With the return of the La Plata County Fair, The Telegraph asked: “What's your blue ribbon event?”


Laura Sainio

“Making out with the bearded lady.”


Hannah Burnett


“Noodle eating.”


Shannon Hahn


“Ropin’ rodeo clowns.”


Thad Ferrell

“The midget toss.”


Jeremy Miglinas

“Poking chickens”


In this week's issue...

May 14, 2020
The great re-awakening

Shrouded in unknowns, the timeline for re-opening some businesses in Colorado came into clearer view Tuesday.

May 15, 2020
The best defense

Pandemics often bring pandemonium. It is easy to be fearful about coronavirus. But we already possess the greatest weapon on Earth against it: our amazing body and its powerful immune system.

May 7, 2020
Yes! The Farmers Market is opening

It may be hard to imagine, but while us humans are shuttered away in our houses, or hiding behind facemasks and Zoom meetings, the natural world is going on without us.