Hold the phone, all you serial texters. The Colorado Department of Transportation has launched a new campaign, “Drop the Distraction,” to encourage drivers to take their eyes off their screens and put them back on the road.
There’s no more get-out-of-jail free cards for first-time trash offenders in Durango. For the next two months, residents
who fail to secure their trash and find it strewn up and down the alley will get more than the stink eye from the neighbors and an unpleasant early morning task.
If you think the legal marijuana industry is big in Colorado, you’re not high. According to a study by Denver University Assistant Professor of Business Paul Seaborn, the number of active Colorado marijuana licenses is at an all-time, uh, record.
Speaking of alternative transportation, you might want to consider it this weekend and next. The La Plata County Sheriff’s Office has announced it will be conducting sobriety checkpoints between 5 p.m. – 12 midnight on Aug. 25, and Sept. 1. (We’re thinking these won’t include coffee and pastries like the Float to Work station.)