Community Calendar

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DATE: July 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Build three zones to guard your home against fire

Editor’s note: This is the second of three columns about fire-wise homes. During the fires of 2002, I spent a day in Durango, at the site of the Missionary Ridge Fire, and as emotionally draining...

DATE: July 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Farmers Market Profile: Pitts Family Ranch hopes new land will increase market

Michele Pitts spent her childhood in Durango. When she had an opportunity to return to the Four Corners four years ago, she jumped at it. Pitts and her husband, Jim, founded Pitts Family Ranch four...

DATE: July 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

An entryway into Durango’s marketplace?

In the past year, Durango’s farmers market scene has exploded, growing from one to four markets in the city. Joining the Durango, Animas City and Three Springs markets is a new market at the Smiley...

DATE: July 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

T-shirts a popular souvenir among firefighters

Alongside the parking lot at Animas Valley Elementary School, where the 416 Fire Incident Command Post is located, a merchant is selling T-shirts. At large wildfires, selling T-shirts to...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Silver Wave taking pre-orders for wild-caught salmon

Silver Wave Seafood Co. is now taking pre-orders for its second annual summer harvest. The boat-to-table business offers Southwest Colorado residents wild-caught salmon from their fishing vessel,...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Atomic New Mexico: Exploring the origins of America’s radioactive history

In December 1942, Secretary of War Henry Stimson ordered the director of the remote Los Alamos Ranch School in northern New Mexico to shut down the elite school. Stimson wrote in a letter that the...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Taste of the San Luis Valley debuts this weekend

The Journal The first annual Taste of the San Luis Valley, which highlights several local restaurants and food producers, is scheduled for Saturday, June 30, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Monte Vista’s...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Improv quilters to display works in July

Improvisational quilters from Stitch, a local quilt and sewing boutique, will hold a group exhibition of new works from July 2 to July 31 at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Unlike...

DATE: June 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

San Juan Basin Public Health clinic offers contraception services

San Juan Basin Public Health works to prevent teen pregnancy through its Sexual Health Clinic. The clinic provides annual exams, sexually transmitted infection screenings, pregnancy tests, all...

DATE: June 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

KSUT enters final stretch of capital campaign for new studio space

KSUT Public Radio has about three months to finish raising money for its three-phase capital campaign, which will include a new studio with improved programming and an endowment fund. KSUT must...

DATE: June 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Community Calendar

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DATE: June 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

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