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Kit Carson Electric setting national example for renewable energy

Full article at the Durango Herald By Mary Shinn City & health reporter Saturday, April 14, 2018 5:05 AM Northern New Mexico co-op Kit Carson Electric Association bought out of its Tri-State Generation and Transmission contract in 2016, giving it the freedom to build solar arrays across its three-county area to serve its 29,000 electric members. [...]

By | 2018-04-19T11:09:24+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Power Local|0 Comments

Local Artists Share Story: Durango Joes Mural

Who: Local artists Hayley Kirkman, Sarah Sturm, Allie Wolfe, and Dakotah Andreatta.  What: Local is the Way! mural on the side of Durango Joe's When: This project started in August 2017  How: We had originally planned to work with another local business to paint directly on their wall, but they receded their offer mid-way through planning. Thus, we [...]

By | 2018-04-11T08:50:13+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Artist Spotlight, Create Local, Localists Spotlight|0 Comments

Renewed Energy

Re-posted from the Durango Telegraph, March 8, 2018 Renewed energy Local groups file motion, spotlighting region's renewable energy debate The landscape in La Plata Electric Association's service territory isn't suited for all types of renewable energy. Ones that could work include biomass, hydroelectric and solar. Small hydroelectric projects could be utilized along local rivers, [...]

By | 2018-03-08T12:38:16+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Power Local|0 Comments

Join us for an Elegant Evening at Eolus!

About Elegant Evening at Eolus Elegant Evening at Eolus is a benefit for the iAM MUSIC Institute, in partnership with Local First. We are asking the community to join us for a 3-course experience plus wine and music at Eolus Rooftop on April 5th, 2018 with the iAM MUSIC Founders, Board of Directors & [...]

By | 2018-03-06T20:51:14+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Create Local|0 Comments


LOCAL FIRST RELEASES ECONOMIC IMPACT STUDY ON CANNABIS Results demonstrate significant economic impacts March 6, 2018- Durango, Colorado - Local First released a study today that details the economic impacts of the cannabis industry in La Plata County. The study was supported by many of the local, independent cannabis businesses as well as other [...]

By | 2018-03-10T08:23:04+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Press Releases|0 Comments

Kit Carson CEO Responds to LPEA CEO

ORIGINAL SOURCE: PAGOSA DAILY POST OPINION: Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Responds to Tri-State Debate BY SPECIAL TO THE POST · MARCH 2, 2018 By Luis A. Reyes Jr. In recent days, the topic of energy providers has emerged as a polarizing issue with information — some accurate, some patently false — being disseminated through public opinion forums [...]

By | 2018-03-08T12:05:22+00:00 March 4th, 2018|Power Local|0 Comments
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