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EBT/SNAP participant? Then you’re eligible for Food Bucks at Durango Natural Foods Co-op

Durango Natural Foods Co-op took its friendly neighborhood grocery store vibe to a new level this summer.

The co-op joined the Old Fort Farm Stand, Durango Farmer’s Market, and Bayfield Farmer’s Market to offer the Double Up Food Bucks Program to EBT/SNAP participants. This makes DNF Co-op, a member-owned food...

Don’t miss KISS or these other acts this September

We’re sad that summer is wrapping up but couldn’t be more thrilled with the music options set to kick off fall in the Four Corners. It’s time to plan for fall, y’all.

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Why does CO love presidential hopeful Andrew Yang so much? ‘Must be the weed’

Andrew Yang, a 2020 democratic presidential candidate and apparently Colorado favorite, has been polling pretty well in the Mile High State.

On Tuesday, a Colorado poll revealed that Yang was doing much better here than in other primary states, according to Newsweek.

After the Emerson Polling data results were...

Medicine Man Technologies poised to take over another CO cannabis company

For the sixth time in three months, Denver-based Medicine Man Technologies announced its impending take over of another Colorado cannabis company.

Dabble Extracts, a Colorado Springs-based edible and extraction company, is the latest of the marijuana businesses to get bought out by the massive company, according to a...

Get your fill of kink and comedy at Denver’s Dangerous Theatre

Who says kink and comedy can’t go together? No one! At least, not Denver’s Dangerous Theatre, anyway.

That’s why, you comedy fiends and kinksters, FÜKD Up Comedy & Kink is taking the stage September 6 at this Denver theater. You might be wondering, “what’s the goal here with combining these two (seemingly) very...

Rock out at the iAM Music Fest 2019 Concert Series for the rest of the summer

Durango isn’t short on having a local music scene and the iAM Music Fest 2019 Concert Series is here to prove it.

Once a month this summer, the organization is pairing with 11th Street Station to host evenings of music, dancing, and art. Plus, of course, you’ve got 11th Street’s food trucks and bar.

“We look at...

The War on Drugs demonized shrooms but psilocybin is making a scientific and legal comeback

At a 1971 press conference, former President Richard Nixon famously described drug use as “public enemy number one in the United States.”

With an oppressive hand, the legal system began to target drug use under Nixon’s direction until he was forced to resign due to his own criminal behavior.

We know today that...

Chang Thai Durango is the latest dubbed gold-at-the-end-of-your-chopsticks heaven

Last year I moved away from Suwanee Thai Cuisine, one of a handful of places worth eating at in central Nebraska, and there’s been a drunken noodles-shaped hole in my soul ever since.

The owner of Suwanee, a Thai native who named the restaurant after his wife, would take an annual trip back to Thailand every summer and...

TEDxDurango will explore how speakers find the humor, even when life sucks

“My mission to control and predict had turned up the answer that the way to live is with vulnerability and to stop controlling and predicting.” With this realization, Brené Brown, a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, launched into her 2010 TEDxHouston presentation, “The Power of...

Our guesses for the Telluride Film Festival

Cannes. Toronto. Sundance. The Telluride Film Festival stands out as one of the most prestigious movie-showcasing events in the world.

Taking place in the small, romantic mountain town of Telluride, this Colorado film festival offers a unique backdrop of towering mountains and breathtaking vantage points. The walk...

Dream Warriors are returning to Ignacio to raise up voices of new Native artists

There’s power in numbers and this month, a group of Indigenous artists is passing on that potential to new Native musicians looking to learn the craft.

KSUT is bringing the Awakening the Warrior Within program to Ignacio with the help of a $46,000 grant the radio station received from the Colorado Health Foundation. The...

Party in the Park: The Motet is bringing funk and soul to Durango

It’s time to get funky, folks, and who else to help us get down than The Motet.

The soul and funk band is bringing their Speed of Light Tour to Durango Aug. 17 for KSUT Public Radio’s 16th annual Party in the Park – Buckley Park, to be exact. This seven-man band hails from Denver and, well guys, these righteous dudes...

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