The Pole

March 7, 2019

And speaking of winter warriors, Russell Planning & Engineering took home first place in the 2019 Winter Business Commuter Challenge.

March 7, 2019

No doubt, things are piling up out there. Even as CDOT crews toil around the clock to clear unprecedented amounts of snow and debris from Red Mountain Pass and even a rare I-70 slide, City of Durango road crews are contending with some serious dumpage of their own.

February 28, 2019

Chances are, behind every great ski bum, there’s a Deadhead. For some reason, the two cultures just seem to go together, like patchouli and P-tex. And, just as no two Dead shows are the same, nor are two ski lines (or snowflakes for that matter – whoa.)

February 21, 2019

Monica Lewinsky became a household name in the late-’90s, perhaps not under the best circumstances. But Lewsinky, 45, who was 22 at the time of the Clinton affair, has proven it’s possible to rise above anything.

February 21, 2019

Seems Gwyneth Paltrow took a break from dry-brushing and avocado toast recipes to hit the slopes. Unfortunately, according to a Utah man, that’s not all she hit.

February 14, 2019

Durango has one, so does Tahoe, Santa Fe, Sedona and Tucson. And now, Telluride has joined the rarified ranks of mountainy towns with SUVs named after them.

February 7, 2019

If you’re still getting over the arrival of the e-bike, you may want to hang onto your beanie. Just when you thought it was safe to head into the mountains for some peaceful recreation, there’s a new gravity-defying power apparatus buzzing onto the scene: the Skizee Woodsrunner.

January 31, 2019

Hearts around the world melted last summer with the story of the 416 bear, an orphaned cub whose paws were severely burnt in the blaze.