The much-awaited and triumphant return of winter, bringing more than a foot of snow to the mountains, with more in the forecast

ednesday’s rejection by President Obama of the Keystone pipeline project, a 1,700-mile pipeline that would take carbon emissions in the wrong direction and could contaminate the extensive Ogallala aquifer

The happy news of a safe recovery of a 66-year-old snowshoer, who spent two days on Mount Rainier and burned his own money to stay alive

The untimely and tragic deaths in Telluride over the weekend of a beloved local personality and of a revered climbing legend

The apparent short-term memory loss of winter-driving skills by some local drivers, who caused accidents on local roadways, including a four-car pile-up on Highway 550 near Tamarron on Monday



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