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Posted on: October 9, 2021

COVID updates

  • Please remember the federal mandate is in place nationwide requiring masks in all airports and public transportation facilities as well as on aircraft and transportation vehicles. We appreciate you keeping your mask on while at DRO and throughout your fli...
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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Police department postpones Citizens’ Police Academy

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The Durango Police Department is postponing the 2022 Citizens’ Police Academy (CPA) due an increase in cases and uncertainties around the COVID-19 Omicon variant. Durango police know community members support their police department and are inte...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Ride Responsible sponsors free Transit for Snowdown Parade

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Durango Transit service will be free on Friday, Jan. 28 and Saturday, Jan. 29 in celebration of Snowdown. Enjoy convenient downtown access via the Main Avenue Trolley and all loop routes, which will be free of charge thanks to a sponsorship from ...

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View news release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: January 21, 2022

Schedule of meetings for the week of Jan. 24, 2022

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The city of Durango has released the Schedule of Meetings (PDF) for the week of Jan. 24, 2022. Please find meeting agendas and minutes at DurangoGov.org/Meetings. Please note that many meetings are now virtual.

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City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: January 19, 2022

City Council discusses results of Downtown's Next Step survey and more

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The Durango City Council met in an all-virtual format Tuesday night because of the current COVID surge.  However, that did not stop City Council from having a busy meeting. Counselors kicked off the meeting with an update on the Community Develop...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Thank you for helping keep Durango safe and vibrant

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As we navigate the latest surge in COVID-19, we encourage community members to embrace the perseverance that has defined Durango since the beginning of this pandemic. Kindness, patience and regard for the health of fellow community members will help ensur...

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City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: January 13, 2022

No recycling pickups Friday, Jan. 14 because of staff shortages

Staff shortage - no recycling this Friday

The surge in local COVID-19 cases is causing staffing shortages in some City of Durango departments. Due to a shortage of staff in the trash/recycling department, both commercial and residential recycling will not be picked up on Friday, Jan. 14. ...

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View News Release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Durango Police Department limiting some non-emergency services

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San Juan Basin Public Health and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment are both reporting increasing COVID-19 infections locally and statewide. As a result, civilian employees with the Durango Police Department will work remotely to les...

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View news release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Planning Commission meeting time changed to 5 p.m.

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Starting Monday, Jan. 24, Durango Planning Commission meetings will start at 5 p.m. instead of 6 p.m. Meetings will remain virtual via Zoom. Meeting links are available at DurangoGov.org/Zoom. The Planning Commission meets the fourth Monday of every month...

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View news release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: December 20, 2021

Christmas tree recycling drop-off is at Santa Rita Park

Pile of recycled Christmas trees at Santa Rita Park

Christmas trees can be dropped off for recycling at Santa Rita Park Dec.18 through Jan. 31. The city reminds residents there is no curbside pick-up of Christmas trees. Residents may drop off their natural trees, free of ornaments and tinsel, at the drop-o...

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Great Decisions Cancelled

Jan.25 Great Decisions

Decision forthcoming on future Great Decisions dates.

Library News Flash
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Exhibit Your Art

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Show the community your skills by displaying your artwork at DPL.

Library News Flash
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Card Catalog

Card Catalog

Because the Durango Public Library has a separate website for its card catalog, we understand it can be a little frustrating when trying to find it on the internet. Here are a few easy ways to get there:

1. Use this URL: https://durango.ent.sirsi.net/clien...

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

We have an app for that!

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Last year during the COVID closures we rolled out our new library app.   If you haven't explored it yet, we encourage you to do so.  Using the app gives you quick access to your library account where you can renew items, cancel ...

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Library News Flash
Posted on: January 3, 2022

Remote Print Service at the library!

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With our MobilePrint Service™, you can use your personal computer or mobile device to print to the library’s main floor printer from just about anywhere. Simply submit documents for printing and then come to the library to pay for and pick-up your documen...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Climbing Wall Hours extended

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Climbing Wall Hours are now Monday through Friday 2 to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from noon to 5 p.m. See full schedule at DurangoGov.org/RecCenter 

The Climbing Wall is closed from 4 to 5 p.m. on Thursdays for Gametime use.

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Parks & Rec News Flash
Posted on: January 19, 2022

Basketball tournament cancelled

Cancelled: Snowdown Basketball Tournament

Due to the surge in COVID-19 cases, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the Snowdown Durango 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament. Holding the popular event would require us to reduce the number of spectators, which we feel would take away from the tour...

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Parks & Rec News Flash
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Christmas Tree recycling

Pile of recycled Christmas trees at Santa Rita Park

Christmas trees can be dropped off for recycling at Santa Rita Park Dec.18 through Jan. 31. There is no curbside pick-up of Christmas trees.

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Posted on: December 30, 2021

Masks recommended

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Due to rising COVID-19 cases in the community, and in an effort to ensure Durango Parks and Recreation facilities can remain open, we highly recommend individuals, regardless of vaccination status, wear masks at the Recreation Center, Chapman Hill Ice Rin...

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Parks & Rec News Flash
Posted on: December 29, 2021

Rec. Center open on Sundays

12-28-21 Rec Center opens on Sundays

Recreation Center will be open on Sundays beginning Jan. 2

Parks & Rec News Flash
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Third Leave no Trace class will be Jan. 25

Jan. 25 Leave No Trace Flyer

The Parks and Recreation Sustainability Committee will offer three FREE classes titled "Leave No Trace" starting Jan. 11. (This class start date has recently been rescheduled to Jan. 11)

These classes are for hikers, bikers, trip leaders and anyo...

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