The Pole

August 11, 2022

An initiative to legalize hallucinogenic mushrooms in the state of Colorado will be on this November’s ballot after receiving enough signatures from residents. 

August 4, 2022

As part of Colorado’s “Zero Fare for Better Air” initiative, public transit around the state will be free to encourage ridership and cut down on ground-level ozone.

July 28, 2022

The “Highway 160 Wildlife Crossing Project” between Durango and Pagosa Springs, near Chimney Rock, is officially open for business.

July 21, 2022

Colorado Parks and Wildlife instituted a voluntary closure for fishing the Animas and San Juan rivers as they pass through Durango and Pagosa Springs, respectively, from 12 noon - 12 midnight as water temperatures climb dangerously high for trout survival.

July 14, 2022

Salamander Fest is a new, three-day music and arts festival that’s scheduled to kick off July 15

July 7, 2022

Looking for a four-legged furry friend as a temporary roommate? The La Plata County Humane Society has you covered.

June 30, 2022

“No shoes, no shirt, no problem” is not typically the mindset when preparing for a camping trip in Colorado.

June 23, 2022

Durango’s Buzz Bus is back, offering free rides to the inebriated on Friday and Saturday nights in an attempt to cut down on drunk driving.