The Pole

November 2, 2017

Wait! Don’t smash that pumpkin. The City of Durango, in conjunction with Bear Smart Durango and the CSU Extension Office, will be collecting jack-o-lanterns and other “festive squash” to be distributed to local farms and ranches as livestock feed.

November 2, 2017

The weather’s cold, trails are slick and digits frozen, which can mean only one thing: cross season has arrived. This Saturday marks the beginning of the Four Corners Cyclocross series – which will run for six weekends (taking a week off for Thanksgiving on Nov. 25)

October 26, 2017

It’s been eight years since eccentric Santa Fe millionaire Forrest Fenn allegedly stashed his yet unfound treasure high in the Rocky Mountains. Fenn, an 86-year-old Vietnam fighter pilot, self-taught archaeologist and art dealer who thought he was terminally ill at the time, said he hid the treasure as a way to cheer up a recession-weary county.

October 19, 2017

Feeling underappreciated? Applebee’s Grill & Bar (of which there is one in Durango) announced it will be serving up $1 margaritas – “Dollaritas” if you will – all month long in honor of Neighborhood Appreciation Month.

October 19, 2017

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.

October 5, 2017

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.) 

October 5, 2017

Durango High School sophomore Jordan Taylor is making waves on the Colorado Wake Association circuit.

September 21, 2017

Are the folks bugging you to get a “real job?” Well, now here’s your chance to ski fresh while advancing your career goals.