Fire crews quickly getting the upper hand on Durango’s first wildfire of the season, a 20-acre blaze that sparked 2 miles up Lightner Creek Road on Tuesday


The U.S. government rejecting BP’s request to resume drilling at 10 deepwater wells and the company’s bogus promise to adhere to “tighter regulations”

Durango Mountain Resort giving another gift to local skiers and cranking up the lifts for three additional days this weekend

Gov. John Hickenlooper rolling out the red carpet to the oil and gas industry by defending hydraulic fracturing and proposing to streamline the permitting process for new wells

The unusually large amount of damage done to Horse Gulch trails due to all kinds of early season users

Another major dust storm blowing into the region last week, choking local lungs and sapping the Southwest’s rapidly melting snowpack

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