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...

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