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Posted on: September 26, 2016

Get Caught Reading a Banned Book at the Durango Public Library!

Now through October 1st 2016, pick up your favorite banned or challenged book and show your rebellious side! Take a picture in front of the Durango Public Library’s mug shot poster, post it to our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/durangopubliclibrary an...Read on...

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Posted on: September 23, 2016

Crews Repainting Pavement Lines

Pavement lines on city streets will be repainted beginning Monday, September 26th through Thursday, September 29th.

Motorists are encouraged to avoid driving across wet paint, to be patient, obey all traffic controls and to be aware of workers in the...Read on...

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Posted on: September 23, 2016

Schedule of Meetings for the Week of September 26

Monday, September 26
3:30 PM Mayor’s Youth Advisory Board Work Session with Youth Appointees Library, Program Room 3
6:00 PM Planning Commission City Hall, Smith Chambers

Tuesday, September 27
8:00 AM Public Art Commission...Read on...

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Posted on: September 21, 2016

City Seeks Volunteers for Boards & Commissions

The Durango City Council is seeking volunteers interested in serving on the Local Licensing Authority or Election Commission.

Durango’s Boards and Commissions provide a foundation for public input and are a great way for citizens to get involved with t...Read on...

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Posted on: September 15, 2016

Durango Man Arrested after Attempting to Steal Truck with Child Inside

On September 13, 2016, at about 4:10 p.m., Durango Police Department officers were dispatched to the Exxon Tempo Mini Mart located at 20800 Highway 160 West on a report of an attempted vehicle theft.

The owner of a black 2016 Dodge pickup went inside T...Read on...

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Posted on: September 13, 2016

Last Public Meeting for Multi Modal Transportation Plan

In 2016, the City is updating the Multi Modal Transportation Master Plan to reflect the current needs of our community, include a parking analysis, provide a more in depth look at public transit needs and accessibility deficiencies, and show completed pro...Read on...

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Posted on: September 9, 2016

Young Authors Are Invited to Share Their Work at Durango Public Library

Young authors up to age 12 are invited to share their work at Durango Public Library’s first ever Young Authors Showcase, on Saturday, October 1, 10 am to noon. Advance registration is required for authors, but families and community members are welcome ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 9, 2016

A New Survey on Communication Methods is Available on Virtual City Hall

The City is currently evaluating the ways in which we communicate with the community. We would like to know how you currently get information from the City and if there are additional ways that you would like to receive information. To register and take t...Read on...

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Posted on: September 6, 2016

Support for City of Durango Bike Friendly Community Award

The City of Durango recently re-applied for a Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) designation through the League of American Bicyclists. Bicycling can be more than a practical, cost-effective solution to municipal challenges. It also promotes communities as ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 31, 2016

United Airlines Increases Capacity at the Durango-La Plata County Airport

The Durango-La Plata County Airport (DRO) is pleased to announce that United Airlines will operate two-cabin aircraft between Denver and DRO for business week travel beginning Oct. 30, 2016.

The larger aircraft delivers an enhanced flying experience b...Read on...

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Posted on: August 15, 2016

After-school program for teens

Durango Public Library is offering Tuesday Teen Time from 4-5pm every Tuesday while school is in session beginning September 13th. Teens, age 12-18, are invited to drop in for crafts, games, and snacks. No registration required.

For more information co...Read on...

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Posted on: August 15, 2016

Creative writing workshops for teens

Durango Public Library is offering a free series of Creative Writing workshops for teens once a month from September – December 2016. The workshops will run 4-5:30pm and be held in Program Room 2 on the second Thursday of each month. Hosts will include pu...Read on...

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Posted on: August 10, 2016

Animas River Channel Improvements Project

The City of Durango will be working in the Animas River, upstream of the Whitewater Park, on the Santa Rita Intake-Animas River Channel Improvements Project. Work includes modification to the primary structure on the Animas River for the City’s water supp...Read on...

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