A hotly contested local primary election revving up for an Aug. 8 vote.


The Gaslight Theater breaking the mold and showing Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth” for nearly a month

The Durango Planning Department having the best view in town of the monolithic backsides of the Caver and Crossroads buildings

Major oil and gas companies again posting record-high profits while consumers suffer at the pump

Piles of horse manure littering Durango’s streets following last Saturday’s parade

Cyclists who ride no-hands on the always crowded and multiple-use Animas River Trail

In this week's issue...

May 2, 2019
In the flow

Rafting season is already under way on the Animas River, which has been flowing at near record levels and almost double the average rate for this time of year.

April 25, 2019
Laying down the law

Over the past couple decades, Jeff Robbins’ work as an  oil and gas lawyer – with a specific focus on serving local communities – allowed him to build relationships and gain the experience needed to carry out one of Colorado’s most sweeping reforms to oil and gas regulations, Senate Bill 181. 

April 18, 2019
A new kind of cold war

It’s a good thing Heidi Steltzer can’t tolerate the heat or the open ocean. “I thought I wanted to be a marine biologist, and I got seasick,” said Steltzer, a professor in the Biology Department and Environmental Science program at Fort Lewis College.