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December 21, 2023

No more squinting or craning your neck to see the action at Fort Lewis College’s Ray Dennison Field. The school recently upped it’s game day uh, game, with a new, full-color 13-by-25-foot LED video display.

While not exactly the Jumbotron at Ball Arena, the new display will offer replays, live action, stats and information, graphic special effects and general crowd pumping-upping, all in “115,000 vibrant pixels” according to a press release.

December 14, 2023

We know it may be cold and snowy out there, but it’s never too early to start thinking about festival season. And that festivarian heaven just south of the border, Tico Time, has announced its line-up for next spring’s “Rise & Vibes” festival May 10-12, 2024. Topping the guest list is none other than legendary reggae band Steel Pulse ...

November 30, 2023

We may sound like a broken record (if anyone remembers what a record is) but some things bear repeating: winter wildlife closures on certain public lands in Durango go into effect starting Dec. 1.  The closures will remain in effect through the end of April to protect wintering deer and elk who have a much harder time surviving than you with your down puffy, warm house and stocked fridge. Just saying. 

November 16, 2023

KDUR's Cover Night returns this winter, featuring the music of Neil Young

November 9, 2023

What's the status of the Hesperus Solar project?

November 2, 2023

How Christmas turned into a four-month affair

October 26, 2023

This year's top Halloween costumes, according to NPR

October 19, 2023