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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 23:49:37 -0700
LOWER MAKEFIELD – Kids scrambled from one piece of play equipment to another christening with their smiles and laughter the Secret Garden, the township’s newest addition to Memorial Park.
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 23:48:29 -0700
Organic parks in Durango are facing a crisis.The original organic park, Brookside, may be forced out of the program next year after becoming infested with about 50 percent weeds.
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 23:20:26 -0700
City Park’s griffin guards always have captured visitors’ imaginations. The mythological creatures — body and hind legs of a lion; head, wings and claws of an eagle — topped two granite pillars in the park entrance and supported copper and glass lamps on their heads. One of them remains today.
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 23:11:44 -0700
The Durango Parks and Recreation Department is proposing a new $2 million maintenance building to replace the old structures at Greenmount Cemetery.If the Durango City Council approves the project as part of the 2015 budget, the structure would be fully designed in the spring, and construction would start shortly after.In 2012,...
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 23:11:22 -0700
Some parks may exit the city’s organic program because organic treatments have not been able to keep parks healthy.Durango City Council, during budget discussions Oct. 17, discussed removing Brookside and Folsom parks and the Riverview Sports Complex from the organic program.Parks and Recreation Director Cathy Metz...