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...

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