The Pole

February 24, 2022

A few years ago, a scientific study confirmed what most of us already know deep within our hearts: humans feel more empathy toward dogs than our fellow man.

February 17, 2022

Last week, the BLM apologized and said it would try to make right destroying 112 million year old dinosaur tracks outside Moab.

February 17, 2022

According to a new study, office workers were only able to focus an average of three minutes. It’s even worse for the youngins: a sample of college students found they could only focus on a task for 65 seconds.

February 10, 2022

Another big change is coming for a longtime local mainstay. This time, it’s Durango’s first brewpub: Carver Brewing Co.

February 3, 2022

Well, another Snowdown has come and gone. And, as we all detox in the coming days, at least we’ll have the memories to look back on, like of those people dressed as medieval knights beating the hell out of each other. Also, for some: police records.

January 27, 2022

Snowdowners have no excuse for driving drunk over the weekend. And here’s why (other than it’s illegal and kills people).

January 20, 2022

It happened – astonishingly – again. Recently, another big truck went off a main highway in Southwest Colorado, apparently trying to take a “short cut” led by a GPS system, and became stuck on a narrow mountain road.

January 13, 2022

If I’ve learned anything about my homeland of New Jersey, it’s that my people don’t like being outside, and we’ve a long history of recreating the natural world in an indoor setting to better suit our delicate sensibilities.