The Environmental Protection Agency pulling the plug on one of the Four Corners biggest polluters – the Black Mesa Mine

Durango Mountain Resort finally redesigning the maze a the base of Chair 1 to be more skier friendly

Emerging evidence that local and regional retailers enjoyed a strong holiday season

La Plata County moving the threat of a Horse Gulch highway from the realm of possibility toward probability

Garbage drawing a black bear into downtown Durango last Monday for the latest-season bear sighting in recent memory

Population growth and lack of conservation causing water use to explode along the Western Slope during the past decade

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