With New Belgium Brewing's annual celebration of beer and bikes this weekend The Telegraph asked: “What does Tour de Fat mean to you?”

Kate Skrainka

“The end of summer and a chance to drink more beer.”

  Phillip Deboalt

“Pretty fun stuff.”

Stan Espinoza

“I don’t drink, and I ride a skateboard, so nothing.”

 Deric Grove

“Belgium beer is great!”

Gypsy Pony

“I’m traveling through the Midwest next week so I’ll tell you when I get back.”


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.