Mountain towns all over the West seeing sharp increases in summer tourism as well as an uptick in reservations for coming months

Durango’s Todd Wells, current national mountain bike champion, continuing to pedal through a stellar season with his third place at the Leadville Trail 100 last week

The World Health Organization declaring an official end to the swine flu pandemic, the non-event of the new millennium

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration finding 2010 to be hottest year on record and 1.22 degrees warmer than the 20th century average

Evidence that anglers’ felt soles are introducing noxious microorganisms into previously unaffected rivers and streams all over the West

Small-town politics driving the artist Christo to the brink of abandoning his “Over the River” project in Salida despite 18 years of preparation  

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