The inauguration will begin at 9:30 a.m. Mountain time, with the inaugural parade at 1 p.m.
All major news networks will broadcast the event, including ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and CNN. YouTube will live-stream the event online, as will the White House website, www.whitehouse.gov.
In Cortez, the Montezuma County Republican Central Committee plans a party from 5-9 p.m. Friday at the Elks lodge, 2100 Dolores Road. It costs $10 per person. For more information, call 565-2197.
On Saturday, several local groups are planning events in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington.
The Montezuma Alliance For Unity plans a march starting at the Cortez Welcome Center at noon.
In Dolores, the march in Washington will be live-streamed at the Dolores River Brewery starting at 7:45 a.m.
La Plata County plans a march at noon Saturday, beginning at the train station in Durango. It’s called “Standing on the Side of Love.”
For information on the Cortez march, go to the Montezuma Alliance for Unity Facebook page, or contact Glynis Verrazzano at firstname.lastname@example.org or Tulli Kerstetter at email@example.com.