AT&T hearing public sentiment and abandoning its push to build a 20-story cell phone tower beneath the Hermosa Cliffs and in view of the San Juan Skyway

Durango cracking the ceiling with two top 10 finishes – Todd Wells (7th) and Howard Grotts (9th) – at last weekend’s Mountain Bike World Championships

Ignacio Bike Week and the Sugar Pine Ranch Rally making relatively smooth passes through the Four Corners last weekend

The motorized users who recently removed a wilderness closure gate on Middle Mountain Road and throttled their ATVs cross country into the Weminuche Wilderness

The Obama Administration caving to industry and the GOP and dropping a key clean-air regulation aimed at reducing smog

The return of Durango’s 8 a.m. traffic snarl as thousands of parents and students drive to school over what are often short distances