The “Day Without Immigrants” calling much-needed attention to immigration issues

The Health Service District effort successfully raising local awareness even though it failed at the polls

The U.S. House passing a bill cosponsored by John Salazar to spend $80 million controlling tamarisk and Russian olive in the West

A dry and windy April killing two weeks of scheduled releases on the lower Dolores River

The May 1 return of extended parking meter hours all over downtown Durango

The request to rip down the historic Durango Office Suites building and replace it with new construction