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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Chapman Hill roller rink opens with Disco Night on May 21

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Chapman Hill roller rink will open for the season with Disco Night from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, May 21 and Saturday, May 22. Disco Night will continue on Friday and Saturday nights throughout the summer. The cost is $10 per person with or without skate ren...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Schedule of Meetings Beginning May 15, 2021

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Saturday, May 15

1:00 pm     City Council Meet & Greet with Governor Polis

Carver Brewing Company, 1022 Main Avenue

Monday, May 17

2:30 pm     Special City Council Study Session

Audio only at www.durangogov.org/...

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

Construction on new amenities at Santa Rita Park starts May 12

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Sand volleyball courts, a full basketball court and large picnic shelter are returning to Santa Rita Park! Construction on the new amenities and improved parking begins May 12. The project will include demolition of the former Chamber of Commerce building...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Library will upgrade system software May 16

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Durango Public Library will be upgrading the Integrated Library System to the latest software version on Sunday, May 16. The upgrade will start at 5 p.m. and last approximately three hours.  

“The improved functionality will help staff p...

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Draft Electric Vehicle Readiness Plan available for public comment

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The city of Durango and La Plata Electric Association have developed a draft Electric Vehicle Readiness Plan outlining strategies to increase EV adoption in Durango and contribute to shared carbon-reduction goals.

The plan was developed with grant funding ...

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Striping of city streets starts May 13

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Repainting of pavement lines on city streets will occur Thursday, May 13 through Wednesday, May 19. Crews will be working from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Motorists are encouraged to be patient and avoid driving across wet paint. Please also follow traffic controls a...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Official Lake Nighthorse page provides most accurate information

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Durango Parks and Recreation Department reminds community members to refer to the city’s official Lake Nighthorse page, DurangoGov.org/LakeNighthorse, for accurate information about fees and passes, hours of operations, rules and other details.&...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Durango selected to participate in 2021 LEED for Cities Leadership Program

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The city of Durango is among 15 communities nationwide selected to participate in the 2021 LEED for Cities Local Government Leadership Program. Through the Leadership Program, the city will receive technical and financial support to achieve certification ...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Mason Center demolition starts April 26

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The city will be demolishing the building at Mason Center Park, located at 301 East 12th Street, starting Monday, April 26. Demolition and site restoration work will tentatively be complete June 4.

The sidewalk and parking along East 12th Street, adjacent ...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Durango Police urge residents to take steps to curb rising vehicle theft

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People living in small, close-knit communities such as Durango tend to think they are immune from crimes that plague big cities. That is not the case with property crime, particularly vehicle theft, which is skyrocketing in our community. Theft of vehicle...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Frontier Airlines establishes service at DRO to Denver and Las Vegas

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Durango-LaPlata County Airport (DRO) is pleased to announce Frontier Airlines will be establishing year-round nonstop service between Durango and Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport (LAS), and seasonal nonstop service to Denver Internation...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Do you know a Library Community Champion?

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The Durango Public Library Advisory Board is accepting nominations for the 2021 Library Community Champion Award. Applications are available at DurangoGov.org/Library or at the library information table, adjacent to the stairwell. Applications will be acc...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Brush up on safety knowledge with free community classes

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Durango Fire Protection District and Durango Parks and Recreation are partnering to offer free classes for community members interested in learning about safe practices for outdoor adventures or at home.

“We look at community data from medical a...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Volunteer with Durango Parks and Recreation!

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Are you looking for ways to make a difference in your community? A variety of rewarding volunteer opportunities are available with Friends of Parks and Recreation. The program matches volunteers’ expertise and interests with opportunities including:

  • Parks,...
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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Atmos Energy Pipe Replacement Project Begins in Durango

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Beginning Thursday, March 4, 2021 in Durango, Atmos Energy will commence a series of pipe replacement projects to further increase the safety and reliability of its natural gas system while reducing greenhouse gas emissions throughout Colorado.“...

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