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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Schedule of Meetings for the Week of May 10, 2021

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Monday, May 10 

4:30 pm     Durango Renewal Partnership (URA) Meeting 

Virtual Meeting – Send public comment to Alex.Rugoff@durangogov.org

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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 30, 2021

Capacity limits removed at Recreation Center beginning May 1

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Capacity restrictions and reservation requirements have been removed at the Durango Community Recreation Center starting Saturday, May 1. This follows San Juan Basin Public Health’s order moving La Plata County to Level Blue.

Recreational open sw...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

City completes new Rotary Park restrooms

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The city of Durango is pleased to announce the opening of the new Rotary Park restrooms and renovated parking lot. The heated restroom facility will help meet the need for year-round restroom facilities in the Durango parks system. It is accessible to Ani...

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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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