We’re here to help you tell your story better.

As a member of Local First, you get access to special deals and discounts for advertising and media. Whether you need help in print or online, with stories or videos, or local or national recognition we are here to help. Let’s level the playing field between local, independent businesses and huge chain stores.

With thousands of copies sold each year, the Be Local Coupon Book offers independent, locally-owned businesses a valuable opportunity to stand out and in front of locals and travelers alike!

The 2023 book, now in its 15th year, will serve as extra encouragement for folks to follow the Local Way and support the many local businesses & organizations that make up our vibrant community and culture.

Tell your story, highlight a major milestone, and drive clients through your door by featuring your business in the Be Local Coupon Book.

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Advertising in the Be Local Coupon Book is only available to Local First members.
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The Local Lowdown is a quarterly publication featured in the Durango Telegraph with the goal of increasing exposure for local, independent businesses and non-profits through story-telling and collaborative advertising opportunities.

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Whether you’re highlighting an upcoming event, new exciting program, or sharing a success story, the Local Lowdown is a great way to reach and engage the wide audience of the Durango Telegraph.

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Be Local Radio is a 30 minute radio show airing live on KDUR 91.9/93.9FM featuring local business owners, non-profit leaders, community advocates, and La Plata County’s movers and shakers.


Want to spread the word about a program, event, or community happenings? Send us an email at louise@local-first.org. We’d love to have you on the show!


Check out past episodes on SoundCloud.

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