The state Roadless Area Task Force making its final recommendation and calling for the preservation of Colorado’s 4.1 million roadless acres

KDUR public radio boosting its 93.9 FM signal and spreading the transmission beyond the city limits

The City of Durango taking a crack at reviving skiing and snowsports at Chapman Hill

George W. Bush using his 9/11 speech to defend a war that actually had nothing to do with the tragedy

Fast food garbage littering the streets, gutters and parking lots of downtown Durango

A recent report from the chief Rocky Mountain region economist for U.S. Bank that the Colorado economy is slowing

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.