Last weeks downtown fire, while no doubt a tragedy, was a genuine glimpse into the care, compassion and dedication that holds communities like Durango together. Dozens of fire and rescue workers rushed to the scene, while local businesses and restaurants generously donated sustenance to the tired crews and displaced employees. Meanwhile, concerned citizens banded together to offer moral and financial support. Less than a week later, clean up is under way, and talk of rebuilding has already sprung from the ashes.


In this week's issue...

January 25, 2024
Bagging it

State plastic bag ban is in full effect, but enforcement varies

January 26, 2024
Paper chase

The Sneer is back – and no we’re not talking about Billy Idol’s comeback tour.

January 11, 2024
High and dry

New state climate report projects continued warming, declining streamflows