With Oktoberfest taking place this weekend in downtown Durango The Telegraph asked: “What does the word 'dirndl' mean to you?”

Debbie Jamison

“It has something to do with knitting.”

Eran Schoellhorn

“Sounds like a noun. Toilet maybe?”

Bob Haines

“Perhaps it means fermented malt beverage.”

  Alisa Scholz

“It is that little dress that German girls wear. You know with the crinoline underneath.”

Jay Jamison

“It’s the thing that you tap into the keg.”


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