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.
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.