The biggest powder day so far this season, 20+ inches at Purgatory, landing on a Saturday, allowing weekend warriors to partake in the powder

The National Rifle Association doing an about face and challenging George W. Bush’s energy plans for public lands

Denver edging out New York City to be the host city for the 2008 Democratic National Convention

Drivers who cut the long line of cars waiting to get into Purgatory by flipping a U-turn right at the entrance

Durango businesses that fail to clear snow from their sidewalks and parking areas

Whoever stole the wallet, car keys, cell phone, Carhartts and duffle bag out of a backcountry skier’s car at Deer Creek this weekend