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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Durango-La Plata County Airport to offer Delta flights to Salt Lake City

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Durango-La Plata County Airport (DRO) is pleased to announce the introduction of year-round, daily nonstop Delta flights between Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) and Durango beginning May 12, 2021. Tickets for the new flights are available now a...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Residents invited to share feedback on city water supply

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The city of Durango asks residents to share their concerns and feedback about the city’s water supply by taking a Water Sentiment Survey, which will help the city update the water master plan.

“The survey will help us better understand...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

REVISED Schedule of Meetings for the Week of March 1, 2021

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Monday, March 1

10:00 am    Emergency Telephone Service Association Virtual Meeting

https://durangogov.zoom.us/j/99490659766?pwd=N3JsdTBBYmtjd3Jjc3hOZllQOWxYQT09

4:30 pm     Infrastructure Advisory Board ...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

City looks to renew designation as a Bicycle Friendly Community

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The city of Durango has applied to renew its designation as one of the top "Bicycle Friendly Community" cities in the nation. The recognition comes from The League of American Bicyclists founded in 1880. 

The Bicycle Friendly America pro...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

City school zones to get upgraded signs, striping

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School zones in Durango will receive upgraded signs, pavement striping and flashing beacons with money awarded from the Colorado Department of Transportation.

The improvements will take place throughout the spring under a $63,000 Safe Routes to School (SRT...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Durango Public Library will reopen Tuesday, March 2

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The Durango Public Library building will open with limited hours beginning March 2. The building will be open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Curbside pick-up will be available for those who need it from 9 to 10 a.m.

Facilities staff will...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

Bump-Out program rolls out in March with grants available for businesses

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The city of Durango, in partnership with the Business Improvement District , is excited to announce the 2021 Bump-Out program in downtown Durango and a new grants program to support businesses’ investment in their bump-outs. The first phase of b...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Sgt. Deck Shaline completes public safety program at Northwestern University

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The Durango Police Department is pleased to announce the recent graduation of Sgt. Deck Shaline from the School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC) at Northwestern University.

Shaline successfully completed the 22-week program held in Evanston, Ill. The pro...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Friday Grit Gatherings bring live music, encourage support for businesses

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The city of Durango with support from the Business Improvement District and Local First introduces Friday Durango Grit Gatherings downtown from 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays, Feb. 26, March 5 and March 12. The gatherings, part of the Durango Cares! campaign, will f...

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

City reminds residents, businesses to protect water and sewer systems

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The city of Durango Utilities Department wants to remind residents and businesses of steps to take to protect water and sewer systems and keep water safe to drink.

Water systems in vacant or minimally occupied homes or buildings should be flushed regularly...

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

American Airlines to add daily service to Los Angeles summer 2021

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Durango-LaPlata County Airport (DRO) is pleased to announce American Airlines will introduce seasonal daily nonstop service between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Durango beginning June 2021. 

“American Airlines’ d...

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

City begins design work for improvements to county roads 250 and 251

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The city of Durango, with funding support from La Plata County, has issued a contract to Bohannan Huston of Englewood, Colo. to design improvements to county roads 250 and 251. The project will begin on E. 32nd St. (CR 251) just before Holly Avenue and ex...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

2020 tax forms available at Durango Public Library

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Durango Public Library is offering a printable tax form service through April 15, 2021. Standard 1040, 1040SR and 1040 instruction booklets and the Colorado State form and booklet are available in the curbside pick-up area, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday throu...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

DRO passenger traffic down in 2020 but recovery outpaces U.S. average

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The number of passengers traveling through the Durango-La Plata County Airport (DRO) decreased 49% in 2020, but the airport has recovered faster from the impacts of COVID-19 than many airports in the U.S., based on national trends.

The airport’s...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

City offers utility relief credits for businesses and residents

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The city of Durango is offering up to three months of utility bill credits (water, sewer, trash and recycling) to businesses and residents financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Residents must meet income requirements to quality for the c...

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