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4CORE to host annual holiday party

The Four Corners Office for Resource Efficiency, or 4CORE, will host its annual holiday party from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at two energy-efficient homes located in the Three Springs subdivision. A map will be provided at the Three Springs office.

Tierra Homes and SilverPick Contracting will open their homes to educate the public and raise awareness about the value and comfort of Energy Star-certified homes. Suppliers and builders will be there to explain the products and processes used to construct the homes, home energy efficiency and saving money on utility bills.

A free shuttle bus will run from Durango Transit Center to Three Springs from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Food will be provided by Digs Restaurant, and a drawing will be held for a free home energy walk-through assessment from Annadel Building Solutions.

To RSVP or for more information, visit

Navajo State Park to host open house

Navajo State Park, located on the Colorado side of Navajo Reservoir, will host a holiday open house from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Navajo State Park Visitor Center in Arboles.

Refreshments will be provided, and all bookstore items will be discounted 15 percent. Selected items will be discounted 40 percent.

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Herald Staff

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