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All About Durango

General information on the Durango and Southwest Colorado area.

All About Durango
January 3, 2014

Biking in Durango

Folks in Durango have been riding bikes since the 1880s. Yes, it’s a very old love affair. On any given day you’ll see the locals pedaling around town on cruiser bikes, road bikes and mountain bikes.
All About Durango
February 1, 2012

Raising a Family in Durango, Colorado

With its small town charm coupled with a wide variety of educational and recreational opportunities, Durango, CO, is the perfect place to raise a family. The city is home to the Durango School District 9-R, giving you multiple school options for your children. Whether you live in-town or in rural La Plata County, the school district has several elementary and…
All About Durango
January 16, 2012

Fulfilling Employment Opportunities in Durango

Whether you are a young single person just starting your career, an established professional, or parent relocating with your family, the Durango, CO, area provides a variety of exciting employment opportunities. In July 2011, La Plata County had an unemployment rate of 6.4 percent, well below the Colorado state rate of 8.5 percent and the national rate of 9.1 percent.
All About Durango
November 21, 2011

New Jet Service to/from Dallas, Texas

Fantastic news. As of June 9th, 2011, Durango's La Plata County Airport has begun service with American Eagle (subsidiary of American Airlines) with daily non-stop flights to/from Dallas, TX. The flights leave Dallas, TX at 8:25am and arrive in Durango, CO at 10:15am. Turn-around flights leave Durango at 11am and reach Dallas at 1:55pm. Flights will be aboard a 50-passenger…
All About Durango
November 3, 2011

Voters Approve Water District Funding

In an article released by the Durango Herald on Wednesday, November 2nd, voters in La Plata County approved the request of the three year old La Plata-Archuleta County Water District, to borrow $25 Million dollars to begin funding a potable water project that will deliver water to southeastern La Plata County and Southwestern Archuleta County.
All About Durango
September 28, 2011

Going to the Dogs

The Durango Dog Park, one of 32 City parks (Yes, 32 parks!), is an excellent place to let Fido or Ubu run wild. Spread out over 23-acres at the base of Smelter Mountain, the Dog Park is home to large open fields, dirt pathways and a long stretch of the Animas River, which by the way is great for them…
All About Durango
September 2, 2011

Yes, we’ve got a pretty cool town…

Durango was recently picked as one of the “Coolest Towns in America” by Men’s Journal Magazine. Something we’ve all known for years, but is a nice reminder of just how great this town and area are. The featured story talked about the multitude of outdoor recreation activities, as well as the ambiance of the city, local hospitality and community structure.