The long-awaited monsoon cycle leading to La Plata County lifting its fire ban this week and giving a bump to rafting season to the Animas River


A federal judge finding there was no basis for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to arbitrarily excluded large swaths of Colorado, Idaho and Montana from becoming critical habitat for lynx

La Plata, Archuleta, Dolores, Montezuma, and San Juan Counties all teaming up to create affordable housing in Southwest Colorado

Durangoans who suffer from extremely short-term memory and have already started complaining that it’s been raining too much

Fatal climbing accidents striking the region with three deaths in two weeks in separate accidents on nearby El Diente and Crestone Needle

The year 2010 already standing in second place, just behind 2007, for the largest number of high-temperature records worldwide

In this week's issue...

June 13, 2019
Haven't got time for the pain

In the words of the great Salt-N-Pepa, let’s talk about sex (baby.) There, we said it.

June 13, 2019
Scoping begins on Silverton travel plan

The plan to bring more singletrack to Silverton is rolling forward. Last week, the Bureau of Land Management announced the beginning of a 30-day public scoping period on its proposed Silverton Area Travel Management Plan.

June 10, 2019
2019 Hardrock taps out

Snow, avi debris, high flows force cancellation