Community Calendar

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DATE: May 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Community Calendar

Post announcements to SpinGo.com and email announcements to news@the-journal.com and include “Community Calendar” in the subject field. Items submitted less than two weeks in advance will be less...

DATE: May 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Indigenous food sovereignty helps generation connect with tradition

In a white ceramic bowl, Mariah Gladstone mixes canned salmon, corn meal and chia – creating the kind of nourishing meal anyone can fix at home in minutes. While it’s not exactly what her Blackfeet...

DATE: May 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

La Plata County installs public art at fairgrounds

Prancing and rearing steel horses were installed Monday at the entrance to the La Plata County Fairgrounds. Two donors gifted the public art pieces, La Plata County spokeswoman Megan Graham said. ...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Nipping your insect problem in the bud

Although you may not see them, or be thinking of them right now, there are insects overwintering in your garden. A good way to nip a potential insect problem in the bud, so to speak, is with the...

DATE: April 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Neem oil might be your best pesticide

Two weeks ago, I wrote about using horticultural oils to control pests in your yard and garden, but one deserves a column of its own. If you’ve been searching for a safe and nontoxic pesticide,...

DATE: April 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

How to deal with powdery mildew in Montezuma County

Although it doesn’t happen often here because of our high, dry, climate, sometimes you will see small gray to whitish, fuzzy patches on your houseplants. Most likely this is powdery mildew. Ideal...

DATE: April 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

How to care for your holiday poinsettia

With the holiday season upon us, the living gift of a holiday poinsettia is always a welcome one this time of year. Whether you are the giver or receiver, this is a choice that is always the right...

DATE: April 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Making a gardener’s Christmas list, checking it twice

I know that finding the perfect gift can be a challenge. Everyone has “that” person on their holiday gift list, the one who has everything. The one who is impossible to buy for. The one you end up...

DATE: April 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Gail’s Garden Winter watering is crucial this year

Happy New Gardening Year! Even though it’s not planting season, there is still a gardening chore you need to be doing right now and that’s watering. One of the most common causes of winterkill...

DATE: April 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Sunflower hosts The Cannondolls and Six Dollar String Band

Durango-based bands Six Dollar String Band and The Cannondolls will take the Sunflower Theatre’s stage for a night of Americana, country and old-time Southwest Colorado music on Saturday at 7 p.m....

DATE: April 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

On Saturday morning, the Met will spin a satirical tale

At two hours and 47 minutes running time, the French Cinderella will not be late to the ball. By any measure, the Metropolitan Opera’s smart, tart production of “Cendrillon” is short. You can see...

DATE: April 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

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