A record number of participants and benevolent weather making for one of the best Iron Horse Bicycle Classic weekends ever

Mother Nature defying a dry spring and dust storms and returning runoff to the Lower Dolores River for seven days last week

The Fort Lewis College Foundation receiving its largest donation in school history – four Dalton Ranch townhomes valued at $700,000 each

The Forest Service trading off 228 acres of public land to the Glacier Club for 170 acres of remote inholdings in a deal that still doesn’t seem to add up

The three separate fires that devastated homes inside Durango city limits in the last week

Obama’s campaign pledges to end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan ringing hollow as the American military death toll in Afghanistan passes 1,000