Surf’sUp: Boater Mike Turran rudders into the newly crafted Ponderosa wave on opening day of the Whitewater Park last Friday. Although the river is officially open, the adjoining park and trail remain closed for construction./ Photo by Steve Eginoire

 

Coming back around
City seeks input on another 20-year term for rec center, river trail tax

by Tracy Chamberlin

It’s been almost 20 years since voters said “Yes!” But back in the spring of 1999, Durango residents did just that, approving a half-cent sales and use tax to pay for construction of the Recreation Center and development of the Animas River Trail. ...read more

 

Hearts on fire
Local women put stories of inspiration to print

by Page Buono

At a women’s empowerment conference in 2011, a group of Durango women wound up seated around a table.....read more

 

Day in the life: Up in Smoke

by Steve Eginoire
Taking counterculture to the next level, people numbering in the tens of thousands gathered in the streets of downtown Denver this past weekend to celebrate the legalization of recreational marijuana.....read more

 

 

Columns
La Vida Local: Rev in peace
by Zach Hively

Every school has its weird kids, and I was one of them. You see, I never wanted to be the hero. No suave captain, renegade explorer or caped crusader for me... read more

 

Top Shelf: Tweener months, Rob Garza and Bad Brad
by Chris Aaland

 

 

Haiku movie review: ‘This Must Be the Place’
by Lainie Maxson

 

Diver: Guy from Durango Bad Apples
 

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