Oktoberfest:THElargest festival on the planet. Each year, up to 6 million bier-frenzied festivarians flood the streets of Munich, Germany, to participate in the ultimate 18-day bender. Celebrating Oktoberfest in Durango might be a little more low-key, but we embrace our love for local brew just the same. Steamworks, Durango Brewing Co., Ska and Carvers all poured their award-winning suds all weekend long, with local eateries providing tasty German flavors.

Audrey Chee catches a face-full of bubbles. Terry Zink serves up footlong German-style brats to a ravenous
crowd. The 1-liter beer boot, a new addition to this years
festivities. Alte Kameraden (German for Old Friends) played authentic German
brass music on the main stage on Saturday.


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