Another Fourth of July has come and gone. And so much has happened since that fateful morning in Philly 233 years ago: Aliens crashed their flying saucer in Roswell in 1947; G.W. Bush logged 487 vacation days as the 43rd President; and most recently the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, faked his own death (at least according to certain tabloids). Ahh, yes, sitting back and reflecting upon all of the wonderful events coloring our nations history is what the Fourth of July is all about. Heres a look as Durangoans pay homage to the good ol U. S. of A.

Pyrotechnics at their finest. Young and old celebrate during Durangos Stars and Stripes
Parade. What could be more fun than a cage full of puppies? Parade pick-up: Its a dirty job, but somebody has to do it. An out-of-focus time-lapse exposure yields interesting visual


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