ParadiseFound: A pair takes advantage of a warm afternoon to venture out onto an uncharacteristically quiet Paradise Island on the Animas River recently./ Photo by Steve Eginoire

 

 

Below the line
Snowpack not enough to keep lower Dolores River running for recreation

by Tracy Chamberlin

For the second year in a row, it’s just not enough. McPhee Reservoir near Dolores has enough water to meet its basic obligations, but not enough for those looking to enjoy whitewater boating in the lower Dolores River. ...read more

 

Labor of love
Film documents Durango’s thriving bluegrass scene

by Chris Aaland

If you’re hanging around the Durango Bluegrass Meltdown this weekend, you’ll probably notice camera crews......read more

 

Karate Kid

by Steve Eginoire
“Shoto” describes the movement of pine needles when ruffled by the wind. “Kan” means “house.” Together, they make Shotokan, a style of karate developed in the 1930s that combines power, speed and grace. .....read more

 
Columns
La Vida Local: Adventures in reading
by Maggie Casey

 

Top Shelf: Meltdown turns 20, Lucky  Tubb and Spring Hoedown
by Chris Aaland

 

 

Haiku movie review: "Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus"
by Lainie Maxson

 

Diver:  Joey from Velorution Cycles
 

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