It’s been eight years since eccentric Santa Fe millionaire Forrest Fenn allegedly stashed his yet unfound treasure high in the Rocky Mountains. Fenn, an 86-year-old Vietnam fighter pilot, self-taught archaeologist and art dealer who thought he was terminally ill at the time, said he hid the treasure as a way to cheer up a recession-weary county.
Feeling underappreciated? Applebee’s Grill & Bar (of which there is one in Durango) announced it will be serving up $1 margaritas – “Dollaritas” if you will – all month long in honor of Neighborhood Appreciation Month.
If you’ve been a loyal Telegraph reader over the years, you have likely encountered the words of Burt Baldwin, a frequent poetry contributor in our Soapbox section. Normally newspapers don’t believe poetry has a place in journalism. Some even consider it fake news. But to set the record straight, Baldwin is real.
Just in time for Oktoberfest, shoe giant Adidas has introduced the ultimate drinking partner. Appropriately based off Adidas’ “Munchen” design, the Oktoberfest model is billed as “durable puke and beer repellant” – or DPBR for short (we’re sure the PBR part of the acronym is purely coincidental.)
Got a closet full of worn Patagucci that you paid a pretty penny for and are wont to part with? Patagonia, purveyor of fine gear and environmental responsibility, has a solution. The gear giant has announced its “Worn Wear” initiative – think of it as a Patagonia trade-in.
For those out of the FB and virtual loop, local climber extraordinaire and all-around good guy Thad Ferrell took a bad tumble last Saturday while climbing a route north of Lemon Reservoir, in the Florida River Canyon.