The Nov. 7 election returning Democrats to power and restoring the balance of power in La Plata County and Washington, D.C.

The dedicated election volunteers who put in countless hours of work to ensure smooth and honest local elections

Rep. Nancy Pelosi, of California, becoming the first female House Speaker in U.S. History

A campaign season dominated by smear advertising and automated candidate phone calls

Colorado voters endorsing the heterosexual marriage amendment and effectively stepping on domestic partnerships throughout the state

The spelling of the word “marihuana” on La Plata County ballots for the ill-fated Amendment 44

In this week's issue...

January 25, 2024
Bagging it

State plastic bag ban is in full effect, but enforcement varies

January 26, 2024
Paper chase

The Sneer is back – and no we’re not talking about Billy Idol’s comeback tour.

January 11, 2024
High and dry

New state climate report projects continued warming, declining streamflows