Durango’s Tad Elliott winning the 39th annual American Birkebeiner in Wisconsin last week, despite an impressive international – and domestic – field

Mars Inc., maker of Snickers and Twix, recognizing the obesity epidemic and announcing that it is putting its candy on a diet and will no longer be selling candy bars with more than 250 calories

Recent storms bumping the Animas River drainage’s snowpack to 101 percent of average precipitation and 87 percent of average water content

The Utah Legislature forwarding a proposed law that would give counties the right to seize federal lands for development, despite the law’s almost certain unconstitutionality

The “inadvertent” burning of the Quran by American troops in Afghanistan, leading to widespread riots and at least 25 deaths, not to mention providing fuel for the Taliban’s anti-American campaign

Republican candidate Rick Santorum blasting Obama  as a “snob” for wanting Americans to pursue higher education, despite he, himself, has advanced degrees
 

 

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