No one likes to be told what to do. It goes for your children as well. And they will resist. Dr. Doug Miller offers effective tips for turning the tables to ensure your kids’ compliance with your wishes.
Pendleton Woolen Mills has selected two rare weavings from The Durango Collection to replicate into its world-famous wool blankets for its Preservation Series.
Hundreds turned out to bid on the sparkling Christmas-tree ornaments and gifts during the annual Festival of Trees fund-raiser for Community Connections.
For the friend or family member who has everything, why not start a new forest for a Christmas present? The San Juan National Forest has gift certificates for seedlings to reforest burn areas.
The Durango Business Improvement District wants to use empty storefronts downtown for artistic installations. Artists can earn a small stipend for creating individual displays.
How much is your house worth? What’s the average price of a house right now in La Plata County? How long will a typical house be for sale on the market? Find out more with this update.
Learn more about La Plata County’s foster-care program and how you can help care for children who’ve been removed from their families because of abuse or neglect.
A Durango woman with Raynaud’s Syndrome was looking for a way to keep her fingers warm during outdoor, cold-weather activities. She and her partner have created a unique solution.
Traveling during the holidays can be a pain, but follow some of these travel tips from Durango Airport Director Tony Vicari, and turn your trip into a smooth ride rather than a roller-coaster of stress.
When you’re facing a lawsuit for damages, you may want to protect your assets from potential creditors, but the time to do that is before a crisis hits to avoid defrauding creditors. Learn more in this segment of It’s Your Money with Charles Spence.
The fourth-grade Demons won the Youth American Football League ‘Super Bowl’ championship for the second year in a row. Coach Noah Lopez attributes a strong returning roster for the winning season.
La Plata County’s new land-use plan and development regulations will not use traditional zoning to identify areas for growth. Rather, it will attempt to streamline regulations for faster approvals. Learn more in this interview.
More than a 100 property owners have been notified by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment that their properties may be contaminated by radioactive mill tailings.
You can celebrate Mesa Verde National Park and support the foundation’s programs by purchasing a new Colorado license plate featuring the cliff dwellings.
Physical therapists with Mercy Sports Medicine are using NASA technology to rehabilitate patients with leg injuries more quickly by creating (an almost) zero-gravity environment for exercise.
ASK DOCTOR DOUG! Dr. Doug Miller, a licensed psychologist, offers proven strategies in a fun and engaging presentation to show you how to reduce conflict and interact more successfully with your children. His mantra: Be a Hero to Your Child!
La Plata County has joined the Colorado Energy District that offers a new financing tool for business owners and multiple-family property owners to install energy-saving improvements.
The Montezuma County Historical Society finally has a permanent home for its collections. Now it’s in the process of raising $275,000 to remodel the building into a community asset that will impress residents and visitors alike.
Applying for college and financial aid can be stressful for seniors this time of year. Intern Robbie Patla asks college-admission counselors for advice on how to make the process easier to reduce stress on parents and students.
Local-First in Durango is spearheading an effort to form a local health-care alliance to negotiate lower medical fees and lower health-insurance premiums for its members. Learn how the alliance is drawing upon the lessons from agricultural cooperatives.
A ballot proposal that would have allowed the state Legislature to keep excess tax revenues above the TABOR cap failed to pass muster with voters. That means no extra money for education or transportation.
A Durango man who was looking for a healthy alternative to dairy products for his daily calcium intake couldn’t find what he wanted, so he created his own concoction out of four simple ingredients.
Housing Solutions for the Southwest has obtained the state tax credits to build 40, one-bedroom apartments with supportive social services to help homeless residents transition into stable homes.
The $1.7 million investment may not seem like much from a passenger’s view, but the behind- the-scenes improvements will make room for a third carrier and more efficient baggage handling.