John Salazar’s San Juan Mountains Wilderness Bill striking a perfect balance and moving pristine lands toward permanent protection

New Durango High School football coach Greg Wyatt leading the Demons to an 8-0 undefeated season  

Rock bottom prices for natural gas prompting electric utilities all over the county to make the switch from coal to coal-bed methane

Hunting season’s return leading to yet another illegally slain lynx in the mountains around Silverton

October marking yet another deadliest month for U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan in a futile war with no end or hope in sight

Evidence that tens of thousands of Americans cheated in order to take advantage of the $8,000 first-time home buyer tax credit

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