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Candemonium
Candemonium
Beer suppliers, big and small, adapt to national can shortage
By Missy Votel
08/13/2020
Sludging along
Sludging along
EPA releases plan for longterm storage of mine waste at Mayflower site
By Missy Votel
08/06/2020
Drive-thru swabbing
Drive-thru swabbing
Drive-up testing site opens at Durango Library
08/06/2020
75 years after Little Boy
75 years after Little Boy
Reckoning with Durango's troubled atomic legacy
By john van becay
08/06/2020
A match made in beer heaven
A match made in beer heaven
Beer and weed come together to save the world – or at east make it a little better
By Michael Elizabeth Sakas / Colorado Public Radio News
07/30/2020
Back to school
Back to school
District 9-R releases plan for re-opening schools, online learning (and a combo of the two) for 2020-21
By Missy Votel
07/30/2020
Getting drilled
Getting drilled
N.M. announces more stringent methane rules for oil and gas industry
07/23/2020
Growing stronger
Growing stronger
Manna and Garden Project combine efforts to fight food insecurity
By Missy Votel
07/16/2020
Summer surge
Summer surge
Local COVID cases reach high mark as tourist season kicks in
By Missy Votel
07/09/2020
Waste not, want not
Waste not, want not
White Mesa Mill applies to begin accepting radioactive waste from overseas
By Missy Votel
06/25/2020
The voting block
The voting block
Protests have mobilized a new generation, but voting isn't where they see their power
By Hayley Sanchez Colorado Public Radio
06/18/2020
County seeks input – once again – on update to 35-year-old land-use code
County seeks input – once again – on update to 35-year-old land-use code
By Missy Votel
06/18/2020
Judge rules $25M lawsuit can roll on
Judge rules $25M lawsuit can roll on
19th century law cited in train's liability to repay Forest Service's suppression costs 
By Missy Votel
06/11/2020
CORE Act could get hearing
CORE Act could get hearing
Bennet hopeful bill protecting 400,000 acres can hitch ride on lands bill
By by Caitlyn Kim/Colordo Public Radio
06/11/2020
Making contact
Making contact
State enlists Americorps members from Durango, Denver to help with tracing
By by Sam Brasch/ Colorado Public Radio News
06/04/2020
State to require biggest polluters to report emissions, but does it go far enough?
State to require biggest polluters to report emissions, but does it go far enough?
By Michael Elizabeth Sakas Colorado Public Radio News
05/28/2020
Déjà flu
Déjà flu
Bayfield author on 1918 flu pandemic finds flash of fame, familiarity
By Missy Votel
05/28/2020
Love in the time of coronavirus
Love in the time of coronavirus
Dating, breaking up and being single in a pandemic
By Claire Cleveland/CPR News
05/20/2020
Winning the race
Winning the race
On the front lines of the slow-and-steady effort to save the desert tortoise
By Missy Votel
05/21/2020
The great re-awakening
The great re-awakening
Polis to consider ski areas, restaurants May 25
By Missy Votel
05/14/2020