Police Sergeant Tim Dixon loves the outdoors, and it’s what it drew him and his wife to move here five years ago. He loves policing, too, because he loves to work closely with people.