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True West Rodeo—Catch it Before Summer’s Over!

Are you looking for a fun activity for the whole family? Last week we wrote about several local options that are not impacted by the fire. One of the summer highlights in Durango is the True West Rodeo. This is the fifth season in Durango, and its mission is to “promote the sport of rodeo…
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Mahogany Grille—A Special Meal

  Are you looking for a nice evening out? Maybe a Valentine’s date this week or weekend? Durango’s Mahogany Grille is one of our unique restaurants. Located in the Strater Hotel, its Victorian Old West ambiance is a special feel, and the food tastes great too! They serve breakfast, weekend brunch, and dinner. The dinner…
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Looking for a Fun Valentine’s Day Activity?

Valentine’s Day is almost here! Do you have plans for that special person in your life? We are always on the lookout for fun events, places, and opportunities in and around Durango, and we found an idea you won’t want to miss! Local helicopter company, Colorado Highland Helicopters, has put together a special package. For…
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The proof is in: Gold King spill hit local home sales

The Gold King spill is mostly an ancient memory, with very few lasting effects. When the spill happened on Aug. 5, 2015, it etched into our memory the famous pictures showing kayakers in the polluted river and aerials depicting miles of the gold- colored river. It drew national attention, with huge television coverage along with…
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Free Halloween Events for Families

Looking for a fun and free family festival for Halloween? We have some awesome local options over the next week in Durango! This Wednesday, October 26, the River Church will host Trunk or Treat, which will include a bounce house, s’mores, trick or treating, and a costume contest! This is a great way for youth…
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La Plata County CAR Numbers for August

This week, we have the latest real estate numbers for La Plata County for the month of August. The attached charts show a detailed breakdown of several market segments in La Plata County, showing La Plata County as a whole, Durango In Town, Durango Rural, Bayfield In Town, Bayfield Rural, Ignacio In Town, Ignacio Rural,…
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Memorial Day Weekend and Durango ….

With Memorial Day Weekend upon us, this is the perfect time of year to reflect on where we live and why it is such an amazing place. The weather is so beautiful right now, and the summer season in Durango is incomparable. Our town, nestled in the valley with such gorgeous mountains around us, is…
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Purgatory Opening Day This Weekend

The day so many of our locals have been waiting for is nearly upon us. This weekend, Saturday, November 21, is the opening day at Purgatory Resort. This is an exciting season for many locals. It is the 50th anniversary of the resort, and new ownership brought its original name back after being named Durango…
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Wild West Comes Alive with Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering!

The Wild West lives on in Durango this weekend at the Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering in town. October 1-4, Durango will be filled with cowboys, entertainment, and Western heritage. When we think about the “Great American West,” connotations fill our mind of cowboys and horses, ranches, outlaws, and more. The Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering seeks…
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August CAR Reports for La Plata County

Our communication this week is once again the state reports detailing our local area and showing the real estate statistics for the month of August. We are always grateful for such detailed reports, as they allow the opportunity to drill down and analyze the activity in each market segment. The attached charts show a great…
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