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Funny business
Funny business
Comic Uprising tickles Durango's funny bone while giving aspiring comics a shot
By Jonathan Romeo
08/04/2022
A real gold mine
A real gold mine
Multimillion-dollar settlements raise questions among Colorado officials
By Jonathan Romeo
07/28/2022
A trip through a sacrifice zone
A trip through a sacrifice zone
In northwest New Mexico, hundreds of wells are in limbo
By Jonathan Thompson
07/28/2022
Wildlife success or deal with the devil?
Wildlife success or deal with the devil?
Land swap approved in Southwest Colorado, but not without detractors
By Jonathan Romeo
07/21/2022
Tapping out
Tapping out
The latest strategy to save the San Luis Valley's shrinking aquifer: paying farmers not to farm
By Michael Elizabeth Salkas / Colorado Public Radio
07/21/2022
Microplastic Mountain
Microplastic Mountain
With plastics found in Colorado's snowpack, researchers ask: 'Is no place sacred?'
By Jonathan Romeo
07/14/2022
Hey, good environmental news
Hey, good environmental news
Despite SCOTUS ruling, San Juan Generating Station plans to shut down
By Jonathan Thompson
07/14/2022
Canyon Country Crunch
Canyon Country Crunch
Looking at the land through the eyes of an iconic species
By Jonathan Thompson
07/07/2022
From the ground up
From the ground up
Owners of the Gravity Lab on what it's (really) like to start a climbing gym
By Jennaye Derge
07/07/2022
Geologic tick
Geologic tick
How a prehistoric landslide in San Juans can help communities deal with climate change
By Jonathan Romeo
06/30/2022
Wear your PFD!
Wear your PFD!
Colorado on track to reach record number of drowning deaths
By Stina Stieg / Colorado Public Radio
06/30/2022
Fighting fentanyl
Fighting fentanyl
Tests show promise in alerting people to deadly synthetic opiate in their party drugs
By John Daley / Colorado Public Radio
06/23/2022
Impressions from a homecoming
Impressions from a homecoming
Playing the 'used-to-be' game in one's old stomping grounds
By Jonathan Thompson
06/23/2022
All aboard?
All aboard?
New fire restrictions for D&SNG leave some scrambling during closure
By Jonathan Romeo
06/23/2022
Cryptobiotic crisis
Cryptobiotic crisis
The thing that 'holds the place in place' latest victim of climate change
By Jonathan Thompson
06/16/2022
Balancing ACT
Balancing ACT
Durango's only true music venue discusses decision to cut summer concerts
By Jonathan Romeo
06/16/2022
Turning up the heat
Turning up the heat
New federal standards aim to make manufactured homes more energy efficient
By Sam Brasch/Colorado Public Radio
06/09/2022
Hungry for space
Hungry for space
Despite what you've heard, Durango is still a real town with real problems
By Jonathan Romeo
06/09/2022
Loved to death
Loved to death
Balancing skyrocketing public use with conservation on public lands
By by Stina Sieg / Colorado Public Radio
06/02/2022
Popping tags
Popping tags
With the increasing cost of, well, everything these days, one bright spot has emerged in and around Durango – the rising popularity of shopping at local thrift stores.
By Jonathan Romeo
06/02/2022