Standing tall
Standing tall
After 75 years, Durango's VFW finds new ways to meet its old mission
By Ken Wright
02/20/2020
Reining in short-term rentals
Reining in short-term rentals
New bill would allow counties to set rules for vacation rentals
By Bente Birkeland, Colorado Public Radio
02/20/2020
The local Scottish play
The local Scottish play
Macbeth trains Durango's actors of tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow
By Zach Hively
02/20/2020
Family dynamics
Family dynamics
'Perfect Little Children' by Sophie Hannah a wild ride
By Jeffrey Mannix
02/06/2020
Gone but not forgotten
February 20, 2020
The Hammer of Gods, Latin grass and $13 Buds
The Hammer of Gods, Latin grass and $13 Buds

We came. We saw. But the event kicked our ass. On Saturday, Uncle Steve and I took young Otto to his first-ever NHL game, nearly 40 years after I saw my first NHL game when the L.A. Kings skated against the Colorado Rockies at McNichols Arena in Denver

By Chris Aaland
02/20/2020
Ask Rachel
Ask Rachel

Interesting fact: Turns out there really isn’t such thing as a sugar allergy. But there is sugar intolerance … and plenty of people who are sugar-intolerance intolerant.

02/20/2020
On the town
Feb. 20- Feb. 26, 2020
Falling in love with vanilla
Falling in love with vanilla

Chocolate steals the show on Valentine’s Day, while vanilla plays the Cinderella. The rest of the year isn’t much different. This is wrong in so many ways, but there is an easy solution to the imbalance: Double the vanilla. 

By Ari LeVaux
02/13/2020
Nothing to fear but fur
Nothing to fear but fur

When I resided in the country, dogs often rushed down their driveways to meet me as I bicycled past, growling, barking and having themselves a canine tantrum, objecting to my presence on the road.

By David Feela
02/20/2020
Sub-Parr
June 28, 2018
The man without a city-state
The man without a city-state

Years ago when I wore a young man’s clothes, I was deported from the Republic of Boulder. They marched me to the border, stripped me of my membership card and my bell bottoms, and cast me out to wander alone among the heathen.

By john van becay
01/30/2020