What would you do if you inherited a chunk of change or other financial assets from a relative? Pat Barrett with Tafoya Barrett Associates offers some wise tips for heirs.
If local hemp farmer Derek MacGuffie had his way, everyone would wear hemp clothing and build houses out of hemp material. The biggest hurdle? Not enough markets to sell the raw product.
San Juan Health Partners Urology now offers a less-invasive procedure for treating problems associated with enlarged prostates. And it comes with fewer side-effects.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Colorado has served more than 5,000 kids since it first started in 1986, and it’s able to do so because of it’s largest fund-raiser of the year, Bowl for Kids’ Sake.
Durango High School culinary-arts students shine when they show off their skills at a school-district special event to highlight the need for a tax increase to support vocational education.
Learn how you can qualify for up to $700 in energy rebates in a trial for hot-air exchange electric water heaters. Deadline to apply is March 31. Only 30 homes will be selected, so apply now!
You may not be able to control the weather or the topography that contribute to wildfires, but you can control the amount of fuels that can threaten your home.
When the romaine lettuce recall occurred last fall, Escalante Middle School students kept Durango schools in lettuce leaves thanks to a hydroponic garden they’re tending.
When girls in developing countries get their periods, lack of feminine hygiene products forces many to stay home from school. But volunteers are helping by sewing reusable hygiene kits.
A youth bowling team from Ignacio wants to compete in the state bowling tournament in Greeley, but they need your help to get there. Find out about their fund-raising event!
Experience the silent-movie era with Durango’s own, award-winning ragtime piano player Adam Swanson. He plays scores to classic silent movies. Find out when he performs next.
A group of La Plata County residents wants to restore civility in the public arena. Find out what they’re doing to reduce bullying and name-calling in community conversations.
A political advocacy committee says approval of a proposed sales tax increase now will save taxpayers millions of dollars in deferred construction expenses.
Dr. Ashley Lucas with PHD Weight Loss explains why exercise alone isn’t enough to lose weight and why changing your eating habits is more effective.
Durango City Council candidate Jaime McMillan says he wants to build the Durango business community to increase tax revenues rather than raise the sales tax rate.
The U.S. Forest Service has approved an road easement to the Village at Wolf Creek based on an EIS that was set aside by a district court two years ago.
Find out what emergency agencies are doing to prepare for possible spring flooding from this year’s snowfall. Snowpack was about a 130% of average.
United for Durango’s Future opposes the City of Durango’s proposed tax increase on the April 2 ballot. Find out how the group would solve the city’s budget issues.
Animas High School juniors in Lori Fischer’s humanities class genocide to better understand how they occur. They displayed what they had learned in a museum exhibit late last month.
Fort Lewis College officials hope a new program that helps students with emergency expenses will help improve year-to-year retention rates. FLC’s rate is below the state average.
Durango native and businessman Marcos Wisner says he’d like to see more lenient business and housing development codes to raise sales-tax revenues and create more affordable housing.
Are you exercising like crazy, but still aren’t losing the weight you wanted? Learn why exercise doesn’t work as a weight-loss strategy and why you need to change what you eat to lose weight.
As the snow piles up, so does the weight, and county emergency officials warn that it may be time to shovel the snow off your roof before it collapses.
Southwest Colorado native Marsha Porter-Norton announces her bid for La Plata County Commissioner. Hear what she has to say.