The 700 Block Disaster Relief Fund climbing closer to six figures and providing help to recently displaced employees


Canada’s Bolero Resources scuttling its plan to bring a massive molybdenum mine in the San Juan Mountains

Frontier Airlines kicking off an affordable Durango-Denver connection a month earlier, on April 15

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service playing chicken and egg and again leaving Colorado out of its critical lynx habitat designation

Lack of evidence enabling Derrick Nelson Begaye to dodge a murder conviction in the Nicole Redhorse case

Shalee Cunningham’s recent last-minute withdrawal sending the 9-R School District back to “go” in its search for a new superintendent

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.