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Posted on: September 10, 2021

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Schedule of meetings for the week of September 20, 2021

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See the Schedule of Meetings (PDF) for the City of Durango for the week of September 20, 2021. Find meeting agendas and minutes at DurangoGov.org/meeting.

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City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Street reconstruction and overlay projects to start on Rim, Tech Center and Columbine drives

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Street reconstruction is expected to begin on Monday, Sept. 20 on Columbine Drive. The project will involve removing unsuitable base material and re-paving the street surface. Work is scheduled to be complete by Oct. 29.

Street overlays begin Monday, Sept....

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View news release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Durango Police recognize National Hispanic Heritage Month with statement on immigration

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In recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which takes place from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, the Durango Police Department would like to issue the following statement regarding its role on enforcing immigration laws:

 The relationship betw...

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View news release in English and Spanish (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Exciting news and developments at Durango-La Plata County Airport

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Airport sees record breaking summer 

Durango-La Plata County Airport (DRO) experienced its busiest summer of all time in 2021, with record-breaking travel numbers in June, July and August. A total of 137,124 travelers arrived at or departed from D...

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View news release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Fall Cleanup begins Oct. 4: Leaves and tree trimmings accepted

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Fall Cleanup will occur Monday, Oct. 4 through Friday, Oct. 29. 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
  • Bagged ...
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View news release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: September 10, 2021

City seeks to fill vacancies on boards

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Durango City Council seeks volunteers to serve on the following boards: 

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View news release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: September 9, 2021

Durango–La Plata County Airport travelers may be affected by US 160 closure

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There will be a full nightly closure of U.S. 160 near Chimney Rock National Monument and Lake Capote starting Monday, Sept. 20 through Friday, Sept. 24 (five nights). The closure will be from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily. 

Motorists seeking eastbound/we...

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View news release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: September 9, 2021

Cottonwood tree to be removed to ensure completion of 32nd Street improvements

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After careful consideration and evaluation by city staff and the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, the city of Durango will remove a cottonwood tree at 32nd Street to ensure the timely completion of the Animas River Trail project while remining within ...

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View news release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: September 8, 2021

Kids and teens invited to enter Friends of the Library Bookmark Contest

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Elementary, middle and high school students are invited to submit entries for the annual Friends of the Library Bookmark Contest. Two winners in each category will receive Maria’s Bookshop gift certificates. There will be 2,500 bookmarks printed...

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View news release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: September 1, 2021

Volunteers needed to help count bicyclists and pedestrians Sept. 14-16 & 18

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The city of Durango is looking for volunteers to help count pedestrians and bicyclists. A total of 77, two-hour volunteer slots need to be filled to help the city take part in the National Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation Project

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View News Release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: August 30, 2021

Library Community Champions to be honored Sept. 23

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The Durango Public Library Advisory Board will honor 2021 Library Community Champions Marcia Clouser and Corrie McCarthy at a reception Thursday, Sept. 23 at 3 p.m. at the Durango Public Library, 1900 East 3rd Avenue. The event is free and open t...

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View news release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: August 23, 2021

Fall/Winter Enrichment Activity Guide available online

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Durango Parks and Recreation Department’s Fall/Winter Enrichment Activity Guide is available to view or download at DurangoGov.org/ActivityGuide

The Enrichment Guide lists youth and adult programs for the fall and winter seasons. Register online at Durango...

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View news release (PDF) City of Durango News Flash
Posted on: August 4, 2021

City seeks public input on draft Sustainability Plan strategies and actions

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The city of Durango is in the process of updating its Sustainability Plan and is seeking public input on draft plan strategies and actions via a series of virtual workshops.

The workshops kick off on Thursday, August 12. Each workshop will focus on a diffe...

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Posted on: August 2, 2021

Wildlife-resistant trash containers work

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The primary cause of human and black bear conflict is the availability of unsecured human food sources such as trash, bird seed or domestic fruit. Once a bear becomes accustomed to being around people and to relying on the easy, high-calorie meals found i...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Library Community Champions to be honored Sept. 23

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The Durango Public Library Advisory Board will honor 2021 Library Community Champions Marcia Clouser and Corrie McCarthy at a reception Thursday, Sept. 23 at 3 p.m. at the Durango Public Library, 1900 East 3rd Avenue. The event is free and open t...

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View news release (PDF) Library News Flash
Posted on: September 8, 2021

2021 Bookmark Contest

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Hey, kids - It's time to showcase your artistic skills and enter to win a Maria's Bookshop gift certificate!

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Sidewalk Book Sales

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Find your next great read.

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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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Library News Flash
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Lela's Place Bookstore Hours

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The FRIENDS sponsor year-round programs for adults, children and teens. We provide funding for the annual Literary Festival and its guest authors. We help the Durango small-business community through workshops. We have purchased toddler-friendly computers...

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Library News Flash
Posted on: August 11, 2020

Library App

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Don't forget to download and install the library's Mobile App which can be found by conducting a search for "Durango Public Library" in Google Play and iOS App Stores.  

With the App you will be able to:

  • Browse the online catalog
  • Place ite...
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Library News Flash
Posted on: July 29, 2020

Try A Hold Shelf 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 can stop by the librar...

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

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