Mother Nature and snowmaking crews furnishing Purgatory with surprisingly good skiing on opening weekend

  American businesses earning $1.659 trillion in profits through the third quarter, the highest rate in 60 years

Ten different coal-fired power plants all over the U.S. announcing in the last 18 months that they will go the way of natural gas

The end of a Durango era with Hogan’s announcing its closure after more than 80 years of downtown business

Durango law enforcement responding to more than 50 fender-benders in the 24 hours after snow started falling last Sunday morning

San Luis Valley billionaire Louis Moore Bacon trying to throw a wrench in Xcel Energy and Tri-State Generation’s plans for a southern Colorado solar farm

In this week's issue...

May 11, 2023
Digs for dirt bags

New hostel offers hikers, skiers and other frugal fun hogs place to hang their hats

May 4, 2023
Saving the cemetery

Proposed apartments spur efforts to preserve historical burial grounds

May 4, 2023
Rico reprieve

Small mountain hamlet to remain resort-free, for now