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Turning up the dial
Turning up the dial
La Plata among 15 counties heading into new 'red' severe risk category starting Friday
By John Daley /Colorado Public Radio & Missy Votel
11/19/2020
Cosmic Love
Cosmic Love
Creating art for the Everyday
By Missy Votel 
11/12/2020
Zany times
Zany times
Artist draws on past experience, pandemic and presidents for funny pages like no other
By Missy Votel
11/12/2020
Canis lupus returnus
Canis lupus returnus
Now comes the hard part as delisting jeopardizes funding, counties object
By Sam Brasch / Colorado Public Radio
11/12/2020
Extreme makeover
Extreme makeover
Historic Idarado mining structures to undergo restoration
11/12/2020
The swap must go on
The swap must go on
Hesperus Ski Patrol pulls off fund-raiser in new COVID format
By Missy Votel
11/05/2020
Winners, losers and too-close-to-calls
Winners, losers and too-close-to-calls
Making heads and tails of Tuesday's record-setting election
11/05/2020
Chasing ghosts
Chasing ghosts
The Iffy Reporter goes on a search for Durango's specters and spirits
By Donna Hewett
10/29/2020
Where there's smoke
Where there's smoke
Colorado's fiery October is a climate change alarm bell
By by Sam Brasch / Colorado Public Radio
10/29/2020
Finding Kylo
Finding Kylo
How to catch a husky? Trail cams, rotisserie chicken and lots of patience 
By Missy Votel
10/22/2020
New school
New school
9-R bond issue would address maintenance backlog, facility needs
By Missy Votel
10/15/2020
Ballot cheat sheet: from Gallagher to gambling, we got the goods
Ballot cheat sheet: from Gallagher to gambling, we got the goods
By Missy Votel
10/15/2020
A healthy outlook
A healthy outlook
Southwest Health Alliance perseveres, announces new plan with 35% savings
By Missy Votel
10/08/2020
Meet the candidates
Meet the candidates
Commission hopefuls sound off on the pressing issues and burning questions
10/08/2020
The hard stuff
The hard stuff
Now not one but two local options for hard cider
By Missy Votel
10/01/2020
'Dem apples
'Dem apples
Bumper crop has pickers, growers and gleaners busy by the bushel load
By Missy Votel
10/01/2020
Pass the chips
Pass the chips
Tomatillos just may outlive the apocalypse – and make it taste a whole lot better
By Donna Hewett
09/24/2020
Writing off into the sunset
Writing off into the sunset
Esper steps down, ushering in ownership change at Standard
By Missy Votel
09/24/2020
On track
On track
State offers ballot tracking to all voters, settles mailer lawsuit with USPS
By Andrew Kenney & Paolo Zialcita / Colorado Public Radio
09/24/2020
Breaking trail
Breaking trail
BLM gives OK for new singletrack system in Silverton
By Missy Votel
09/24/2020