Durango becoming Colorado’s first “Green Power Community” because of its collective commitment to buy energy from renewable sources

La Plata County holding Wildcat Mining’s feet to the fire and causing the California company to temporarily withdraw its application to mine and mill in La Plata Canyon

Durango’s streets, roads and sidewalks finally melting out and returning to a semblance of navigability

Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter bending to pressure from Republicans and announcing this week that he will not seek a second term

Durangoans who cite the current cold temperatures and barely above-average snowfalls in an attempt to refute global warming

Colorado’s minimum wage actually dropping slightly in 2010, an unintended consequence of tying the wage to inflation

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