In The News: ARCHIVE

In The News: ARCHIVE

La Plata’s Local First Keeps Community At Its Core
Jan. 12, 2017 / AMIBA – American Independent Business Alliance /

Local First brings Santa to Durango
Dec. 3, 2016 / KARA CAVALCA PHOTO /

Helicopter brings Santa to Durango’s Noel Night
Dec. 2, 2016 / THE DURANGO HERALD /    Light snow fell on eager young faces Friday night as they awaited Santa’s helicopter at…

Noel Night 2016
Noel Night 2016 – Part 2
Nov. 29, 2016 / 99X DURANGO’S HIT MUSIC STATION /  Local First’s Ted Wright sat down with 99X’s Cody Kopp to discuss…

2017 Be Local Book Launch Party
Nov. 16, 2016 / KARA CAVALCA PHOTO /

Neighbors: First harvest dinner pleases diners
Sept. 30, 2016 / THE DURANGO HERALD / To say local foods are popular in our area is an understatement…

Local first
Nov. 14, 2016 / THE DURANGO HERALD / Think globally, act locally” is an adage area residents take seriously. For many, it helps focus one’s energy and concern for…

Neighbors: First harvest dinner pleases diners
Sept. 30, 2016 / THE DURANGO HERALD /
To say local foods are popular in our area is an understatement. Kristi Streiffert, managing director of Local First, said her organization has celebrated local farmers and…

Celebrate the Harvest
Aug. 25, 2016 / DURANGO TV /

Save Big $$$ with Local Coupons
Dec. 3, 2015 / DURANGO TV /

Sept. 27, 2014 / THE DURANGO HERALD /
As the city of Durango moves toward building a road to lure more national chain businesses to Grandview, other efforts…

There’s No Place Like Home named one of the top 25 Gifted Retailers in America

Dec. 1, 2016 / There’s No Place Like Home, local gift, accessories and women’s clothing store, has been named one of the top 25…

Local First announces Noel Night 2016
Nov. 22, 2016 / Local First invites the public to attend Noel Night on Dec. 2nd (always held the 1st Friday of December). Noel Night is a…

9th Annual Be Local Coupon Book
Nov. 21, 2016 / Each year, the Be Local Book offers local businesses an opportunity to tell their stories to the community. The book, which is…

Getting Ready for Noel Night
Nov. 24, 2016 / DURANGO TV /

Alliance Report – Be a Localist
Nov. 24, 2016 / DURANGO TV /

Noel Night: A mix of local spending and giving
Nov. 22, 2016 / THE DURANGO HERALD /   Noel Night on Dec. 2, one of the largest shopping days in Durango, will also be an opportunity to give back to families in need…

State touts Durango as a model of economic resiliency
Nov. 21, 2016 / THE DURANGO HERALD / Durango is a model of economic resiliency for other rural towns because of its quality of life, economic diversity and leadership, among…

Independents Week – 2013
June 29, 2013 / THE DURANGO HERALD / Community, character and generosity are just a few words that describe the spirit of this incredible place we call home…