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

In this week's issue...

December 6, 2018
Shovels ready?

The wait is over – well, sort of. Almost two years ago, the City of Durango completed plans to extend the northern section of the Animas River Trail and build a boat ramp, trails, parking and other facilities at Oxbow Park and Preserve. 

November 29, 2018
Seat at the table

It’s time to make it official. Since the Bonita Peak Mining District was first declared a Superfund site in the summer of 2016, residents have been looking for ways to stay involved.

November 21, 2018
Call of the wild

Gray wolves once called the Colorado mountains home. They were essential to the ecosystem in the western part of the state and key to the culture of its inhabitants. But, the gray wolf vanished from this part of the world almost a century ago.