The start of the withdrawal of U.S. forces from cities and towns in Iraq and hope for an end to the war by 2011

The La Plata County Humane Society and Junior Girl Scout Troop 2991 giving away a ton of pet food to animals in need

The Obama Administration fast-tracking solar development in the West, including a San Luis Valley solar farm, which will provide power equivalent to 10 coal-fired plants  

John Salazar breaking with party lines and voting against the climate bill, claiming it would be too hard on the oil and gas industry

The rate of adult and childhood obesity climbing to obscene highs in virtually every state except Colorado

Western Slope residents who claim that a handful of new jobs at the proposed Paradox Valley uranium mill trumping public health concerns

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