The biggest tourism bump since the 2002 fires rolling into Durango for the Fourth of July


The La Plata Open Space Conservancy netting 1,375 acres of permanent open space in 2005

Visitors choosing to ride the trolley rather than driving their cars downtown

People who use Independence Day as an excuse for random acts of drunken destruction and violence

The loads of garbage and raft waste littering the banks of the Animas River

Yet another request from BP to double its number of La Plata County gas wells

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