MECC, city sponsors host school supplies bash

The Montelores Early Childhood Council and city of Cortez, Cortez Retail Enhancement Association and Cortez Public Library will sponsor a Back to School Bash at the Third Thursday Market on Aug....

DATE: July 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hisatsinom presents discussion about impacts of land loss

The Journal The Hisatsinom Chapter of the Colorado Archaeology Society will host Kathryn Turney for a discussion about social consequences of land loss on Aug. 7 at the First United Methodist...

DATE: July 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Old Fort to hold open house

An open house will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday at the Old Fort Lewis, 19251 Highway 140, in Hesperus. The event will teach attendees about the programs and resources at the Old Fort and...


La Plata Open Space Conservancy hires executive director

La Plata Open Space Conservancy, a Southwest Colorado land conservation organization, recently hired Patrick Barker as executive director. Barker is originally from West Virginia and earned...

DATE: July 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Four Corners Beekeepers Association to meet Tuesday

The Four Corners Beekeepers Association will hold a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Florida Baptist Church, 30296 U.S. Highway 160. Guest speaker Jim Marquis will give a presentation about creating...


Chuck wagon cook-off to be July 28

The La Plata-Archuleta Cattlemen’s Association recently announced tickets are on sale for its chuck wagon cook-off, which is scheduled to be held July 28 at La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main...


End of July marks 118th San Ignacio Fiesta

Events were recently announced for the 118th annual San Ignacio Fiesta, which will be held July 28 and July 29 at various locations in Ignacio. The 73rd annual parade will be held at 10 a.m. July...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango KOA receives TripAdvisor award

It was recently announced that the Durango KOA Holiday campground received the 2018 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor. Awards are based on the quantity and quality of reviews received from...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Crow Canyon announces new programs

The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center is offering two new, free educational programs at Crow Canyon Connection in the Colorado Welcome Center in Cortez. Programs include: “Ask an Archaeologist”...


Sky Ute Casino helps with 416 Fire relief

Sky Ute Casino Resort recently held a donation effort that collected groceries and supplies and matched funds from unredeemed slot vouchers for Durango Food Bank and La Plata County Humane Society....

DATE: July 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Adult Education Center hires executive director

The Durango Adult Education Center Board of Directors recently announced that Elizabeth Helvey was hired as its new executive director, effective Aug. 1. Helvey has more than 30 years of work...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Education

For Pets’ Sake summer wine festival is July 21

For Pets’ Sake Humane Society will host its 11th annual Summer Wine Festival 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 21, at Cliffrose Garden Center just east of Cortez on U.S. Highway 160. “Party with Ric...

DATE: July 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

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