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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Durango Police Warn of Phone Scam

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The Durango Police Department was recently notified of a phone scam being perpetrated against residents living in Durango and La Plata County. The perpetrators will identify themselves as law enforcement from either Durango Police Department or La Plata C...

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

Upcoming Street Repaving Projects

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The following street repaving projects are scheduled to start the week of Oct. 5:

  • Monday, October 5:  Sheppard Drive between Parker Avenue and Turner Drive 
  • Tuesday, October 6:  32nd St from East 7th Avenue to Holly Avenue
  • Wednesda...
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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Schedule of Meetings for the Week of September 28, 2020

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Monday, September 28

6:00 PM    Planning Commission

                  Virtual Meeting – Send Public Comment to plansrvcs@durangogo...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Parks & Rec Fall/Winter Activities Information Available Online

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Due to COVID-19 and the need for scheduling flexibility, Durango Parks and Recreation Department will not release a traditional Enrichment Guide for Fall/Winter programs. Activities will instead be scheduled in three-month increments and listed on the Cit...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Chapman Hill Ice Rink Hosts Youth Hockey Camp Oct 9-11

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Rocky Mountain Hockey School will offer a coed Skills Clinic for players ages 6 to 14, Friday, October 9 through Sunday, October 11 at Chapman Hill Ice Rink.

Players will be separated into groups by age and skill level. Players age 6 to 10 will focus on Po...

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Construction along Narrow Gauge Avenue Starts Sept. 28

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The City of Durango and its contractor will conduct maintenance and repairs to a sewer main under Narrow Gauge Avenue from 8th Street to just north of 12th Street. The project begins on Monday, September 28 with completion expected at the end of November....

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Fall Cleanup Begins Oct. 5: Leaves and Tree Trimmings Accepted

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Fall Cleanup will occur Monday, October 5 through Friday, October 30. City crews will be moving through residential neighborhoods picking up the following materials:

  • Tree trimmings and branches less than 8 feet in length and less than 8 inches in diameter
  • B...
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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Fire Department and Parks & Rec Offer Free Community Education Classes

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The Durango Fire Protection District and Durango Parks and Recreation are partnering to offer free community education classes at the Durango Community Recreation Center. The classes aim to provide local residents knowledge and skills for safe practices d...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Chapman Hill Ice Rink Opens October 2

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Chapman Hill Ice Rink will open Friday, October 2 with public skating from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and an outdoor gear swap from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Ice rink admission is $7 for all ages (ages 3 and under are free), and skate rentals are $3.

20-punch skate passes ...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Durango Public Library offers Weekly Activity Kits Beginning September 8

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Are you missing the youth programming at Durango Public Library? The Library will offer weekly Activity Kits for curbside pickup every Tuesday beginning September 8. The kits will be available through the end of the year (excluding holiday weeks).

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

Animas River Trail Will be Detoured at Santa Rita Water Reclamation Facility

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Pedestrian and bicycle traffic will be detoured around a section of Animas River Trail near Santa Rita Water Reclamation Facility starting Monday, September 14. The detour and trail closure will allow for landscaping work and the extension of a storm drai...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

City Turf Fertilization Scheduled at City Parks

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The City of Durango promotes Best Management Practices in the stewardship of City lands to ensure the safe enjoyment of parks in the community.   

The City has contracted with Scott’s Pro-Lawn for turf fertilization and noxious ...

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Posted on: September 7, 2020

Bulk Water Filling Station Will Close for Construction

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The City of Durango Water Dock Station, the bulk water filling station located at 550 S. Camino del Rio, will be closed for construction Monday, September 21 through December 2020.

The City will be installing a new bulk water filling station with a more ro...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

City of Durango Issues Face Covering Order

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Interim City Manager Amber Blake, pursuant to the emergency declaration related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis, has issued order #2020-08 requiring all persons to wear a Face Covering when entering, waiting in line to enter and while in the f...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

History Live! Durango

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History Live Durango is a series of events in September celebrating the humanities in Southwest Colorado. These events were organized by the Southwest Colorado Humanities Roundtable, a Durango-based, regional collaborative of nonprofit organizations who p...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Weekly Activity Kits for Kids and Teens

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Are you missing the youth programming at Durango Public Library? Beginning Tuesday, September 8th, Durango Public Library will be offering weekly Activity Kits for curbside pickup every Tuesday through the end of the year (excluding holiday weeks). &n...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

RB Digital Moves To Overdrive

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Good news for Durango Public Library patrons who enjoy utilizing our extensive downloadables collection: all ebooks and e-audiobooks are now available through Overdrive!

For patrons who have been using RB Digital for downloadable audiobooks, all those titl...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Mobile App Released

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We are pleased to announce that our new Mobile App can be found and installed to your own personal device by conducting a search for "Durango Public Library" in Google Play and iOS App Store.  

With our new app, you will be able to:

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Try A Curbside Surprise

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Looking for a good book (movie, audiobook, music CD, etc) but not quite sure what you want? Fill out this form and we’ll place around 10 items we think you’ll like on the hold shelf for you. Once you are notified they are ready, you ca...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

Our doors may be closed, but we are providing services!

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Our doors may be closed, but we are providing services!  Operating Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-4pm, curbside pick-up of materials is proving to be very popular. You can access it 3 ways:  by visiting our catalog, signing into “My Ac...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Get a text when your items are ready for pick-up!

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If you would like to be notified by text rather than email when items you have on hold are ready for pickup you can sign up for SMS text messaging using the steps below:

a.  visit the library online catalog website   (https://dur...

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Posted on: June 27, 2020

Remote Resources For Adults

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Click here to see a comprehensive list of resources relating to education, arts & entertainment, health & safety, and Covid-19. For more information, please contact us at reference@durangogov.org.

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