With Durango’s oldest festival, Fiesta Days, celebrating 70 years this week The Telegraph asked: “What does Fiesta Days mean to you??”

Mike Eberle

“Nothing. What is Fiesta Days?”


Sean Dirkie
“Tight Wrangler jeans, piñatas and ten gallon hats.”


Emily Cruse
“It means Christmas in July because I am part of the royalty and we get to meet lots of people and shag cattle.”

Mister Baca

“Holiday.”



Paul Andrews
“Partying down with Rodeo babes.”

In this week's issue...

June 13, 2019
Haven't got time for the pain

In the words of the great Salt-N-Pepa, let’s talk about sex (baby.) There, we said it.

June 13, 2019
Scoping begins on Silverton travel plan

The plan to bring more singletrack to Silverton is rolling forward. Last week, the Bureau of Land Management announced the beginning of a 30-day public scoping period on its proposed Silverton Area Travel Management Plan.

June 10, 2019
2019 Hardrock taps out

Snow, avi debris, high flows force cancellation